Home Buyers Survey Truro

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Truro has a variety of properties such as semi-detached and terraced houses which were built in the Georgian period as well as more modern dwellings including larger detached houses and apartments.

You can find a variety of Georgian town houses along Falmouth Road within the city centre.

Within the local area there are also new build detached houses and apartments such as can be found in Stret Tempel.

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There are some areas of Truro where from time to time surface flooding occurs after periods of heavy rainfall. Areas which might be affected include Oak Way, Campfield Hill and St Clement Street. These areas have a greater than 3.3% chance of flooding each year from to heavy rainfall.

Properties in close proximity to Merrifield Close and River Street has a between 1% and 3.3% of river flooding occurring each year.

Click to find out more about Flood Risk Reports.
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, properties in Pydar Street, Moresk Close and Chellew Road are in a raised radon area. The raised radon area has a maximum radon potential of 30% (the percentage is the chance of a property being built where radon emissions might measure above the action level). However, Lemon Street, Barrack Lane and St Clements Hill are among streets in Truro which have a lower radon potential.

Click also to find out more about Radon, Radon property searches and much more.
Noise pollution from roads in the Truro area is at its highest around the A39 and main roads affecting properties in roads such as St. Aubyns Road and Park View.

CornwallCornwall 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 Truro

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

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Truro Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Cornwall Council at Pydar House, Pydar Street, Truro TR1 1XU, 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 in and around Truro

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Moresk, Trelander, Kenwyn, Highertown, Newham, Buckshead and Gloweth.

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


Home Buyers Survey Truro

Recently completed surveys near you:

  • Castle St, Truro TR1 3AF
  • Edward St, Truro TR1 3AJ
  • Lower Redannick, Truro TR1 2JW
  • Carey Park, Truro TR1 2LD
  • Strangways Terrace, Truro TR1 2NY

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Truro 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 Truro.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, non-intrusively inspects both the external and internal structure of a property for matters which include these, among others; damp, subsidence, infestations, cracks and damage.

If you are thinking of buying a property in Truro, it is vitally important to book a Home Buyers Survey for your peace of mind.

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)
Should any issues be flagged up in the Home Buyers Survey, our surveyor will tell you what you need to do to get more in-depth advice on the extent and seriousness of the issue and what needs to be done to remedy it. 

If you are worried about a crack or cracks or indeed any other defects that you think your property in Truro has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might snowball into many thousands of pounds further down the line. As an example of the costs, underpinning a property due to subsidence can be upwards of £10,000.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Does the RICS Building Survey provide a breakdown of costs?

A standard level 3 RICS Building Survey provides a visual inspection of an extensive list of possible defects. The survey also provides a summary of issues which may need remedial work with an indication of their severity.

The report does not usually include a breakdown of costs although this can be provided at an additional cost.

It is worth noting that a local builder would be able to provide costs of repair based on the surveyor’s itemised list of defects and would not charge to do so. Moreover when negotiating with a vendor, the vendor expects to be provided with a builder's quote rather than a RICS building surveyor’s quote as it more accurately reflects the actual money to be spent on repairs rather than an industry standard indication.

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