Report on Defects

A report of building survey quality and depth, but only on a specific element of the property, or defect, such as local structural cracking or dampness. It is a very flexible report format that can be adapted to other situations, such as to give an expert opinion on a Party Wall situation. Often, due to defects identified in a Valuation or Homebuyers report the sale is frustratingly stalled and often hangs in the balance. In these situations building society or bank valuers assessing a house for mortgage purposes will require specialist’s reports by a chartered Building Surveyor or Chartered Engineer. A brief, properly executed, Building Inspection can often identify the nature of the defect to satisfy the lender and quickly revive the sale.

Should you or your surveyor identify a problem with your property it is important that it is inspected as soon as possible in order to establish the nature of the defect and to ensure that it will not deteriorate and lead to other problems.

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New Offices for Martin Ralph GP Surveyors

Martin Ralph GP Surveyors can provide services such as; Residential Surveys, Valuations, Disputes and Advice on matters such as Party Wall, Subsidence, Building Defects, Planning and Building Regulations. Their new office locations are; Main Office, 11 Dragoon House, Hussar Court, Brambles Business Park, Waterlooville, PO7 7SF Portsmouth Office, Royal Naval Club & Royal Yacht Club, […]

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Fairclose Terrace, Whitchurch

Our development of 3 and 4 bedroom houses for Irongate Developments is nearing completion. The terraced row is within the Conservation Area of this popular village and has a simple contemporary look using dark grey zinc cladding by VMZinc and distinctive long red bricks by Ibstock as developed with the local Planning Authority.

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