Pre-Purchase Building Surveys
Experienced Chartered Building Surveyors Available in Feltham, Middlesex and the South East
Rely on our highly skilled surveyors to conduct a thorough building survey on your property.
When you are planning to do a house extension near your neighbour’s wall it is vital that it meets all regulations, and does not break the law. Our expert party wall surveyor ensures that your extension adheres to all laws.
Fire Risk Assessments
Contact one of our team about a fire risk assessment that helps to prevent a fire from occurring at your property.
Party Wall Notices
If you are considering to build an extension within 3 to 6 meters of the adjoining property or a loft conversion it is a legal requirement to serve a Party Wall notice under the 1996 Party Wall etc Act.
Failure to do so may lead to a "Stop notice" being served at your cost, potentially leading to a demolition notice of the works completed.
It is a criminal offence to not comply with a judicial notice that could lead to criminal prosecution.
What Type of Survey Do I Need?
Pre-Purchase Building Surveys
By choosing Buckleys to undertake your pre-purchase building survey, you can expect a conditional appraisal of the building elements that will provide a forecast cost of the necessary repairs "if required identified "in order for you to manage your cash flow free of charge.
RICS Building Surveyors are duty bound to provide an objective survey that would support a renegotiated sale price of the property should defect be identified
WHAT TYPE OF SURVEY DO I NEED?
A home is the most expensive purchase most people ever make. As an owner you will benefit from expert advice on the condition of your property - whether you plan to live in it, rent it out or sell it. Different homes require different types of survey. The RICS offers four types of survey reports
RICS Home Buyer Report
The report is prepared by an RICS Building Surveyor that illustrates the condition of the property in a traffic light format.
Provides guidance to legal advisers and highlights any urgent defects that are visible at the time of the survey.
Typically the lowest priced surveys are aimed at conventional properties and newer homes. The report, does not include a market valuation of the property.
Buckleys RICS Homebuyer (Surveys)
The reports Include all the features of the RICS Condition Report,
Here, a Chartered surveyor conducts an in-depth visual inspection of the property. Their report provides an expert account of the property's condition and highlights any problems in clear and easy to understand 'traffic light' rating. The surveyor’s main purpose in providing the RICS HomeBuyer’s Report is to help you do the following.
- Make a reasoned and informed decision on whether or not to go ahead with buying the property;
- Take account of any repairs or replacements the property needs;
- Consider what other advice to take before exchanging contracts (if the property is in England or Wales. The report covers the inside and outside of the building, the services and the site and includes:
- Details of the general condition and particular features of the property;
- Condition ratings for elements of the structure of the building, the services and any garages and permanent outbuildings;
- Particular points you should refer to your legal advisers;
- Specific risks associated with the property;
- Other relevant considerations – for example, the location, the local environment and the energy performance of the property (if this information is availabl
RICS Building Survey Report
Previously known as Structural Survey, a building survey is a customised service suitable for all residential properties and gives full details of their construction and condition. You are likely to need this type of survey if, for example, the property is unusually built or run-down, if the property has been significantly altered, or if you are planning a major conversion or renovation. Building surveys are usually tailored to your needs. It is the most comprehensive of all three survey reports and will provide you with detailed technical information on materials and construction, as well as details and advice on defects, repairs and maintenance options.
Our brand-new company offers a range of property surveys, and with 20 years of experience in the surveying industry, we know how to deliver an exceptional service to you. Our company is regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors, and every solution that we offer is tailored to your requests. When you need a professional and experienced chartered building surveyor to complete an inspection on your property, look no further than us. Located in Feltham, Middlesex, you receive a bespoke service off our competent and efficient surveyors.