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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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Need a Home Buyers Survey? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Barkingside

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if planning to purchase a property made of conventional materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Barkingside

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Barkingside) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this for unconventional e.g. thatched properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Barkingside

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Barkingside and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Barkingside property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension on the Barkingside property, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will give you a thorough analysis of the Barkingside property's general condition and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Barkingside Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Are there any things I would need to be aware of when purchasing a period property in Barkingside near a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas throughout the country which are governed by the local authority.

Home Buyers Surveys in Barkingside must possess knowledge of relevant local area factors and the connection may have on the home. The price of property is usually higher than non conservation area equivalents as a result of conservation areas being in their original state. However a growing number have been neglected and are in a state e.g. the huge increase in street clutter

Surveyors can be expected to tell you if the planned purchase is/might be in a conservation area and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are raised as part of the legal process. Unsympathetic changes that do not have Local Authority approval should be noted, however these should be investigated by the solicitor. Edward Oliver & Bellis are based in 19 Broadway Market, Redbridge, London, IG6 2JW will be able to advise further. Tel: 2085004168

Gas flame

Will a local surveyor look into the condition of the gas supply?

The RICS surveyor will locate and visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This will include the condition of the meter at the property, as well as gas connected fixtures e.g. flue/chimney maintenance. Gas fittings will not however be taken off. Most people are aware that gas is potentially dangerous, should there be any concerns about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 stipulate that all landlords are legally required to conduct appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply are severe .

Traditionally built property

We are buying a farmhouse. What impact will the structure's slate roof have on upkeep?

A property's age can sometimes be an issue, and Houses built with traditional methods can be surprisingly expensive to repair. You should bear in mind that expert knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work. Mention this to your Barkingside surveyor for further advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Barkingside and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Barkingside property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension on the Barkingside property, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will give you a thorough analysis of the Barkingside property's general condition and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Barkingside Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Are there any things I would need to be aware of when purchasing a period property in Barkingside near a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas throughout the country which are governed by the local authority.

Home Buyers Surveys in Barkingside must possess knowledge of relevant local area factors and the connection may have on the home. The price of property is usually higher than non conservation area equivalents as a result of conservation areas being in their original state. However a growing number have been neglected and are in a state e.g. the huge increase in street clutter



Surveyors can be expected to tell you if the planned purchase is/might be in a conservation area and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are raised as part of the legal process. Unsympathetic changes that do not have Local Authority approval should be noted, however these should be investigated by the solicitor. Edward Oliver & Bellis are based in 19 Broadway Market, Redbridge, London, IG6 2JW will be able to advise further. Tel: 2085004168

Gas flame

Will a local surveyor look into the condition of the gas supply?

The RICS surveyor will locate and visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This will include the condition of the meter at the property, as well as gas connected fixtures e.g. flue/chimney maintenance. Gas fittings will not however be taken off. Most people are aware that gas is potentially dangerous, should there be any concerns about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 stipulate that all landlords are legally required to conduct appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply are severe .

Traditionally built property

We are buying a farmhouse. What impact will the structure's slate roof have on upkeep?

A property's age can sometimes be an issue, and Houses built with traditional methods can be surprisingly expensive to repair. You should bear in mind that expert knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work. Mention this to your Barkingside surveyor for further advice.

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