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  Mortgage Valuation
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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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Which Home Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bardsley

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bardsley

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Bardsley) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this for non standard e.g. stone homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bardsley

    This is an independent valuation of the property. This report is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Bardsley and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Bardsley property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer comprehensive details of the Bardsley property's condition along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Bardsley Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

What should we look out for when purchasing a building constructed in 1780 in Bardsley? Will the property's age be a problem?

Vernacular architecture can occasionally give buyers second thoughts. Bardsley homes showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be costly to upkeep. You should consider that specialist expertise may be needed. .

Construction materials, such as suitable timber, may also need to be sourced. This can mean it is a good idea to discuss current upkeep needs with the seller.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about if buying a property in the region a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including domestic refuse. Of course nobody ideally wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Worries include tars and other hazardous materials. Potential health issues like congenital birth defects have been associated to landfill sites .

Surveys in Bardsley will consider any structural issues linked to the site. Your conveyancer will conduct environmental searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Oldham Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Gas flame

Does a qualified surveyor advise on the safety of the gas installations?

Your qualified RICS surveyor will locate and visually survey any accessible parts of the system. This will include gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) at the home, in addition to gas connected appliances/installations, for instance associated asbestos. The Bardsley RICS surveyor will not remove any external fittings or housings nor will they conduct any tests on the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially fatal, if you have any worries relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Bardsley and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Bardsley property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer comprehensive details of the Bardsley property's condition along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Bardsley Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

What should we look out for when purchasing a building constructed in 1780 in Bardsley? Will the property's age be a problem?

Vernacular architecture can occasionally give buyers second thoughts. Bardsley homes showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be costly to upkeep. You should consider that specialist expertise may be needed. .



Construction materials, such as suitable timber, may also need to be sourced. This can mean it is a good idea to discuss current upkeep needs with the seller.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about if buying a property in the region a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including domestic refuse. Of course nobody ideally wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Worries include tars and other hazardous materials. Potential health issues like congenital birth defects have been associated to landfill sites .

Surveys in Bardsley will consider any structural issues linked to the site. Your conveyancer will conduct environmental searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Oldham Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Gas flame

Does a qualified surveyor advise on the safety of the gas installations?

Your qualified RICS surveyor will locate and visually survey any accessible parts of the system. This will include gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) at the home, in addition to gas connected appliances/installations, for instance associated asbestos. The Bardsley RICS surveyor will not remove any external fittings or housings nor will they conduct any tests on the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially fatal, if you have any worries relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

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