Home Buyers Survey Winchester

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Winchester is a city in and the county town of Hampshire, which grew out of Venta Belgarum, a Roman town which itself grew out of an Iron Age town. It hosts Winchester Cathedral, a very large Gothic building, which was consecrated in 1093, and Winchester College, established in 1382 and is the UK's oldest public school and still uses its original buildings.

There is a huge variety of properties in and around the area, for example the Pagoda in St James Lane, built in 1848, large detached properties in the Pitt area, built in various eras right up to the present date, large Victorian detached houses in Hatherley Road, 1930s terrace houses in Austen Close, 1930s semi-detached properties in Stanmore Lane and very modern flats in Kings Head Yard.

New build developments include the semid-detached and detached houses in The Green, Winchester Village and town houses in Lansdowne Avenue, among others.


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Properties in Winchester which are built in close proximity to the River Itchen, its tributaries and channels, in streets such as Water Lane and St John's Street, are in areas where flood warnings and alerts are issued 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).
According to the UK Government's Public Health England, some parts of Winchester, including streets such as Henry Kingsgate Street and Romans' Road, are 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.
On a recent search completed it was found that a property located on Sleepers Hill, Winchester SO22 5DU, was within 4km of a well used for energy exploration or extraction.

Any areas to be explored for their energy potential by the oil & gas industry must be licensed by the Department for Energy and Climate Change. Such exploration includes areas subject to hydraulic fracturing ("fracking") investigation.

HampshireHampshire is a large county in southern england with the south coast as one of its frontiers. Some 85% of its land mass is classed as rural. Its county town is Winchester although this town's population is dwarfed by the cities of Southampton and Portsmouth, which are part of the ceremonial county of Hampshire but not the non-metropolitan county. Other major population centres include Basingstoke, Gosport, Waterlooville, Fareham, Aldershot, Farnborough and Eastleigh.

Hampshire contains the national parks of the South Downs and the New Forest and these cover some 45% of the county's area. The River Test is well known for its growing number of otters. The county contains many seaside resorts, including Hayling Island. Adjacent counties include West Sussex, Berkshire, Surrey, Wiltshire and Dorset. It is the birthplace of world-famous literary figures Charles Dickens and Jane Austen.

Listed Building Survey Winchester

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

Building Survey Winchester Planning

You can review what planning applications have been granted or denied for properties in your area by contacting Winchester City Council at City Offices Colebrook Street Winchester SO23 9LJ, telephone 01962 840 222, or you can check the local authority website.

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

Local Building Survey Winchester

Our Building Surveyors specialise in the local area and have completed house surveys in Kings Worthy, Hursley, Colden Common, Owslebury, Sparsholt, Easton and South Wonston.

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


Home Buyers Survey Winchester

Recently completed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys near you:

  • Wychwood Place, Winchester, Hampshire, SO22 6BE
  • 8 Greenhill Rd, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 5DX
  • 44 Fivefields Rd, Winchester, Hampshire SO23 0QN
  • 87 Wavell Way, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 4EG
  • 112 Cromwell Rd, Winchester, Hampshire SO22 4AD

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Our Building Surveyor uses their local knowledge of Winchester 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 Winchester.

Home Buyers Survey - What does it cover?

A Home Buyers Survey is completed by a qualified RICS surveyor and delivers a visual inspection of the property in Winchester and the surrounding garden. The aim of the survey, whether a Building Survey (which used to be known as a Full Structural Survey) or a HomeBuyers Report, is to identify potential risks or defects that you may not know are there such as cracks or damage to the structure of the property, subsidence, damp and infestations.

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)
The Home Buyer Survey will report on issues found, however you need to make sure that you choose the right Home Buyer Survey for your property because some defects require further detail and this is best served by booking a Building Survey.

You can find a local RICS surveyor by using the search at the bottom RHS of this page.
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How long does your survey take?

We book the earliest possible slot for your RICS surveyor to carry out their inspection for your RICS home buyers survey.

Then, on the day, they visit the property and inspect all accessible areas, concentrating on signs and suspicions of defects and issues.

The actual time your surveyor takes over the inspection varies with each property – you can imagine that one for a small flat for a HomeBuyers Report will normally take less than one for a large mansion for a Building Survey.

It is likely to be anything between 1 ½ hours to 3 hours.

SAM Conveyancing's RICS surveyors call you on the day of the inspection after carrying it out to go over any major concerns and findings and then they complete the report and return it to you within 5 working days.