Our Full Building Survey Consists of:
Noting evidence of subsidence, the possibility of sink holes and landslip.
Noting flood potential of the site location.
Noting evidence of rising dampness, penetrating dampness and condensation.
Noting evidence of timber decay, and the potential for timber decay.
A summary of the local environment and its possible effects on the property.
Ground level inspections of chimney stacks, all roofs, eaves, gutters, rainwater pipes, external walls, window frames and window sills.
Internal inspection of roof areas, if access to roof lofts is possible.
Noting evidence of asbestos
Reporting upon means of escape in case of fire
Superficial inspection of the plumbing, central heating and electrical wiring circuits. Advising on specialist tests if appropriate.
Inspection of drainage system including lifting inspection chamber covers if possible.
Noting the position of shrub and tree growth within the immediate area of the property and its likely effect on the property.
Open Market Valuation.
We provide a free copy of our reports to clients’ solicitors upon request.
We give all clients the opportunity to discuss their reports with our surveyor at no further charge.
Our Home buyers Report Consists of:
A briefer version of the building survey.
It includes an inspection of the total property but concentrating principally on the major items of concern.
The home buyers report also includes a reinstatement valuation and an open market valuation.
Our Building Condition Survey Consists of:
An inspection of the total property but reporting principally with regard to:
Instability subsidence, landslip and sink holes
Dampness (rising, penetrating and condensation)
Timber decay parasites (fungal and beetle)
Severe disrepair (structural collapse)
The building condition survey does not include a reinstatement valuation or an open market valuation.
The building condition survey report provides sufficient information to decide whether to proceed with a purchase.
For example the fee for a small two-bedroom mid-terrace house which lacks extensions in Dagenham and Harold Hill amounts to £300 inc VAT.
Our Subsidence Investigation Survey Reports Consist of:
- Survey of the part of the building affected with distortion and cracking
- Geological Assessment of the site (e.g. clay/gravel subsoil)
- Assessment of significant vegetation (subsoil desiccation)
- Superficial location of drains and sewers (subsoil leaching)
- Recommended remedial actions
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