Hornes Surveyors is owned and managed by David Horne Bsc MRICS.

David began his career as a draftsman within a structural engineering and surveying practice where he studied at Richmond Upon Thames college, obtaining an HNC with Merit in building studies. From here David undertook full time study at Leeds Metropolitan University graduating with a BSc degree in Building Surveying.


Following completion of a two-year assessment of professional competence, he became a full member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in 2000 and has worked within commercial and residential disciplines across North and West Yorkshire for nearly 20 years. David has an in-depth knowledge of the housing market across Yorkshire and can confidently advise on the condition of all types of properties, and make accurate market valuations. Whether it’s a terraced house in listed Saltaire, an extensive property in Harrogate, a 17th century farmhouse in Wharfedale, a bungalow, a semi-detached, or a detached property in a residential area, David has it covered.

He has surveyed and valued over 10,000 properties in his career. Over 90% of his work is referral because his reports are in plain English. They tell you everything you need to know about the property you are buying – without the jargon! As an independent surveyor, you can speak to him directly.


He will call you immediately after an inspection to discuss his initial findings – no waiting anxiously for days for a report to appear in your inbox or on your doormat!

David provides honest, straightforward, practical and pragmatic advice about the biggest purchase you will ever make! His job, is to help you know exactly what you are buying. His starting point is there is no problem that cannot be resolved in residential property!


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