Building Surveys

Building surveys, or Structural Surveys, offer an in-depth inspection of a property. It will describe the condition of each element of the property and highlight any urgent repairs. 

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What is a house survey?

A house survey is an inspection of a property carried out by a professional surveyor. The full report will highlight any problems to a perspective buyer, so it can be an important aspect of buying a new home.

There are two main types of survey, depending on the type of property you’re getting inspected. Most buyers will opt for a mid-level survey, but for older and listed properties we would recommend a more comprehensive Level 3 survey.

Our expert building surveyors will ensure your report is comprehensive to identify any major or minor defects with the property. Once the report is complete we will be in touch to discuss the report in full, answering any questions you may have.

What is included?

Our surveys provide a full breakdown of defects with the property, highlighting what work may need to be done. Depending on the type of survey you opt for, some of the main features on the report could include:

Our services don’t just stop at building surveys. Futures Financial offer a wide range of services that offer benefit alongside your mortgage, including life or home insurance. More information about our other services is available on our website, or you can speak to one of our specialist mortgage advisors during your application to find out more.


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  • 5 star review  Sam Brown was exceptional when helping my partner and I apply for our first mortgage. Nothing was ever too much for him and he stayed in close contact with us… read more

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    August 31, 2021

    5 star review  As a first time buyer Sam was always on hand to help me along the way. He always kept me updated, often out of work hours and nothing was too… read more

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    June 15, 2021

    5 star review  We are so very impressed with the service that we received from Sam – from start to finish he was amazing. We had spoken to a mortgage advisor previous to… read more

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    September 20, 2021
  • 5 star review  Massive thanks to Sam for helping secure my first mortgage. Always on hand to answer any questions and put my mind at ease. Really friendly, knowledgeable & efficient. I would… read more

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    August 24, 2021

    5 star review  Amazing service! Sam was great and very helpful. He took his time to answer all my questions.

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    May 10, 2021

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Your home may be repossessed if you do not keep up repayments on your mortgage.
There may be a fee for mortgage advice. The actual amount you pay will depend upon your circumstances.
The fee is up to 1%, but a typical fee is 0.3% of the amount borrowed.

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