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  Mortgage Valuation
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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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Which Property Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Adamsdown

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if buying a property built from conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Adamsdown

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Adamsdown) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more thorough. Select this survey for non standard , for example stone slab roof or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Adamsdown

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Adamsdown and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Adamsdown property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Adamsdown property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get an instant Adamsdown Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the house I am hoping to move into it appeared that there is an old fuse board ; will a Homebuyer Report in Adamsdown advise on the electrical system condition?

When conducting a Adamsdown Building Survey your surveyor will usually report on the electrical system if it is apparent that they are in an unsafe condition.

This should include a non invasive check of any revealed sections of the wiring in addition to things, for example verifying the category of the electrical fittings in bathrooms or checking the condition of any visible wiring a representative sample

of the range of light fittings and switch gear. Inspecting the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician should usually be part of the survey in Adamsdown.

Gas flame

Does a RICS chartered surveyor inspect the state of repair of the gas installations?

The surveyor will locate and visually check the easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the mains gas installation as part of the survey, in addition to gas associated installations, for instance associated asbestos. Should there be any external fittings they will not be removed. Of course, gas is potentially fatal and if there are any concerns relating to gas installations, contact a gas safe engineer.

Damaged Render

What will a Property Surveyor take into account on a stucco rendered house in Adamsdown that we intend to purchase.

Stucco (aka pargetting) is actually just a kind of render. Commonly stucco render is applied to underlying brick hardens to a very smooth surface. Stucco is very beautiful and is common on some Regency homes. It is almost exactly the same as mortar. Sometimes it can contain lime in it in addition to a plastic under mesh to help prevent cracks. Stucco is often problematic and Surveyors sometimes detail issues for example, when it is faced with on-going weathering and rain which becomes saturated and thus prone to frost damage

Another example of problems associated with stucco might result from the difficulty is testing for damp underneath. Re-covering problems with stucco can be difficult and costly as the skills are getting rarer.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Adamsdown and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Adamsdown property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Adamsdown property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get an instant Adamsdown Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the house I am hoping to move into it appeared that there is an old fuse board ; will a Homebuyer Report in Adamsdown advise on the electrical system condition?

When conducting a Adamsdown Building Survey your surveyor will usually report on the electrical system if it is apparent that they are in an unsafe condition.

This should include a non invasive check of any revealed sections of the wiring in addition to things, for example verifying the category of the electrical fittings in bathrooms or checking the condition of any visible wiring a representative sample



of the range of light fittings and switch gear. Inspecting the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician should usually be part of the survey in Adamsdown.

Gas flame

Does a RICS chartered surveyor inspect the state of repair of the gas installations?

The surveyor will locate and visually check the easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the mains gas installation as part of the survey, in addition to gas associated installations, for instance associated asbestos. Should there be any external fittings they will not be removed. Of course, gas is potentially fatal and if there are any concerns relating to gas installations, contact a gas safe engineer.

Damaged Render

What will a Property Surveyor take into account on a stucco rendered house in Adamsdown that we intend to purchase.

Stucco (aka pargetting) is actually just a kind of render. Commonly stucco render is applied to underlying brick hardens to a very smooth surface. Stucco is very beautiful and is common on some Regency homes. It is almost exactly the same as mortar. Sometimes it can contain lime in it in addition to a plastic under mesh to help prevent cracks. Stucco is often problematic and Surveyors sometimes detail issues for example, when it is faced with on-going weathering and rain which becomes saturated and thus prone to frost damage

Another example of problems associated with stucco might result from the difficulty is testing for damp underneath. Re-covering problems with stucco can be difficult and costly as the skills are getting rarer.

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