Home Buyers Survey Swiss Cottage

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

Top tips for a Swiss Cottage Home Buyers Survey


Swiss Cottage was largely built up in the last 200 years as Finchley Road was built and completed in 1835. With the construction of the main highway, properties were built around the Swiss Cottage through the 19th and 20th century.

With ongoing development in London Boroughs, properties range from Victorian era town houses to modern apartments. Many standard construction semi-detached and terrace homes were built in the early 20th century. London was heavily bombed during the war, which led to more development and replacement of older style properties.

With encouragement from such Government schemes as Help to Buy, New Build properties are being developed at a considerable rate. With choices ranging from apartments to detached houses there is a fair variety for people to choose from.

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A large number of the properties in Swiss Cottage date back to Victorian times with large town houses being built between 1850s to the early 1900s

With the age of the properties in the area we would always advise a Level 3 Building Survey to ensure a detailed report is carried out on the building. It is the highest visual inspection from a RICS surveyor followed by a fully comprehensive report on any defects that the property might contain.
There are a few properties in Swiss Cottage areas that have been affected by Subsidence. 

A RICS surveyor is able to identify suspicions of this particularly troublesome property defect and will always suggest a follow up inspection from a Structural Engineer to provide the best course of action. 

If you are concerned that a property you are looking to buy has been affected by Subsidence, you might also consider getting a ground stability report.
If you are in the market for a new build, Swiss Cottage has a range of apartments and houses for your choosing. However new homes sometimes aren't 'finished' properly. For example, tiles in bathrooms are often insufficiently sealed and kitchen unit doors might not shut properly.

A RICS surveyor can conduct a snagging survey, inspecting the property to ensure the highest build quality, from the painting on the walls to the locks and handles on the doors.

With a report that can be submitted to the developers you are better able to request that they rectify any issues overlooked.

Listed Building Survey Swiss Cottage

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

We have completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Flask Walk NW3 1HD
  • Adelaide Road, NW3 3QB
  • Abbey Road Cross, NW6 4BR
  • Fairhazel Gardens, NW6 3SR
  • Milman Road, NW6 6EG

Building Survey Swiss Cottage Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting London Borough of Camden Council at Contact Camden Reception 5 Pancras Square London N1C 4AG, telephone 0207 974 4444, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Swiss Cottage

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Hampstead, St John's Wood, Primrose Hill, Maida Vale, Kilburn, Willesden and Belsize Park.

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