New Build Inspections
Are you in the process of buying a new build home? If you are it may be worth instructing a surveyor to perform what is known as a 'snagging inspection'. These surveys (also commonly referred to as new build inspection surveys) are designed specifically for new build properties to identify any minor or major faults. They provide the purchaser of the property with the information they need to get any issues resolved prior to moving in.
Snagging surveys have become increasingly important as the pressure on developers and builders to construct new housing quickly and economically has increased significantly. This situation has led to more and more issues with new build properties through unfinished work and rushed workmanship. A snagging survey identifies these issues so that the purchaser is equipped with the necessary details to negotiate work prior to moving in.
Whilst the majority of snagging surveys are conducted before moving day, they can often be completed within 2 years of the properties warranty date. We would always advise you check this timeframe with your developer however as this can vary.
Southdown Surveyors in East Sussex
Southdown Surveyors was established in 2006. As an independent surveying practice, we have provided a range of professional support for property related issues. Our team of RICS accredited surveyors work with residents and businesses across Seaford and the surrounding area of East Sussex.
Over time our snagging services have grown in popularity. From identifying small issues like leaking taps to finding large faults like costly subsidence. Our inspections are conducted by highly skilled and qualified surveyors who are on hand throughout to answer any questions you may have.
A snagging report is produced within 5 days of the snagging inspection and this report will detail technical information regarding the construction of the specified property. If requested, we can provide a copy of this report to the property builder or developer.