How Much Does a Measured Survey Costs? How Can You Save Money When Appointing a Survey Company?
Find out what influences the cost of a measured survey and how you can save money!
Article By: Tom Ayre
Last Update: August 2019
In this article, we will explain how much measured survey costs and the various factors that go into the pricing of a measured survey.
By reading this article you will have a better understanding of how surveys are priced. This will subsequently help you to get the best value measured survey quotes for your project.
In this article we have a look at the following:
- How much does a measured survey cost?
- Example costs based on previous THS Concepts jobs.
- How to reduce your measured survey costs.
Let’s get started.
How Much Does a Measured Survey Cost?
Frustratingly we haven’t got an easy answer this question as the cost of a measured survey has so many factors that influence the price.
Key things that influence the cost of a measured survey include:
- Size of the property to be surveyed.
- The level of detail to be required.
- The distance from the survey companies office (travel costs).
- How accurate the survey needs to be.
For a typical 3 bedroom house with floor plans, elevations and sections you can expect to pay between £1000 and £2000 from an experience measured building survey company.
The cost of the survey includes the actual site visit to measure up and the production of drawings in PDF and CAD formats. This all depends on the size and location of the site, the surveyors’ experience and greediness of the surveying company!
Getting the best price combined with a great survey that is useful, accurate and produced by a reputable company is important! The worst-case scenario is paying over the odds for a measured survey and receiving poor quality drawings that are inaccurate, difficult to manipulate and turned around late.
Example Measured Survey Costs
Here we give you three examples of how much we charged to undertake three fairly standard measured building surveys. The costs quoted included a site survey and producing drawings in CAD and PDF format. We have listed the drawings we provided for each job.
Please note that the costs quoted are heavily based on the distance to the site. Our travel costs are charged from our office in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex.
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How To Get The Best Value Measured Survey Quotes
In this guide, we give approximate costs for measured building surveys and provide you with cost-saving tips to reduce the costs of your measured survey.
Keeping your survey costs under control is important, especially when project finances are tight. Our tips include:
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Hopefully, this explains some simple but effective tips for when you’re looking for measured survey quotes. If you have any questions or queries I can help with then please let me know in the comments section. Happy to assist!