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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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Top tips for a Salisbury Home Buyers Survey


Salisbury is a cathedral city and the only city in Wiltshire. Stonehenge, constructed between 3000 and 2000 BC, is close by.

It has a wide variety of houses, including Georgian cottages in the High Street, Georgian country houses in Netheravon, Victorian terrace houses in Wyndham Terrace, 1920s semi-detached properties in Devizes Road and many properties built in the latter half of the 20th century.

New build developments include barn conversions in Bishopstone, semi-deatched houses in Longhedge (some offered under shared ownership) and apartments in Pearce Way.


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Properties in Salisbury which are built in close proximity to the River Avon and the River Bourne, in streets such as Exeter Street and St Ann Street, are in an area where flood warnings and alerts are issued from time to time.

If you are concerned that a property you are looking to buy is in a flood risk area, you should consider getting a flood risk report (click for more details).
Properties in some areas of Salisbury may be affected by environmental constraints.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property in Vicarage Gardens revealed that the property was within 250m of an area likely to be impacted by environmental constraints. These included environmentally sensitive areas, Avon Valley .

Areas which have been designated as having environmental or historical importance may impose constraints on property or land developments or alterations.
Properties in various parts of Salisbury, including streets such as Vicarage Gardens and Salisbury Road A345, may well be affected by the Crossrail schemes.

If you are buying a property in the area and this is of concern to you, you may well wish to consider purchasing an Energy & Infrastructure Report. or a report specific to either of the two rail schemes mentioned.

WiltshireWiltshire is a county in South West England and its county town is Trowbridge. It has high downland and wide valleys and is arguably most notable for the Stonehenge and Avebury ancient stone circles found on Salisbury Plain. It also contains a number of well known country houses including Longleat and Stourhead. The landlocked county borders Dorset, Hampshire, Oxfordshire, Somerset, Gloucestershire and Berkshire.

Originally Wiltshire's county town was Wilton but the county council is now based in Trowbridge. Salisbury is the county's only city although Swindon, which has five times as many people as Salisbury (around 210,000), is its most populated built-up area.

The M4 is the one motorway going through the county and the main transport hub is Swindon, which has regular direct trains to London Paddington and other major conurbations. The nearest major airport is Southampton.

There are three universities in Wiltshire, all located in Swindon. These are; Cranfield University, a postgraduate-only institution, which has strong links with industry and the business world; the University of the West of England and the University of Bath in Swindon.

Wiltshire has many attractions, some of which are very quirky, including Burlington, a huge nuclear bunker which can accommodate 4,000 people, Longleat Safari Park, the Kennet & Avon Canal Museum in Devizes, the Swindon and Cricklade Railway and Salisbury Cathedral.

Swindon also hosts the Magic Roundabout, which has been voted the UK's scariest road junction.

Listed Building Surveyors Salisbury

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

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Salisbury Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Wiltshire Council at County Hall, Bythesea Rd, Trowbridge BA14 8JN, telephone 0300 456 0100, 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 in and around Salisbury

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in West Grimstead, Pitton, Winterbourne Earls, Old Sarum, Quidhampton, Stockbridge and Charlton-All-Saints.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Salisbury. 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 Salisbury we'll be able to give you the detailed Salisbury HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Pembroke Road, Salisbury , SP2 9DJ
  • 25 North Street, Wilton, Salisbury, SP2 0HE
  • 29 Southampton Road, Whaddon, Salisbury, SP5 3EB
  • 31 Winchester Street, Salisbury, SP1 1HB
  • 8 Salisbury Street, Amesbury, Salisbury, SP4 7HD

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Salisbury 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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Fast Availability and
Delivery of Reports

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 RICS Surveyors

Ranging from 10 to 40 years 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 Home Buyers Survey in Salisbury.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Salisbury, 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 you're buying a home in Salisbury which shows the signs of damp, or any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey. 

The costs for making good or repairing some of these defects can run into thousands of pounds; however, If identified within a survey you can get quotes for fixing it and either share the costs with the seller, or, in worst case examples, choose not to proceed.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Includes online checklists, videos, downloads and tips - plus it is completely free to use from start to finish and saves your progress along the way.


 

Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

It is a common misconception that a mortgage valuation is a HomeBuyers Survey and this can leave HomeBuyers exposed to high repair costs that could have been negotiated with the seller. A mortgage valuation is conducted by the lender’s surveyor to assess the value of the property you are interested in buying in Salisbury and they do not provide a detailed report on structural defects.

A HomeBuyers Survey details defects and includes a full appraisal of the property independently to anyone else including the mortgage lender. You can use the information to obtain quotes to fix any defects and gives you the evidence to potentially share the costs with the seller.

Most savvy buyers make sure they get a HomeBuyers survey from an independent surveyor to make sure the property they are buying is free from defects. Call us on 0333 344 3234 to get the best HomeBuyers survey for your property in Salisbury.

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