Prospect Surveyors and Valuers

Avoid costly surprises when buying your new home

Don’t take the risk when buying a property, ensure you know its true condition before making the purchase. Instructing Prospect’s team of Chartered Surveyors and Valuers will ensure you buy with confidence and could potentially save you thousands of pounds.

Why do I need to get a survey?

Not all property faults are visible to the untrained eye and a variety of underlying issues, from hazardous electrics to rotting windows, often go unnoticed. Surveys are recommended by the Consumers Association and the Council of Mortgage Lenders; they are not something that you should cut corners on.

Our service is delivered to ensure that as prospective buyers, you are fully aware of any underlying issues with your proposed property.

Prospect residential Surveyors and Property Valuers are trained to identify issues with:

  • Subsidence
  • Structural
  • Drainage
  • Roofing
  • Windows
  • Plumbing
  • Damp
  • Electrics
  • And much more

Why should I choose Prospect for my survey?

All of Prospect’s professional Surveyors are RICS accredited, with a wealth of experience in residential valuations and surveys. We comply with RICS best practice and hold £1m Professional Indemnity Cover. The reports are presented in a clear, easy to read format and highlight any significant defects or problems that require urgent attention.

If you are buying your property through another estate agency, you are able to use Prospect Surveyors and Valuers for your survey. However, if you’re buying with Prospect, we work with a team of independent, accredited Surveyors and Valuers, so you can be sure we have your best interests in mind.

I already have a mortgage valuation, do I need a survey?

It’s vital to remember that your mortgage valuation solely focuses on ensuring that there are no issues that will affect the security of your loan. It does not assess the condition of a property, so there may still be defects or problems that you are unaware of. This is why it’s vital to ensure you get a comprehensive survey before you buy your next home.

What type of survey will I require?

We offer a range of surveys, designed to meet your exact requirements and our experts will contact you to discuss which survey is best for you. Typically, most people will opt for a Full Structural Building Survey or a Home Buyer Survey.

A Full Structural Building Survey will give you full details of construction and condition. This will be recommended if the property is unusually built, run down, or if you are planning a major renovation. It will provide a full list of any remedial work that should be undertaken and which would affect the value of the property.

A Home Buyer Survey includes an inspection, report and valuation. It is recommended for houses, bungalows or flats that appear to be in a reasonable condition, or are of a traditional construction. This type of survey will highlight any issues or defects that may affect the value of the property if not dealt with.

In addition to these types of surveys, we can also provide:

  • Energy Performance Certificates
  • Re-inspections
  • Probate Valuations
  • Inheritance Tax Planning Valuations
  • Insurance Valuations
  • Relocation Valuations
  • Comparison Valuations
  • Key Worker Valuations
  • Red Book Valuations

How do I arrange a survey with Prospect?

Contact our expert team on 0118 955 9719 today!

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