Home Buyers Survey Farnham

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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 Farnham.

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Farnham has a fair number of older buildings, including those which date back to the Georgian period and the ruins of Waverley Abbey, the first Cistercian abbey in England, date back to 1128.

The town rapidly expanded in the mid to late Victorian period, with the arrival of the railway and the expansion of the British Army barracks in nearby Aldershot: this is evidenced by the number of Victorian-era properties.

The town has a number of attractive houses from various periods and also has much modern standard construction building: the town's population has doubled from 20,000 in the immediate post-war period to recent times. New build schemes are also much in evidence, including for example the estate in Tongham, many flats of which are being sold under shared ownership terms.


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Properties in Farnham which are built in close proximity to the River Wey, including in streets such as Firgrove Hill and Crosby Way, are in areas which 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).
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, a considerable part of Farnham's north and an area to its south-west, including streets such Stoke Hills and Stephendale Road is in a raised radon area, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

If you are concerned that a property you are buying is in an area of raised Radon, please click to visit Public Health England's UK Radon Map. Click also to find out more about Radon, Radon property searches and much more.
Where roof tiles are laid to straight regular courses a Farnham based building surveyor will need to inspect if they appear to be in satisfactory condition where visible (the inner slopes of rear extension may not be visible from ground level). A closer inspection from a ladder may reveal the presence of cracked tiles.

In a recent inspection in Bridgefield, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8AN, the mortar in which the ridge and hip tiles are bedded was not unduly weathered. In cases like this tiles may need to be rebedded in the future if severe weathering occurs. The valley between the inner rear slopes was lined in lead sheet. With a valley like this it is recommend that any debris that builds up is cleared away to allow water to run off properly and an inspection should be carried out by a roofing contractor every 2-3 years to check the valley.

Listed Building Survey Farnham

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

We have completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • St Georges Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 8NA
  • Alma Way, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 0QH
  • Wrecclesham Hill, Wrecclesham, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 4JW
  • Upper Hale Road, Farnham, Surrey, GU9 0NS
  • Beech Avenue, Lower Bourne, Farnham, Surrey, GU10 3JY

Building Survey Farnham Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Waverley Borough Council at The Burys Godalming Surrey GU7 1HR, telephone 01483 426 337, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Farnham

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Aldershot, Farnborough, Alton, Fleet, Godalming, FInchampstead and Frensham.

We work with specialist RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Farnham. 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 Farnham we'll be able to give you the detailed Farnham 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 Farnham 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 Farnham's leasehold flats require only a RICS HomeBuyer Report but for any Victorian conversions, a Building Survey may well be required.