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Valuation
Property
Valuation
Homebuyer
Report
Building
Survey
Help you make a reasoned and informed decision
as to whether to proceed, reconsider or renegotiate on the purchase
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Identify potential problems
such as any repairs or replacements the property needs including inspecting roofs, chimneys and other surfaces on the outside of the building from ground level
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Can help you negotiate a better property price
Where problems are discovered or a lower valuation is given, buyers are enabled to negotiate a lower buying price
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Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
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Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
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Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
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Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
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Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
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Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
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Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
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Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
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Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
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Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
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Appropriate for unusual property types
Suitable for a older, unusually constructed (e.g. thatch roof) or extensively modified properties (e.g. extended) or those in need of modernisation
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Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
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What HomeBuyers Survey should I choose for my intended home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Abercynon

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to purchase a property constructed from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Abercynon

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Abercynon) will also be conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this survey when buying a non standard e.g. mundic buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Abercynon

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Abercynon and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same.

If the Abercynon property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Abercynon property's state of repair and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Abercynon House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We're intending to buy in Abercynon. Is there a flood risk, and will the HomeBuyer Report look for any flooding?

A wide variety of factors can cause floods, from inadequate drainage to tidal activity. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision.

Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the Abercynon house in question is in danger, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures.

Familiarity with characteristics of the local area likely to affect Abercynon house enables the RICS surveyor to surmise flooding may be a risk, even if the property has not itself flooded before. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the vendor or agent, but this information may not be accurate.

The alert level for the River Cynon at Abercynon, near to Abercynon , was recently set by the Environment Agency at 15:27 on 29/11/10.

*information checked 04/01/2013

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when purchasing a building proximate to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. inert waste. Understandably, no one ideally wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Risks include structurally instability. Health concerns such as congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Abercynon will find structural defects linked to the landfill. Your lawyer will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological database as well as Merthyr Tydfil Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

House Prices

We are wanting to buying a house in Abercynon. What considerations will a local surveyor consider when calculating house prices in Abercynon ?

There are a great number of factors that can impact on house prices, for example the square footage or whether the home is landlocked. .

The most accurate way to get a formal home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part. Your RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

A professional RICS surveyor should actually visit the building as well as allowing for the countless location related influences that might affect the value of property.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Abercynon and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same.

If the Abercynon property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Abercynon property's state of repair and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Abercynon House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We're intending to buy in Abercynon. Is there a flood risk, and will the HomeBuyer Report look for any flooding?

A wide variety of factors can cause floods, from inadequate drainage to tidal activity. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision.

Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the Abercynon house in question is in danger, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures.

Familiarity with characteristics of the local area likely to affect Abercynon house enables the RICS surveyor to surmise flooding may be a risk, even if the property has not itself flooded before. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the vendor or agent, but this information may not be accurate.



The alert level for the River Cynon at Abercynon, near to Abercynon , was recently set by the Environment Agency at 15:27 on 29/11/10.

*information checked 04/01/2013

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when purchasing a building proximate to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. inert waste. Understandably, no one ideally wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Risks include structurally instability. Health concerns such as congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Abercynon will find structural defects linked to the landfill. Your lawyer will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological database as well as Merthyr Tydfil Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

House Prices

We are wanting to buying a house in Abercynon. What considerations will a local surveyor consider when calculating house prices in Abercynon ?

There are a great number of factors that can impact on house prices, for example the square footage or whether the home is landlocked. .

The most accurate way to get a formal home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part. Your RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

A professional RICS surveyor should actually visit the building as well as allowing for the countless location related influences that might affect the value of property.

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