Condition ReportHomeBuyer Report


HomeBuyer Report

with Valuation


Building Survey

Cost 


Starts at £445 +VAT



Starts at £450 +VAT



Starts at £500 +VAT



Starts at £550 +VAT


Level of inspection


Inspection is “non-invasive”, providing a visual report of the property without disturbing existing décor.

Identifies legal issues or disputes pertaining to the property.


Non-invasive, visual inspection without disrupting décor.

Identifies legal issues or disputes pertaining to the property.
Non-invasive, visual inspection without disrupting décor.

Identifies legal issues or disputes pertaining to the property.
A visual inspection is accompanied by a more thorough search for “hidden” defects, typically including roof areas and under-floor spaces.

Identifies legal issues or disputes pertaining to the property.
Defects and concerns raised

Serious issues and potential dangers will be documented.



All concerns will be documented, including items requiring future maintenance. A “traffic light” grading system is used to indicate severity.



All concerns will be documented, including items requiring future maintenance. A “traffic light” grading system is used to indicate severity.



All issues will be documented, including items requiring future maintenance. Informed recommendations for repair options will be also be provided.


Unusual features
No specific treatment given.Additional expertise recommended if required.
Additional expertise recommended if required.
Additional expertise recommended if required.
Building construction and materials
No specific comments provided.
No specific comments provided.
No specific comments provided.


Provides technical details about the building methods and materials, with maintenance recommendations if required.

Mortgage valuation / reinstatement cost
Not included, but may be provided separately.
Not included, but may be provided separately.
Included as standard.
Not included, but may be provided separately.
Recommended for:


- Properties currently in good condition


- Homes made from conventional materials, built in the last 30 years


- Buildings without significant alterations, which you do not intend to significantly modify

- Properties that appear in reasonable condition


- Conventional homes built in the last 100 years, Buildings without significant alteration, which you do not intend to significantly alter

- Properties that appear in reasonable condition

- Conventional homes built in the last 100 years, Buildings without significant alteration, which you do not intend to significantly alter


- Properties in visible disrepair

- Buildings using unusual materials or construction techniques


- Property over 100 years old


- Listed Property


- Buildings that have undergone significant alterations, or which you do intend to significantly alter

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Below you can find a useful guide which details some of the essential features of the RICS Surveys, helping you to identify which report you require. Should you have any questions, require assistance choosing the right report for you or want to get a quote for one of our services, we'd be delighted to help. You can get a free quote from our surveyors today. 

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