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Home Buyers Survey in Tower Hamlets

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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.

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Do you need a Home Buyers Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Tower Hamlets

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to purchase a home made of conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years. Find out more

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Tower Hamlets

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Tower Hamlets) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this for non standard property such as thatched or older homes. Find out more

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Tower Hamlets

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation of the property. This is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute. Find out more


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Home Buyers Survey in Tower Hamlets

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Tower Hamlets and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Tower Hamlets property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap, but it does give a more detailed analysis of the Tower Hamlets property's state of repair as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Tower Hamlets Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on houses

I am acquiring a substantially modified period end of terrace home - is it necessary to get a full structural survey?

Full Structural Surveys have been renamed as Building Surveys. If contemplating the buying of an altered Tower Hamlets house - such as a dilapidated house, it is the right choice of home survey. A Building Survey will detail full and often serious details concerning the property's state of repair in addition to any technical details after a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the house.

. External sports facilities (buildings not the facilities themselves) will typically be surveyed.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What warnings would you give for a property built with brick? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-constructed residences demonstrate several benefits. However, they can also suffer from numerous defects, including frost damage and cracks. Your surveyor will mention these along with recommendations. A defect requiring immediate attention is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Just The Brickwork Ltd at Unit 8 Westcott Busines Venture Park, Westcott, Aylesbury, HP18 0QD should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01296 433452.

Buyers in Tower Hamlets should consider that a number of styles are found in many homes built in this country. This being the case, upkeep may not always be straightforward. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations I should check out when purchasing a property in Tower Hamlets in the vicinity of Tower Hamlets Cemetery conservation area, particularly with regards to property values?

Tower Hamlets Cemetery is in a conservation area and has been classed as very bad by English Heritage, with low vulnerability and deteriorating significantly. For detailed information visit their website or contact the Tower Hamlets Cemetery conservation area administrator. There are thousands of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with local councils. Tower Hamlets Cemetery is handled by Tower Hamlets Council at Town Hall, Mulberry Place, 5 Clove Crescent, E14 2B. Contact 020 7364 5009. Your surveyor need to possess sufficient knowledge of local considerations and the effect they have on the home. The value of homes is typically greater due to the areas being preserved.

RICS surveyors can be expected to advise you if the house is or might be is designated and Section I of a Tower Hamlets Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are carried out by your conveyancer. Out of keeping adjustments to the building may also be advised in your survey and these will be investigated in more detail by the solicitor.