A home is the most expensive purchase most people ever make. As an owner you will benefit from expert advice on the condition of your property - whether you plan to live in it, rent it out or sell it. In an RICS Home Survey an RICS professional conducts an in-depth visual inspection of the property. Their report provides an expert account of the property's condition and highlights any problems in clear and easy to understand 'traffic light' ratings.
Different homes require different types of survey. This video and the information above explains which survey we recommend for each property type. However, you should always discuss your requirements with your surveyor who will be able to advise you further.
When considering a building survey when purchasing a property, whether it be a buy-to-let or development investment, the long-term 'home of your dreams' or a business premises, peace-of-mind can be achieved by enlisting the …READ MORE
Buying a property is one of the most important, most expensive, financial investments often made in a lifetime, so it is important to have all the relevant information on a property before committing …READ MORE
As Chartered Surveyors we have been indirectly involved with the block management of property blocks of flats and buildings for many years. Our construction knowledge and professional experience equip us …BLOCK MANAGEMENT
Independent letting agents in Eastbourne. We provide a local estate and letting agency service to customers across Eastbourne and Sussex.READ MORE
Selling a house in Eastbourne has never been easier. We are experts in property sales, carrying out regular sales progression, liaising with solicitors, other estate agents and the buyer and seller. Sell House Fast with Southdown Surveyors.READ MORE
Whether you need us to securely hold keys, regularly inspect vacant properties, inspect and report on tenanted properties or arrange regulatory inspections (LGSC or PAT) Southdown Surveyors can help.READ MORE
For over 10 years, Southdown Chartered Surveyors and Building Consultants have been providing clients in East Sussex and across the South East with professional, independent surveying services. Our …READ MORE
If engaging a 'Project Manager' is seen as a 'extravagance' then it is worth making an assessment of the cost of not engaging one. Put simply, a 'project manager' can help protect against overruns of …READ MORE
Our expertise is not limited to the residential property sector. If you are taking on a new lease or purchasing new premises we can also help protect you and your business interests by providing …READ MORE
Snagging is the process of identifying defects or unfinished work, usually on new homes and new properties. At Southdown Surveyors, we have many years of experience in inspecting new homes and an in-depth knowledge of the snagging process.READ MORE
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Founded in 2006 by Matthew Symmonds BSc (Hons) MRICS, the practice has been developed using extensive experience and knowledge gained from working within some of London’s largest surveying firms, fused with a friendly, approachable manner.
The building survey report I received from Southdown for my proposed house purchase was extremely comprehensive and helpful. I had partly expected pages of general comments and padding. However it was very specific to the property and very detailed and it was clear that considerable amount of time and effort went into the survey itself and the report. It made very clear the remedial work and action points that are required and it will be very crucial in renegotiating the purchase price. Matthew Symonds who undertook the survey was genuinely interested and helpful in answering the various queries I had and gave me all the time I needed. He clearly understands customer service! The report was worth every penny and I have no hesitation in recommending Southdown Surveyors or using them in future.