Our Services

  • Home Condition Survey offers the following:

  • - RICS HomeBuyer Report (Survey);
  • - RICS Building Survey;

  • We provide a fast, efficient and friendly service with verbal feedback on the day of inspection prior to the submission of reports. Thereafter, we are available for ongoing support.


RICS HomeBuyer Report (Survey)


  • The RICS HomeBuyer Report was established in 1981 and remains the most popular report for buyers. An RICS HomeBuyer Report provides a detailed description of the condition of the property. It also gives advice on any defects that may affect the value of the property with recommendations for repairs and ongoing maintenance. This service includes:

  • - a description of the condition of each element of the property;
  • - colour-coded condition ratings;
  • - diagnosis of defects and additional advice on repairs and maintenance;
  • - an overall opinion and summary of condition ratings.

  • This service excludes:

  • - a market valuation or reinstatement cost.
  • - cost esimates for repairs;
  • - any detailed description of the construction of the building or detailed advice on specific defects.


RICS Building Survey


  • The RICS Building Survey is a comprehensive report providing a full breakdown of the fabric and condition of the property, with diagnosis of defects and repairs and maintenance advice. An estimate of repair can also be offered as an optional service to be provided in the report, if it is agreed in advance. This service incudes:

  • - diagnosis of defects and detailed advice on repairs and maintenance;
  • - a full description of the condition and construction of each element of the property;
  • - a section on energy efficiency;
  • - colour-coded condition ratings;
  • - an overall assessment, including an overall opinion and a summary of condition ratings, repairs and suggested further investigations.

  • This service excludes:

  • - a market valuation or reinstatement cost.


Related Documents


RICS Home Surveys Information Sheet
Description of the RICS HomeBuyer Survey Service
Sample RICS HomeBuyer Survey
Description of the RICS Building Survey Service
Sample Building Survey
Building Surveys - Guidance Notes
Leasehold Properties Advice
RICS Maintenance Tips
Periods of Architecture