Get a free instant quote for a property survey in Ditchling

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.

  • Fast turnaround of report
  • 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

We will never share or misuse your details.

Enter your details correctly to ensure your quote is valid

Home Buyers Survey in Ditchling

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Ditchling

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.

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

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ditchling

    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 Ditchling

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Ditchling) 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 Ditchling

    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

Reviews

Ditchling Surveyors

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

Home Surveys in Ditchling

RICS Chartered Surveyors with coverage in Ditchling and throughout every county of England and Wales.

Ditchling Surveyors

About Us

Home Buyers Survey in Ditchling

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Ditchling and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Ditchling property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Ditchling property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Ditchling House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The vendor said that the had been a problem with wet rot - What does a property surveyor in Ditchling keep an eye out for during the investigation?

Local property in otherwise fine condition can, to the disappointment of their would-be owners, still suffer roofing problems, such as. From roof battens to trusses, every part of the roof will be considered. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of holes or cracks in the waterproof layer.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Ditchling, but it is a health and safety necessity. A contractor in Ditchling with positive reviews can provide a quote. Speak to G K of 46 Marlborough Dr, Burgess Hill, RH15 0EU on 01444 248400 for more information.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My partner spotted signs of an infestation in the basement - Do we need a house surveyor?

Any questions about pests affecting a Ditchling home may not be asked by the lawyer. This matter should be taken seriously. An affected home may not always be easy to identify, for example, small tunnels in wooded beams may indicate the presence of house longhorn beetles. As some vermin can be very stubborn, knowing the risks, and chance of success before you buy is essential. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy. Speak to an expert, e.g. Deadly Serious, Birchington Cottage, East Chiltington, Lewes, BN7 3AU on 0127 389 1818, for more detail.

Stone block wall damage

Will a home in Ditchling with stone walls generate lots of maintenance costs? Which factors should we consider?

Stone walls are often ignored by home buyers due to their apparent strength and solidity. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. A survey will include a range of suggestions or requirements for maintenance, such as cleaning loose fragments and dirt before repointing or applying any treatment or fixative, to slow decay.