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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Arthog

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home constructed from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Arthog

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Arthog) will also be carried out by a RICS surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as wood frame or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Arthog

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically 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 Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Arthog and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Arthog property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will give comprehensive details of the Arthog property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Arthog Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a building but are worried about bugs. What advice should we get?

Be aware that your solicitor's forms may not ask about this issue. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. Evidence may not be easy to find. For example, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Remedies to a serious infestation can include removal

of infected furniture. The RICS surveyor may include notes on any signs of vermin or other pests in their report. It is, however, advisable that specific worries you may have be raised ASAP.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Arthog? We're concerned about replacement costs.

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which damp weather has on a residence is not considered. If you have visited the house in good weather, issues may have been hidden. Signs that gutters are blocked include spalling masonry. Blocked rainwater goods can result in overflowing or blocked sewage.

Fortunately, these defects are generally easy to fix. If untreated or poorly maintained, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

Traditionally built property

We are buying in Arthog. What will we need to bear in mind when buying an old building? Will the age of the house be an issue?

Some buyers in Arthog hope to own a old, characterful home one day. For traditionally-built Arthog property, age, however, can often be problematic. Property employing traditional methods can be difficult to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Traditional materials. If you plan to make alterations to a period property, discuss options with your property surveyor for more information.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Arthog and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Arthog property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will give comprehensive details of the Arthog property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Arthog Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a building but are worried about bugs. What advice should we get?

Be aware that your solicitor's forms may not ask about this issue. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. Evidence may not be easy to find. For example, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Remedies to a serious infestation can include removal



of infected furniture. The RICS surveyor may include notes on any signs of vermin or other pests in their report. It is, however, advisable that specific worries you may have be raised ASAP.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Arthog? We're concerned about replacement costs.

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which damp weather has on a residence is not considered. If you have visited the house in good weather, issues may have been hidden. Signs that gutters are blocked include spalling masonry. Blocked rainwater goods can result in overflowing or blocked sewage.

Fortunately, these defects are generally easy to fix. If untreated or poorly maintained, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

Traditionally built property

We are buying in Arthog. What will we need to bear in mind when buying an old building? Will the age of the house be an issue?

Some buyers in Arthog hope to own a old, characterful home one day. For traditionally-built Arthog property, age, however, can often be problematic. Property employing traditional methods can be difficult to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Traditional materials. If you plan to make alterations to a period property, discuss options with your property surveyor for more information.

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