Home Buyers Survey East Grinstead

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East Grinstead is a town in West Sussex and has properties ranging from medieval houses, to Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian houses and cottages, to more modern flats and houses.

Coombe Hill Road and West Lane has 1930s and more modern houses and Portland Road has Victorian houses. Dornans Park is an estate of 1920s and 1930s houses, many of which are being knocked down and rebuilt. There is also a fair stock of 1960s and 1970s houses of various types.

New build developments include Millbrook Place in Dunnings Road and Bluebell Gate in Holtye Road, where there are 3 and 4-bedroom houses and out of 32, 10 being sold as 'affordable' properties.



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 HomeBuyers Survey East Grinstead
Home Buyers Survey East Grinstead

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Properties in the southern part of East Grinstead which are built in close proximity to some of the feeders and tributaries of the River Medway, including in streets such as Lister Avenue and Hanwoods Lane, are in an area which is subject to flood alerts from time to time.

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).
Areas which have been designated as having environmental or historical importance may have constraints on property or land developments or alterations.

A recent Environmental Search stated that a property on West Hill, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 4EP, is within 250m of an area likely to be impacted by Environmental Constraints.
Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the East Grinstead area mainly centre around the main road – A22, London Road, impacting roads and streets such as Dorset Gardens and Halsford Park Road.

West SussexWest Sussex along with East Sussex used to make up the larger ceremonial county of Sussex. Land in West Sussex is varied and is part coastal, part downland and part wealden. The only city in the county is Chichester, which is also the county town but there are major towns including Crawley, Horsham, Midhurst, Worthing, Arundel, Bognor Regis and Shoreham-by-Sea among others.

Among the many excellent places to visit in West Sussex are Arundel Castle (classic, fairtytale-like castle built during the reign of William the Conqueror), the Vandalian Tower and Wings Museum. Counties adjacent to West Sussex include Surrey, Hampshire, East Sussex and Brighton and Hove.

Listed Building Survey East Grinstead

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

Building Survey East Grinstead Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Mid Sussex District Council at Oaklands Oaklands Road Haywards Heath West Sussex RH16 1SS, telephone 01444 458 166, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey East Grinstead

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Ashurstwood, Forest Row, St Hill Green, Crawley Down, Felbridge, West Heath and Newchapel.

We employ only expert RICS Building Surveyors to undertake Home Buyers Surveys in East Grinstead. 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 East Grinstead we'll be able to give you the detailed East Grinstead HomeBuyers report that you will need to know and what defects there are with your property.


Home Buyers Survey East Grinstead

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Springfield Gardens, Felbridge, East Grinstead, Surrey, RH19 2SP
  • Beckford, Lewes Rd, East Grinstead, RH19 3NA
  • Russets, Felcourt Road, Felcourt, East Grinstead, West Sussex, RH19 2LA
  • 20 Fairlawn Crescent, East Grinstead, RH19 1NU
  • 42 Hyde Heath Court, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 3UQ

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of East Grinstead 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 East Grinstead.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A RICS Home Buyers Survey is a visual inspection of the grounds and the internal/external structure of the property and identifies defects such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

Some of these defects you may not even see or know what to look for which makes getting a Home Buyers Survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, incredibly important when you are considering buying a home in East Grinstead.

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 East Grinstead 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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Is a Mortgage valuation a defect survey?

When you buy a home with a mortgage your Mortgage Lender requires you to get a mortgage valuation to assess how much your property is actually worth.

You have to pay for this survey and often you may think this is also a structural assessment to identify defects.

Sadly the mortgage valuation is just for the mortgage lender which means you need to get your own independent survey of the property that you'd like to buy in East Grinstead to make sure there aren't any defects.

There is some confusion as the mortgage valuation is often referred to as a survey and so many buyers assume this is what is meant by 'have you done your survey?' It is important that when buying a property in East Grinstead that you arrange your own HomeBuyers Survey that reports on defects or potential issues with the property.

The two types of HomeBuyers Survey to choose from are the HomeBuyers Report or the Building Survey. Buying without a survey could leave you exposed to any repair costs or defects that you didn't spot.

The costs of underpinning a property due to subsidence run into the £10,000s so it is important to get a survey to check for this type of defect. Buy your HomeBuyers Survey - call 0333 344 3234.

a Mortgage Valuation is not the same as a Defect Survey, example from SAM Conveyancing