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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 Survey is the correct choice for my house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Anerley

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if buying a home made of conventional materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Anerley

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Anerley) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this option for unconventional e.g. mundic properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Anerley

    This is an independent valuation . It is usually chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Anerley and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Anerley property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Anerley property's condition along with information on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Anerley Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Anerley. Is there any Scottish bond advice we should be aware of?? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick Anerley property will be affected by considerable issues. This could be anything from vertical cracking to lack of a damp proof course. Any such issues ought to be reported on, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is patchwork cracks caused by tie failure. This cracking may only be visible internally, and is accompanied by an irregular wall surface. For more information, contact a local builder, G J M Building Services of 47 Marmion Close, London, E4 8EN on 020 8531 1872.

A number of styles of brick building are used in properties built throughout the ages. For example, Flemish bond, featuring alternating long and short faces of bricks.

Landfill site near home

What should we be wary of when buying a house close to a refuse landfill site

Landfill Sites take many forms for example: inert refuse. Nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Risks include heavy metals. Potential health concerns for example cancer have been linked to landfill sites .

Anerley surveyors will flag up structural issues linked to the site. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and Bromley Local Authority and advise you .

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour stated there is a possibility of white asbestos pipe insulation being found in the flat. What is asbestos and is it hazardous?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous material formed from metamorphic rocks. Some types were commonly found in the building materials e.g. roof gutters.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good heat resistance qualities and it may be found in powdery sprayed on coatings.

All forms including white ( Chrysotile) are pernicious and might lead to lung cancer or fibrosis if inhaled over sustained periods. If discovered, one must be careful not to move it and expert advice must be taken without delay.

Surveyors do not tell you whether there is asbestos during the survey. However they will report on the risk of asbestos during the survey and will suggest further investigation.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Anerley and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Anerley property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Anerley property's condition along with information on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Anerley Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Anerley. Is there any Scottish bond advice we should be aware of?? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick Anerley property will be affected by considerable issues. This could be anything from vertical cracking to lack of a damp proof course. Any such issues ought to be reported on, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is patchwork cracks caused by tie failure. This cracking may only be visible internally, and is accompanied by an irregular wall surface. For more information, contact a local builder, G J M Building Services of 47 Marmion Close, London, E4 8EN on 020 8531 1872.



A number of styles of brick building are used in properties built throughout the ages. For example, Flemish bond, featuring alternating long and short faces of bricks.

Landfill site near home

What should we be wary of when buying a house close to a refuse landfill site

Landfill Sites take many forms for example: inert refuse. Nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Risks include heavy metals. Potential health concerns for example cancer have been linked to landfill sites .

Anerley surveyors will flag up structural issues linked to the site. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and Bromley Local Authority and advise you .

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour stated there is a possibility of white asbestos pipe insulation being found in the flat. What is asbestos and is it hazardous?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous material formed from metamorphic rocks. Some types were commonly found in the building materials e.g. roof gutters.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good heat resistance qualities and it may be found in powdery sprayed on coatings.

All forms including white ( Chrysotile) are pernicious and might lead to lung cancer or fibrosis if inhaled over sustained periods. If discovered, one must be careful not to move it and expert advice must be taken without delay.

Surveyors do not tell you whether there is asbestos during the survey. However they will report on the risk of asbestos during the survey and will suggest further investigation.

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