RICS Condition Report In London

The RICS Condition Report is the most basic of our property surveys. It covers the defects, urgent problems or potential dangers of a property and helps you to make the most well- informed decision about your purchase of property in London.

Is A RICS Condition Report Right For Me?

We recommend the RICS Condition Report if:

  • The property appears to be in reasonable condition
  • It’s 10 years old or less
  • It’s built in a common style with conventional materials
  • It hasn’t already been altered significantly
  • You aren’t planning on making major alterations to the property
  • You feel fairly confident in its condition

If you aren’t sure if the RICS Condition Report is right for you, visit our RICS Property Survey Comparison here.

Why Do I Need A RICS Condition Report?

Buying a property is a stressful process already, without the added risk of purchasing a property with unknown underlying issues.
The RICS Condition Report gives you the peace of mind you need to make an informed decision about the property. It assesses its condition and any future issues that may arise, letting you make an impartial purchasing decision.
A number of standard-setting and consumer organisations (including Which? and The Council of Mortgage Lenders) recommend getting an independent home survey before committing to purchasing a property.

What Does A RICS Condition Report Give Me?

The RICS Condition Report is based on a visual inspection of all the main elements of the property and is a cost-effective option for more experienced home buyers or property investors who have a good idea of what to look for and already understand the costs involved with property maintenance.

The RICS Condition Report will highlight any defects, urgent problems or potential dangers with a property. You can use the RICS Condition Report, compiled by our Chartered Surveyors, to negotiate the price of the property, or simply to give yourself peace of mind that the property has no immediate and obvious problems.
You can find a RICS Condition Report Sample here.

What Does A RICS Condition Report Cost?

The RICS Condition Report, including an inspection of the property, starts from £300 + VAT. The final cost depends largely on the size of the property.

How Long Does A RICS Condition Report Take?

After a full inspection of your property by one of our Chartered Surveyors, our RICS Condition Report is usually available for your consideration within a week of the inspection.

Why Choose Barnes & Barnes For Your RICS Condition Report?

Barnes & Barnes is a team of experienced RICS-accredited surveyors, who are dedicated to always giving you clear, impartial and expert advice. We’re here to make the property buying process as simple as possible.

At every stage of the process, you’ll deal with a friendly and efficient team, who understand the pressures of buying a house. The RICS Condition Report will give you the information you need to make an informed decision about buying a new home, and we aim to make this part of the buying process straightforward and stress-free.

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Grant was extremely thorough in his report and was really helpful when it came to advising on key issues. Recommended!

R Marc  March 2021
R Marc

I found the whole team at Barnes and Barnes very helpful. The survey was done within certain time constraints very efficiently. I can definitely recommend this firm to anyone.

P Wickramasinghe March 2021
P Wickramasinghe

Extremely happy with the service provided. Grant did a great job on the report, met all deadlines and took the time to explain the report. Andrea was fantastic. Booked our appointment quickly, responded to emails quickly and was contactable. Took a lot of stress away.

J Harris February 2021
J Harris

I was very happy with the thorough survey. It was very clear and a lot of care was taken. We are taking all of the advice Grant has given us.

D Salamon February 2021
D Salamon

Phenomenal service as always!

S Rawling February 2021
S Rawling

Many thanks for the survey carried out (in difficult Covid times). Very professional, and easy to communicate with.

S Chambers February 2021
S Chambers

Thanks for thorough and thoughtful advice

J Poole February 2021
J Poole

They were very responsive and the service was great. The building report was detailed and easy to understand. I would recommend their services.

A Chen February 2021
A Chen

Barnes & Barnes were very helpful, from my initial enquiry to the final report. Good communication throughout which is always so important. I would recommend then to others.

R Christensen  January 2021
R Christensen

Thanks for the very clear report and for Grant’s follow up phone call and further explanations.

J.P. January 2021
J.P.
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