Building Surveyors Congleton

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It may be tempting to consider bypassing steps like a home survey, but doing so could expose you to significant risks and unforeseen expenses. The primary objective of a house survey is to provide a comprehensive report on the property’s condition. Choosing a RICS home survey guarantees a comprehensive assessment; enabling you to make informed decisions about your purchase and giving you the confidence you require.

We offer various property surveys, each varying in detail and cost. The main types of home surveys we provide are detailed below. As part of all our home surveys, a drone assessment of the roof and elevated spaces is included. Prices start at £350+VAT, based on a Level 1 survey of a one-bedroom terraced house.

If you’re unsure about the type of survey you require, do reach out to us. We’ll assist you in identifying the most suitable survey for your specific situation.

Level 1 RICS Home Survey / Condition Report

As your local surveyors in Congleton, our Level 1 survey represents the simplest and most cost-effective form of property survey. It aims to offer a straightforward and brief assessment of a property’s condition, making it suitable for standard houses or apartments that are either relatively new or in good overall condition. Here is a typical inclusion of what it covers.

Visual inspection of the property to identify any visible defects or issues

Brief concise report of the property’s condition

Traffic light system to highlight the condition of different parts of the property

Comments on significant defects or issues found

Basic energy efficiency of the property, such as energy rating and potential improvements

Risks and legal considerations associated with the property, such as flood risks, planning issues, or other factors

Level 2 RICS Building Survey / HomeBuyer Report

Frequently known as a HomeBuyer Report, a Level 2 RICS Home Survey is a standard and more detailed examination of the property. It is specifically crafted to furnish prospective homebuyers with a more thorough evaluation of the property’s condition compared to a Level 1 RICS Condition Report, which is a more basic survey. The typical inclusions are as follows:

Visual inspection of the property to identify any visible defects or issues

Assessment of major elements including the roof, walls, windows, doors, and floors

Dampness and potential issues related to moisture and water ingress

Structural integrity of the property and identify any significant defects or concerns

General advice on any necessary repairs or maintenance

Legal issues or planning concerns related to the property such as planning or flood risks

Level 3 RICS Building Survey

The Level 3 RICS Building Survey is the most thorough and detailed examination available. This survey is usually advised for older or larger properties, those in poor condition, or properties intended for renovation. Among other aspects, the survey encompasses the following points. For a more comprehensive outline of our Level 3 Survey, please get in touch with us.

Detailed & comprehensive visual inspection of the property including outbuildings

  Assessment of the property’s structural integrity

Look for signs of dampness, rot, or woodworm infestations plus remedy suggestions

Thorough inspection of the roof, including its structure, covering, and any issues with leaks or damage

Review of the property’s services, such as plumbing, heating, and electrical systems

Appraisal of any environmental issues, such as flooding, subsidence, or contaminated land.

Check the property boundaries and any land issues, such as access rights or shared amenities.

Recommendations for any repairs, maintenance, or further investigations. Detailed findings and photographs included.

Legal concerns may also be addressed such as planning or building regulations compliance

Why Choose Hogbens for your Building Survey?

In the realm of building surveys and expert guidance, we are the smart choice for all your property requirements. We invest in cutting-edge surveying technology, enabling us to provide the most accurate and current reports. Our detailed surveys will assist in empowering you to make confident and well-informed decisions.

Our friendly team is committed to helping you throughout the process. We ensure clear communication and will answer any questions or concerns that may arise at any stage.

Each property and client is unique, and we fully recognise this. Thats why we provide a personalised service tailored to meet your specific requirements.

You can be confident that Hogbens Chartered Surveyors will deliver unrivalled expertise, unbeatable service, and assurance in your property journey.

The future of your property starts right here.

“Highly recommend Hogbens! The report was really in depth and informative. James has been really quick at responding to emails and was happy to answers questions I had.”