Helping you choose the right survey

  • James Sellicks Surveyors

    Chris and James established James Sellicks Surveyors in 2013 to provide a personal service which would enable clients to benefit from their wealth of experience in the Leicestershire and wider East Midlands property market. Three well placed estate agency offices provide good support for the survey company whose administrative base is in Market Harborough.

  • RICS Condition Report

    A concise report focusing on condition. Suitable for “standard” properties or if you have already had a mortgage valuation carried out by your lender.

  • RICS HomeBuyer Report

    A mid range, more extensive report covering condition, repairs and maintenance, valuation and insurance advice. The most popular and widely used report.

  • RICS Building Survey

    Suitable for older, possibly run down property that is unusual or may have been altered. It contains detailed information on construction, condition, repairs and maintenance plus valuation and insurance advice.

  • Valuations

    Select a Market Valuation if you are not sure the agreed purchase price is reasonable. For other purposes including probate, portfolio, taxation and matrimonial reasons.

  • Specific Defect Reports

    If a property is suffering from a specific problem or defect that you need help with, we will be happy to carry out an inspection and give advice.

  • Energy Performance Certificates (EPC)

    On sale or letting of property as required by law.

  • Commercial Surveys

    Including Schedules of Condition and Dilapidation.

Buying a home is a big financial commitment. You need to know as much as possible about the property.

We will give you clear, impartial and expert advice, and have experience in older buildings.

If you have specific worries we are happy to discuss these in more detail to help you decide what type of survey is right for you.

All our reports are user-friendly and highlight any serious matters so you know what your priorities are.

Which survey you choose will largely depend on the type of property and what you aim to get from the survey. You can find more information on our website.

Remember, your mortgage lender’s valuation is not a survey.

As RICS Registered Valuers we carry out independent Market Valuations for a range of purposes.

We offer fee discounts to existing James Sellicks clients, so get in touch today on 01858 410920.

Meet the team

  • Chris Battye BSc (HONS) FRICS - Director

    Chris Battye BSc (HONS) FRICS


    Chris Battye BSc(Hons) FRICS qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1983. He has extensive experience of residential surveys and valuations in the East Midlands, most recently with Harrison Murray where he was Survey Director for several years.

    Call 01858 410920

  • James Sellicks BSc MRICS - Managing Director

    James Sellicks BSc MRICS

    Managing Director

    James Sellicks BSc MRICS qualified as a Chartered Surveyor in 1985. Since 1997 he has run his respected estate agency practice from offices in Leicester, Market Harborough and more recently Oakham. He is one of the few RICS qualified estate agents in Leicestershire.

    Call 07966 136320

  • Tom Lister BSc (Hons) Assoc RICS - Director

    Tom Lister BSc (Hons) Assoc RICS


    Chris and James are joined by director Tom Lister BSc(Hons) AssocRICS. Tom previously ran his own company, Orbital Surveyors. He is an experienced surveyor and valuer, and as a qualified Domestic Energy Assessor produces Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs).

    Call 01858 410920

  • Charlotte Bates - Administration

    Charlotte Bates


    James and Chris are ably supported by experienced Survey Administration Manager Charlotte Bates. Charlotte is experienced in guiding clients through their survey options.

    Call 01858 410920

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