Home Buyers Survey Wraysbury

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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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Wraysbury, an affluent village in Berkshire, hosts the ruins of a Benedictine nunnery from Henry II's reign and a yew tree (the Ankerwycke Yew) aged around 2,000 years old.

Despite the arrival of the railway in 1848, the population throughout the 19th century did not increase to any great extent, and stayed below 700 (just over 600 at the start of the century).

The western part of the village is subject to flooding, as has occurred in January 2003, January 2014 and February 2014.

Hythe End has a number of large, detached properties on the riverside; these are late Victorian, Edwardian or redevelopments as well as modern properties. Sunnymeads has equally large properties from the Victorian period (including large cottages) to the modern era as does Friary Island.


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Most properties in Wraysbury are subject to flood warnings and alerts from time to time, particularly around the Ouseley Road/Wharf Road/Friary Road area - it is very much in the River Thames' flood plain and there are many lakes and reservoirs in the locale.

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).
Properties in some areas of Wraysbury are built in designated smoke control areas.

A recent local authority search done for a dwelling in Osborne Avenue noted that the property was in such a smoke control area.

Under the terms of Section 20 of the Clean Air Act 1993, smoke emissions from all buildings are prohibited unless an exemption has been made by the Secretary of State under Section 21 of the Act.
Properties in some areas of Wraysbury may be affected by overhead power lines or mobile phone masts.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property in Hadrian Way revealed that there were overhead power lines or mobile phone masts located within 250m of the dwelling.

Overhead power lines and phone masts can be contentious and additionally may have a visual impact on the surrounding area.

London.pngMiddlesex is a county located in south east of England, however many parts of Middlesex are now commonly known as part of Greater London, with small sections in neighbouring counties.

Strictly speaking Middlesex as a concept is only kept in existence by many people continuing to name it as a county on postal addresses and other contributors such as Middlesex County Cricket Club, whose home ground is at Lord's in St John's Wood, just outside Central London. It is still loved despite it not having any form of administrative function etc.

People hearing about Middlesex assume it was/is a large county because of the amount of Greater London territory (West and North London and Westminster, with the Thames as its southern boundary) which lies within its borders. It is actually the second smallest county in the UK. Middlesex was established in the Anglo-Saxon system from the territory of the Middle Saxons. The largely low-lying county's soil is dominated by clay in its north and alluvium on gravel in its south.

Middlesex contains locations as diverse as Teddington (where the tidal Thames normally finishes), Enfield, Notting Hill, Ickenham, Ealing (where the famous film studios which produced so much early film comedy still exists), Hampstead and Southall.

Listed Building Surveyors Wraysbury

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

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Wraysbury Planning Application Search

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council at Town Hall, St Mary's Walk, Maidenhead SL6 1RF, telephone 01628 683800, 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 Wraysbury

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Staines, Windsor, Egham, Englefield Green, Horton, Napsbury and Stanwell Moor.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake surveys in Wraysbury. 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 Wraysbury we'll be able to give you the detailed report you need to know what defects there are with your property.


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Recently completed surveys near you:

  • 68 Hythe End Road, Wraysbury, Middlesex, TW19 5AP
  • 36 Wraysbury Road, Staines, Middlesex, TW19 6HA
  • 59 Ouseley Road, Wraysbury, Middlesex, TW19 5JJ
  • 15 Nuthatch Close, Staines upon Thames, Middx,TW19 7BN
  • 15 Nuthatch Close, Staines upon Thames, Middlesex,TW19 7BN

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Wraysbury 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 Wraysbury.

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.

Whichever you opt for out of a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, they are both excellent for peace of mind if you are considering buying a property in Wraysbury.

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 of your property in Wraysbury, our surveyor will flag them up in the Home Buyers Survey and give you advice on what you should do to solve them. An example of this is where the surveyor finds evidence of woodworm infestation. 

If you are concerned about any other defects with the property 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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Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

When you buy a home with a mortgage your Mortgage Lender requires you to get a mortgage valuation to assess how much your property is actually worth. You have to pay for this survey and often you may think this is also a structural assessment to identify defects. Sadly the mortgage valuation is just for the mortgage lender which means you need to get your own independent survey of the property that's caught your eye in Wraysbury to make sure there aren't any defects.

There is some confusion as the mortgage valuation is often referred to as a survey and so many buyers assume this is what is meant by 'have you done your survey?' It is important that when buying a property in Wraysbury that you arrange your own HomeBuyers Survey that reports on defects or potential issues with the property. The two types of HomeBuyers survey to choose from are the HomeBuyers Report or the Building Survey. Buying without a survey could leave you exposed to any repair costs or defects that you didn't spot. The costs of underpinning a property due to subsidence run into the £10,000s so it is important to get a survey to check for this type of defect. Get your HomeBuyers Survey - call 01344 567 887.

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