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Snagging

Southdown Surveyors is a practice of chartered surveyors and building consultants based in Eastbourne.
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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. New builds commonly suffer from defects with developers working to extremely tight deadlines, making snagging inspections increasingly worthwhile to help ensure home buyers receive the highest level of workmanship. As experienced Chartered Surveyors we are able to identify faults, both traditional in nature (like subsidence) to the more subtle faults (like leaking showers).

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Snagging should ideally be carried out prior to legal completion, allowing the builder more time to rectify snags before your moving date. However, snagging can normally be carried out within the first 2 years of the warranty date, it simply means any issues that arise will need to be rectified around you and your furniture. Please check the warranty or developer’s terms and conditions as these may differ.

 

We will provide you with a professional Snagging Report which will highlight any minor or major defects, whilst outlining technical information on the construction of your property. Our Chartered Surveyors can undertake snagging inspections quickly and our reports are issued within 5 working days of the inspection. A copy of the report will be sent to you and another directly to the builder, if you wish. Following the report, our Chartered Surveyors will be available to provide ongoing advice and support when you need it.

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If you are interested in finding out more information on snagging inspections or snagging reports, Southdown Surveyors would be happy to help. Our highly professional team calls on years of experience in the industry – you can count on us for expert reports and advice. Call us today on 01323 739183 to get through to a friendly member of the team or email us at info@southdownsurveyors.com and we will get back to you as soon as we can.

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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.

Mr M. Grant

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