Welcome to Able Surveyors in Willesden, your property expert for residential and commercial surveying services and specialist building advice in London. Our team of experienced surveyors prides itself on a professional and dynamic approach to solving your commercial and technical building problems, allowing you to focus on maximising returns on your property investment.

 

0207 164 6628

info@ablesurveyors.co.uk

Opening Hours: Monday-Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm.

Buying in Willesden

Sometimes described as the old lady of the northwest London suburbs, Willesden’s faded star appears to be making a comeback. There are grand Edwardian homes standing in close contrast to council blocks, with typical 1930s homes aplenty too. The Mapesbury Conservation Area, a cluster of tree-lined streets with Edwardian Arts & Crafts style properties is particularly desirable. Willesden is popular with young professionals, with easy access to the Jubilee Line providing a fast commute into the City or Canary Wharf.

Willesden Green has been highlighted as a major area for generation by Brent Council whose promotional literature says: “Willesden will become and attractive town centre that boasts both a lively day and evening economy with a heightened consumer experience. Visitors to the town centre will be able to enjoy a day of shopping and relaxing into the night time economy where they can experience quality places to eat drink and socialise. Mixed use development will be introduced to the edge of Willesden High Road as it has become increasingly attractive to those that cannot afford the high house prices.”

Major regeneration in Willesden includes the giant new transport hub at Old Oak which will link Crossrail and HS2 in the future.

Willesden has an average overall property price of £685,936, cheaper than Brondesbury Park, Kensal Rise. Compared to neighbouring areas such as affluent West Hampstead and Queens Park, Willesden offers excellent value for money. Most of last year’s property transactions involved flats.

Property Services in Willesden

At Able Surveyors, we offer a selection of building surveys and professional services to ensure that the purchase, maintenance and management of your property asset in Willesden is as straightforward as we can make it.

All buyers can benefit from one of our RICS property surveys and we are happy to advise on the right choice of HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey. Where a particular area of concern has already been highlighted, we can carry out Specific Defect Surveys, Snagging Lists, Damp Reports and more to provide full professional documentation of the issue.

Investors looking to develop their portfolio and maximise profits may be interested in our assistance with Schedules of Condition for tenanted properties, or Stock Condition Surveys to prepare and ongoing maintenance schedule.

FAQs

Why should I commission a RICS Condition Report?

The RICS Condition Report is the simplest home survey and covers the basic condition of the property, any major building defects as well as any potential legal problems. There is no advice given or valuation provided with this survey, meaning it is only really suitable for new builds or modern homes that are in a good state of repair.

Is there any benefit in having a survey if it’s a cash purchase?

The fact that you’re a cash buyer means no lender is involved – you’re on your own. Given the risk associated with any property purchase, it is wise to have a survey carried out so you know the condition of the building and any issues with it before you commit to the purchase, and can take the appropriate action.

Contact Us

For specialist guidance and advice on all commercial and residential property related issues, or to discuss your requirements for a Chartered Surveyor in Willesden, Able Surveyors would be delighted to help. Get in touch today.

 

VALUATION REPORT STARTS AT £350 +VAT

HOMEBUYER REPORT
STARTS AT £450 +VAT

HOMEBUYER REPORT WITH VALUATION STARTS AT £500 +VAT

BUILDING SURVEY
STARTS AT £550 +VAT

A visual inspection of the property to access condition

Detailed visual inspection for hidden defects

A “traffic light” grading system is used to indicate defects severity.

Identifies legal issues disputes pertaining to the property

Informed recommendations for repair options

Technical details of building construction and materials provided

Identifies future maintenance requirements

Mortgage valuation / reinstatement cost
(Where not included this can be provided separately)

Additional Drone Survey
(for a more detailed view of a properties roof)

+£300

+£300

+£300

Andrew Mulvey
12/04/2022
I can't say enough good things about Able - not just on the survey quality, but also on the excellent communication. They knew I was in a hurry, and they made sure they gave me the earliest possible slot (about a week after paying). On the day, the surveyor kindly called me and spent half an hour talking through what he found, to put my mind at ease. The next day, I got a summary of the survey. And a couple of days later, the full survey report. It was incredibly detailed, and answered all my questions. It also listed the costs of each repair. A few weeks later, and after the searches came back, I emailed Able with a list of questions. A couple of hours later, the surveyor personally called me and spent an hour going through each point step by step. At no point did I feel rushed, and he spent time reassuring me about each item I was worried about. All in all, dealing with Able was the best experience I have had in the home-buying process, and I would be delighted to use them again if I ever buy another place.
arpana agarwal
11/03/2022
Jack did a great job for us and was available for any follow-up questions in a timely manner. We got a thorough and professional report at a much more reasonable cost than other firms. Thank you!
Achilleas Konstantelakis
15/12/2021
Excellent service and communication. High quality report with lots of detail. I highly recommend them.
Sharon B
08/11/2021
One of the best people you want to use when considering buying a property. Communication was second to none and the report provided was detailed and gave me the assurance I was looking for. Very reasonable price for a first time buyer.
Alireza Mohammadi
05/11/2021
I am happy with service they provided. I was in dark regarding a house that I am going to buy but they stepped in and shed some lights and gave me some insights about the condition of the property. They are resposive nd helpful. I am happy with their service and also I have to mention that their price was reasonable.
Vivian Wijaya
04/11/2021
My second time using their services, this time with surveyor Jack. As always: professional report, prompt response with follow up call. Honest (refunded unnecessary part of the survey). Got returning customer discount. Absolutely nothing to complain. They are ABLE, as the name says.
Stefan Laxness
30/09/2021
Very efficient, very competent, excellent customer service!
Chris Folarin
29/09/2021
I felt good because of the impeccable services i received. For keeping me in loop all the way is very professional even when you couldn't reach the agent. The report was very detailed and the attention to details was very impressive. The Initial report i first received was very commendable. Great job and keep it up.