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Valuation
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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 Building Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Andover

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property made of standard building materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Andover

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Andover) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Andover

    This is an impartial valuation . This is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Andover and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same.

If the Andover property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Andover property's general condition as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Andover Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1810s property in Andover with stone walls. Are there specific problems to bear in mind? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Wroxton Limestone to Spynie Sandstone. Defects affecting stone-built property can vary, erosion being relatively common.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Maintenance tips include removal of invasive plants, such as ivy.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of professional fees e.g legal fees)

A Homebuyer Report on a Andover property will contain an independent valuation and will also include a cost of reinstatement. To estimate the correct valuation your surveyor will combine experience of property in Andover and other factors about the property for instance: square metres Your Andover surveyor will also consider construction methods and make certain other assumptions such as there being no major problems.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. It will also be assumed that there is an absence of any compromising legal issues such as Rights of access and egress over all communal areas. Advice should be sought from your legal representative.

Additional local area assumptions, such as use of parking or the property being insurable, are made as well as any significant environmental concerns like the area being prone to flooding, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Conservation area

Will there be any factors we would be advised to look out for if intending to buy a building in Andover in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local councils. Your surveyor need to have relevant knowledge of local area factors and any effect they have on the building and its value. The price of property will probably be more than prices outside the area which is down to them retaining their original character. However a growing number are falling into a poor state for example - increasing amounts of scruffy green spaces

Surveyors will advise you whether the building is or might be is designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out by your solicitor. Unapproved modifications to the property may be advised but these are really more a investigated by the lawyer. Bull & Co are based in 41 London Street, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP10 2NU will be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01264 352495

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Andover and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same.

If the Andover property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Andover property's general condition as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Andover Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1810s property in Andover with stone walls. Are there specific problems to bear in mind? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Wroxton Limestone to Spynie Sandstone. Defects affecting stone-built property can vary, erosion being relatively common.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Maintenance tips include removal of invasive plants, such as ivy.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of professional fees e.g legal fees)

A Homebuyer Report on a Andover property will contain an independent valuation and will also include a cost of reinstatement. To estimate the correct valuation your surveyor will combine experience of property in Andover and other factors about the property for instance: square metres Your Andover surveyor will also consider construction methods and make certain other assumptions such as there being no major problems.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. It will also be assumed that there is an absence of any compromising legal issues such as Rights of access and egress over all communal areas. Advice should be sought from your legal representative.

Additional local area assumptions, such as use of parking or the property being insurable, are made as well as any significant environmental concerns like the area being prone to flooding, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Conservation area

Will there be any factors we would be advised to look out for if intending to buy a building in Andover in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local councils. Your surveyor need to have relevant knowledge of local area factors and any effect they have on the building and its value. The price of property will probably be more than prices outside the area which is down to them retaining their original character. However a growing number are falling into a poor state for example - increasing amounts of scruffy green spaces

Surveyors will advise you whether the building is or might be is designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out by your solicitor. Unapproved modifications to the property may be advised but these are really more a investigated by the lawyer. Bull & Co are based in 41 London Street, Test Valley, Hampshire, SP10 2NU will be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01264 352495

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