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Our Wolverhampton surveyors noted that the house was of timber framed construction. Our Wolverhampton surveyors thus took particular care to look for damp that might rot the timber frame. Our Wolverhampton surveyors also noted ponding of a flat roof. Our surveyors suggested further investigation as the deck might not be properly constructed.
Our Wolverhampton surveyors noted beetles, damp, corroing steel and lack of parking arrangements. Our Wolverhampton surveyors suggested further investigation before exchange of contracts in respect of all these matters due to possibe expensive remedial works. Our Wolverhampton surveyors were particuarly concerned by humping of a concrete floor as mortgage surveyors might make the property unsuitable for lending purposes.
Our Wolverhampton Chartered Surveyors found structural movement, a persistent leak, frost damage and an insecure ceiling whilst carrying out an RICS Homebuyers Survey of this Wolverhampon 1910 semi detached house
These photographs were by taken by our Chartered Surveyors during a Property Survey of a late 1970's bungalow. Our surveyors found roots in a drain, a distorted garage and substandard electrical fittings. Click on the above link to see what else our Wolverhampton Chartered Surveyors were able to find.
These photographs were by taken by our Wolverhampton Surveyors during a Property Survey of a typical inter-war three bedroom house. Our Surveyors found damaged metal work on a flat roof, missing window lintels, sagging gutters, exposed metalwork on electrical fittings and damp in a chimney breast. Click on the above links to see what else our Wolverhampton Chartered Surveyors were able to find.
Our Wolverhampton House Surveyors took these photographs on the building survey of an ex council house. Our house surveyors found parts of the roof structure to be missing, damp and missing stair railings. Click on these links to see what else our Wolverhampton House Surveyors were able to find.
Photographs from a building survey of a pre war terrace by our Wolverhampton Building Surveyors. Our Building surveyors found blocked air bricks, sagging roof timbers old electrics and mould due to damp. Click on these links to see what else our Wolverhampton Building surveyors were able to find.
Steve Butler Chartered Surveyor has worked in the Wolverhampton area since 1987 and is thus very familiar with the area. He managed properties in these areas for the Governments Estates Office whilst undertaking his Chartered Surveyors examinations. Steve has been surveying, valuing and managing a portfolio of properties in Wolverhampton since qualifying as Chartered Surveyor in 1992. Steve Butler has also passed the Government's Home Inspector Examinations and is an Associate Member of the Chartered Institution of Legal Executives.
If you are you buying a property in Wolverhampton then a pre-purchase Building or Homebuyers Survey may help avoid future expenses.
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 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
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.