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Property
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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 Building Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ashbourne

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ashbourne

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Ashbourne) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this for unconventional , for example stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ashbourne

    This is an impartial valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Ashbourne and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Ashbourne property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out major works, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Ashbourne property's state of repair in addition to information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Ashbourne Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Shocking Electrics

When I viewed the period property I am interested to move into it appeared that there is evidence of an overload of the fuses - will a Homebuyer Report in Ashbourne write anything on the electrics?

During a Building Survey in Ashbourne your RICS surveyor should make a note on the electrics if it is apparent that they are in an unsafe condition. This should include a general inspection of the open

sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to things like reporting on the condition of the fixed appliances e.g. heaters or the condition residual circuit breakers (RCD). Looking at any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by an electrician will usually be part of the survey.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My partner spotted signs of pests in the lounge. Will the Building Survey investigate this?

Houses are generally free of vermin, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. When purchasing a house, this matter should be borne in mind. Evidence may not be easy to find, house longhorn beetles can be identified by evidence of small tunnels through beams and floorboards, burrowed by the larvae. Remedies to pests can include chemical treatment. Your home surveyor may report on signs of infestation, especially if you have raised your concerns beforehand.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to look out for when purchasing a building constructed in 1740? Will the home's age be a problem?

Use of traditional methods can concern buyers. Ashbourne houses showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be expensive to repair. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. If the property you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact your surveyor for further advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Ashbourne and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Ashbourne property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out major works, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Ashbourne property's state of repair in addition to information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Ashbourne Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Shocking Electrics

When I viewed the period property I am interested to move into it appeared that there is evidence of an overload of the fuses - will a Homebuyer Report in Ashbourne write anything on the electrics?

During a Building Survey in Ashbourne your RICS surveyor should make a note on the electrics if it is apparent that they are in an unsafe condition. This should include a general inspection of the open



sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to things like reporting on the condition of the fixed appliances e.g. heaters or the condition residual circuit breakers (RCD). Looking at any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by an electrician will usually be part of the survey.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My partner spotted signs of pests in the lounge. Will the Building Survey investigate this?

Houses are generally free of vermin, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. When purchasing a house, this matter should be borne in mind. Evidence may not be easy to find, house longhorn beetles can be identified by evidence of small tunnels through beams and floorboards, burrowed by the larvae. Remedies to pests can include chemical treatment. Your home surveyor may report on signs of infestation, especially if you have raised your concerns beforehand.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to look out for when purchasing a building constructed in 1740? Will the home's age be a problem?

Use of traditional methods can concern buyers. Ashbourne houses showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be expensive to repair. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. If the property you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact your surveyor for further advice.

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