A Defect Analysis Report sees a Surveyor visit your property to inspect and report upon a specific defect or issue.
Defects addressed through a Defect Analysis Report can be far and wide, over the years we’ve seen everything from damp, to bomb damage, to trespass!
The Report will ensure that you’ve got a comprehensive understanding of the matter, so that you can best address and resolve the issue.
What Does a Defect Analysis Report Surveyor Do?
The Surveyor’s role will be to comprehensively inspect the defect that exists within the property determining the cause of the problem.
Following on from the inspection they will then compile their findings into a report, giving objective and clear advice on how to rectify the issue.
Defect Analysis Report Surveying Costs
Here at Stokemont, we believe that RICS HomeBuyer Report Surveying costs should be transparent and clear. As a guide our prices are as below, in order to obtain a fixed cost, please get in touch with our team of chartered surveyors who will be happy to advise.
Defect Analysis Report for Flats
From £550 + VAT
Defect Analysis Report for Houses
From £750 + VAT
Typical Defect Analysis Surveying Questions & Video FAQ
Will the Defect Analysis Report identify the problem with the property?
If possible, they will also give a firm indication of the likely cost to rectify and remedy the problem helping you to make a fully informed decision on the next steps to not only solve the problem, but undertake the all necessary making good.
How long does the Defect Analysis Report take?
Generally speaking the property inspection itself can take anywhere from one to three hours.
During that time the surveyor is likely going to ask questions and have a discussion about the background to the problem.
They will then undertake a comprehensive and full inspection of the defect and property as a whole trying to establish its cause and importantly its remedy.
What should I do once I have the Defect Analysis Report?
Importantly we would advise that the report’s contents are shared with the selected contractor so they are fully abreast of the surveyor’s opinion and recommended course of remedy.
Will intrusive inspection be undertaken?
However it should be worth noting that as surveyors we are not insured to undertake destructive opening up therefore if you did want to gain the benefit of full inspection of the defective area of the property in question this would need to be done prior to the surveyor’s visit via a contractor or alternatively at the time of the surveyor’s inspection with a contractor present.
Will you discuss report content with the contractor?
Our team of Surveyors are not only highly experienced but importantly they are also qualified.
We’re proud to confirm our Surveyors hold membership status and accreditation to some of the world’s leading professional governing bodies including; the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), the Chartered Institute of Building (CIOB), the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb), The Chartered Association of Building Engineers (CABE), the Pyramus and Thisbe Club (P&T) and the Centre for Effective Dispute Resolution (CEDR).
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