The following advice may help you. If you require further guidance then do not hesitate to call Hepburn & Associates on 01622 833308 or Mobile 07515 512964 or by email

Are you a member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) ?

Robert F Hepburn BSc MRICS FISVA qualified as an RICS member in 1989 and we are a registered practice by the RICS. We are also Fellow members of the ISVA (Independent Surveyors & Valuers Association). We are fully insured in excess of the RICS minimum requirements. All pre-purchase surveys are carried out in accordance with or in excess of the recommendations of the RICS Home Survey Standard (Revised September 2021). We are subject to monitoring and our files, including the reports, may need to be provided to the RICS upon request.

Are you fully independent ?

Yes, we are fully independent of any bank, building society or lender. We do not pay any referral fees or inducements. Any potential conflicts of interest will be considered prior to accepting your instructions. Our reports are therefore unbiased and personally tailored to your specific needs. We offer truly independent advice upon which the buyer can base their decision, uninfluenced by any external considerations.

Do you cover this area?

Hepburn & Associates have experience of and operate across all of Kent, Sussex and South East London areas.

We cover the following postcodes:

  • BN1 to BN45
  • BR1 to BR8
  • CR0 to CR8
  • CT1 to CT21
  • DA1 to DA18
  • ME1 to ME20
  • RH1 to RH20
  • SE1 to SE28
  • TN1 to TN40