Home Buyers Survey Eton Wick

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Eton Wick is a village in Berkshire which has a long and strong association with the world famous college of the same name. It had a sparse population up until the 1880s so most housing there dates from then onwards.

There are many Victorian properties; detached, semi-detached, terraces and cottages, which can all be seen in Alma Road. There are also post-war 1950s and onwards semi-detached houses.

Very modern developments are few, however the Gables in Stonebridge Field is one such recent example – a set of luxury apartments/townhouses in a gated community.


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Most properties in Eton Wick are subject to flood warnings and alerts from time to time as the area is located in a flood plain with the Jubilee River to the north and the Thames to the south.

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).
Section F3 of a RICS HomeBuyer Report considers walls and partitions and can include critical information regarding matters such as damp, for which readings are taken, if you're looking to buy a property in Eton Wick.
In a recent RICS HomeBuyer Report for a property in Alma Road, the RICS surveyor noted the following:

"High moisture readings were recorded at low level to either front corner of the reception room and to the left wall of the area below the dog leg of the staircase. These are symptomatic of rising dampness and we would therefore advise that a reputable damp proofing expert is instructed to survey the affected areas and that any recommendations are instigated."

Click to find out more about rising damp
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, an area to the west of Eton Wick, including streets such as Eton Wick Road and Somerville Road, 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 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.

BerkshireBerkshire is a county which touches a small part of the borders of West London. It is a home county (because it borders Greater London) and is often called Royal Berkshire because it contains Windsor and Windsor Castle. It hosts a number of iconic UK landmarks such as Ascot (Ascot Racecourse), Wentworth (Golf Course), Sunningdale (Golf Course), Virginia Water and Windsor Great Park and Eton School. Virginia Water was the first postcode area where the average property price exceeded one million.

Like many of the home counties, there are many essentially commuter dormitory settlements which house London workers. Reading (which is Berkshire's county town) in particular is a larger one and is popular because of its very fast rail links with Central London - there are many one-stop services to London Paddington and it is also due to be the western terminus of the Crossrail line.

Listed Building Survey Eton Wick

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

Building Survey Eton Wick Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead Council at Town Hall, St Mary's Walk, Maidenhead SL6 1RF, telephone 01628 683800, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Eton Wick

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Windsor, Slough, Ascot, Eton, Bray, Datchet and Dorney.

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


Home Buyers Survey Eton Wick

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Sunbury Road, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire SL4 6BA
  • 23 Alma Road, Eton Wick, Windsor, SL4 6JZ
  • 3 Albany Road, Eton, Windsor, Berkshire, SL4 1HL
  • 42 Queens Road, Eton Wick, SL4 6NA
  • Riverbank, The Friary, Old Windsor, Berks, SL4 2NS

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Eton Wick 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 Eton Wick.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A 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, if you are considering buying a property in Eton Wick, incredibly important.

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)
Should any issues be flagged up in the HomeBuyers Survey, our surveyor will tell you what you need to do to get more in-depth advice on the extent and seriousness of the issue affecting your property in Eton Wick and what needs to be done to remedy it. 

If you are worried about a crack or cracks or indeed any other defects that you think your property has, we strongly recommend you get a Home Buyers Survey as the cost of remedying the problem might snowball into many thousands of pounds further down the line. 

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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When should you book in your property defect survey?

It is recommended that you book in your property survey, be it a HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, around the same time you book in your mortgage valuation.

Booking the inspection to coincide with a few days after you get the decision on your mortgage (the offer) keeps you on track with the process.

Additionally it allows you time to cancel your survey in the unfortunate event of the lender declining your mortgage.

In the event that you are a cash purchaser, it is recommended to have your survey carried out as soon as you can within the process as this will be a deciding factor as to whether you proceed with buying the property or not.