This is a more in depth report suited to larger or older properties and contains more detail in relation to the nature of construction, identified defects and specific remedies. Again it is a visual inspection of all exposed and accessible areas, including the roof void.

Tests on service installations are not undertaken, although we can advise on the need for such tests by suitably qualified specialists should our visual inspection reveal the need to do so. Accessible drainage chambers will be inspected.

The report can be tailored to suit your particular needs and can include a valuation if required. These reports are often used as a checklist for defects and in order to obtain quotations from building contractors.


Clients may wish for a valuation report to confirm that an agreed price is a fair reflection of market value. Whilst such reports comment generally on the condition of a property, they do not constitute a survey and are commonly instructed for probate or matrimonial