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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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Need a Home Buyers Survey? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Babbacombe

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a home constructed from conventional materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Babbacombe

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Babbacombe) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for unconventional e.g. wood frame or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Babbacombe

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Babbacombe and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Babbacombe property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Babbacombe property's state of repair as well as advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Babbacombe House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Poor roof maintenance caused problems in the old property. What should we pay attention to during the survey?

Babbacombe homes that are otherwise ideal may be exposed to ponding, among a range of other roofing issues. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from tie beams to rafters. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like literally being flat. An incline of at least '1 to 80' is recommended.

Maintenance can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable builder.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a renovated farmhouse. Will upkeep costs be higher?

A building's age can create issues for homeowners. Babbacombe houses employing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be unexpectedly hard to repair. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Especially for property in a conservation area, Traditional materials may be required. This may make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea.

Overgrown flat roof with weeds

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Babbacombe home, can you give some examples of an amber light rating defects impacting roof coverings?

A condition rating of two means that the element covered will need work at some point, but this may not be urgent. Some areas may be marked as 'Not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed. Section E2 defects are comprehensively checked, if these parts of the property are easy to view or easy to access. If access cannot be arranged, e.g. the property is a flat, the surveyor will be unable to include this in the report. An old, worn out asphalt roof is one example.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Babbacombe and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Babbacombe property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Babbacombe property's state of repair as well as advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Babbacombe House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Poor roof maintenance caused problems in the old property. What should we pay attention to during the survey?

Babbacombe homes that are otherwise ideal may be exposed to ponding, among a range of other roofing issues. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from tie beams to rafters. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like literally being flat. An incline of at least '1 to 80' is recommended.



Maintenance can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable builder.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a renovated farmhouse. Will upkeep costs be higher?

A building's age can create issues for homeowners. Babbacombe houses employing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be unexpectedly hard to repair. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Especially for property in a conservation area, Traditional materials may be required. This may make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea.

Overgrown flat roof with weeds

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Babbacombe home, can you give some examples of an amber light rating defects impacting roof coverings?

A condition rating of two means that the element covered will need work at some point, but this may not be urgent. Some areas may be marked as 'Not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed. Section E2 defects are comprehensively checked, if these parts of the property are easy to view or easy to access. If access cannot be arranged, e.g. the property is a flat, the surveyor will be unable to include this in the report. An old, worn out asphalt roof is one example.

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