HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Ascot

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Ascot

Download sample reports

From £225
inc. VAT

Instant online quote:

Your information stays private

 

X

Select Survey Sample

The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

Click preferred survey type to begin download.

Download sample HomeBuyer Report HomeBuyer Report sample

Download sample Building Survey Building Survey sample

Download sample Property Valuation Property Valuation sample

Survey reports can be large files containing many photos of a property. On slower connections these files may take a short while to download.

Compare Ascot Property Surveys

X

  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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
  Tick Tick Tick
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
    Tick  Tick
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
  Tick Tick Tick
Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
    Tick  
Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
    Tick Tick
Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
Tick Tick Tick Tick
Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
  Tick Tick  
Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
      Tick
Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
      Tick
Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
    Tick Tick
Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
    Tick Tick
Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
    Tick  
Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
    Tick  
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
      Tick
Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
    Tick Tick
    Get Property Valuation Quote Get HomeBuyer Survey Quote Get Building Survey Quote
 

What Survey is the correct choice for my prospective property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ascot

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if purchasing a property made of standard building materials such as brick and tile, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ascot

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Ascot) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this survey for unconventional e.g. wood frame or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ascot

    This is a professional valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

Reviews

Ascot Surveyors

"Surveyor Local were fast, affordable and thorough. I couldn't fault them in any way."

Ascot Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Ascot

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Highclere, Ascot, Berkshire, SL5

Home Buyers Survey Ascot

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined variable: outputDisabled in navtax_main() (line 694 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: block in internal_analytics_block_view() (line 115 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/internal_analytics/internal_analytics.module).
HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Ascot and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

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

If you intend to make any alterations, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Ascot property's general condition along with information on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Ascot Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Are Ascot properties at risk, and does a property surveyor check any flooding?

A wide variety of factors can cause floods, from inadequate drainage to tidal activity. Those planning to buy in affected areas should weigh up their exposure.

As with many aspects of home ownership, flood prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure, but a surveyor will also make recommendations to prepare for the worst. The GroundSure Flood Report is one of several risk screening reports designed to provide an overview of whether a house in Ascot lies within an area of potential or previous flood risk, the data used to compile third-party flood assessments also takes into account flood defences and historic claims.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the thirties house we are interested to buy we saw that there is evidence of an overload of the fuses - will a surveyor advise on the electrical system?

When carrying out a Ascot Building Survey a surveyor should usually remark on the state of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in a poor state of repair. A Chartered surveyor should also concerns such as reporting on the state of repair of fitted appliances, for example electric showers or whether there is an off-peak /on-peak mains supply. .

Examining the evidence of any recent PIR conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the survey.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What input does a surveyor in Ascot give for homes built from Flemish bond walls?

Brick-built Ascot flats demonstrate several benefits over buildings using regular cut stone. Unfortunately, they also be affected by both minor and serious issues, from weathering to signs of movement. Your RICS surveyor will cover these in his report, with feedback. 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. Morris Tim at 12a Grove Farm Pk/Mytchett Rd, Mytchett, Camberley, GU16 6AG should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01252 518455.

For buyers with an eye for detail, less used styles of brick course include Scottish bond features five courses (rows) of long-oriented bricks then one row of short faced bricks, before repeating the pattern. Consider renegotiating the price of the Ascot property, based on the results of your survey. Works to remedy even some superficial brick wall defects can be both expensive and disruptive.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Ascot and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

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

If you intend to make any alterations, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Ascot property's general condition along with information on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Ascot Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Are Ascot properties at risk, and does a property surveyor check any flooding?

A wide variety of factors can cause floods, from inadequate drainage to tidal activity. Those planning to buy in affected areas should weigh up their exposure.

As with many aspects of home ownership, flood prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure, but a surveyor will also make recommendations to prepare for the worst. The GroundSure Flood Report is one of several risk screening reports designed to provide an overview of whether a house in Ascot lies within an area of potential or previous flood risk, the data used to compile third-party flood assessments also takes into account flood defences and historic claims.



Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the thirties house we are interested to buy we saw that there is evidence of an overload of the fuses - will a surveyor advise on the electrical system?

When carrying out a Ascot Building Survey a surveyor should usually remark on the state of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in a poor state of repair. A Chartered surveyor should also concerns such as reporting on the state of repair of fitted appliances, for example electric showers or whether there is an off-peak /on-peak mains supply. .

Examining the evidence of any recent PIR conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the survey.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What input does a surveyor in Ascot give for homes built from Flemish bond walls?

Brick-built Ascot flats demonstrate several benefits over buildings using regular cut stone. Unfortunately, they also be affected by both minor and serious issues, from weathering to signs of movement. Your RICS surveyor will cover these in his report, with feedback. 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. Morris Tim at 12a Grove Farm Pk/Mytchett Rd, Mytchett, Camberley, GU16 6AG should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01252 518455.

For buyers with an eye for detail, less used styles of brick course include Scottish bond features five courses (rows) of long-oriented bricks then one row of short faced bricks, before repeating the pattern. Consider renegotiating the price of the Ascot property, based on the results of your survey. Works to remedy even some superficial brick wall defects can be both expensive and disruptive.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote