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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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1254 Reviews

Anonymous

A lot of options were provided including different costs and the experience of the providers. 4 of them emailed me within hours and within 4 working days I had a surveyor on site. Brilliant

Posted 19 hours ago

Anonymous

The team were very thorough and professional, throughout. Very timely and very customer facing. Very impressed.

Posted 2 days ago

Anonymous

Very easy to find a surveyor and made the whole process less stressful. Would definately recommend.

Posted 3 days ago

Anonymous

I used Capstick Surveyors in May 2020 for my house purchase Steve was punctual and professional he kept me updated at all times. The report was sent to me very quickly no waiting for weeks. I would have no hesitation recommending Capstick Surveyors to anyone.

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

‘I found Capstick Surveyors through www.localbuildingsurveyor.co.uk , Steve got in tough with me the morning after I’d put an enquiry and talked me through the various options a available for surveys. We had a Building Condition Survey carried out on the property, this was very comprehensive and included advice on energy efficiency savings as well as detailing costs for any work that needed to be carried out. The whole process from finding Capstick Surveyors to reviving the report was done in just over 1 week, a great service.

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

Great service, was able to find a surveyor very quickly and Steve at Chapstick Surveyors got in touch the next day and talked through all the options for having a survey. This was all booked in and completed within a week of me making an enquiry, great service

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

Quick response to emails, very detailed report which was also delivered in a timely manner, very professional and knowledgable

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

The site was simple to use and the surveyor was so friendly. Thank you so much

Posted 1 week ago

Anonymous

I found Local Building Surveyors to be quite useful. Through contacting the site, I was graciously given contact details of a person, by a surveyor, who was an expert on the Party Wall Agreement who was very informative. I was also contacted by another surveyor who also offered his services. Thank You

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Great service, easy to use. Had 2 quotes come through. Fast and efficient, would use again.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Fantastic put where I need a survey done they sent me 4 surveyor's, them emailing me back and a survey booked all within 20 minutes

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Really straight forward painless process, very happy and would come highly reccommend!

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Had an excellent experience, quick and efficient. Thanks!

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Excellent service from start to finish very professional, very detailed report , would highly recommend.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

I have to say that I did not expect a positive response. However, within a short time of my request, I had a reply from a company who could carry out the Job and in turn they were very efficient.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Good response to my enquiry. The one I chose was very thorough and provided a detailed report, including photos of any areas of concern within a few days.

Posted 2 weeks ago

Anonymous

Jim was excellent from start to finish and he communicated the report in a clear and understanding way. I would highly recommend him

Posted 3 weeks ago

Anonymous

brilliant. just what we required without any hassle

Posted 3 weeks ago

Anonymous

The site is easy to use and quotes can’t through quickly. Very happy with it.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Anonymous

Gave several good options in my area.

Posted 3 weeks ago

Anonymous

Plenty of good local choice

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 (MRICS/FRICS) or a Firm Regulated by the RICS, so you can be assured that your survey will be carried out by a fully qualified regulated professional.

Find out more about the RICS

What Survey Do I Need?

What type of survey do I need?

If you are looking for something more than a simple property valuation (highly recommended if you are buying a new property), there are two common "standard" types of survey.  Check out the links below to find out more:

RICS HomeBuyer survey

Building Survey (Structural Survey)


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