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My Services

Buying and selling a property is one of the most important decisions you will ever make so it is critical that you have a full understanding of what you are buying or selling. As a chartered surveyor in Hurstpierpoint with over 25 years of professional experience, I provide a full range of surveying services to put you in the best position to make an informed decision. You may have a  specific purpose in mind, or you may simply require an expert to thoroughly examine the property of your choice. In any case, you can have total peace of mind knowing that my report will be impartial, thorough and practical. I am versatile, and bespoke my reports to individual properties and your requirements. If you are seeking a chartered surveyor in Hurstpierpoint, Henfield or West Sussex, please get in touch to find out how I can help.

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Main Structure Reports for Buyers and Sellers

This survey covers the main external structure of the building for the purpose of identifying any urgent repairs if they are needed. The report highlights major defects, with an assessment to clearly identify the condition of key elements of the structure.


Condition Surveys (Level 2)

These intermediate surveys are suitable for more modern traditional properties that appear in reasonable condition. My Condition survey reports are not prepared in a standard prescribed format, but provide more detailed information, identify the most important issues, and describe the defects identified with recommendations for remedial works. If you would like a condition report from a chartered surveyor in Hurstpierpoint and West Sussex, then please get in touch.


Specific Defects Surveys

The scope of this survey involves the forensic examination of particular structural defects. Typical issues this will uncover include structural movement, settlement, cracking, damp penetration and roof failures. My report will identify the cause of the problems, their importance, and what needs to be done to remedy the defects.


Structural or Building Surveys (Level 3)

These are the most comprehensive surveys that I provide, with a detailed inspection of both the external and internal fabric of the building, including outbuildings, as far as they are accessible. This type of survey is recommended for older or period properties, and is tailored to your requirements. The report will provide an in-depth analysis of the construction and condition of repair, and includes advice on defects, repairs and future maintenance. Mains services are inspected but service tests are not included.






My Allied Surveying Services

  • The preparation of schedules of dilapidations at commercial Lease expiry and negotiating settlement between Landlord and Tenant.
  • A full range of professional services for dealing with building defects, refurbishment and cyclical maintenance programmes.
  • The preparation of work specifications, obtaining tenders and negotiating work contracts.
  • Site supervision of work in progress and issuing valuation certificates to completion.
  • Reporting on new construction, and ensuring  compliance with detailed drawings, specifications and building regulations.




Get In Touch With  Me  For Surveys and bespoke Reports 

If you are seeking an impartial and independent chartered surveyor in Hurstpierpoint and West Sussex, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with me at Chris Basley consulting surveyors and valuers.

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