How much do surveys cost?
Home Condition Survey
These reports are usually for newer properties which are not structurally complicated, or which have not had more than two or more extensions or structural alterations. It usually contains up to 45 colour photographs.
Home Condition Survey for a flat
Base price: £575.
This price depends on size of the property, estate the flat is on. Takes around two hours.
Home Condition Survey for a house
Base price: £750.
This is for a house of up to four bedrooms and not more than two garages or outhouse buildings. If the property is larger than this the buyer should contact us for a quoted price.
This is a more in-depth record and investigation of the property and used to be known as a Full Structural Survey. It should be used when the subject property is old or is complicated in design or has been altered, extended or had a change of use. Also, if the property can be seen to have serious problems or issues then it is viewed by the buyer.
Building Survey for a flat
Base price: £650
This includes flats that are old or formed from a conversion form a house or other property. Communal areas that the buyer may be liable for will be checked, including a roof space and chimney inspection.
Building Survey for a house.
Base price: £800
The price is based on a property of up to six bedrooms and not more than two or more garages /outhouses. If the property is larger than this the buyer should contact me for a quoted price. This survey includes a detailed inspection of the rooms, basement and roof and internal roof space. The outside is also commented on including an inspection for Japanese Knotweed.
My Building Survey has an optional section to report on any health and safety issues I consider to be dangerous or in a poor state of repair. These include the gas and electrics and any other power supplies at the property.