Home Buyers Survey Buckhurst Hill

We have local RICS surveyors with knowledge and experience of properties in Buckhurst Hill. We leave no stone unturned and our fees are fixed - plus we'll handle all the access for you with same week availability.

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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 Buckhurst Hill.

Top tips for a Buckhurst Hill Home Buyers Survey


Buckhurst Hill is a suburban town in Essex which developed when the railway arrived in 1856. Its Parish Church of St John was built in 1838 as was St John's National School.

Homes in the area are from all periods, including the Georgian, but most are from the mid-Victorian period and onwards. 

You can find large Victorian detached homes in Queens Road, Victorian semi-detached houses in Gladstone Road, Victorian cottages in Alfred Road, 1930s Art Deco style detached homes in The Drive and large modern detached properties in Chester Road.

There are new build homes in Station Way, some of which are sold as shared ownership.



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Properties in Buckhurst Hill which are built near the River Roding are subject to flood warnings and alerts from time to time.

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).
A RICS surveyor doesn't test the electrics during a survey as they are not qualified to do so, however they will turn on and off the lights and confirm where the fuse box is in the property. Electrical issues can occur in properties that date older than 1970 as the electrical methods adopted in properties has evolved over time. This is why a surveyor will recommend that you consult a local electrical contractor if they feel it necessary.

A local electrician in Buckhurst Hill is P E Electrical, 10 Church Rd, Buckhurst Hill IG9 5RU.
In section E3 of the HomeBuyer Report, the surveyor reports on the Rain Water Pipes. This is completed through an inspection of accessible parts up to 3m and with the use of binoculars.

An example of this inspection from a survey in Chandos Close, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5HS is "Rainwater fittings are of plastic sections. These are in reasonable condition to type and age however, it is shared with your neighbour and it would prudent to separate them to prevent possible maintenance dispute. It is not raining and we are unable to confirm these are water tight".

Listed Building Survey Buckhurst Hill

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

We have completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Queens Rd, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5BF
  • 46 Gladstone Road, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5SW
  • 34c Fairlands Avenue, Buckhurst Hill, Essex, IG9 5TF
  • 81 Monkhams Lane, Woodford Green, IG8 0NN
  • 50 Greenstead Avenue, Woodford Green, London, IG8 7ES

Building Survey Buckhurst Hill Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Epping Forest District Council at Civic Offices, High Street, Epping, Essex CM16 4BZ, telephone 01992 564000, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Buckhurst Hill

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Woodford, Chigwell, Roding Valley, Chingford, Loughton, Hazlemere and Walthamstow.

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



Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey is completed by a qualified RICS surveyor and delivers a visual inspection of the property in Buckhurst Hill and the surrounding garden. The aim of the survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is to identify potential risks or defects that you may not know are there such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

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Level 2 HomeBuyer Report with a Valuation

A HomeBuyer Report, also known as a Home Buyers Survey, is generally suitable for:

  • Bungalows
  • Flats
  • Standard construction houses

The majority of Buckhurst Hill's leasehold flats require only a RICS HomeBuyer Report but for any Victorian conversions, a Building Survey may well be required.