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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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Streatham shares much in common with other South London suburbs in that most of its buildings date back to the Victorian era. Wellfield Road and Sunnyhill Road still have the classic terraced houses and large homes which hail from that period.

Large numbers of flat blocks along the High Road were built in the 1930s and there are a fair few highly modern developments many of which offer Shared Ownership flats and housing which can be bought under the Help to Buy scheme.


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The areas immediately around the River Graveney in Streatham Vale, including buildings in streets such as Abercairn Road and Bencroft Road, are subject to flood warnings and land south of the A214, particularly to the east and south of Streatham Common, is subject to flood alerts.

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).
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, some buildings in an area to the north and east of the Streatham area, including parts of Coburg Crescent and Palace Road, are in a raised radon area, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

If you are concerned that a property you are buying is in an area of raised Radon, please click to visit Public Health England's UK Radon Map. Click also to find out more about Radon, Radon property searches and much more.
A common feature for homes in Streatham are a canopy at the front entrance which is built of timber and the roof is formed in two slopes which are covered with bitumen felt having a mineralised surface. You need a Building surveyor to check if the felt is beginning to weather and if the felt is deteriorating it is recommend that it is replaced with a better material such as lead sheet./div>

LondonGreater London is an area which contains London, the capital of the United Kingdom (which itself centres on the Cities of London and Westminster) and a number of surrounding boroughs which are administered as London boroughs and which are the overall executive responsibility of the Mayor of London. It contains a large number of constituencies, each represented by an MP and it should be noted that these are not the same as nor even always continguous with the borders of the boroughs.

Many parts of Greater London were originally administered by the counties which surround London and these counties are often called the home counties. Enfield, for example, used to be classed as being part of Middlesex, but is now near the northern border of Greater London. Greater London's borders often coincide with a zone of 'green belt': areas where it has been decided that open spaces, parks, forests and wildlife reserves should act as a buffer against urban sprawl. London has numerous landmarks, anything from Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament to Karl Marx's grave in Highgate Cemetery.

Greater London contains more than 9 million inhabitants, a number growing daily, and as this is approximately 1/7 of the population of the UK, it can be seen that Greater Londoners have a large influence on the rest of the country politically and this is enhanced by the concentration of skilled workers gravitating towards the capital.

Listed Building Surveyors Streatham

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

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Streatham Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Lambeth Council at Brixton Customer Centre Olive Morris House 18 Brixton Hill London SW2 1RD, telephone 020 7926 1000, 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 Streatham

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Brixton, Clapham, Tulse Hill, Tooting, Balham, Bentley and West Norwood.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Streatham. 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 Streatham we'll be able to give you the detailed Streatham 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:

  • Saunders House, Tulse Hill, Streatham, London, SW2 3PJ
  • Upper Tulse Hill Road, Streatham, London SW2 2RW
  • Baytree Road, Brixton, London, SW2 5RR
  • Lomley House, Tulse Hill, London, SW2 2EW
  • 159 Fallsbrook Road, London, SW16 6BY

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Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Streatham 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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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 Streatham.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Streatham, 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 they find any issues during the inspection, our surveyor will flag them up in the HomeBuyers Survey and give you advice on what you should do to solve them.

If you are concerned about woodworm, or any other defects with the property in Streatham you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey as the costs of repairing the defects can run into thousands of pounds. 

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Why do I need a survey if I have had a Mortgage Valuation?

A property survey is different from a mortgage valuation report. A valuation is a cursory look at a property to assess how much it is worth and whether it is suitable for a mortgage, this will include a note of any major works that might affect the value of the property however It is not a detailed inspection of the property’s condition.

Before buying a property, it’s a good idea to get a professional to carry out a thorough inspection. The Building survey and Homebuyers report will make you aware of problems with the property structure, repairs or alterations that need to be made and risk associated with the property.

Buying a new home is likely to be the most expensive purchase you ever make so it’s important to make sure you’re making a sound investment that won’t result in you losing money in the long run.