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Valuation
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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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Need a Home Buyers Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Aston on Trent

    A Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to purchase a home built from conventional materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Aston on Trent

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Aston on Trent) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more thorough. Select this when buying a non standard , for example cellared buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Aston on Trent

    This is an independent valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Aston on Trent and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same.

If the Aston on Trent property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any works or an extension, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Aston on Trent property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get an instant Aston on Trent Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will a chartered surveyor look at the state of the gas heaters?

A RICS chartered surveyor will locate and visually survey the accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like the mains gas installation as part of the Aston on Trent survey, as well as gas connected fittings e.g. the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. Any external fittings however, won't be detached. Needless to say, gas is potentially hazardous, should you have any worries about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

Derbyshire based local firms include J E Mann of 29 Bare Lane, Ockbrook, Derby, Derbyshire Tel. 07976329161 and Lee Foster Plumbing and Heating of 23 Elm Street, Borrowash, Derby Tel. 07786 156876.

Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled home in Aston on Trent. What defects must we watch out for?

There is a broad range of defects and issues associated with stone-built property. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include stone faces.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future. For example, exposure to the elements (especially in areas of higher pollution) will cause many limestones to rapidly degrade. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact can rainfall have on a house in Aston on Trent? Will the house surveyor report on this? And could it affect the property value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However wet weather and the effect it can have on a house are not considered. For example, spalling on walls around drainage can often mean that the drainage are damaged. Blocked rainwater goods can result in rotten roof timbers.

Fortunately, this is quite easy to repair fairly cheaply.However, the damage caused, where not maintained, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Aston on Trent and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same.

If the Aston on Trent property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any works or an extension, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Aston on Trent property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get an instant Aston on Trent Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will a chartered surveyor look at the state of the gas heaters?

A RICS chartered surveyor will locate and visually survey the accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like the mains gas installation as part of the Aston on Trent survey, as well as gas connected fittings e.g. the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. Any external fittings however, won't be detached. Needless to say, gas is potentially hazardous, should you have any worries about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

Derbyshire based local firms include J E Mann of 29 Bare Lane, Ockbrook, Derby, Derbyshire Tel. 07976329161 and Lee Foster Plumbing and Heating of 23 Elm Street, Borrowash, Derby Tel. 07786 156876.



Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled home in Aston on Trent. What defects must we watch out for?

There is a broad range of defects and issues associated with stone-built property. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include stone faces.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future. For example, exposure to the elements (especially in areas of higher pollution) will cause many limestones to rapidly degrade. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact can rainfall have on a house in Aston on Trent? Will the house surveyor report on this? And could it affect the property value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However wet weather and the effect it can have on a house are not considered. For example, spalling on walls around drainage can often mean that the drainage are damaged. Blocked rainwater goods can result in rotten roof timbers.

Fortunately, this is quite easy to repair fairly cheaply.However, the damage caused, where not maintained, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

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