Our team covers the length and breadth of the Cornwall, specialising in the Home Surveys and over the years we have helped thousands of people buy their new home. Our surveyors are here to help you through every step of the process and are at hand to discuss any concerns you may have.
The Home Survey is particularly suited to a property of modern construction but is also suitable for many older properties.
Each part of the property is inspected, its construction is described and then its condition is assessed using the Rating System and we tell you what you need to do.
DowlingDodd are Licensed by the RICS to produce these surveys across Cornwall and the Isle of Scilly. The reports are issued to clients electronically to your email address in PDF format, an example of which can be found here.
This the best possible scenario. Condition 1 shows that no repair is currently needed. The property must be maintained in the normal way.
Defects that need repairing or replacing but not considered to be serious or urgent. The property must be maintained in the normal way.
The most serious issues are highlighted as Condition 3: defects which are serious and/or need to be repaired, replaced or investigated urgently.
This indicates that this element which would normally be inspected cannot be seen. For example, this could cover a loft space with no access.
We offer a variety of surveys and valuations for properties, new and old – no matter the condition. Take a moment to browse our other services, below.
We will carry out desktop search to check on important issues before conducting a detailed on-site inspection to record the building’s condition and construction.SEE MORE
A Snagging List details issues your builder needs to address after they have completed the property to make sure it is finished properly.SEE MORE