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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

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A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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Valuation
Homebuyer
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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 property survey should I pick for my potential property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Acocks Green

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if purchasing a home built from standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Acocks Green

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Acocks Green) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more detailed. Select this for an unconventional property, for example mundic homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Acocks Green

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Acocks Green and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Acocks Green property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out alterations on the property, you should you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give exhaustive analysis of the Acocks Green property's condition as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant Acocks Green House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need Sussex bond upkeep suggestions, can a surveyor in Acocks Green help?

Brick buildings in Acocks Green will be subject to both minor and serious issues, such as inadequate damp-proofing. Any such issues ought to be reported on. One defect surveyors of brick property frequently address is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely. Able P G may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 17 Westwood Rd, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8TX or 01892 543174.

One example is Monk bond, which is similar to Flemish bond, but with two long bricks between every short one. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

Damaged Render

What sort of issues will my RICS Surveyor look for on a stucco house in Acocks Green that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is just a specific type of render. Usually stucco render is applied to underlying brick that sets to an even finish. Stucco is very grand in appearance and is common on some Victorian buildings. it can be prone to defect and Acocks Green Building Surveys frequently detail potentially expensive to remedy problems such as moisture trapped under paint (assuming painted)

Another example of problems associated with stucco could be when moisture below sills which results in large areas of detachment requiring raking back and reapplying. Resolving problems with stucco can be expensive as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are becoming more difficult to find.

Conservatory

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Acocks Green home, what are common defects an red light rating impacting conservatory and porches?

RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give house purchasers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy, with a minimum of technical jargon. Green, orange and red ratings are an indication of to what extent each defect requires attention. Condition rating three is used to highlight very serious issues. They can include defects which compromise the structural integrity of a Acocks Green residence.

One example would be a stair rise which is too big or uneven. Section E7 defects include those affect any porch or conservatory attached to the home. Any signs of inappropriate use, such as using a conservatory as a bedroom or kitchen will also be mentioned in the report.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Acocks Green and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Acocks Green property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out alterations on the property, you should you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give exhaustive analysis of the Acocks Green property's condition as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant Acocks Green House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need Sussex bond upkeep suggestions, can a surveyor in Acocks Green help?

Brick buildings in Acocks Green will be subject to both minor and serious issues, such as inadequate damp-proofing. Any such issues ought to be reported on. One defect surveyors of brick property frequently address is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely. Able P G may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 17 Westwood Rd, Tunbridge Wells, TN4 8TX or 01892 543174.

One example is Monk bond, which is similar to Flemish bond, but with two long bricks between every short one. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.



Damaged Render

What sort of issues will my RICS Surveyor look for on a stucco house in Acocks Green that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is just a specific type of render. Usually stucco render is applied to underlying brick that sets to an even finish. Stucco is very grand in appearance and is common on some Victorian buildings. it can be prone to defect and Acocks Green Building Surveys frequently detail potentially expensive to remedy problems such as moisture trapped under paint (assuming painted)

Another example of problems associated with stucco could be when moisture below sills which results in large areas of detachment requiring raking back and reapplying. Resolving problems with stucco can be expensive as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are becoming more difficult to find.

Conservatory

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Acocks Green home, what are common defects an red light rating impacting conservatory and porches?

RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give house purchasers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy, with a minimum of technical jargon. Green, orange and red ratings are an indication of to what extent each defect requires attention. Condition rating three is used to highlight very serious issues. They can include defects which compromise the structural integrity of a Acocks Green residence.

One example would be a stair rise which is too big or uneven. Section E7 defects include those affect any porch or conservatory attached to the home. Any signs of inappropriate use, such as using a conservatory as a bedroom or kitchen will also be mentioned in the report.

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