Residential Surveys

Worried that you are buying a money pit?


At Merit Estates we operate a co-operative of surveying and valuation consultants across the North of England and the South Coast. Through this commercial structure, we can offer our services at highly competitive rates. We have minimised our overheads and we pass on these savings to our clients in delivering a highly professional service with value for money. We have a high retention rate with investors and we have a five star rating online for our value for money.

All of our surveys are conducted by RICS Chartered Surveyors with extensive experience in property management and surveys. Our valuers are all RICS Registered Valuers with experience in valuation of residential and rural property, with particular experience in older properties. We are regulated by the RICS and we carry £2 million professional and public indemnity cover.

If you are not sure if a HomeBuyer Report is right for you, please click HERE to read the RICS Guidance. The guidance also explains the difference between a Level 2 (HomeBuyer Survey) and Level 3 (Building Survey).

To read a sample report please click HERE.


The following services are offered across the regions listed below:

  • Level 2 RICS HomeBuyer Report and Valuation
  • Level 3 Building Survey (North only)
  • RICS Red Book Valuations for Tax Purposes
  • Help 2 Buy Loan Valuations
  • Snagging Reports

Regions Covered:

  • Tyne Valley, East Carlisle and Penrith
  • All of County Durham
  • A66 Corridor, Darlington and Teesside
  • All of North Yorkshire
  • Brighton and Hove
  • Eastbourne, Worthing, Lewes
  • Uckfield, Haywards Heath, Horsham
  • East Grinstead and Crawley

Contact the office to discuss your specific survey and valuation needs on 01423 209036.


“Merit Estates was really brilliant with our homebuyers report. As first time buyers the whole process was totally new to us and Andrew helped make this clearer. The report we were given was super clear & arrived the same day that the survey was carried out. Overall really happy with the service we received and would use them again for our next house move.”
A Happy Customer