How Much Does a House Survey Cost in 2023?

How Much Does A House Survey Cost in 2023?

A home survey in the UK will cost between £400 to £1,425 on average, depending on the property price and the size of the property, where it’s located and the type of home survey that’s required.

At SDL Surveying, we have a team of surveyors across the country ready to help you take the next step with solid advice, insight, and support. Take a look at the helpful table below or contact us now and we’ll be happy to help you find, buy, or sell your property.

The cost of a house survey will vary depending on the type of house survey you choose, the level of detail you require, the property value and the location of the property.

Getting a property survey before buying a house will:

  • Highlight any major defects that the property may have.
  • Provide advice on repairs and ongoing maintenance.

Just remember to factor the cost of your home survey into your house moving budget when you’re planning on moving home, in order to avoid any unexpected bills during the process!

Need Help Deciding Which Home Survey To Choose?

Decide which home survey would be best for you by taking a look at our survey comparison table below or contacting us today for a fast no-fuss consultation.

Feature of Your Home SurveyRICS Level 2 SurveyRICS Level 3 Survey
Report completed by an RICS qualified surveyor
Describes the condition of the property on the date of the inspection
Aims to show up potential issues and defects, before any transaction takes place
Aims to identify any problems that need urgent attention
Aims to identify things that need to be investigated further to prevent serious damage
Includes the standard visual inspection during which secured panels, electrical fittings etc. are not removed
An enhanced service that includes a more extensive roof space inspection and comments on underground drainage
Aims to identify any repair or restoration work which can be factored into price negotiations
Provides a market valuationAdditional FeeAdditional Fee
A comprehensive visual inspection which includes a more thorough consideration of the roof space, grounds, floors and services
Aims to establish how the property is built, what materials are used and how these will perform in the future
Aims to outline the repair options, whilst explaining the consequences of not acting

If you’d like to find out more about a specific type of home survey take a look at our individual product pages. SDL has been at the forefront of surveying since 1989, pioneering many of the practices and techniques that are commonly used across the industry today. Take a look the different RICS-approved reports or surveys available below and find the perfect level of detail for your needs.

Book Your Home Survey With SDL Surveying

Decided which property survey you’ll need? If so, get your free quote from SDL Surveying today. With over 208,000 valuations managed per year, we have the insight, skill, and experience to help you find the true value of your property.

If you still need a helping hand, get in touch with the SDL Surveying team for some impartial advice from a friendly adviser.