SPAIN ⎢ PORTUGAL ⎢ ITALY

Chartered Surveyors and Registered Valuers

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Over 40 years experience in residential property markets at the service of our clients.

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    OUR SERVICES

    RESIDENTIAL PROPERTY FINDERS

    We act exclusively for occupiers and investors to help them secure the best deals available.

    SPAIN | PORTUGAL

    We help buyers secure the best deals available:

    - Market Analysis
    - Property Analysis
    - Price Negotiation
    - Final Recommendations
    - Legal Advisor Liaison

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    RICS BUILDING SURVEYS AND CONDITION REPORTS

    Protect your next property purchase. We can help you avoid making an expensive mistake.

    SPAIN | PORTUGAL | ITALY

    Property inspections and preparation of:

    - Building Surveys
    - Condition Reports
    - Accompanied Visits
    - Floor Plans

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    VALUATION AND EXPERT WITNESS REPORTS

    Valuation and expert witness reports prepared by highly trained and experienced RICS Registered Valuers.

    SPAIN | PORTUGAL | ITALY

    Valuation and expert witness reports:

    - Divorce procedings
    - Sales / Rentals
    - Acquisitions
    - Tax Purposes
    - Accounting

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    NEW BUILD SNAGGING REPORTS

    An inspection of your newly built property to check for defects in workmanship and other issues.

    SPAIN | PORTUGAL | ITALY

    We check on all of the following:

    - Specification
    - Floor Areas / Layout
    - Defects in Workmanship
    - Substandard Materials

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    BUILDING WORKS AND REFURBISHMENTS

    We work with trusted architects, builders and trade specialists on
    small building projects.

    MADRID | CENTRAL SPAIN

    - Refurbishments
    - Extensions
    - Kitchen Renewals
    - Bathroom Renewals
    - Maintenance Works
    - Redecoration

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    COMMERCIAL AND RESIDENTIAL INVESTMENT

    Over 40 years experience in
    Property Finder Assignments
    and Portfolio Valuations.

    SPAIN | PORTUGAL

    - Property Finder Service
    - Office Portfolio Valuations
    - Industrial Valuations
    - Residential Valuations
    - Due Diligence
    - Agency / Transactions

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    ABOUT US

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    Stan Dickens, FRICS

    Chartered Surveyor

    Villa Surveyors was started in 2018 by Stan Dickens, a UK trained independent Chartered Surveyor, and RICS Registered Valuer. Stan has over 40 years experience of undertaking property searches, transactions, building surveys, snagging surveys, and valuations of investment, commercial and residential property. His professional experience in Spain, Portugal, and Italy stretches back to 1989. He is a fluent Spanish speaker and has a good working knowledge of Portuguese and Italian.

    For several years Stan was Chairman of RICS Spain. He was also the founding director of the prestigious Real Estate Company Management Executive Programme at Instituto de Empresa (IE), in Madrid. Stan has also lectured on investment and development valuation techniques, ethics, and best practice in the property industry at IE Business School and the European University.

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    SPAIN

    Including:

    • The Costa del Sol
    • The Costa Brava
    • Greater Madrid and Central Spain
    • Canary and Balaeric Islands
    • Greater Barcelona
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    PORTUGAL

    Including:

    • Greater Lisbon (Lisbon city, Cascais, Estoril, Sintra, etc.)
    • Central Portugal
    • The Algarve
    • Madeira and The Azores
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    ITALY

    Including:

    • Rome, Milan, and Venice
    • Tuscany
    • Liguria
    • Lombardy
    • Sardinia and Sicily

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      Submit Or contact us anytime via:

      +34 610 418 654 (Spain mobile and WhatsApp)

      +44 (0)7446 554154 (UK mobile and WhatsApp)

      stan@standickens.com (email)

      testimonials

      We have received many positive Google and Facebook reviews. For more reviews please take a look at our testimonials page.

      • We were looking for a Chartered Surveyor to provide a condition survey on a house we wanted to buy in the Costa Brava. Stan... read more

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        Victoria Goodliffe
        11/12/2019

        It was tricky finding a English speaking surveyor who covered the Algarve. The local ones barely replied. Then I found Stan, spoke to... read more

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        Neil Stockton
        11/12/2019

        I found Stan to be very professional and helpful. Having spent a few hours looking round the property, he rang me on the day... read more

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        Will Voelcker
        11/12/2019
      • My partner and I were in the early stages of buying a property in Madrid and we worked with Stan on this particular venture.Thanks to... read more

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        Laurren Maxwell
        20/06/2021

        I contacted Stan for a building survey in Madrid. I was thinking of buying a renovated attic flat in the centre of the city, but... read more

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        Paul Smith
        11/12/2019

        Thanks to Stan's recommendations and assistance, I was able to purchase a beautiful apartment in Lisbon. I highly recommend Villa Surveyors. Stan was easy to... read more

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        Keavy N
        11/12/2019
      • I contacted Stan for a Lisbon building survey and he did a top job. You can't find English speaking surveyors in Lisbon for love or... read more

        Dave Adeane Avatar
        Dave Adeane
        11/12/2019

        Stan worked at very short notice to provide us with a very detailed report on a property that we were interested in. He kept us... read more

        Robbert Duvivier Avatar
        Robbert Duvivier
        11/12/2019

        I had a building survey undertaken on a house in Madrid by Villa Surveyors. I was very pleased with the result. The report was well... read more

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        Pilar Morales
        11/12/2019
      • Great Service by Stan , highly recommend!

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        Zara Kelly
        11/02/2020

        Stan investigates in detail. He writes succinct and clear reports. He is also happy to deal with any follow up questions both by email and... read more

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        A. Mira
        11/12/2019

        We were looking for a professional building survey for a refurbished farm building in Portugal that we were buying, what is called a quinta in... read more

        James James Avatar
        James James
        02/12/2020
      • Stan was absolutely wonderful to work with and made sure he was readily available to answer all my questions! I live in the USA and... read more

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        Camille Beneby
        19/03/2021

        Stan was fantastic to work with. His survey was of an incredibly high quality, and provided easy to understand advice that we could draw on... read more

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        Richard Garratt
        11/12/2019

        A very well presented report. A must for anyone buying. Thanks for your professional advise and detail.

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        Gordon Foat
        22/04/2020
      • We asked Stan Dickens from Villa Surveyors to make a full survey report and we are very pleased with the result!The report was very clear... read more

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        evelien van zonneveld
        11/08/2020

        Central Lisbon Condition Survey Very thorough house surveyor willing to travel to any area like coimbra or porto or Braga.Prompt reporting and flexible on dates when I had to... read more

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        Isabella Conway
        04/12/2020

        We worked with Stan to purchase our first home in the Lisbon Area and we could not be happier. While a first purchase can be... read more

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        Abilash Krishnan
        07/09/2020
      • Servicio profesional, muy recomendable.

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        Ricardo Palacio
        11/12/2019

        We bought a house in Aranjuez, the house its a little old so we hired Stan to come to have a look.He was puntual, professional... read more

        Marta Jover Avatar
        Marta Jover
        11/05/2020

        Really pleased to have found Stan here at Villa Surveyors. He completed a really professional condition report on the property we have since purchased... read more

        Angela Litchfield Avatar
        Angela Litchfield
        11/12/2019
      • I found Stan through Google Maps searching in Madrid for an English speaking surveyor to check a house before making an offer. As a foreigner... read more

        Matthew Hibbard Avatar
        Matthew Hibbard
        11/12/2019

        He encontrado un profesional, muy comprometido con el encargo.Ha dado el 200%,, para ayudarnos con nuestros objetivos.Finalmente hemos quedado muy satisfechos y le recomendariamos a... read more

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        Carlos Gelis
        11/12/2019

        We asked Stan for a report on a chalet in Manzanares El Real. He was excellent, really helpful and I would certainly recommend Villa Surveyors... read more

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        Richard Dunwoody
        27/11/2020

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