Get a free instant quote for a property survey in Caterham

We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

The surveyor who produces your report will be local to you with local knowledge of the area.

  • RICS qualified surveyor
  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • Thorough and accurate report
  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
Survey Quote in 60 Seconds

Please be assured that your data will only be provided to the surveyor and we will not pass your data on to third parties.

On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

Surveyor Local only works with surveyors regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

Surveyor Local has earned hundreds of five star reviews from happy clients.

All Surveyor Local's surveyors are independent and not linked to any mortgage lenders.

Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Caterham

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Caterham
From £225
inc. VAT
 

The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

Click preferred survey type to begin download.

Download sample HomeBuyer Report HomeBuyer Report sample

Download sample Building Survey Building Survey sample

Download sample Property Valuation Property Valuation sample

Survey reports can be large files containing many photos of a property. On slower connections these files may take a short while to download.

Compare Caterham Property Surveys

X

  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
Valuation
Property
Valuation
Homebuyer
Report
Building
Survey
Help you make a reasoned and informed decision
as to whether to proceed, reconsider or renegotiate on the purchase
  Tick Tick Tick
Identify potential problems
such as any repairs or replacements the property needs including inspecting roofs, chimneys and other surfaces on the outside of the building from ground level
    Tick  Tick
Can help you negotiate a better property price
Where problems are discovered or a lower valuation is given, buyers are enabled to negotiate a lower buying price
  Tick Tick Tick
Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
    Tick  
Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
    Tick Tick
Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
Tick Tick Tick Tick
Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
  Tick Tick  
Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
      Tick
Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
      Tick
Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
    Tick Tick
Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
    Tick Tick
Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
    Tick  
Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
    Tick  
Appropriate for unusual property types
Suitable for a older, unusually constructed (e.g. thatch roof) or extensively modified properties (e.g. extended) or those in need of modernisation
      Tick
Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
    Tick Tick
    Get Property Valuation Quote Get HomeBuyer Survey Quote Get Building Survey Quote
 

Which Home Buyers Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Caterham

    A Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are buying a property built from standard building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Caterham

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Caterham) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this option when buying a non standard e.g. stone or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Caterham

    This is an impartial valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

Reviews

Caterham Surveyors

"Surveyor Local were fast, affordable and thorough. I couldn't fault them in any way."

Caterham Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Caterham

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Chaldon Road, Caterham, Surrey, CR3

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Park Road, Caterham, CR3

Home Buyers Survey Caterham

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined variable: outputDisabled in navtax_main() (line 694 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Strict warning: Only variables should be passed by reference in native_block_view() (line 494 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/native/native.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: block in internal_analytics_block_view() (line 115 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/internal_analytics/internal_analytics.module).
HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Caterham and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Caterham property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give a more detailed analysis of the Caterham property's state of repair and it includes information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get a Caterham House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Will the surveyor check out the serviceability of the gas appliances?

Your qualified RICS surveyor will visually look at the easily accessible parts of the system. This will mean gas related areas such as gas heaters at the property, as well as gas associated fixtures such as balanced flues. However, the Caterham qualified RICS surveyor will not remove the external fittings and he or she won't carry out any tests on the system or appliances. Gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer without delay.

Surrey based local Gas Safe registered companies include Stuart David Nicholson of 28 Audley Drive, Warlingham, Surrey Tel. 0845 094 3179 and FJS Plumbing & Heating Services Ltd of 251 Hillbury Road, Warlingham, Surrey Tel. 07984148279.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be bugs at the Caterham property we're buying, but we are not certain. Will a residential surveyor look into this?

Scare stories about property pest problems are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as lice as minor annoyances. When purchasing a property, this matter should be borne in mind. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take. If you believe lice, or any pest, may be present, request that your RICS surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Flemish bond walls on this Caterham residence needs work - what should we do? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-built Caterham apartments do benefit from many advantages. Unfortunately, they also experience both minor and serious issues. For instance, sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall and should be taken very seriously. Grantham Tim may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 85 Dalehouse La, Kenilworth, CV8 2EP or 01926 857173.

Brick-constructed property can be found across Caterham, leading to a number of popular courses and methods. One example is Flemish bond, featuring alternating long and short faces of bricks. .

The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Caterham and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Caterham property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give a more detailed analysis of the Caterham property's state of repair and it includes information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get a Caterham House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Will the surveyor check out the serviceability of the gas appliances?

Your qualified RICS surveyor will visually look at the easily accessible parts of the system. This will mean gas related areas such as gas heaters at the property, as well as gas associated fixtures such as balanced flues. However, the Caterham qualified RICS surveyor will not remove the external fittings and he or she won't carry out any tests on the system or appliances. Gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer without delay.

Surrey based local Gas Safe registered companies include Stuart David Nicholson of 28 Audley Drive, Warlingham, Surrey Tel. 0845 094 3179 and FJS Plumbing & Heating Services Ltd of 251 Hillbury Road, Warlingham, Surrey Tel. 07984148279.



Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be bugs at the Caterham property we're buying, but we are not certain. Will a residential surveyor look into this?

Scare stories about property pest problems are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as lice as minor annoyances. When purchasing a property, this matter should be borne in mind. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take. If you believe lice, or any pest, may be present, request that your RICS surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Flemish bond walls on this Caterham residence needs work - what should we do? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-built Caterham apartments do benefit from many advantages. Unfortunately, they also experience both minor and serious issues. For instance, sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall and should be taken very seriously. Grantham Tim may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 85 Dalehouse La, Kenilworth, CV8 2EP or 01926 857173.

Brick-constructed property can be found across Caterham, leading to a number of popular courses and methods. One example is Flemish bond, featuring alternating long and short faces of bricks. .

The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote