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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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Wokingham has many different architectural styles but in general, the town’s housing has been greatly influenced by its prominence in the brick-making industry during Victorian times.

Many of the town’s churches and hospitals have the distinct Wokingham brickwork; cladding and facades are more of a rarity.

Rose Street (Shute End), Peach Street and Denmark Street contain some buildings which date back to the 14th century. In contrast, Broad Street has very modern commercial and residential buildings however throughout Wokingham you find pitched roofs, dormer windows and bare brick rather than, for example, white-washing.

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Properties in Wokingham immediately adjoining the Emm Brook are in a flood warning area, including those built in streets such as Molly Millars Lane and Ashville Way.

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).
Noise pollution levels in and around Wokingham from roads are raised in properties built in roads close to the M4 and A329(M) in streets such as Diamond Jubilee Way and Green Lane. From railways, the noise pollution is along the line of the railway through Wokingham Station and mainly from trains going to and from Reading and to and from London. There is less pollution on the route connecting Wokingham with Guildford and Gatwick Airport purely by virtue of there being fewer trains on this route.
A recent Local Authority Search bought for a property a client was looking to buy in William Heelas Way, Wokingham RG40 1LN revealed many entries relating to plans to build 650 new dwellings in Buckhurst Farm, London Road including planning permissions applied for concerning items such as access roads, parking and landscaping.

These kinds of details can give your property lawyer grounds to make further enquiries and also can flag up matters which might affect your future enjoyment of a property and ultimately therefore your decision whether to go ahead with a purchase or not.

BerkshireBerkshire is a county which touches a small part of the borders of West London. It is a home county (because it borders Greater London) and is often called Royal Berkshire because it contains Windsor and Windsor Castle. It hosts a number of iconic UK landmarks such as Ascot (Ascot Racecourse), Wentworth (Golf Course), Sunningdale (Golf Course), Virginia Water and Windsor Great Park and Eton School. Virginia Water was the first postcode area where the average property price exceeded one million.

Like many of the home counties, there are many essentially commuter dormitory settlements which house London workers. Reading (which is Berkshire's county town) in particular is a larger one and is popular because of its very fast rail links with Central London - there are many one-stop services to London Paddington and it is also due to be the western terminus of the Crossrail line.

Listed Building Surveyors Wokingham

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

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Wokingham Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Wokingham District Council at Civic Offices, Shute End, Wokingham RG40 1BN, telephone 0118 974 6000, 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 Wokingham

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Winnersh, Reading, Bracknell, Barkham, Crowthorne, Finchampstead and Sandhurst.

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

  • Highgrove, Winnersh Grove, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5PR
  • Grainford Court, Crescent Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 2DP
  • Silk Court, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40 1XS
  • Clifton Road, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 1NF
  • Laurel Cottages, Robin Hood Way,Winnersh, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG41 5JM

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Wokingham 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 Wokingham.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey 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 Wokingham, it is vitally important to book a Home Buyers Survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, 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)
If the HomeBuyers Survey flags up any of these defects in your property in Wokingham 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.