Eastbourne Homebuyers Report

Are you buying a property in Eastbourne?

Buying a home is without a doubt one of the most important and expensive purchases you can make. It is usually the biggest financial investment of our lives and with all of that hard work and money going into a single purchase, you will want to make sure it is as good as it looks.

The HomeBuyer Report

“This is by far the most popular survey that we undertake, it provides a detailed report and is suitable for the vast majority of properties within the local area…”

Homebuyers Reports in Eastbourne

We offer our clients a professional and friendly service throughout Eastbourne and the surrounding areas. Our homebuyers reports are thorough and fair, showing up all potential defects and issues that may arise.

Our home buyer surveys take approximately two hours, we will inspect all accessible areas of the property thoroughly and create a 20-30 page document detailing our findings.

Most importantly, we can explain what this report means and offer any advice on how to progress with your purchase.

The HomeBuyer Report will include:

  • A description of the property, outbuildings and construction.
  • An Overall Opinion on the property in relation to its condition and proposed purchase price
  • A description of the buildings elements, condition and recommended actions. Condition Ratings will be applied
  • An overview of the Services connected and their visual condition.
  • Drainage covers will be lifted but no tests will be applied to the Services. Further investigations or tests may be recommended.
  • Legal issues and investigations for example in respect of extensions, alterations, guarantees, tenure and right of way
  • A market valuation and assessment of insurance rebuild costs

The Report highlights significant and urgent issues including:

  • Ongoing structural movement and issues
  • Roof structure problems and coverings in disrepair
  • Cavity wall tie corrosion
  • Rising and penetrating dampness
  • Negligent structural alterations and extensions
  • Timber decay and woodworm
  • Asbestos
  • Health and safety issues

The report uses Condition or ‘Traffic Light’ ratings for each element of the property to highlight the urgency of repairs and further investigation