When purchasing a building, you are investing a significant amount of your funds, time and life. While a property may seem appealing and suitable for your needs, consideration should be given to ensuring that there are no significant issues or major surprises. Whether in a residential or commercial context, the building survey and the role of the professional surveyor is vital in protecting a buyer and managing risk. A survey and report by an independent building surveyor will help you to have a balanced view.
Our detailed surveys involve a thorough visual inspection of the building fabric to ascertain issues such as structural movement, dampness, deterioration and lack of facility. In our reports, we consider our findings and give context to defects found in terms of significance and urgency of repair. Estimated costs of repairs and improvements are also included.
Our specialism is surveying older properties, typically pre-1920s buildings and listed buildings. Recent commissions include:
Are you soon to purchase a property? Find out more about our building surveying services by calling Stuart Brown.