Property Surveyors Wilmslow

Looking for a property surveyors in Wilmslow? We provide RICS property surveys in Wilmslow and surrounding areas in Cheshire and South Manchester. As a local family run business, we will provide you with a personable yet highly professional, quality service.

While you may consider trying to save money by foregoing processes such as a home survey, doing so may expose you to serious dangers and unforeseen costs. A RICS home survey will provide you with a detailed inspection of a property’s condition and help you make an informed decision about your purchase and bring you peace of mind.

There are several types of property surveys available, and the level of detail and cost can vary. Below you will see the main types of home surveys we provide. A drone survey of the roof and high level areas is included as part of all our home surveys. Prices start from £350+VAT, based on a Level 1 survey of a 1 bed terraced house.

If you are unsure which type of survey you require, please contact us to determine the most suitable survey for your situation.

Level 1 RICS Home Survey / Condition Report

This is the most basic and economical type of property survey. It is designed to provide a clear and concise overview of the condition of a property and is suitable for conventional homes or flats that are relatively new or in good condition. Here’s what is typically included:

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

More often referred to as a HomeBuyer Report, a Level 2 RICS Home Survey, is a standard and more detailed survey. It is designed to provide a prospective homebuyer with a more comprehensive assessment of the property’s condition than a Level 1 RICS Condition Report (which is a basic survey). Here’s what is typically included:

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 comprehensive and detailed survey. This survey is typically recommended for older or larger properties, properties in poor condition, or properties that that you plan to renovate. The survey includes but is not limited to the following – please contact us for a more detailed outline of our Level 3 Survey.

Detailed & comprehensive visual inspection of the property including outbuildings

Assessment of the property’s structural integrity

Check 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 Property Survey?

When it comes to property surveys and professional advice, we’re the smart choice for all your property needs. We invest in the latest surveying technology, allowing us to deliver the most precise and up-to-date reports, so you can make informed decisions with confidence.

Our friendly team is here to guide you every step of the way, and we’re committed to providing clear communication to any of your questions and concerns.

We understand that no two properties or clients are the same. That’s why we offer a personalised service tailored to your specific requirements.

Make the wise choice today – choose Hogbens Surveyors for unparalleled expertise, unbeatable service, and peace of mind in your property journey.

Your property’s future starts right here.

“We got a first class detailed survey. A simple ‘traffic light’ system highlights concerns, opinion was helpful and the detailed photography ensured everything was examined. Total reassurance.”