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York Chartered Surveyors | Chartered Surveyors in York | Charters-Reid

Home Surveys

Providing comprehensive domestic reports

Our chartered surveyors cover York, Leeds and Harrogate. We offer a full range of home surveys to meet your needs, from Defects Reports through to Full Building Surveys.

Commercial Services

In-depth commercial property expertise

We are fully experienced in providing high quality expertise and advisory services to small and large businesses throughout Yorkshire.


Mortgage, probate & matrimonial

Our chartered surveyors can reduce the price you pay for the property, and save you having to pay to fix potential additional problems later on.

Are you selling a property purchased under the help to buy scheme? If you are you need an RICS valuation to be able to complete the transaction.

Call us today for some free advice!

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Who are Charters-Reid Ltd?

We’re one of the leading chartered surveyors in York and throughout the region. We pride ourselves on our after-sales service and our chartered surveyors are happy to discuss their reports with you. There are usually one or two questions that you will have, and we are here to explain the reports, allowing you to make better and quicker decisions. Our open and accessible approach - coupled with our encyclopaedic knowledge of the region’s properties - helps us to stand apart from other York chartered surveyors.

Find out more about Charters-Reid

Jon Charters-Reid is a Chartered Building Surveyor, a Member of the Royal Institute of Chartered Engineers, a Member of the Association of Building Engineers, a Chartered Builder, and also a joiner by trade. Jon worked on the fire damaged York Minster in 1984 as an apprentice carpenter. There are very few chartered surveyors with this breadth of qualifications, accreditation and experience. Charters-Reid Surveyors Ltd now operates in York, Leeds, Wetherby, Scarborough, Harrogate, and all surrounding areas. There are very few chartered surveyors with this breadth of qualifications, accreditation and experience.

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