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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.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for site clearance) and how is it worked out

A Homebuyer Report will contain an independent valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost as standard. In order to determine an accurate value estimate your chartered surveyor will pair awareness of the Anerley property market and other considerations relating to the property for instance: state of repair The RICS surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and will use key assumptions e.g. the property isn't on a land fill site. Surveyors will disregard certain things like furnishings.

Additional local Anerley area assumptions like the property being insurable, are made as well as any significant local environmental concerns like local Anerley industrial considerations, also being considered.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

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.

Conservation area

Are there any potential pitfalls we would need to consider when purchasing a home in Anerley near a conservation area ?

There are many thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local councils. Surveyors in Anerley need to possess knowledge of relevant local area issues and the effect may have on the home and its value. Property values will be inflated as a result of the areas being largely unspoilt

RICS surveyors are trained to advise you if the home could be classified as such and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are raised as part of the legal process. Unconsented modifications that do not have Local Authority approval will also be reported in the Anerley survey but these are really more a investigated by your lawyer. Bks Solicitors are based in 107 High Street, Bromley, London, SE20 7DT might be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 020 8776 9388

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.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for site clearance) and how is it worked out

A Homebuyer Report will contain an independent valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost as standard. In order to determine an accurate value estimate your chartered surveyor will pair awareness of the Anerley property market and other considerations relating to the property for instance: state of repair The RICS surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and will use key assumptions e.g. the property isn't on a land fill site. Surveyors will disregard certain things like furnishings.

Additional local Anerley area assumptions like the property being insurable, are made as well as any significant local environmental concerns like local Anerley industrial considerations, also being considered.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.



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.

Conservation area

Are there any potential pitfalls we would need to consider when purchasing a home in Anerley near a conservation area ?

There are many thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local councils. Surveyors in Anerley need to possess knowledge of relevant local area issues and the effect may have on the home and its value. Property values will be inflated as a result of the areas being largely unspoilt

RICS surveyors are trained to advise you if the home could be classified as such and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are raised as part of the legal process. Unconsented modifications that do not have Local Authority approval will also be reported in the Anerley survey but these are really more a investigated by your lawyer. Bks Solicitors are based in 107 High Street, Bromley, London, SE20 7DT might be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 020 8776 9388

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