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Top tips for a Telford Home Buyers Survey

Telford new town's first new houses came into being in 1967 and most of the dwellings which accompanied the expansion of the new town were built in the three decades up to the early 1990s. The new development spans all styles of housing from apartments to bungalows to terraced, semi-detached and large detached homes.

There are the odd survivals from before the Victorian period, however these are few and far between, for example the 4-bedroom Georgian detached house off Offoxey Road. Blists Hill Victorian Town in Legges Way, Ironbridge, makes use of a number of Victorian survivals as part of a museum to bring back the feel of a Victorian industrial town.

In the main, where there are properties which pre-date the 1900s, these have been carefully preserved or developed for historical and museum/recreation purposes.

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If you're considering buying a property in Telford's locale in London, getting an Environmental Search Report, one of the main property conveyancing searches, is an important way to find out if there are environmental issues which might affect your enjoyment of the dwelling.

A recent such report, bought for a property in Ever Ready Crescent, Dawley, Telford TF4 3GL, revealed that the property was in a smoke control area and listed a number of planning permissions which had been granted, which included, for example, a factory extension and a first floor office extension close by to the property.
An Environmental Conveyancing Property Search can reveal nearby hazards which might affect a property. A recent such search for a property in Buxus Road, Hadley, Telford TF1 5TN revealed the property was sited within 25 metres of a coal mining affected area, which can exacerbate issues such as subsidence, among other things.
A Building Survey can do much to put your mind at rest regarding suspicions of major property defects afflicting a dwelling you're thinking of buying. A recent such Building Survey, bought for a property in Caldera Road, Hadley, Telford TF1 5LT revealed a number of matters worth further consideration. These included the surveyor's recommendation that the prospective purchaser should buy an additional Mining Report property conveyancing search due to the surveyor's prior knowledge of extensive mining in the area. The surveyor also recommended that an NICEIC-registered electrical contractor might usefully inspect the wiring, which was original to the build and, most pertinently, the surveyor expressed their opinion that the property was excessively priced and that there might be room for manoeuvre in further negotiations with the vendor for a reduction in price.

ShropshireShropshire is a county in England in the West Midlands region. Its county town is Shrewsbury, close to the county’s centre. Other major towns in the county include Telford, Wellington, Dawley, Madeley, Oswestry, Bridgnorth and Ludlow. It has many market towns and remains one of England’s most rural and sparsely populated counties.

Telford is Shropshire’s most populated town with around 138,000 people, which accounts for almost 1/3 of the county’s populace. Adjacent counties include Powys, Wrexham, Cheshire, Staffordshire, Worcestershire and Herefordshire. The Harper Adams University is Shropshire's one university; it offers agricultural courses. Also, the Universities of Chester and Wolverhampton have campuses in the county.

Major roads in the county include the M54 and the A5. Other trunk roads include the A53, A49 and A41. Telford, Shropshire and Wellington offer direct trains to London. The nearest international airports are in Birmingham and Manchester.

The Ironbridge Gorge area is one of the most popular tourist attractions in the county and has many particularly interesting exhibits linked to England’s Industrial Revolution period.

The Shropshire Hills is an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and covers about a quarter of the county, mainly in the south.

You can also attend the yearly Sheep Grand National steeplechase at Hoo Farm or alternatively marvel at Ditherington Flax Mill, just outside of Shrewsbury, which, it is claimed is the world’s first skyscraper, built in 1797.

Listed Building Surveyors Telford

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


Telford Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Telford and Wrekin Borough Council at Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford TF3 4NT, telephone 01952 380000, 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 Telford

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Ironbridge, Cosford, Shifnal, Newport, Ketley, Cressage and Much Wenlock.

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

  • Whitehead Road, Telford TF3 5JB
  • Birchmore, TF3 1TH
  • Oakengates, Telford TF2 6EW
  • Hawthorne Close TF2 0EB
  • Purbeck Dale TF4 2QL

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Telford 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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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 Telford.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey involves an examination of the structure of the inside and the outside of a property aimed at pinpointing issues such as subsidence, damp, cracks, infestation and damage.

The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is non-intrusive and is highly recommended if you are looking at buying a property in Telford.

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.

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If the HomeBuyers Survey flags up any of these defects in your property in Telford then our surveyor explains what you need to do to get further advice on how to investigate them and get It resolved.

If you are concerned about your property has subsidence, or any other defects then you MUST get a HomeBuyers 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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What is the difference between the Building Survey and the HomeBuyers Report?

There are two types of survey, the HomeBuyer Report and the Building Survey. The Building survey is essential for larger or older properties that have had any structural alterations from their original build whereas the HomeBuyers Report is suitable for properties of standard construction and properties that are under 70 years old.

Both Surveys cover the same aspects they are just go into different depths within their report. The Building Survey is the highest visual assessment you can get and goes into a through structural investigation into the construction and fabric of the property, this is a very detailed report and comes with explanations and photos (if the surveyor provides photos in their reports - some don't) and the HomeBuyers report gives a good general review of the property to help identify any defect however this is formatted in a traffic light format, red highlighting any major issues, amber less so and green everything is fine.