Previously known as a full Structural Survey, a Building Survey is a wide-ranging inspection of a property. It is the most comprehensive of the surveys available for residential properties and will provide a detailed evaluation of a property’s condition.
The Building Survey report will describe the condition of each element of the house and identify the property’s defects, their apparent cause, the urgency of repair, maintenance options and may also include an indication of the cost to repair.
Although this survey is more expensive, a Building Survey is a comprehensive and detailed evaluation of a property’s condition and construction as is most suitable for; older properties, listed buildings, buildings of non-traditional construction, buildings that have been significantly altered or buildings that you intend to renovate or alter.
All property owners should ensure that the structure of their property is adequately insured to ensure it can be re-built.
We offer full Building Insurance Reinstatement valuations which are undertaken in accordance with RICS Guidelines.
We are also able to tailor our service to any specific requirements that your insurance company may require.
Schedules of Condition are prepared in order to determine the condition of a property and make a record of existing defects. A Schedule of Condition may be required in various situations, including:
Our knowledge and experience in dealing with Dilapidations claims has enabled us to gain a unique understanding of how to correctly construct a Schedule of Condition that can truly aid the position of the client.
If you are considering a freehold property purchase or taking a lease on a commercial property, we provide building surveys tailored to clients’ individual requirements. Whether you wish to establish the condition of the premises you are considering for your organisations’ day-to-day use, or perhaps as part of an investment portfolio, having a Commercial Building Survey will provide you with all the information you require. A Commercial Building Survey is a detailed inspection and report of the construction, and condition of a property. Our reports are practical, clear and concise. We can carry out building surveys on all types of commercial property across the UK.