Home Buyers Survey Ashton-under-Lyne

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Majority of the town is of a Georgian style as in the 18th century the town population grew as people from the countryside saw the attraction of working in new industries in big cities. St Michael’s church is the only Grade I listed building in the town and was established in the 15th century.

Victorian properties can be found on Richmond Street and Oldham (terrace houses). Georgian properties are located on Claremont Gardens, Carlton Road and Taunton Lawns. Generally there are many terrace houses available in the town and detached properties can be found just outside.

Limehurst Village is a new development in Oldham, a nearby town, consisting of two to four bedroom houses with seven styles available.

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The River Tame runs along the south of Ashton-under-Lyne which mean properties near the river may be subject to flood alerts from time to time. This includes Cooper Street and Park Road.

If you are concerned that a property you are looking to buy is in a flood risk area, you should consider getting a flood risk report (click for more details).
The M6 causes raised levels of noise pollution for Firbank Close, Sharon Close and residential roads toward the west side of the town. Dual carriageways also cause noise pollution for Stamford Street West, Blandford Street and Boodle Street. The railway line causes noise pollution for Winton Street, Cavendish Street and Currier Lane.
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, the south of Ashton-under-Lyne, including roads such as Fleet Street and Sunnyside Grove, is in a raised radon area, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

The raised Radon area has a maximum radon potential of 3-5% with some areas having a potential of 1-3% (the percentage is the chance of a property being built where Radon emissions might measure above the action level).

If you are concerned that a property you are buying is in an area of raised Radon, please click to visit Public Health England's UK Radon Map. Click also to find out more about Radon, Radon property searches and much more.

Greater-ManchesterGreater Manchester, created in April 1974, is a metropolitan county in North West England. It has ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Manchester and Salford.

The county is a mix of high-density urban areas, suburbs, semi-rural and rural locations. Surrounding counties include Cheshire, Merseyside, Lancashire, Yorkshire and Derbyshire.

The main motorway in the area is the M62, with the M66, M61 and M60 (a fully orbital motorway) branching off it. The M6 skirts the county to its west. The county has an international airport: Manchester Airport, the third busiest in the UK, which is also a rail hub. There are 98 train stations in the county at the most recent count.

The county has 5 universities; Manchester Metropolitan University, the University of Bolton, the University of Law, the University of Manchester and the University of Salford.

The county has the highest number of theatre seats per head of population outside London and theatres include the Royal Exchange Theatre, the Apollo Theatre, the Palace and the Opera House.

There are four professional orchestras, including the The Hallé, which is the UK's oldest symphoney orchestra and is based at the Bridgwater Hall. The Manchester Arena hosts more than 21,000, is the largest indoor arena in Europe and has been voted the most popular venue in the world.

Listed Building Survey Ashton-under-Lyne

We have local RICS Listed Building Surveyors who specialise in listed building surveys in Ashton-under-Lyne. To find out more go to - Listed Building Surveys - Building Surveyor and Survey Cost in Ashton-under-Lyne

Building Survey Ashton-under-Lyne Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Tameside Metropolitan Borough Council at Corporation St, Hyde SK14 1AL, telephone 0161 342 8355, or you can check the local authority website.

Read the following article if you are thinking about building an extension .

Local Building Survey Ashton-under-Lyne

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Manchester, Dukinfield, Springhead, Mossley, Mottram in Longdendale, Denton and Failsworth.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Ashton-under-Lyne. Whether you are buying an old run down 'doer upper' or standard construction freehold house, our RICS surveyors have seen them all.

With a vast number of years of experience completing building surveys on properties in Ashton-under-Lyne we'll be able to give you the detailed Ashton-under-Lyne HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.

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Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Warrington St, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7JD
  • Broadoak Cres, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 8QE
  • Crowhill Rd, Ashton-under-Lyne OL7 9HD
  • Oldham Rd, Ashton-under-Lyne OL7 9PS
  • Kings Rd, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 8HD

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Ashton-under-Lyne to ensure they deliver a detailed homebuyers report to help you decide whether you should move forward with your home move or if you should pull out.

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We normally have availability within days of you booking and our turnaround for homebuyers survey reports is within 5 working days.

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Panel of RICS Surveyors

Ranging from 10 to 40 years all of our chartered RICS Surveyors are registered with and regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and have indemnity insurance that covers all of the work they undertake in a Home Buyers Survey in Ashton-under-Lyne.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey non-intrusively inspects both the external and internal structure of a property for matters which include; damp, subsidence, infestations, cracks and damage.

The goal of the Home Buyers Survey, whether the Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or the HomeBuyers Report, is to provide reassurance when buying a home and this is the case if you are considering buying a property in Ashton-under-Lyne.

NB If you're a first time buyer, you might wish to click on What is a House Survey to find out more, including what happens during the inspection.

Click to find out how much does a house survey cost (free, no obligation quote)
If they find any issues during the inspection, our surveyor will flag them up in the HomeBuyers Survey and give you advice on what you should do to solve them.

If you are concerned about woodworm, or any other defects with the property in Ashton-under-Lyne you MUST get a Home Buyers Survey as the costs of repairing the defects can run into thousands of pounds. 

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Can I get my survey money back if the property falls through?

If the property falls through and you have already had a survey done on the property then the surveyor has already completed the work and there will be no refund.

Alternatively, what you can do is speak to the estate agent and offer for these to be purchased by their new buyer.

Some sellers are receptive to this as it’ll speed up the process for future buyers, however not all sellers will agree.

It can be an annoying time when a property purchase falls through, so we will always look to work with you on your next property purchase to try and keep the next survey cost as low as possible.