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Independent Homebuyers Report by RICS Chartered Surveyors on a 1934 Semi detached house.

Our independent RICS surveyors noted damp stains, a sagging floor, old inefficient boiler, substandrd roof structure and mould.


Homebuyers Survey Report on a 1950's Flat by RICS Surveyors

Our Independent RICS Chartered Surveyors noted a leaking roof, penetrating damp, a buckled and frost damaged wall. Our surveyors had particular concerns about the likely cost of having to rebuild the wall and repair the leaking car park roof.


RICS Property surveyors report on a Leicestershire 1981 semi detached house

Our surveyors noted that the house was of timber framed construction. Our surveyors thus took particular care to look for damp that might rot the timber frame. Our surveyors also noted ponding of a flat roof. Our surveyors suggested further investigation as the deck might not be properly constructed.

Independent Leicester surveyors report on a 1933 terrace house 

Our surveyors noted beetles, damp, corroing steel and lack of parking arrangements. Our surveyors suggested further investigation before exchange of contracts in resect of all these matters due to possibe expensive remedial works. Our surveyors were particuarly concerned by humping of a concrete floor as mortgage surveyors might make the property unsuitable for lending purposes.


RICS building surveyors homebuyers survey and report on a 1950 Leicester terrace 

RICS Surveyors Report 1950 Terrace

Our RICS building surveyors found non standard construction, a leaning chimney, cold concrete floor and open stair rails


RICS Leicester surveyors homebuyers report on a 1950 bungalow

Homebuyers Survey Report 1950 Bungalow

Our Leicester Chartered Surveyors found a moss infested roof, blocked gutters, limited insualtion, and rotten timbers 


 Independent property survey of a 1930's Leicester semi detached house

Our Leicester RICS surveyors from damp floors, an uninvited guest, fractued roof and potentially hazardous stair rails


 Homebuyers Survey of a Leicester 1910 Semi detached house by our independent property surveyors

Our Leicester Chartered Surveyors fround structural movement, a persistent leak, frost damage and an insecure ceiling whilst carrying out an RICS Homebuyers Survey of this Leicester 1910 semi detached house


Homebuyers Survey of a 1980 Leicester Terrace by our RICS Leicester Chartered Surveyors

Chartered Surveyors Report 1980 Terrace

 Our Leicester RICS Surveyors found a blown over wall, wet rot, cold windows and missing roof bracing


Homebuyers Survey of a 1902 Derbyshire Terrace by our Leicester RICS Chartered Surveyors

Chartered Surveyors Homebuyers Report 1901 Terrace

Our Leicestershire RICS surveyors found fire escape problems, lifting felt, a dangerous wall and problems with rights of way


RICS Chartered Surveyors Photographs from the building survey of a Leicester 1940 Terrace

Our Leicester surveyors found blocked under floor vents, poor insualtion, poor fire escape arrangements and substandard electrics durring the Homebuyers Survey of a 1940 Leicester Terrace House


Homebuyers Report Photographs from a 1900 terrace property survey by our RICS Chartered Surveyors in Leicester

Independent Surveyors Report 1900 Terrace

Our Leicester surveyors found beetles, a rusty water tank, frost damaged chimney and defective electrics whilst undertaking an RICS Homebuyers Survey on a Leicester terrace


Photographs from a surveyors homebuyers report on a 1960's Leicester Dormer Bungalow

RICS Building Surveyors Report 1960 Dormer Bungalow

Survey of a 1960's dormer bungalow near to Leicester. Defects our Leicester Chartered Surveyors found included frost damged bricks, ponding on a garage roofroof voids without insulation and a dangerous loft hatch.


Photographs from a House Survey of a 1930's Leicester Terrace House

Independent Surveyors Report 1930 Terrace

Homebuyers Survey of a 1930's terrace near Leicester. Our Leicester RICS surveyors found missing window lintels, incorrectly aligned gutters, chimney salts and exposed metal on electrical fittings


Independent survey of a 1978 Leicester detached bungalow

Property Surveyors Report 1978 Bungalow


Residential property survey near Leicester. Our Leicester surveyors found roots in a drain, a distorted garage, leaning retaining wall and missing electrical earthing.


Homebuyers Survey of 1965 Leicester Bungalow

RICS Homebuyers Survey Report 1965 Bungalow

Building survey near Leicester. Our Leicester surveyors found an old and inefficjent boiler, unsupported chimney breast, mising lintels, old electical fitings and an invasion of ants.


Homebuyers Survey of a 1950's semi detached house near Leicester.

Surveyors Report 1950 Semi

Our Leicester building surveyors found severe damp problems, rotten decking, and strange objects in the garden.


Homebuyers Survey of a Leicester 1930's Terrace House by or Independent Chartered Surveyors

Homebuyers Report 1932 Terrace

Leicester Chartered Surveyors found leaking rainwater goods, damp walls, solid walls and a bowed roof durring the Homebuyers Survey of this 1930's Leicester terrace.



Our RICS surveyors provide a rapid response in the Leicester areas at low cost. Homebuers Report and Building Survey prices are fixed so that you know exactly where you are.



If you are you buying a property in Leicester  then a pre-purchase Building or Homebuyers Survey may help avoid future expenses.

Our RICS surveyors specialise in surveying and valuing residential property in Leicester offering a rapid turnaround with efficient and competitive service.

An RICS Building Survey will tell you about the condition of the property including the state of the chimneys, roofs, rainwater goods, roof edges, walls, floors, ceilings, partitions, windows and doors. We can tell you whether there is any structural movement or settlement, wet rot, dry rot, woodworm or damp problems. We give you an overview of the services such as the electrical installations, boiler, central heating, hot and cold water.


RICS Building Surveys in Leicester: Click for sample report

RICS Building Surveys provides a more detailed picture of a property’s construction and can be carried out on practically all residential properties.

The report is bespoke and tailored to your requests.

It is most suitable when the building is less conventional. This could be because it is very old, it has been built using unusual construction methods, or it is dilapidated. Similarly, it can be very informative if a building has been extensively altered


RICS Homebuyer Reports in Leicester: Click for sample report

A standardized report produced by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to highlight significant problems and matters requirng urgent investigation.

It is designed to flag up major defects and problems that need urgent or significant attention, because such issues will affect the property’s value.

It is the cost effective choice for the majority of property purchasers.

A valuation of the property and estimation of reinstatement cost for insurance purposes is included as standard in both our Building Survey  and Homebuyers Survey reports.

Due to the time taken to measure the property Building Surveys cost considerably more than the Homebuyers Report, however you should bear in mind that they are unlikely to find any serious defects to the property that the Homebuyers Survey and Report will not.

It is considered that the Homebuyers Survey and Report will be suitable for most clients.

All Building Survey and Homebuyers Reports are undertaken by Steve Butler RICS Chartered Surveyor personally ensuring that personalized service to all our clients.


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