Bradleys Chartered Surveyors
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  • Update on the property market


    There are many prophets of doom – only in the last two weeks I have read in the papers that it looks like interest rates are going to be increased, Brexit is and will cause chaos, the London property market has died a death, and the stock market is likely to have a severe downward correction.


    However, I have to say, the property market in the West Country is still trucking along. There are a reasonable amount of houses on the market to choose from, as long as properties are reasonably priced they will sell, if interest rates do go up they will not go up very much, and the stock market still seems to be quite resilient.


    There is plenty of mortgage money available at really low interest rates with great deals and although property prices may not be galloping upwards (which is not a good thing anyway), it is definitely cantering along quite nicely.


    There is no doubt the long period of hot weather will be a boost to the West Country holiday industry, and already the efforts of the England World Cup footballers have given the country a feel good factor (perhaps not in Scotland).


    So whatever you read in the papers the market is actually quite reasonable – as usual just make sure you get good quality professional advice.


    Tom Davies

    Tom Davies

    Managing Director

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  • About Us
  • Bradleys Surveyors are a firm of Chartered Surveyors with vast experience operating throughout the core of the West Country, providing a straightforward and thorough service throughout Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset.


    Our RICS accredited Surveyors can aid you in a wide range of property services such as a Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report to assist you with your house purchase or one of the various valuations we specialise in. We have expertise in both residential and commercial property to satisfy our many different clients.


    Recent research has revealed that up to 90% of the residential properties inspected today suffer from some kind of defect. As a result, many buyers are unknowingly setting themselves up with the average bill of £5,750 to overcome hidden problems which would have been acknowledged by one of our surveyors in a report often costing as little as 10% of that bill! For many purchasing a property will be the largest investment of their life so don’t delay in gaining friendly and comprehensive reassurance from one of our surveyors today!

  • Homebuyers Report
  • The RICS HomeBuyer Report is a user friendly document presenting clear recommendations to the client, providing that extra reassurance before commitment to purchase is made. Comments are made in respect of the interior and exterior structure, services, grounds and legal issues in conjunction with a traffic light condition rating system. The knowledge of any existing or potential areas of concern allows the client to make a reasoned and informed judgement on their future home.

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  • Building Surveys
  • The most comprehensive survey available, a Building Survey will provide a technical breakdown of construction and condition of the structure and its main components. Any existing or potential defects will be identified, an opinion on origin given along with recommendations to overcome and prevent in the future. Information regarding specific issues such as structural movement, timber defects and dampness will be included providing you with a detailed assessment of your future home.

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  • Valuations
  • Our Chartered Surveyors are highly experienced in undertaking a wide range of valuation services, all in accordance with RICS standards. We can provide you with a valuation for many purposes (both residential and commercial) including Matrimonial Disputes, Probate/Inheritance Tax, Capital Gains Tax and more. On contact with a member of our friendly, knowledgeable staff we will be able to understand your needs and direct you appropriately and efficiently.

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  • Specialist Services
  • In addition, we at Bradleys Surveyors also offer a range of specialist services to meet our vast experience of this unique area of tht your survey needs. These include Expert Witness Reports, Concrete Testing and Professional Consultant’s Certificates to name a few. With the many issues specific to Cornwall, Devon and Somersee Country will fill you with confidence in all aspects of survey work.

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Career Opportunities

Qualified Chartered Surveyor Required

Must be MRICS, FRICS or AssocRICS. Carrying out mortgage valuations and surveys on residential property. Preferably living within a 25 mile radius of Plymouth to cover the Plymouth and surrounding areas. Competitive salary and commission to be negotiated dependant on hours, experience etc. Four days a week optional. Varied interesting work and working with really good team.

To apply for this position please send your CV to sueshears@beagroup.co.uk

Toms Update!

Update on the property market


There are many prophets of doom – only in the last two weeks I have read in the papers that it looks like interest rates are going to be increased, Brexit is and will cause chaos, the London property market has died a death, and the stock market is likely to have a severe downward correction.


However, I have to say, the property market in the West Country is still trucking along. There are a reasonable amount of houses on the market to choose from, as long as properties are reasonably priced they will sell, if interest rates do go up they will not go up very much, and the stock market still seems to be quite resilient.


There is plenty of mortgage money available at really low interest rates with great deals and although property prices may not be galloping upwards (which is not a good thing anyway), it is definitely cantering along quite nicely.


There is no doubt the long period of hot weather will be a boost to the West Country holiday industry, and already the efforts of the England World Cup footballers have given the country a feel good factor (perhaps not in Scotland).


So whatever you read in the papers the market is actually quite reasonable – as usual just make sure you get good quality professional advice.


Tom Davies

Tom Davies

Managing Director

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About Us

Bradleys Surveyors are a firm of Chartered Surveyors with vast experience operating throughout the core of the West Country, providing a straightforward and thorough service throughout Cornwall, Devon, and Somerset.


Our RICS accredited Surveyors can aid you in a wide range of property services such as a Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report to assist you with your house purchase or one of the various valuations we specialise in. We have expertise in both residential and commercial property to satisfy our many different clients.


Recent research has revealed that up to 90% of the residential properties inspected today suffer from some kind of defect. As a result, many buyers are unknowingly setting themselves up with the average bill of £5,750 to overcome hidden problems which would have been acknowledged by one of our surveyors in a report often costing as little as 10% of that bill! For many purchasing a property will be the largest investment of their life so don’t delay in gaining friendly and comprehensive reassurance from one of our surveyors today!