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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 Home Survey should I choose for my intended home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Anston

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if purchasing a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Anston

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Anston) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more detailed. Select this when buying a non standard , for example wychert or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Anston

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Anston and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Anston property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations on the Anston property, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Anston property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details get an instant Anston Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External walls

In a Anston HomeBuyer Report what are common defects Condition rating 2 impacting 'E4 - Main walls' ?

The surveyor's report on the condition of the external walls will consider all visible defects, an in-depth building survey may be required if serious foundational issues are suspected. Damp proofing, including the DPC, is also included here. A leaning or rotating lintel is an example of a Section E defect. An 'amber' condition rating of 2 implies that some repair work is needed to arrest further decay. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however. The home buyer report is intended to be easy to read and understand, unlike less prescriptive surveys.

These may offer more complex detail, but they are also less useful for home purchasers deciding whether or not to purchase a Anston house. Red, amber and green ratings give home purchasers indicate the severity of defects uncovered during the survey.

Landfill site near home

What should we be fearful of if buying a house next to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes for example: non-hazardous waste material disposal. No one would want to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Worries include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health concerns for example cancer have been associated with landfill sites .

Anston surveyors will flag up structural defects connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Landmark data sets and Rotherham Local Authority and advise you .

Conservation area

Are there any problems we would be advised to check out if buying a house in Anston in conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are governed by the local authority. Your surveyor need to possess sufficient knowledge of local area issues and any effect they have on the home. Property values is typically greater due to conservation areas being unspoilt.

Surveyors are expected note if the planned purchase looks to be classified as such and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are raised by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unauthorised extensions that do not have Local Authority approval should be reported but these are really more a investigated by your conveyancer.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Anston and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Anston property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations on the Anston property, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Anston property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details get an instant Anston Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External walls

In a Anston HomeBuyer Report what are common defects Condition rating 2 impacting 'E4 - Main walls' ?

The surveyor's report on the condition of the external walls will consider all visible defects, an in-depth building survey may be required if serious foundational issues are suspected. Damp proofing, including the DPC, is also included here. A leaning or rotating lintel is an example of a Section E defect. An 'amber' condition rating of 2 implies that some repair work is needed to arrest further decay. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however. The home buyer report is intended to be easy to read and understand, unlike less prescriptive surveys.



These may offer more complex detail, but they are also less useful for home purchasers deciding whether or not to purchase a Anston house. Red, amber and green ratings give home purchasers indicate the severity of defects uncovered during the survey.

Landfill site near home

What should we be fearful of if buying a house next to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes for example: non-hazardous waste material disposal. No one would want to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Worries include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health concerns for example cancer have been associated with landfill sites .

Anston surveyors will flag up structural defects connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Landmark data sets and Rotherham Local Authority and advise you .

Conservation area

Are there any problems we would be advised to check out if buying a house in Anston in conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are governed by the local authority. Your surveyor need to possess sufficient knowledge of local area issues and any effect they have on the home. Property values is typically greater due to conservation areas being unspoilt.

Surveyors are expected note if the planned purchase looks to be classified as such and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are raised by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unauthorised extensions that do not have Local Authority approval should be reported but these are really more a investigated by your conveyancer.

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