House Surveys

Brear Associates Ltd carries out both RICS Homebuyer reports and Building Surveys.

House Surveys

Our Services include:

As chartered surveyors, all of our home buyers reports include:

  • a detailed report on the condition of the property
  • advice on any specialist investigation required
  • a summary of any urgent repairs and/or maintenance work needed

If you'd like more detailed information or you want to arrange an appointment to discuss your requirements, please contact us.

Homebuyer Report

A Homebuyer’s Report, is a survey done to a standard format set out by Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – it’s most suitable for conventional properties built within the last 100 years, which are in reasonable condition.

It doesn’t detail every aspect of the property, and only focuses on urgent matters needing attention. It’s not usually suitable for properties in need of renovation, or if you’re planning major alterations.

Building Survey

A Building Survey is a comprehensive inspection of a property. It’s suitable for all properties, especially:

  • Listed buildings
  • Older properties,
  • Buildings constructed in an unusual way, however old they are
  • Properties you plan to renovate oralter in any way
  • Properties that have had extensive alterations.

It examines all accessible parts of the property – and you can ask to have specific areas included, so it covers any particular concerns you have about the building.  A Building Survey doesn’t usually include a valuation, but we can provide this separately if you need one.

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