Home Buyers Survey Effingham

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Effingham village is adjacent to the crest of the North Downs and has a medieval parish church. Effingham Golf Course's clubhouse is Georgian in style and was reconstructed from the original manor house in 1770.

The Red House, by Edwin Lutyens, is an astounding piece of architecture in the locale, built in 1893. It was converted into apartments in 2008.

Effingham is an affluent locale which has a lot of large detached houses, built in a variety of periods, including the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian. There are also a number of bungalows, such as can be found in Mount Pleasant. There are semi-detached homes, particularly built in the interwar period, but there are very few flats, and these tend to be period conversions.


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According to the UK Government's Public Health England, much of Effingham is in a raised Radon area, in streets such as Browns Lane and Church Street, with properties built there having a higher probability than average of experiencing ground Radon emissions.

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.
Properties sometimes have issues with ground stability in certain locations in Effingham.

In a recent environmental search, taken out for a property in Forest Road, the report noted that there was a moderate potential for natural ground instability within 50m of the property.

This should not be taken to mean that the property in question actually suffered/suffers from subsidence however as "active subsidence will be dependent on local conditions, such as the proximity of trees or areas where trees have been removed, which require an inspection of the site to identify the nature of the ground on which the property is built."

Click to find out more about subsidence
div align="left">Raised levels of noise pollution from roads in the Effingham area mainly centre around the A246/Guildford Road, and affect nearby roads such Beech Avenue and Manorhouse Lane.

SurreySurrey is located in the south east of England and is well known for its high property prices and leafy areas. Guildford is the county town, however Surrey County Council can be found just up the A3 in the neighbouring town Kingston Upon Thames. It was in Dorking in Surrey at the White Horse where Charles Dickens wrote much of his Pickwick Papers and apparently based many of the characters on local people

The University of Surrey can be found in Guildford, however Surrey also hosts the Royal Holloway University of London (Egham), University of Law & Kingston University. HG Wells, writer of War of the Worlds, lived at Horsell Common in Woking in Surrey when he wrote the book and this is where, in the book, the Martians first land on Earth.

Listed Building Survey Effingham

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

Building Survey Effingham Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Guildford Borough Council at Millmead House Millmead Guildford Surrey GU2 4BB, telephone 01483 50 50 50, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Effingham

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Bookham, Leatherhead, Dorking, Downside, Stoke d'Abernon, Ottershaw and Ockham.

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


Home Buyers Survey Effingham

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Ottways Lane, Ashtead, Surrey, KT21 2NZ
  • 24a Blackthorne Road, Bookham, Surrey, KT23 4BN
  • 12 Buffers Lane, Leatherhead, Surrey, KT22 7XG
  • 24a Blackthorne Road, Bookham, Surrey, KT23 4BN
  • 58 Kingston Road, Leatherhead, KT22 7BW

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Effingham 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 Effingham.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

Our RICS Surveyor, during a Home Buyers Survey in Effingham, inspects both the inside and the outside of your property and searches in particular for subsidence, damp, infestations and any cracks or other damage to the property.

The procedure, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is non-intrusive.

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 Effingham 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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Do I really need a survey?

Surveys are very useful.

They can help you avoid any expensive surprises that may pop out in the future, as well as giving you peace of mind that the property you are buying is structurally sound.

With the information from the survey you might reconsider whether to buy the property or try and renegotiate the price, if you find it needs lots of repairs, it is reasonable to ask for some money of the price.

Alternatively, you might ask the seller to fix the problems before you buy it.

The last resort is to pull out from buying the property altogether.