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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 HomeBuyers Survey is the best choice for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Alfreton

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to purchase a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Alfreton

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Alfreton) is also conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this for unconventional such as stone wall or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Alfreton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is typically chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Alfreton and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Alfreton property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out major works, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Alfreton property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Alfreton Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a 18th Century converted stable. What should be budgeted for maintenance?

A property's age can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers. Alfreton structures showcasing traditional methods can be a chore to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed. Traditional building materials

may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of property in a conservation area. If you are uncertain, speak to the surveyor for more detail. Built between 1575 and 1639, St Martin's Church, Belfry floor is an example of a traditional church in Alfreton.

Gas flame

Does a local surveyor look into the state of repair of the gas installations?

A qualified RICS surveyor will locate and visually inspect any accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as the condition of the meter where relevant, in addition to gas connected appliances for example - chimney breasts. However, the Alfreton RICS chartered surveyor won't remove the external fittings and surveyors are not qualified to conduct any tests whatsoever on the system or appliances. Needless to say, gas can be dangerous, should you have any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

English Heritage

We are buying a building close to Ruins Of Trinity Chapel , will this affect the property's value?

Ruins Of Trinity Chapel is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance can enhance the attractiveness of an area. Your RICS surveyor will include all regional factors during the home buyers survey in Alfreton. Visit the English Heritage website for more information on Ruins Of Trinity Chapel.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Alfreton and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Alfreton property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out major works, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Alfreton property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Alfreton Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a 18th Century converted stable. What should be budgeted for maintenance?

A property's age can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers. Alfreton structures showcasing traditional methods can be a chore to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed. Traditional building materials



may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of property in a conservation area. If you are uncertain, speak to the surveyor for more detail. Built between 1575 and 1639, St Martin's Church, Belfry floor is an example of a traditional church in Alfreton.

Gas flame

Does a local surveyor look into the state of repair of the gas installations?

A qualified RICS surveyor will locate and visually inspect any accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as the condition of the meter where relevant, in addition to gas connected appliances for example - chimney breasts. However, the Alfreton RICS chartered surveyor won't remove the external fittings and surveyors are not qualified to conduct any tests whatsoever on the system or appliances. Needless to say, gas can be dangerous, should you have any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

English Heritage

We are buying a building close to Ruins Of Trinity Chapel , will this affect the property's value?

Ruins Of Trinity Chapel is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance can enhance the attractiveness of an area. Your RICS surveyor will include all regional factors during the home buyers survey in Alfreton. Visit the English Heritage website for more information on Ruins Of Trinity Chapel.

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