Home Buyers Survey Redruth

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"First Class Service. We are more than impressed with the quick, professional service we have received from this company, very clear report with good Photograph, of areas of interest, also the Team followed up the report with a phone call to make sure we understood the information that we had received. EXCELLENT. Thank you"

Val Edwards, Trustpilot review in November 2019

What Types of House Survey Do We Offer?


SAM is one of the UK’s largest network of Surveyors with local surveyors throughout England. Our most popular property surveys are HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys and these inspections are completed by local RICS surveyors who have years of experience.

We handle all of the booking so you just need to call us for a quote and then we'll handle all of the access for you.
We offer many types of house survey including:
  • Level 2: HomeBuyers Report
  • Level 3: Building Survey
  • Damp & Timber Survey
  • Load Bearing Wall Survey
  • Chimney Breast Removal Survey
  • Snagging Survey
  • Removal of load bearing wall Survey
  • Property Valuation Survey
  • Probate Valuation Survey
  • Leasehold Valuation Survey
  • Structural Engineer Survey

If you are unsure which house survey to book click here or call us and we’ll advise you.

Not sure whether you need a Level 2: HomeBuyers Report or a Level 3: Building Survey? Find out by clicking here and seeing example reports
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Home Buyers Survey Redruth

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Redruth to ensure they deliver a detailed homebuyers report to help you decide whether you should move forward with your home move or if you should pull out.

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We normally have availability within days of you booking and our turnaround for homebuyers survey reports is within 5 working days.

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Panel of Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors - RICS Surveyors

All of our chartered RICS Surveyors are registered with and regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and have indemnity insurance that covers all of the work they undertake in a HomeBuyers Report Redruth and Building Surveys in Redruth.

Home Buyer Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Redruth, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, inspects both the inside and the outside of your property and searches in particular for subsidence, damp, infestations and any cracks or other damage to the property. The procedure is non-intrusive.

NB If you're a first time buyer, you might wish to click on What is a House Survey to find out more, including what happens during the inspection.

Click to find out how much does a house survey cost (free, no obligation quote)
If the Home Buyers Survey shows up any such problems, our appointed surveyor will explain to you what you should do to get more in-depth information about the type and scope of the matter and what is required to fix it. 

If you are worried about any defects that you think your property in Redruth has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might grow to many thousands of pounds as time progresses. 

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.

Home Buyer Survey tips for buying in Redruth


Redruth is a town which consists of properties including semi-detached houses which were built in the Victorian period as well as more modern dwellings including detached houses and apartments.

You can find a variety of 1930s semi-detached Victorian townhouses along Albany Road.

Within the local area there are also larger detached houses and apartments that can be found in Scorrier Road.

Some new build bungalows can be found in Trebarva Close.

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Some properties in the Redruth area may be affected by being in close proximity to abandoned mines.

A recent Environmental Search carried out by the Coal Authority, revealed that properties in the areas of Basset Street and Drump Road might potentially be affected by previous mining activities.

Click to find out more about the Coal Mining Search
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According to the UK Government's Public Health England, all properties within Redruth are in a raised radon area. The raised radon area, which includes Falmouth Road, Trewirgie Road and Fore Street, has a maximum radon potential of greater than 30% (the percentage is the chance of a property being built where radon emissions might measure above the action level).
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Properties in some areas of Redruth such as those within streets such as Chapel Street, Penryn Street and Tolgus Vean may be affected by surface water flooding as a result of heavy rainfall. If you are buying a property with a mortgage, a solicitor may advise that you get an additional Flood Risk Report (click to find out more).
Cornwall.pngCornwall is the most south-westerly county in England and is surrounded by water on three sides, touching only Devon county by land. It was traditionally associated with tin mining and fishing, but nowadays the main economic activity in the county is tourism. The county town and only city is Truro. Other towns include Falmouth, Camborne and Redruth.

Cornwall is a peninsula with no motorways, few trunk roads (A39 and A30 are among them), a limited railway network and has a small airport in Newquay. The main transport hub is Truro and both Truro and Penzance have some direct railway services to London Paddington.

Cornwall has some beautiful coastal villages and towns including, for example, St Ives and Falmouth. Land's End is a popular tourist destination and is the starting point for people tackling the journey, whether on foot or bike or motorbike, to John O'Groats, the most northerly village in Scotland.

There is one university, the Falmouth University, as well as sites of the University of Exeter. Cornwall is a place of many festivals - there are frequent festivals at the Lizard for example and Porthcurno is the site of the Minack Theatre, an open-air amphitheatre, constructed above a gully with a rocky granite outcrop jutting into the sea. Surfing is very popular in the county.
 

Listed Building Surveyors Redruth

We have local RICS surveyors who specialise in listed building surveys local to you. To find out more got to - Listed Building Surveys - Building Surveyor and Survey Cost in Redruth

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Redruth Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Cornwall Council at Dolcoath Avenue, Camborne TR14 8SX, telephone 0300 1234 181, or you can check for the most recently stored planning applications online here:


Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension.

Home buyers survey near me in Redruth

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Trewirgie, Trevingey, Pennance, Busveal, Tolgus Mount, Blowinghouse and Carn Brea Village.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake surveys in Redruth. Whether you are buying an old run down 'doer upper' or standard construction freehold house, our RICS surveyors have seen them all.

With a vast number of years of experience completing surveys on properties in Redruth we'll be able to give you the detailed report you need to know what defects there are with your property.

You can see some of our expert surveyors by clicking here - 


Home Buyers Survey Redruth

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Green Ln, Redruth TR15 1JU
  • Rose Row, Redruth TR15 1LB
  • Claremont Rd, Redruth TR15 1LP
  • Ford's Row, Redruth TR15 1JS
  • Canfield Place, Plain-An-Gwarry, Redruth TR15 1JD

 

Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

When you buy a home with a mortgage your Mortgage Lender requires you to get a mortgage valuation to assess how much your property is actually worth. You have to pay for this survey and often you may think this is also a structural assessment to identify defects.

Sadly the mortgage valuation is just for the mortgage lender which means you need to get your own independent survey of the property that you'd like to buy in Redruth to make sure there aren't any defects.

There is some confusion as the mortgage valuation is often referred to as a survey and so many buyers assume this is what is meant by 'have you done your survey?' It is important that when buying a property in Redruth that you arrange your own HomeBuyers Survey that reports on defects or potential issues with the property.

The two types of HomeBuyers Survey to choose from are the HomeBuyers Report or the Building Survey. Buying without a survey could leave you exposed to any repair costs or defects that you didn't spot. The costs of underpinning a property due to subsidence run into the £10,000s so it is important to get a survey to check for this type of defect. Buy your HomeBuyers Survey - call 0333 344 3234.

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