Home Buyers Survey Berwick-upon-Tweed

We have local RICS surveyors with knowledge and experience of properties in Berwick-upon-Tweed. We leave no stone unturned and our fees are fixed - plus we'll handle all the access for you with same week availability.

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Historic houses in Berwick-upon-Tweed include Paxton House which is thought to be one of the most respectable 18th century country houses in Britain. Lindisfarne Castle on Lindisfarne Island (or Holy Island) was built in 1550 and its remains are a fantastic nearby landmark.

The current architecture of the town mainly consists of grand Victorian houses, such those on Castle Terrace and Main Street. These properties tend to be large, detached houses. There are Victorian terrace houses available along the seafront and along streets such as High Greens and Northumberland Road. The new development Halidon Hill contains new build properties that are generally detached.

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Areas of Berwick-upon-Tweed may be subject to flood alerts from time to time. Streets that may be affected by this include Blakewell Street and West End.

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).
Raised levels of noise pollution from the A1 and the A1167 may affect streets such as Newfields and Windmill Way West.
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, Berwick-upon-Tweed, including streets such as Osborne Road and Brucegate, 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 10-30% (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.

Northumberland is the most northerly county in England. The north of the county is bordered by Scotland, the west is bordered by Cumberland and the south is bordered by Durham. The east of the county is on the coastline of the North Sea. The county town is Alnwick which has a population of 8,116 (2011). Newcastle upon Tyne was a part of the county until 1400 when the city became a county itself.

There are no motorways in the county but there are major roads such as the A1, A68 and the A696. The school system in the county is the three tier system (lower/middle/upper) with many state schools contained within it.

Northumberland National Park is the furthest north national park in England. The north of the park has the Cheviot Hills and the southern part covers sections of Hadrian’s Wall. The county has been the sight of many battles including that of the Viking raid in 793 on the monks living on the Holy Island and a Scottish attack on Northumberland in 1388.

Listed Building Survey Berwick-upon-Tweed

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

Building Survey Berwick-upon-Tweed Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Berwick-upon-Tweed at Council Offices, Wallace Green, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1ED, telephone 0845 600 6400, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Berwick-upon-Tweed

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in East Ord, Scremerston, Marshall Meadows, Paxton, Tweedmouth, West Allerdean and Mordington Holdings.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in Berwick-upon-Tweed. 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 Berwick-upon-Tweed we'll be able to give you the detailed Berwick-upon-Tweed 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:

  • Church Street, Berwick-upon-Tweed, TD15 1DU
  • Marygate, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1BNTD15 2HL
  • Woolmarket, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 1AA
  • Ord Drive, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2XU
  • West End Road, Tweedmouth, Berwick-upon-Tweed TD15 2HL

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Berwick-upon-Tweed 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 Berwick-upon-Tweed.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey identifies many different defects or potential risks that can be found within a property and is an essential part of any home buying process.

The survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is completed by a Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) registered Surveyor so they are fully trained to provide you with the detail you need to give you the salient facts when you are looking to buy your home in Berwick-upon-Tweed.

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 the Home Buyers Survey shows up any such problems, our appointed surveyor will explain to you what you should do to get more in-depth information about the type and scope of the matter and what is required to fix it.

If you are worried about any defects that you think your property in Berwick-upon-Tweed has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might grow to many thousands of pounds as time progresses.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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Which walls does the surveyor report on?

RICS surveyors assess the accessible areas of a property of which the roof structure, ceilings, walls and partitions are included. These areas are normally divided up into internal and external sections within the final report.

Often a surveyor will comment on the building materials of the walls or partitions, noting any structural movement or signs of subsidence and on any signs of damp/rising damp.

Also, if requested before the inspection, a surveyor can often provide their professional opinion on works you may have planned for the property.