Home Buyers Survey Ashford

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Ashford, a town in Surrey, consists of mainly low density and medium rise buildings, most of which are semi-detached and detached. Most housing was built between 1885 and 1960. St Matthew's Church was built in 1858.

There are some Georgian properties, such as can be seen in Sevington Lane and you can find Victorian terrace cottages in Alexandra Road.

You can find new build houses and flats in Laburnam Way, some of which are sold under shared ownership.


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Properties to the south and west of Ashford, such as those in Wheatsheaf Lane and Staines Road, are subject to flood warnings and alerts from time to time. The area is in the flood plain of the River Thames and also has the Queen Mary Reservoir to its east.

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 Ashford (Middlesex) are built in designated smoke control areas.

A recent local authority search done for a dwelling in Albert Road, Ashford, TW15 2LU 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 Ashford (Middlesex) may be affected by overhead power lines or mobile phone masts.

A recent environmental search carried out for a property in Newman Court, Staines Road West, Ashford, TW15 2AB 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.

LondonMiddlesex 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 Survey Ashford

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

Building Survey Ashford Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Spelthorne Borough Council at Knowle Green, Staines-upon-Thames, Surrey TW18 1XB, telephone 01784 451499, or you can check the local authority website.

Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension .

Local Building Survey Ashford

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Feltham, Staines, Sunbury on Thames, Egham, Upper Halliford, Haddenham and Stanwell.

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


Home Buyers Survey Ashford

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Chertsey Rd, Ashford, Middx, TW15 1SP
  • 15 Rosa Avenue, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 2ES
  • 33 Alexandra Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 1TW
  • 52 Glenfield Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 1JF
  • 27 Glenfield Road, Ashford, Middlesex, TW15 1JJ

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Building Surveyors

Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Ashford 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 Ashford.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process.

The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered Surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to give you the salient facts when you are looking to buy your home in Ashford.

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 affecting your property in Ashford 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 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.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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How long does your survey take?

We book the earliest possible slot for your RICS surveyor to carry out their inspection for your RICS home buyers survey.

Then, on the day, they visit the property and inspect all accessible areas, concentrating on signs and suspicions of defects and issues.

The actual time your surveyor takes over the inspection varies with each property – you can imagine that one for a small flat for a HomeBuyers Report will normally take less than one for a large mansion for a Building Survey.

It is likely to be anything between 1 ½ hours to 3 hours.

SAM Conveyancing's RICS surveyors call you on the day of the inspection after carrying it out to go over any major concerns and findings and then they complete the report and return it to you within 5 working days.