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  Mortgage Valuation
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Valuation
Property
Valuation
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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 Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Baildon

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a home made of conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Baildon

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Baildon) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Opt for this option for non standard e.g. wychert buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Baildon

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Baildon and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Baildon property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you a thorough analysis of the Baildon property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Baildon Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1830s property in Baildon with stone walls. Are there any major issues that we should be aware of?

External wall maintenance is essential to the health of homes in Baildon. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, slate is more damp resistant than many other forms of stone, as is granite. These walls will need frequent upkeep.

Ask you surveyor for details, but the report may specify use of traditional methods to maintain older walls.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. Odda Lane Quarry, Odda Lane, Hawksworth, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 8NZ for details. Call 01535 610776 for more information.

Damage resulting from flooding

Does a Baildon home buyers survey consider flooding?

Contrary to popular opinion, the distance a Baildon home is from the nearest river or coast is not the only measure of flood risk, and owning a home in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes. In addition, the Home Buyers Survey may advise appropriate repairs.Details relating to signs of flooding may be reported in Section J of the HomeBuyer Report. The surveyor will usually recommend that the property buyers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

Building Surveys on apartments

Do I need to order a full structural survey prior to purchasing a poor condition period purpose built apartment in Baildon?

Full Structural Surveys are now called Building Surveys. Choose a Building Survey for the property outlined. A HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail if investigating a post 1950s Baildon apartment of typical construction materials.

You should be aware of a number limitations exist with any residential survey as a surveyor is not able to open up the fabric of the Baildon apartment for example, or assess safety of gas sources.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Baildon and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Baildon property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you a thorough analysis of the Baildon property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Baildon Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1830s property in Baildon with stone walls. Are there any major issues that we should be aware of?

External wall maintenance is essential to the health of homes in Baildon. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, slate is more damp resistant than many other forms of stone, as is granite. These walls will need frequent upkeep.



Ask you surveyor for details, but the report may specify use of traditional methods to maintain older walls.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. Odda Lane Quarry, Odda Lane, Hawksworth, Guiseley, Leeds, LS20 8NZ for details. Call 01535 610776 for more information.

Damage resulting from flooding

Does a Baildon home buyers survey consider flooding?

Contrary to popular opinion, the distance a Baildon home is from the nearest river or coast is not the only measure of flood risk, and owning a home in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes. In addition, the Home Buyers Survey may advise appropriate repairs.Details relating to signs of flooding may be reported in Section J of the HomeBuyer Report. The surveyor will usually recommend that the property buyers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

Building Surveys on apartments

Do I need to order a full structural survey prior to purchasing a poor condition period purpose built apartment in Baildon?

Full Structural Surveys are now called Building Surveys. Choose a Building Survey for the property outlined. A HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail if investigating a post 1950s Baildon apartment of typical construction materials.

You should be aware of a number limitations exist with any residential survey as a surveyor is not able to open up the fabric of the Baildon apartment for example, or assess safety of gas sources.

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