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Philip Carruthers Ltd specialise in the provision of in depth surveys and valuations for clients across the South West. We are an independent practice of professional Chartered Surveyors based in Devon and have over 30 years experience undertaking surveys and valuations on all kinds of properties, including historic and listed.

We work with you on a personal level to ensure you have all the information you need prior to the purchase of a specified property. We use our extensive knowledge and expertise to provide you with the platform you need to make a well informed decision, whether you are first time buyer or an experienced landlord seeking buy-to-let opportunities.

About Us

Philip Carruthers Ltd was first established in February 2010. We were originally set up to undertake RICS Homebuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Valuations on residential properties of all types. Over the years we have developed our knowledge and expertise to the point where we now provide in-depth surveys and property related services for period, listed and historic properties.

As we are not associated with any affiliated company or organisation, you can rest assured that the information you get from us is completely impartial and not influenced by any third parties.


Our Experience

We have plenty of experience when it comes to providing clients across Exeter with a wide variety of property related services including condition reports, valuations, RICS homebuyer reports and full in-depth building surveys.

Our surveys are specially designed to provide you with all the essential information you need before purchasing a property and our skilled surveyors use their vast knowledge and expertise when called upon to offer expert advice and assistance. We are dedicated to helping clients make a well-informed decision on their upcoming purchase and adjust our services where necessary so that they meet individual requirements.

Expert Advice & Assistance

Property purchases can be extremely daunting experiences, especially when you consider it is likely to be one of the biggest steps you take in your lifetime. It’s vital that you are given the support and information required when going through the process of buying a property.

We provide detailed reports that outline everything you need to know about your specified property, from its current condition to any future repairs that may be necessary over time. As proud members of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors, we do everything we can to ensure complete client satisfaction whenever called upon.

Building Surveys & Homebuyers Reports

Building SurveysOur comprehensive range of services is designed to ensure our clients are provided with a building survey that meets their specific requirements. We take advantage of our superior knowledge and expertise to provide essential advice so that you are fully aware which specific type of building survey would best suit the property you are looking to purchase.

If you have any concerns surrounding potential problems with your specified property, our homebuyers report focuses on identifying these issues, carrying out further investigations and offering helpful recommendations where necessary. We can come up with an ideal solution once the building survey is complete, allowing you to make an informed decision on whether or not you should go ahead with the purchase.


We have an extensive amount of experience carrying out accurate valuations for properties across Exeter so that our clients can come to a well-informed conclusion regarding the purchase of their specified property.

Whether you are a first time homeowner, a buy-to-let landlord or simply down-sizing from your existing property, we offer expert, impartial advice at all times. We are RICS registered valuers who provide valuations for a property sale or purchase as well as for insurance, probate, matrimonial and legal purposes.

Listed Property Surveys

Listed BuildingsExeter possesses a substantial amount of listed properties in numerous locations. Many of the purchases that take place in this area require specialist building surveys to check whether the new owner may be liable for costs associated with repair and alteration work that was carried out on listed properties under previous ownership.

The appropriate survey is required in order to accurately assess any potential costs, so it is essential that you get in touch with us before going ahead with the purchase of a listed property in Exeter.

Contact Us

If you’re interested to find out more about our comprehensive building surveys, valuations, condition reports, homebuyers reports and additional property related services for clients across Exeter, please do not hesitate to get in touch.

Contact us today by filling in the form below or calling us on 01647 252502 and our friendly team will guide you through the process of organising one of our in-depth surveys. We look forward to hearing from you.

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