Home Buyers Survey Rugby

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

Top tips for a Rugby Home Buyers Survey


Rugby's town centre is mostly Victorian and early 20th century, however a few much older buildings survive, along with some more modern developments. Rugby was described by Nikolaus Pevsner as 'Butterfieldtown' due to the number of buildings designed by William Butterfield in the 19th century, including much of Rugby School and the extension of St Andrew's Church.

The main shopping area in Rugby is in the streets around the Clock Tower, two of which – High Street and Sheep Street – were pedestrianised in the 1980s. Until the 19th century, Rugby's urban area consisted of only Market Place, High Street, Sheep Street, Church Street, North Street and what is now Lawrence Sheriff Street. These centred on what is now the Clock Tower, which was built in 1887 on the site of an ancient cross. These streets still form the core of the town centre. In the Victorian and Edwardian eras several more shopping streets were added in order to cater for the growing town, including Albert Street and Regent Street, the latter of which was built in 1905, and was intended to be Rugby's main shopping street, although it never achieved this goal.

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The Enquiries of the Local Authority Conveyancing Property Search, which is mandatory if you're buying with a mortgage, provides your property lawyer with invaluable information concerning Building Regulations compliance regarding a property you're looking to buy.

A recent such report for a dwelling in Oxford Street, Rugby CV21 3LZ revealed that valid FENSA and GASAFE certificates had been lodged variously for installation of windows and maintenance of a gas boiler. Your solicitor can reconcile records such as these against other information for the home in question and use it to form the basis of further enquiries for example, to ensure that you have as accurate information as possible before you choose to exchange contracts.
The Environmental Search, one of the conveyancing property searches which you normally must buy if you're purchasing a home using a mortgage, can provide invaluable information about the land the dwelling is built on, which can affect whether you ultimately choose to go ahead with the purchase or not.

A recent such report for a dwelling in Little Pennington Street, Rugby CV21 2AY revealed that the property was located 'on or within 25 metres of a former landfill site'. The report counselled the report buyer to take further investigative steps as this fact could mean that the land has been contaminated with potential risk therefore to individuals in the vicinity. Subsequent investigations should help resolve whether there is indeed a significant danger or not and therefore whether to press on with the purchase or not.
Parish church claims on parishioners for chancel repair, where these occur, can be fairly costly, with individual households possibly being legally required to pay £1,000s.

Buying a chancel repair indemnity insurance policy for a property you're looking to buy is an easy and efficient way of protecting yourself against this possible eventuality and among many others, one such policy was taken out for a property in Moat Farm Drive, Hillmorton, Rugby CV21 4HQ. This policy generally costs around £20 to buy and normally covers the policy holder for claims to the limit of £1 million.

Listed Building Survey Rugby

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

We have completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Oxford Street, Rugby CV21 3LZ
  • Barnaby Road, Rugby CV21 1GB
  • Leicester Road, Rugby CV21 1BD
  • Hazel Close, Rugby CV21 1UR
  • Edison Drive, Rugby CV21 1FF

Building Survey Rugby Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Rugby Borough Council at Town Hall, Evreux Way, Rugby CV21 2RR, telephone 01788 533533, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Rugby

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Coventry, Northampton, Leamington Spa, Corby, Kettering, Leicester and Nuneaton.

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