If you are purchasing a property in Isle of Wight, please ensure that you have a building survey carried out on it. A building survey, prepared by a chartered building surveyor could literally save you thousands of pounds. The survey only needs to uncover one potential problem with the property and the cost of the building survey is more than recovered.
If you book a building survey in Isle of Wight with 1st Associated surveyors you will find that we take great pride in the quality of our building survey and produce a very detailed building survey report, whether it be for a residential property or a commercial property. We use plain English in our building surveys to explain any problems with the property to ensure that you understand the problems and how to resolve them.
1st Associated Building Surveyors cover the whole of the UK including all towns and villages in Isle of Wight for example in:
Bembridge, Blackgang, Bonchurch, Brading, Brighstone, Calbourne, Carisbrooke Cowes, East Cowes, Freshwater, Godshill, Hulverstone, Newport, Niton, Ryde, Sandown, Seaview, Shalcombe, Shanklin, St Helens, St Lawrence, Totland, Ventnor, Wroxall and Yarmouth.
We are independent surveyors who carry out building surveys on the Isle of Wight. We are independent of any lender or bank or mortgage company. When we are surveying a property we are working for you, not them. This means we are working towards your best interests. We want to ensure that your property investment is sound and that you are receiving value for money.
We are a building surveyors that operate throughout the UK. As building surveyors we are often asked to work on not only a building survey but also a boundary walls dispute survey, a schedule of condition survey and a specific defect survey.
We are also a commercial building surveyors - still operating Isle of Wight, we can provide schedule of condition survey, dilapidations reports and a commercial building survey - our building surveyors have the skills and experience to save you money on your commercial building purchase.
The Isle of Wight has a wealth of history from smugglers to kings and queens! In fact prior to that there is evidence that dinosaurs once lived on the island. There are many old pubs which smugglers of olde were said to frequent and some say still do!; such as the Buddle Inn and the Sun Inn at Hulverstone.
Osborne House in East Cowes, was built for Queen Victoria in the mid-1800's, originally as a holiday home, but latterly as her main residence. She died there in 1901. It is an English Heritage property and is well worth a visit. Carisbrooke Castle in the centre of the Island in the village of Carisbrooke, is famous for imprisoning King Charles I during the English Civil War. He was eventually taken from here to London where he was beheaded in 1649; again another English Heritage property well worth a visit, where you can still see donkeys on the wheel raising water from the water well.
The county town of the Isle of Wight is Newport, which has a wealth of shops, businesses as well as Parkhurst Prison! Cowes to the north of the island is famous for Cowes Week. Held in August every year this is a yachting festival that attracts people from all over the world, finished off with a huge fireworks display. Other towns and villages of note are Shanklin and Sandown with their beautiful sandy beaches and Sandown has a long pier, Ryde, Bembridge, which houses the island's lifeboat station, St Helens, Ventor, Bonchurch, Blackgang, which has one of the oldest children's adventure parks in the UK, Freshwater, Totland, Yarmouth, St Lawrence, Alum Bay, where you can take a trip down a chairlift onto the beach below famed for its different coloured sands and here you will find the Needles; a line of much photographed chalky stacks with a light house at the end, Godshill; famed for its thatched properties.
The Isle of Wight has one of the few remaining populations of red squirrels in the UK.
The Isle of Wight has a broad range of property types; 1stAssociated.co.uk can help you with whatever property issues you have. We carry out Building Surveys; both residential and commercial, specific defects reports and valuations.Contact 1stAssociated.co.uk for help and advice if you have property issues with your existing property or indeed if you require a valuation or building survey on a property you are purchasing in Isle of Wight on free phone 0800 298 5424.