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We cover Canterbury, Margate, Ramsgate, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Folkestone, Dover, Deal, Ash, Sandwich, Faversham, Sittingbourne and Other Kent Locations for all Building Surveys and Home Buyer Reports

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Which Survey?

Below you can find a useful guide which details some of the essential features of the RICS Surveys, helping you to identify which report you require. Should you have any questions, require assistance choosing the right report for you or want to get a quote for one of our services, we’d be delighted to help. You can get a free quote from our surveyors today.

 

RICS Condition Report

  • Properties currently in good condition
  • Homes made from conventional materials, built in the last 30 years
  • Buildings without significant alterations, which you do not intend to significantly modify

RICS HomeBuyer Report

  • Properties that appear in reasonable condition
  • Conventional homes built in the last 100 years, Buildings without significant alteration, which you do not intend to significantly alter

SAVA Home Condition Survey

  • Properties that appear in reasonable condition
  • Conventional homes built in the last 100 years, Buildings without significant alteration, which you do not intend to significantly alter

RICS Building Surveys

  • Properties over 50 years old
  • Listed Buildings and historic buildings
  • Buildings of any age that are constructed in an unusual way
  • Properties that have been substantially altered or extended
  • Buildings that are proposed to undergo alteration or refurbishment

Custom Building Surveys

  • Properties over 50 years old
  • Listed Buildings and historic buildings
  • Buildings of any age that are constructed in an unusual way
  • Properties that have been substantially altered or extended
  • Buildings that are proposed to undergo alteration or refurbishment
  • Can include anything by agreement including liaising with other professionals and high camera surveys
RICS Home Condition ReportRICS HomeBuyer ReportRICS Building SurveySAVA Home Condition Survey Custom Building Survey
Describes the construction and condition of the property on the date of the inspection
Aims to identify any problems that need urgent attention or are serious
Aims to identify things that need to be investigated further to prevent serious damage
Aims to tell you about problems that may be dangerous
Aims to show up potential issues and defects, before any transaction takes place
Aims to help you decide whether you need extra advice before committing to purchase
Aims to enable you to budget for any repairs or restoration
Aims to advise you on the amount of ongoing maintenance required in the future
Provides a reinstatement cost to help you avoid under or over-insuranceOptional Extra
Aims to establish how the property is built, what materials are used and how these will perform in the future
Aims to describe visible defects, plus exposing potential problems posed by hidden defects
Aims to outline the repair options and give you a repair timeline, whilst explaining the consequences of not acting
Where practical and agreed, provides an estimate of costs for identified repairs
Provides specific comments on energy efficiency

# Custom Building Surveys are designed around your needs