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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 Home Survey is the correct choice for my planned house purchase in Allestree?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Allestree

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if purchasing a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Allestree

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Allestree) is also conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this for unconventional such as timber frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Allestree

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Allestree property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any substantial modifications, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give you a thorough analysis of the Allestree property's general condition along with more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Allestree Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a 18th Century farmhouse. What impact will the structure's thatched roof have on maintenance?

For houses in Allestree built before the 20th Century, age can often be problematic. Property built using traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be surprisingly expensive to upkeep. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work, which could result in higher ongoing expenses.If the home you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact your property surveyor for further advice.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect does heavy rainfall have on a Allestree property? Where there is necessary work, what should we do?

Regular rainfall is common in Allestree and across the country, but the impact wet weather can have on property is rarely paid due attention by purchasers. One indication that gutters are damaged is rotten wooden gutters. This could then result in penetrating damp.

Whether buying in Allestree or elsewhere, difficult gutters does not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to remedy. Where this is left untreated, the damage becomes increasing costly to remedy.

Deteriorated timber

On a Allestree HomeBuyer Report what impact can a an red light rating have on 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

In Allestree, an example may be damage to soffits or fascias. Section E8 covers more decorative aspects of the property's exterior, inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Ornamental joinery such as finials or mock Tudor panelling will be investigated. A condition rating of three is used to emphasise the most crucial repairs. They can include defects which compromise the structural integrity of a residence. RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give home buyers in Allestree a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy, unlike some more complex survey reports. A 'traffic light' system of colour coding is used to confirm how concerning each aspect of the report is.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Allestree property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any substantial modifications, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give you a thorough analysis of the Allestree property's general condition along with more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Allestree Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a 18th Century farmhouse. What impact will the structure's thatched roof have on maintenance?

For houses in Allestree built before the 20th Century, age can often be problematic. Property built using traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be surprisingly expensive to upkeep. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work, which could result in higher ongoing expenses.If the home you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact your property surveyor for further advice.



Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect does heavy rainfall have on a Allestree property? Where there is necessary work, what should we do?

Regular rainfall is common in Allestree and across the country, but the impact wet weather can have on property is rarely paid due attention by purchasers. One indication that gutters are damaged is rotten wooden gutters. This could then result in penetrating damp.

Whether buying in Allestree or elsewhere, difficult gutters does not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to remedy. Where this is left untreated, the damage becomes increasing costly to remedy.

Deteriorated timber

On a Allestree HomeBuyer Report what impact can a an red light rating have on 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

In Allestree, an example may be damage to soffits or fascias. Section E8 covers more decorative aspects of the property's exterior, inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Ornamental joinery such as finials or mock Tudor panelling will be investigated. A condition rating of three is used to emphasise the most crucial repairs. They can include defects which compromise the structural integrity of a residence. RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give home buyers in Allestree a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy, unlike some more complex survey reports. A 'traffic light' system of colour coding is used to confirm how concerning each aspect of the report is.

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