Areas We Cover

south westAs a practice based in Exeter, we cover the South West and have particular experience in providing reports and surveys in the areas of Chagford, Exmouth, Topsham, Newton Abbot, Ashburton, Okehampton, Budleigh SaltertonSidmouth and further afield where required.

As an independent practice, Philip Carruthers Ltd has extensive experience providing detailed reports and surveys on all types of property. We use our local knowledge to provide detailed HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys on all types of residential property including Listed and historic properties where we can also offer conservation advice, as well as a variety of other property related services.

We are registered members of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) so you can have confidence in the level of expertise and detailed services provided. We provide detailed reports that ensure complete customer satisfaction, alerting you to any immediate issues or potential problems with the property before you commit to purchase. We aim to make sure you are as informed as possible, as we understand that buying a home is one of the most important financial decisions you can make in your lifetime.

We offer a variety of survey options including the Home Condition report, the Homebuyer’s report and Building Surveys, depending on how detailed a client would like the report to be. As an independent business we are not associated with any estate agents or financial institutions and so can provide unbiased and impartial reports that tell you as much as possible about the condition of the property.

We take pride in ensuring complete customer satisfaction with our reports, so whether you are a landlord looking for a buy-to-let purchase, a first time purchaser, or moving up or down the property ladder, we can provide you with all the relevant information you need in order to continue with your planned purchase.

In addition to surveys,we also provide a variety of other property related services including thermal imaging and energy saving advice, defect analysis and more. For further information about the services we offer, please do not hesitate to contact us by filling in the form below, calling us on 01647 252502 or send us an email at

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