Our most popular Survey. Suitable for most homes.
If you are buying property in and around Northwich, then a RICS Survey is a must. It will protect your biggest investment and give you peace of mind before you commit to a purchase. The RICS Level 2 (HomeBuyer) Survey is the most popular type of survey we do and is suitable for most property types.
Put simply, it is a survey report that will outline the condition of the property you wish to purchase. The mortgage valuation carried out by your lender is not a survey. It is performed, often remotely, by the mortgage lender to assess the risk of the loan amount. These valuations will tell you nothing about the condition of the property you want to buy.
The survey will include:
Louise is a chartered surveyor, founder and Managing Director of Avery & Co. She qualified in 1990 and spent many years working for Halifax as a valuer before setting up Avery & Co in 2004 as a consultant valuer for Halifax. Since then, Avery & Co has grown and changed to offer services to a wide variety of clients and customers.
Louise now spends most of her time running the business but still enjoys inspecting properties. She is passionate about quality and making Avery & Co a market leader for independent and professional property advice.
Louise volunteers time to helping the community. She was a Special Inspector for Merseyside Police for several years, and now volunteers for Merseyside and Cheshire Blood Bikes by transporting tissue and blood across the region.
Kate is a Chartered Surveyor and Director at Avery & Co. She started working for Avery & Co as an administration assistant in 2011, whilst also studying for a degree in Geography. Once she graduated, she returned to university to complete a postgraduate degree in Commercial Property Management and trained to become a surveyor. Kate qualified as a surveyor and registered valuer in February 2017 and became a Director of Avery & Co in early 2020. Kate went on to complete her APC and become a chartered surveyor in 2023.
Kate currently carries out inspections several days per week and spends the rest of her time running the business. Her primary focus is marketing and, ensuring we provide the best customer service possible. She is also passionate about making Avery & Co a great company to work for.
“My favourite part of my job are the people that I work alongside, and the variety each working day brings. I love developing the business, building relationships with clients, and working to providing a great service”
Andrew is a surveyor and started working at Avery & Co in September 2016.
He graduated from UCLAN with a degree in Building Surveying in 2010. He then worked as an estate agent for 5 years on the Fylde Coast carrying out market appraisals on residential properties. This opportunity gave a him a wealth of local knowledge in valuing properties and dealing with the sale process from start to finish.
Andrew began working for Avery & Co in 2016 as a trainee surveyor. He was provided with intensive on the job training from many highly experienced surveyors. He qualified as a residential surveyor and registered valuer in 2017 and has enjoyed providing surveys and valuations to our clients ever since.
“I really enjoy all aspects of my job and I’m so glad I decided to train as a surveyor. I particularly like working for different clients and providing a variety of services, and that each day and property inspection is different. I am passionate about residential property and property defects”
We act of behalf of both private and corporate clients including national high street mortgage lenders, solicitors, accountants and surveyors, providing specialist valuation advice. We also work for social landlords, property consultants and developers.
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