RICS Home Surveys, Valuations and Party Wall Advice

Serving Norfolk and Norwich

I am Stephen Michael – a friendly, local, independent RICS surveyor. I am able to offer something different to the big corporate surveying firms – a high-quality, personal service, built around you.

Independently rated on Google (5.0 based on 38 reviews)

Independent RICS Surveyor 
High Quality Reports

Thorough inspections and bespoke advice for each and every client.

I allow enough time in my schedule to inspect every property thoroughly, using the latest equipment, and I provide the highest quality reports and bespoke advice to each and every client.

Unlike some generalist surveyors, I am a residential surveying expert. I hold the Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation. I am an Associate of the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), a RICS Registered Valuer and a member of the Residential Property Surveyors Association (RPSA).

My practice is regulated by the RICS.

Why use Stephen Michael Surveying?

There’s a lot of surveyors out there, so why should you choose me?

You’re not a number

Your situation and your property are unique.  So I take the time to get to know about you, your concerns and your questions.  That way, I can provide advice and support that is tailored just for you.

As long as it takes

As an independent surveyor, I’m not working to any targets. I’m more interested in doing a great job. If that means more time on site to make sure everything is properly checked, that’s okay with me.

Keeping you posted

It’s frustrating to book a survey and then not know what’s going on. I will stay in touch with you every step of the way.

Superior reports

I take real pride in my survey reports which are written by me, not by a piece of software. My reports are visually engaging, easy to understand and include genuinely useful information and annotated pictures to really bring things to life.

In your corner

As an independent, I have no ties to banks, solicitors or estate agents. That means my only interest is making sure you get the impartial advice that you need.

Service beyond the survey

My service doesn’t stop when I send you the report. I am available for a post-survey call or Zoom meeting to talk it through and answer your questions.

Recent Google Reviews

  • My partner and I are buying our first home and Stephen has been great. We decided to have a level 3 survey as we wanted to know as much as... read more

    Jessica Levey Avatar Jessica Levey
    May 22, 2023

    I asked Stephen to do a survey on a property for inheritance tax purposes. He was extremely thorough and kept me informed throughout the process. The report was very detailed... read more

    Judith Hayes Avatar Judith Hayes
    July 24, 2023

    Thank you, Stephen Michael Surveying for an excellent survey service. From first contact to after receiving your very comprehensive and thorough report it has been a pleasure dealing with... read more

    Pete Sanders Avatar Pete Sanders
    December 13, 2023
  • Stephen provided an exceptional service from first contact through to the post-report debrief, and remains available for any other questions I have. His insight has allowed us to purchase a... read more

    Manc Thedaddy Avatar Manc Thedaddy
    May 12, 2024

    Highly recommend Stephen, he has carried out two level 3 surveys for me. The first enabled me to decide not to purchase the property due to the challenges he discovered.... read more

    su hamilton Avatar su hamilton
    June 1, 2023

    My partner and I are new to the UK housing market and were unsure of what to expect from a building survey. From the very start, Stephen was extremely helpful,... read more

    Anuradha Sajjanhar Avatar Anuradha Sajjanhar
    November 17, 2023
  • First rate survey from Michael. He communicated very well, told me the pros and cons of the different survey levels, tailored his advice to my particular situation, and diligently followed... read more

    Andy Narracott Avatar Andy Narracott
    March 13, 2024

    We can highly recommend Stephen Michael Surveying and would certainly use them again. Stephen was able to help us fully understand the complexities of the period property we are purchasing,... read more

    Yvonne Chamberlain Avatar Yvonne Chamberlain
    May 13, 2023

    We chose Stephen Michael after carefully considering a number of different surveying firms - and we are extremely glad that we did. Stephen was faultlessly thorough. Before he conducted a... read more

    John Coats Avatar John Coats
    October 24, 2023

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Contact me for an initial conversation or a free, no obligation quotation

I will provide a speedy quotation, with no hard sell. And if you’re not sure what service you need, then please just call for a quick chat and we can figure it out.