Expert Independent Chartered Surveyors in Bristol and surrounding areas With over 30 years’ experience in RICS Homebuyer Surveys, House Valuations and Building Surveys


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Welcome to Osborne Irish

Osborne Irish Associates are fully independent chartered surveyors, having no direct connection with any financial institution or estate agency group and as such, we are able to offer completely impartial, professional advice supported by a personal and efficient service to our clients. We are able to carry out surveys across Bristol, Bath and surrounding areas.

Together, the directors have over thirty years of knowledge and peace of mind that your survey will be conducted by experts.

We feel it is important that all advice in terms of a survey report and a valuation prior to undertaking potentially the most far reaching and expensive transaction of their lives.

Buying a house can be both stressful and complicated enough without the additional worry of which survey report to commission. As independent chartered surveyors, we detail in the survey section the various types of report available so that you can select the one that is most suited to your individual needs


We serve in the following areas:

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  • Bristol
  • Portishead
  • Clevedon
  • Weston Super Mare
  • Thornbury
  • Chipping Sodbury
  • Gloucestershire
  • Stroud

 

Why do you need a property survey?


A survey will help you to make a reasoned and informed decision on whether to go ahead with buying a property. Before you are legally bound to proceed with a purchase, you can gather information regarding the risks by asking chartered surveyors, Osborne Irish Associates, to answer the following questions for you:

  • What is a reasonable price to pay for the property?
  • Are there any serious or urgent defects or specific risks with the property?

Arranging your own survey is the simple, cost effective way to avoid unpleasant and perhaps expensive surprises after moving in. In some cases, the surveyor’s report of the building may allow you to renegotiate the price of the property.

With my mortgage valuation report, do I still need a survey?


Even if you are looking for a mortgage and, as a result, may be paying for a mortgage valuation report, we still recommend that you arrange a survey by your own surveyor.

The mortgage valuation report is prepared for your lender, not for you, the borrower. It answers only the lender’s questions about whether the property offers suitable security for your loan. You cannot rely on it to answer the questions that concern your personal interests or to give you details of the condition of the property. Also, some lenders do not provide a copy of their mortgage valuation report.

We visit customers to carry out our surveys across a vast service area. This includes Bristol, Bath, Weston-super-Mare, Chipping Sodbury, Clevedon, Stroud, Portishead and all surrounding areas across Somerset and Gloucestershire.

Call Osborne Irish Associates, today on 0117 973 0803 – one of the leading chartered building surveyors in Bristol and Bath. Alternatively, you can fill out our quick and easy enquiry form on our contact page.