Home Buyers Survey Leicester

We have local RICS surveyors with knowledge and experience of properties in Leicester. 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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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 Leicester.

Top tips for a Leicester Home Buyers Survey


Leicester is one of the oldster cities in England and the remains of the baths at Roman Leicester can be seen at the Jewry Wall. The Grand Union Canal built in the 1890s helped increase the city's trade with London, encouraging greater population and more houses to be built and this increased in 1832 when the railway arrived.

The population greatly increased in the mid-to-late Victorian era and there are still many properties which date from this period, particularly Victorian terraces and cottages.

House building continued in the interwar period and accelerated in the 30 years after the end of the 2nd world war when Braunstone housing estate was expanded, as were other existing estates and the final large estate, Beaumont Leys, was developed in the north of the city in the 1970s and consisted of a mix of private and council housing and mainly of semi-detached and terrace stock.

There are many new developments, particularly of semi-detached houses and apartments, in areas such as Leicester Forest East, Whetstone, Queensborough and Kibworth Harcourt. Help to Buy is often available and many properties are being sold under shared ownership terms.


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Properties in Leicester which are built in close proximity to the River Soar and the Old River Soar and the Grand Union Canal, in streets like Repton Street and Dunton Street, 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 recent Environmental Search for a property on Plough Road, Little Thorpe, Leicester, LE19 2LE, stated that the dwelling was within 50m of an area with potential for natural ground instability.

The British Geological Survey has assessed the area of search as having moderate potential for natural ground instability. This does not necessarily mean there is cause for concern in terms of the property's stability. Active subsidence will be dependent on local conditions, such as the proximity of trees or areas where trees have been removed, which require an inspection of the site to identify the nature of the ground on which the property is built. A house buyers survey is advised to look for signs of property damage that may indicate poor natural ground conditions.
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Leicester area mainly centre around the main road – Vaughan Way, impacting roads and streets such as Great Central Street and Holy Bones.

Listed Building Survey Leicester

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

We have completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Ashleigh Gardens, Ashleigh Road, Leicester, LE3 0FJ
  • 57 Bridgewater Drive, Great Glen, Leicestershire, LE8 9DX
  • 14 Nurses Lane, Wymondham, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE14 2AS
  • 328 Knighton Lane East, Knighton, Leicester, LE2 6FS
  • 44 Loughborough Road, Hathern, Leicestershire, LE12 5JA

Building Survey Leicester Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Leicester City Council at Leicester City Council ,City Hall, 115 Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1FZ, telephone 0116 454 1000, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Leicester

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Birstall, Thurmaston, Oadby, Thorpe Astley, Glenfield, Bassingfield and Wigston.

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