House Purchase Survey & Report

House Purchase Survey & Report has been developed as an economy service in a standard format comparable to the RICS Homebuyer report. 

It comprises a reasonably detailed inspection of the property with a concise report based on the inspection, including a Valuation.

Building Construction & Condition

Prior to our inspection we will undertake a brief desktop study for ‘due diligence’ to assess whether there are any potential risks at or close to the property which may affect our report and the advice we provide.

The inspection at the property includes all those readily accessible and visible parts of the dwelling both externally and internally including full access to the roof void where this is safe and possible.

The House Purchase Survey & Report concentrates on: 

  • Significant and/or urgent matters
  • Matters requiring further investigation
  • Features which affect value
  • General condition
  • Current Market Value
  • Insurance Valuation
  • Points for your Legal Adviser

The report is provided in an easy to follow layout.  The objective is to provide professional advice to assist you in making a reasoned and informed judgment on whether or not to proceed with the purchase.  The report will also help you decide if the property is reasonably priced, and will highlight any major drawbacks.

We will give clear advice as to any decisions or actions that should be taken before contracts are exchanged. It is important to remember that this is a standardised report and is not suitable for all properties. 

Once you have recieved the report and considered the contents we are more than happy to answer any queries or questions you may have.  We will also be pleased to look over and comment on any issues that may arise from your legal investigations including any ‘Environmental Report’ or the Land Registry Title.

We would recommend this report for properties falling within the following general parameters:

  • Built after 1880/1900
  • Up to 4 bedrooms (or 5 bedrooms if modern)
  • Of traditional construction
  • In reasonable condition
  • Not substantially altered or extended

For further advice or to discuss your needs please feel free to contact us.

For larger or older properties or those with known defects, we would recommend a Building Survey.

Current Instructions

We recently inspected this 1960’s built detached bungalow to prepare a House Purchase Report and Valuation for the prospective purchaser.

David Beaumont

Director and Chartered Building Surveyor

We recently inspected this somewaht run down and tired 1950’s Local Authority built semi-detached house to prepare a House Purchase Report and Valuation for the purchasers who intended complete modernisation.

David Beaumont

Director and Chartered Building Surveyor

Contact Us

Please tell us your name, company (if applicable) and contact details.

If you tell us a little about your enquiry including the property location (ie Evington, Blaby, Lutterworth or Melton), type (ie detached, semi or office or factory), the size (number of beds and living rooms or floor area) and the reason for your enquiry (ie purchasing, leasing, had works done) we will try to assist you.

If you are buying or leasing a link to the agents details would be helpful.

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David Beaumont & Associates

Chartered Building Surveyors

39 Central Avenue
Wigston
Leicester
Leicestershire  LE18 2AB

0116 281 2865

David Beaumont & Associates is a trading name of D B & A Limited
Registered Office at 3 Leicester Road, Oadby, Leicester Leicestershire LE2 5BD
Incorporated in England and Wales. Registered No: 4190564

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