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Property Survey Photographs of a 1930's Coventry Terrace


Chartered Surveyors Report 1930' Coventry Terrace

 Front of 1930's Semi Damaged weather proofing Mising Lintel  Meatal Casing Salts on Chimney Breast

These photographs were by taken by our Covnentry Chartered Surveyors during a Property Survey of a typical inter-war three bedroom house. Our Coventry Surveyors found damaged metal work on a flat roof, missing window lintels, sagging gutters, exposed metalwork on electrical fittings and damp in a chimney breast. Click on the above links to see what else our Chartered Surveyors were able to find.


House Survey Photographs of a 1950's Rugby Terrace


House Surveyors Report 1950's Rugby Terrace

 Nottingham Surveyors Unity House Building Surveyors Nottingham Concrete Floor Surveyors Nottingham leaning Chimney Nottingham Surveyors Sagging Gutter  Roof Trusses   

Our Rugby House Surveyors took these photographs on the building survey of an ex council house. Our house surveyors found parts of the roof structure to be missing, damp and missing stair railings. Click on these links to see what else our Rugby House Surveyors were able to find.

Building Survey Photogrpahs of a 1940's Rugby Terrace


Building Surveyors Report 1940's Rugby Terrace

 1940 terrace house  Roof Structure  Very Old Rubber Coated  Wiring Mould on Skirting Board Surveyors Nottingham Timber Deck

Photographs from a building survey of a pre war terrace by our Coventry Building Surveyors. Our Building surveyors found blocked air bricks, sagging roof timbers old electrics and mould due to damp. Click on these links to see what else our Coventry Building surveyors were able to find.

Homebuyers Survey of a 1980's Coventry Terrace


Homebuyers Survey Report 1980's Coventry Terrace

    Fallen wall 

Photographs from a homebuyers survey of a 1980's terrace by our Coventry Homebuyers Surveyors. Our Homebuyers Surveyors found blocked air bricks, sagging roof timbers old electrics and mould due to damp. Click on these links to see what else our Coventry Homebuyers Surveyors were able to find.

Property Survey of a 1900's Rugby Terrace


Property Surveyors Report 1900's Terrace

Terrace house 1900 Attic window Old wall Attic stairs  

Photographs from a property survey of a 1900's terrace by our Rugby Property Surveyors. Our Property Surveyors found poor fire protection, an unauthorised easement and shared rights of way. Click on these links to see what else our Rugby Property Surveyors were able to find.



Steve Butler Chartered Surveyor has been surveying and valuing in Coventry and Rugby for over twenty five years. His family come from Dunchurch and he has has been a long standing Coventry City supporter. Steve qualified as Chartered Surveyor in 1992 and is also a member of the Chartered Institution of Legal Executives. Steve Butler has also passed the Government's Home Inspector Examinations.

Low Fees

Our RICS surveyors provide a rapid response in the Coventry and Rugby areas at low cost. Homebuers Report and Building Survey prices are fixed and as there is no hidden VAT you know exactly where you are.


RICS BUILDING, STRUCTURAL AND PROPERTY SURVEYS IN COVENTRY AND RUGBY If you are you buying a property in Coventry and Rugby then a pre-purchase Building or Homebuyers Survey may help avoid future expenses.

Our RICS surveyors specialise in surveying and valuing residential property in Coventry and Rugby, offering a rapid turnaround with efficient and competitive service.

An RICS Building Survey will tell you about the condition of the property including the state of the chimneys, roofs, rainwater goods, roof edges, walls, floors, ceilings, partitions, windows and doors. We can tell you whether there is any structural movement or settlement, wet rot, dry rot, woodworm or damp problems. We give you an overview of the services such as the electrical installations, boiler, central heating, hot and cold water.


RICS Building Surveys: Click for sample report

RICS Building Surveys provides a more detailed picture of a property’s construction and can be carried out on practically all residential properties.

The report is bespoke and tailored to your requests.

It is most suitable when the building is less conventional. This could be because it is very old, it has been built using unusual construction methods, or it is dilapidated. Similarly, it can be very informative if a building has been extensively altered


RICS Homebuyer Reports: Click for sample report

A standardized report produced by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) to highlight significant problems and matters requirng urgent investigation.

It is designed to flag up major defects and problems that need urgent or significant attention, because such issues will affect the property’s value.

It is the cost effective choice for the majority of property purchasers.

A valuation of the property and estimation of reinstatement cost for insurance purposes is included as standard in both our Building Survey  and Homebuyers Survey reports.

Due to the time taken to measure the property Building Surveys cost considerably more than the Homebuyers Report, however you should bear in mind that they are unlikely to find any serious defects to the property that the Homebuyers Survey and Report will not.

It is considered that the Homebuyers Survey and Report will be suitable for most clients.

All Building Survey and Homebuyers Reports are undertaken by Steve Butler RICS Chartered Surveyor personally ensuring that personalized service to all our clients.