Home Buyers Survey Solihull

We have local RICS surveyors with knowledge and experience of properties in Solihull. We leave no stone unturned and our fees are fixed - plus we'll handle all the access for you with same week availability.

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Due to it being an affluent area, there are many grand detached properties in Solihull with large gardens and long drives. This type of property can be found on Alderbrook Road and Truggist Lane.

Victorian cottages can be found on Spring Lane and there is a large converted Victorian Manor House that has flats available within on Warwick Road.

Large new homes that have 6+ bedrooms can be found on Meridan Road and Alderbrook Road. Middlefield Spring is a new development with two to four bedroom houses available, some of which can be pruchased through the Help to Buy scheme.

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A tributary of the River Blythe runs through Solihull which means some properties may be subject to flood alerts from time to time. This includes streets such as Ladbrook Road, Alderwood Place and Blytheway.

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).
The M42 causes a raised level of noise pollution for a large part of Solihull including Widney Lane, Smiths Lane and Frankholmes Drive. The two dual carriageways sandwiching the town, the A41 and the A34 (Stratford Road) also have an impact on Thornton Road, Highlands street and Hampton Lane.

A property on Widney Road in Solihull was reported to have a potenial risk of subsidence. This means it could be a risk for other properties in Solihull as subsidence is to do with ground stability and can affect movement of a property's foundation.
Click to find out more about subsidence

West MidlandsThe West Midlands is a metropolitan county located in western central England and is the second most populous county with an estimated population of over 2.8 million (2014). It came into existence as a metropolitan county in 1974 after the passage of the Local Government Act 1972, formed from parts of Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Warwickshire. The county consists of seven metropolitan boroughs: the City of Birmingham, the City of Coventry, and the City of Wolverhampton, as well as Dudley, Sandwell, Solihull, and Walsall.

The county is landlocked and one of the most heavily urbanised areas in the UK. It has a number of Sites of Special Scientific Interest, including Sutton Park, which has a number of different habitats, including wetlands, woodlands, marshes and heathlands, and has also been designated a National Nature Reserve.

There are five universities in the county; the University of Warwick, The University of Birmingham, Aston University, Keele University, Harper Adams University. The county also hosts numerous notable football clubs, including Aston Villa, Birmingham City, Coventry City, West Bromwich Albion, Wolverhampton Wanderers and Walsall. Warwickshire County Cricket Club's home ground is Edgbaston in Birmingham. Birmingham, incidentally, has more canals than Venice and more trees than Paris!

Listed Building Survey Solihull

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

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Building Survey Solihull Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council at Theatre Square, Solihull B91 3RG, telephone 0121 704 8001, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Solihull

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Birmingham, Shirley, Catherine-de-Barnes, Knowle, Cheswick Green, Elmdon and Bickehill.

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


Home Buyers Survey Solihull

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Wadleys Road, Solihull, B91 1JJ
  • Blythe Court, Grange Road, Solihull, B91 1BL
  • Hobs Moat Road, Solihull, B92 8PF
  • Maywell Dr, Solihull, B92 0PR
  • Ladbrook Road, Solihull, West Midlands, B91 3RN

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Solihull 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 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 Solihull.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process. The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered Surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to give you the salient facts when you are looking to buy your home in Solihull.

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 flags up any of these defects then our Surveyor explains what you need to do to get further advice on how to investigate them and get It resolved. 
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If you are concerned about your property in Solihull having any other defects then you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey as the costs for repairing the defects can run into thousands of pounds. 

If you can identify the defect before you purchase then 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.

 

How do I arrange access?

On instruction, we take a few key details from you, one of which being the details of the estate agent managing the property. We then organise access with the estate agent and determine whether they hold keys to the property or if the property is accessed via the owner (vendor). We then let the estate agent know the surveyor's intended arrival time and finalise the survey date.

In the event that the property is accessed through the vendor, gaining access can be tricky. Often the vendor will have to find time away from work/private life in order to accommodate the survey which can lead to having to revise the date of survey. Often in worst case scenarios (i.e. the vendor being on holiday), the vendor can leave their keys with the estate agents or a neighbour who are then the port of call to arrange access.