Bradleys Chartered Surveyors
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  • Christmas is here and it is still busy


    Once the election is over there will be many people sobbing into their Christmas pudding, or otherwise cheering Christmas in with champagne. In the past the property market has performed well and badly under both the Labour and Conservative governments, but this time it may be different


    If Labour get in to power with either a majority or a minority government then there will be a month or two of probable stalling in the market where people will be looking at the response of having a left wing socialist government. Once the first few months have passed then the market will settle down but how it will settle down is very difficult to predict. And if Boris and his right wing government get into power with a decent majority then there is no doubt that the first few months is likely to show an increase in property activity and transactions. But once this initial period of excitement has passed then the market will settle down and again I could not predict what will happen to the market after this time.


    So, some people could be worried by the future of the property market, some people will be excited, perhaps many people could not care less.


    But once a government is in power it will be extremely interesting to see which way they will be going in the market – will they change stamp duty, will they streamline the legal process, will they be encouraging renting or owner occupation – there are many factors to go into the pot and we will know in a few months time.


    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. 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!

Christmas is here and it is still busy


Once the election is over there will be many people sobbing into their Christmas pudding, or otherwise cheering Christmas in with champagne. In the past the property market has performed well and badly under both the Labour and Conservative governments, but this time it may be different


If Labour get in to power with either a majority or a minority government then there will be a month or two of probable stalling in the market where people will be looking at the response of having a left wing socialist government. Once the first few months have passed then the market will settle down but how it will settle down is very difficult to predict. And if Boris and his right wing government get into power with a decent majority then there is no doubt that the first few months is likely to show an increase in property activity and transactions. But once this initial period of excitement has passed then the market will settle down and again I could not predict what will happen to the market after this time.


So, some people could be worried by the future of the property market, some people will be excited, perhaps many people could not care less.


But once a government is in power it will be extremely interesting to see which way they will be going in the market – will they change stamp duty, will they streamline the legal process, will they be encouraging renting or owner occupation – there are many factors to go into the pot and we will know in a few months time.


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!