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Terms and Conditions of Use

Local Building Surveyors is a trading style of AZAB Ltd. AZAB Ltd is a company registered in England and Wales, Registered Number 7535576, Registered Address 57B Vale Road, London N4 1PP. VAT Registration Number GB 218 0657 15.

Local Building Surveyors is not owned by or affiliated to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in any way, but is an independent website advertising the services of surveyors who are either independent Chartered Surveyors or Associate Members of the RICS (MRICS / FRICS / AssocRICS) or RICS Regulated Firms.

The company trading address for all enquiries is Wildwood, Newgrounds, Godshill, Fordingbridge, Hampshire, SP6 2LJ, UK.

These terms and conditions describe the conditions of your use, as a User, of our services.

"User" means a person accessing the Local Building Surveyors website and the facilities and information contained in it.

"Surveyor" means an RICS accredited surveyor, either independent Chartered Surveyor or Associate of the RICS (MRICS / FRICS / AssocRICS) or a RICS Regulated Firm, promoting their services through the website, either directly, or as part of a firm, or as a participant in a marketing group or marketing network.

The Local Building Surveyors website provides an advertising and facilitation service to enable users to easily find a local RICS accredited surveyor, and obtain comparative estimates for their survey.

Prices and listings shown are adverts for the surveyors, and constitute an invitation to treat. Prices shown are estimates, based on a typical property of conventional size and construction, and on the information provided by the user. Prices are not binding on either the user or surveyor. Users should confirm estimates with the surveyor taking into account any special requirements for their property and / or survey.

Prices quoted in estimates include VAT where applicable.

All surveyors listed on Local Building Surveyors are accredited by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), and bound by the RICS codes of practice.

Search results may include listings for marketing groups or networks promoting the services of independent RICS surveyors. These networks should exclusively promote RICS accredited Chartered Surveyors, either RICS Members or Associates or RICS Regulated firms. These networks should be identified as such, but users should check before instructing a surveyor or surveying firm through one of these networks that the surveyor carrying out the survey is a RICS Member or employed by a RICS Regulated firm.

Users will receive estimates and details from up to five surveyors, depending upon surveyor coverage for their selected postcode district.

Search results and quotes are displayed on the website, and a copy sent to the user by email.

The surveyors listed will each receive the property details and contact details provided, and the user by using the service, hereby grants permission for Local Building Surveyors to transmit these details to the listed surveyors, and for those surveyors to contact the user in relation to his or her enquiry.

Personal data:

Surveyors listed on the site are only permitted to use the data submitted for the express purpose of responding to a User's enquiry and any subsequent engagement of a surveyor by the user. Use of the data provided by the user for any other purpose is strictly prohibited.

We use an independent service (reviews.co.uk) which allows you to submit reviews of our service, and your email address is used to send you an invitation to participate in the review process. 

For full details of how we use your personal data, please see our separate Privacy Policy.

If you tick the box indicating that you wish to receive offers of additional quotes or services you are opting-in to our mailing list, and we may send you offers relating to other services provided by us (AZAB Ltd) and our partners. If you do not tick the box, you will not be added to any mailing list, and your personal data will not be used for any other purpose than to deliver your survey estimates or for you to provide a review of our service.

Local Building Surveyors accepts no responsibility for the non-delivery of any email to either user or surveyor.

Local Building Surveyors is purely an advertising and facilitation service, and is not a party to any contract that subsequently may be formed between a user and a surveyor either listed on the site or introduced through a listed surveyor, marketing group, or network. In the event of any dispute on any grounds, the user must pursue the matter directly with the surveyor in question.

Listed surveyors are responsible for the information provided through the website. It is the responsibility of the user to verify any information provided by a surveyor in relation to the surveyor's qualifications, RICS status, or suitability to undertake a particular professional instruction, and Local Building Surveyors accepts no responsibility whatever for the accuracy of any information provided by any surveyor, surveying firm or marketing network listed on the website.

For the purposes of transparency, you are advised that a director and shareholder of Local Building Surveyors (AZAB Ltd), Richard E. M. Winder MRICS is a practicing Chartered Surveyor and a director of Moores Independent Ltd, a firm appearing on this site in some postcode districts.

If for any reason part of these terms and conditions is unenforceable, the validity of the remaining terms and conditions shall not be affected.

These Terms and Conditions shall be interpreted according to the laws of England and in the event of dispute all parties agree to submit irrevocably to the jurisdiction of the English courts.

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Anonymous

John Wheller has been extremely helpful, compassionate and turned around the report in a very quick timeframe. He has liaised and been transparent throughout the whole process.

Posted 3 days ago

Anonymous

Very prompt reply good service would recommend

Posted 3 days ago

Anonymous

I found it very useful in finding a charterd surveyor in a town not known to me. In addition I was able to compare the companies listed together with their fees. On contacting my chosen firm they were well organised and quickly arranged a date for the survey.

Posted 3 days ago

Anonymous

Very quick response from the organisation and i chose Moores Prime Surveyers. This Company is an excellent company offering an excellent service and operates with great integrity. I have no hesitation in recommending them to other house buyers looking for building surveys

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Anonymous

I got a choice of 3. All sounded good. I went with the company closest to me geographically. Very pleased with the result, report and advice excellent.

Posted 5 days ago

Anonymous

Easy to use search site, listed a good selection of surveyors for the area, all the short list chosen replied within the day and we are now finalising selection.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Very helpful. A good range of surveyors provided. Unfortunately our house purchase fell through before we had a chance to book one. Details kept on file for once we have made another purchase.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Anonymous

Great info on local surveyors. We've booked up a reputable local surveyor straight away. Thanks for your help in an area qe know nothing about !!

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

Reid Building Consultants. Very good service and value for money. Originally said it would be a four day turnaround but Instructed on Tuesday, booked for Thursday, emailed report Friday at 10pm. WOW.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

My survey was done on 21 May 2024 Waiting for report Can say surveyor answer the phone quickly spoke to me within the same week booked the survey which I thought was No, this is the hard part I find waiting for the report to see if this house is the right house for me

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

Hugh Greenhouse was professional and provided good advice. I was able to get a surveyor locally and quickly so went with them. Thank to Hugh.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

Needed a reinstatement valuation for building insurance purposes. Didn’t know where to start and wasn’t even sure what product I was looking for but this site was a great start and I got exactly what I needed from it. Vendors were quick to provide quotes and I had my survey completed and the report provided within a few days.

Posted 4 weeks ago

Anonymous

Excellent response. Thanks to all your messages but unfortunately the estate agent gave my house to someone else after saying offer excepted and go ahead with survey. Hopefully soon another property will be needing a surveyor. Thanks to you all.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

Great service. Received a few quotes. Competitive prices. Highly recommended.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

I thoroughly recommend Local Building Surveyors. I contacted two of the suggested companies and received quotes within the hour, and then had an excellent service from Danny at TBH Chartered Surveyors who completed a HomeBuyer Report within the week.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

Excelent service and very quick to get the paper work back to me. Would use again

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

Quick response with reputable surveyors, just arranged a level 3 survey 👍

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

We used this service to find a local surveyor in the area we are moving to. It was easy to use and quickly resulted in quotes and other supporting information from a number of qualified surveyors. We chose one based on the responses to our initial emails and have been very pleased with them.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

We were looking for a Home Buyer's Survey and found this site very helpful. The survey was carried out to our complete satisfaction. Very easy to use.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

I found the website very helpful and was able to find a small family company to carry out the survey I needed on the property I had and was very satisfied with the results. I would recomend this website to anyone looking for local building surveyors.

Posted 1 month ago

Anonymous

Website fine.McLachlan Associateswere efficient and professional in their approach and carrying out the survey , which was detailed and informative. Would recommend.

Posted 1 month ago

What is the RICS?

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The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is the organisation responsible for the training and regulation of Chartered Surveyors. To be listed on Local Building Surveyors, surveyors must be either a RICS Member (AssocRICS, MRICS/FRICS) or a Firm Regulated by the RICS, so you can be assured that your survey will be carried out by a qualified regulated professional.

Find out more about the RICS

What type of survey do I need?

Find out more about the different RICS Surveys

There are three standard RICS Survey Levels. Check out the links below to find out more:

RICS Level 1 Condition Report

RICS Level 2 HomeBuyer Report

RICS Level 3 Building Survey


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