Home Buyers Survey Christchurch

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Christchurch has a variety of homes ranging from 1930s semi-detached properties in areas such as Purewell Road to more modern redevelopment detached houses along Burton Road

Within Christchurch there are many houses which were built in the 1930s, particularly in areas outside of Christchurch town centre such as Fairmile Road where some Victorian period properties can be found.

In areas including Rimbury Way, Bride Street and Christchurch Town Centre is where there are more redevelopment properties. These redevelopment properties are some areas of Christchurch a more modern town to live in.

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There are some areas of Christchurch where from time to time surface flooding occurs after periods of heavy rainfall. There are flood warnings issued from time to time to properties in streets in close proximity to the River Stour. Streets which might be affected include Bridget Street, Castle Street and Wick Lane.

Click to find out more about Flood Risk Reports.
Some areas of Bargates in Christchurch, have been referred to as suffering from some degrees of contamination, according to certain media report. You can often be pre-warned about whether a property you're looking to buy is located on contaminated land via your Environmental Search (click to find out more) which your lender will insist on you buying if you are using a mortgage to purchase your dwelling.
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Christchurch area are mainly due to the A34 traffic, affecting nearby streets such as Stony Lane and Millihams Street North.

Rail traffic running through Christchurch Station also generates higher levels of noise pollution for nearby streets such as Bailey Drive.

DorsetDorset is a county in the south of England with the English Channel on its southern coast. Its county town is Dorchester although larger cities and towns include Bournemouth, Poole, Weymouth and Ferndown. Dorset has various different types of landscape including clay valleys, limestone ridges and chalk downs. Bournemouth and Poole have their own unitary authorities.

More than 50% of the county is classed as being in an area of outstanding natural beauty. Its coastland in particular has been regarded as very interesting from a geographical/geological perspective, including the Isle of Portland, Durdle Door and Chesil Beach.

Sandbanks, a suburb of Poole, has achieved the heights of having the fourth highest land values in the whole world. Adjacent counties include Hampshire, Somerset, Wiltshire and Devon.

Bournemouth Airport offers scheduled flights to the European mainland and islands. There are no motorways in the county and the main trunk roads are the A303, A35 and A31. Poole offers ferries to France and the channel islands. Bournemouth has two universities, Bournemouth University and The Arts University Bournemouth.

Dorset has more than 30 general and specialist museums, including the Tank Museum at Bovington and the Dorset County Museum in Dorchester. Grade I listed buildings include Portland Castle, a coastal fort commissioned by Henry VIII, and Christchurch Priory, the longest church in England.

Thomas Hardy, the famous novelist, was born in Higher Bockhampton near Dorchester in 1840 - his fictional town 'Casterbridge' is based on Dorchester. Enid Blyton, the children's author, allegedly bought Purbeck Golf Club for £1, using it to go on holiday in Swanage: she apparently based many of her 'Famous Five' books around the Isle of Purbeck and Poole Harbour.

Finally, in the form of the Dorset Naga, the county has a claim on producing the hottest chilli in the world, with an average score of 923,000 Scoville Heat Units.

Listed Building Survey Christchurch

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

Building Survey Christchurch Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Christchurch Borough Council at Civic Offices, Bridge St, Christchurch BH23 1AZ, telephone 01202 495000, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Christchurch

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Burton, Stanpit, Wick, Jumpers Common, Iford, Tuckton and Somerford.

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


Home Buyers Survey Christchurch

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Sandy Lane, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2NJ
  • Rotterdam Dr, Christchurch BH23 1HB
  • Jellicoe Drive, Christchurch, BH23 3SL
  • Tresillan Way, Walkford, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 5QP
  • Jumpers Road, Christchurch, Dorset, BH23 2AR

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Christchurch 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 Christchurch.

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 Christchurch 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.

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 Christchurch 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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Does the surveyor climb onto the roof of the property?

The surveyor carries with them a ladder that allows them access to areas above head height. Due to Health and Safety, a RICS surveyor is not allowed to go higher than 3 meters.

The surveyor will use powerful binoculars to inspect the roof of a property to see signs of damage to the roof, tiles, chimney, soffets and fascias.

Flat roofs can be inspected from opening a window in the property and looking out to view the same.

If there is a need for a closer inspection of the roof, then scaffolding will be required to be obtained to allow safe access to the roof.

It is very rare for this type of survey to be completed during the purchase of a property.