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Is everyone in your office telling you not to bother with a Homebuyers Survey?


Looking to move house in the Spring?

Are you wondering whether to have a homebuyers survey?

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Springtime is a popular time when homeowners are looking to move house.  Spring days become longer and the Spring bulbs and wild flowers burst into bloom.  Whilst house hunting no doubt you have thought about having a Homebuyers Survey or a Structural Survey and are wondering which to choose? 

A Structural Survey is always best – take a look at this web page and find out why and how a survey will save you money too.


10 Reasons why a Structural Survey will help you

1 Structural Surveys Fast ------------------------------------------------0800 298 5424

Do you need to make a quick informed decision on a new home?

Our Building Surveyors will carry out a full structural survey responding quickly to your request and provide a full survey report within a few days. This will enable you to make the right, informed decision for your new home.



2 Energy Efficiency Solutions --------------------------------------------0800 298 5424

Are you worried about how energy efficient your new home will be?

With ever increasing energy costs the energy efficiency of your new house is of great importance. All our Building Surveyors use the latest surveying technology including thermal imaging cameras to ensure accurate analysis.



3 Unique Survey Sketches ----------------------------------------------0800 298 5424

Are you concerned your new home may have costly house defects?

Our structural surveys with our unique survey sketches will ensure you are fully informed of any house defects. We give anticipated costs for any building work required, which you can use to negotiate on the purchase price saving you money.



4 Meet your Building Surveyor ------------------------------------------0800 298 5424

We recommend meeting your Building Surveyor at the property?

On the day of the Structural Survey our Building Surveyors are always happy to meet you at the property to talk first hand about any property issues. You will also be able to talk about space maximising ideas for any amendment or extension plans




Literally Hundreds of Survey Photos ----------------------------------0800 298 5424

Our Structural Surveys include lots of survey photos

Using the most up to date digital cameras and including aerial view 360 photos our Structural Surveys ensure you are fully aware of any property issues or characteristics. To make sure you are aware of the exact issue we use coloured circles too.



6 Free Example Surveys ------------------------------------------------0800 298 5424

Why not take a look at an example structural survey?

If you are unsure whether to have a structural survey then take a look at some of our free example surveys. We email you an example of a house similar in age, type and style to the one you are looking at so you can see the depth of our surveys.



7 3D Models and Layout Plans -------------------------------------------0800 298 5424

Are you wanting to extend or change the floorplan layout?

Our Building Surveyors will provide you with 3D models and floorplans to allow you to visualise your plans. This will ensure you and your builder are on the same page which is essential - a 3D model will help save time and money as well as limit costly later alterations.



8 Plain English Surveys --------------------------------------------------0800 298 5424

Easy to read, jargon free structural surveys

Our Surveyors use a common sense approach to writing our surveys ensuring that by using plain English rather than lots of technical terms you are fully aware of any structural issues.

9 Independent Property Experts -----------------------------------------0800 298 5424

We are Independent Building Surveyors

You will be astonished how many Surveyors are tied into Estate Agencies, Banks, Mortgage companies. All our Building Surveyors are Independent, which means we are 100% impartial working for you and only you.



10 Experts with Listed and all Era's, types and styles of property-------0800 298 5424

Are you buying an old Listed house or modern new build?

Whether you are buying an historic Listed Building, Victorian house or Modern house a structural survey is essential. Our Building Surveyors have many, many years of experience with all Era's of buildings and will give you peace of mind with a survey.




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