RICS Building Surveys, Homebuyer Report & Condition Reports in London

Barnes & Barnes offer accurate and impartial Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) property surveys across three levels:

Level 1: Condition Report

Level 2: HomeBuyer Report

Level 3: Building Survey

Which Property Survey Do I Need?

The best property survey for your situation depends on the age and condition of the property as well as what you have planned for it. The RICS property surveys vary in how much technical detail and advice they provide and in how in-depth the survey inspection is.

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Regardless of which RICS property survey you choose, you will be given an insight into the condition of a property to aid your buying decisions. You can be assured that Barnes & Barnes are entirely independent and all property surveys will be conducted with complete impartiality.

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The RICS Property Surveys Compared

The table below provides a comparison of the property surveys available to you, highlighting their main differences. If you need further help in deciding which property survey is most appropriate, please get in touch.

 

Condition Report

From £300 +VAT

HomeBuyer Report

From £400 +VAT

Building Survey

From £1000 +VAT

Recommended if:
  • The property appears to be in reasonable condition, is built in a common style with conventional materials, is less than 10 years old and hasn’t been significantly altered
  • You aren’t planning on making major
    alterations
  • You feel fairly
    confident in the property’s condition
  • The property appears to be in reasonable condition, is built in a common style with conventional materials, is less than 100 years old and hasn’t been significantly altered
  • You aren’t planning on making major alterations
  • The property is in poor condition OR
  • It’s more than 100 years old; OR
  • It’s built using unconventional methods or materials OR
  • It’s already been significantly altered or extended
  • You are planning to make major
    alterations
Visual Inspection
to assess the condition of all elements of the property
Property Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 5Property Surveys in London 5Property Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 3
Identifies urgent issues, potential dangers or serious defectsProperty Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 3
Advises on potential maintenance requirements in the futureProperty Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 3
Includes a visual inspection of the roof space & underground drainageProperty Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 3
Advises on any further professional advice you should seek before purchasing the propertyProperty Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 3
Technical details of the structure, materials and construction of the propertyProperty Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 3
Detailed visual inspection to identify any hidden defectsProperty Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 3
Technical advice on repair options availableProperty Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 19Property Surveys in London 3
Identifies potential legal issues with the propertyProperty Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 3
Provides a market valuation of the property (for mortgage providers)Property Surveys in London 61Property Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 61
Includes a reinstatement value for accurate insurance paymentsProperty Surveys in London 61Property Surveys in London 3Property Surveys in London 61
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*We can provide you with a valuation or reinstatement value if you need one.

Still not sure which Property Survey you need? Our Chartered Surveyors are here to help.
Give us a call today to discuss your needs: 0207 737 7243

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