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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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Looking for a Building Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Barlborough

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if purchasing a home made of conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Barlborough

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Barlborough) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this when buying a non standard property such as stone wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Barlborough

    This is an independent valuation of the property. This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Barlborough and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Barlborough property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Barlborough property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Barlborough House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

When getting in Barlborough, should we be concerned about a flood risk, and will the surveyor check for flooding, or if the garden have been affected?

Flooding has blighted the lives of thousands of home owners in Barlborough and across the country. Both buyers and home owners in areas at risk of flooding are right to be worried. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the Home Buyers Survey may offer advice to limit damage in the event of flooding.Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the house is at risk.

Traditionally built property

We are buying in Barlborough. What will we need to consider when buying a house built in around 1730? Will maintenance costs be higher?

For houses in Barlborough built before the 20th Century, age can concern buyers. Houses built with traditional methods can be costly to repair. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work, which could mean that it is all the more vital that you get a building survey prior to exchanging.If the residence you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact the chartered surveyor for more detail.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

I have read that subsidence in Barlborough is worth checking. What subsidence issues will the home survey review?

Movement of the foundations of a house is called subsidence.

This issue can occur in areas with soil with a high gravel content, as this soil is more easily washed away by leaks. Organic material in the sub-soil can also create issues. A high water table will ensure that organic materials in the soil, such as peat, do not decompose but if the soil dries, this organic matter will decompose. This causes the volume of soil to reduce so that foundations can crush the subsoil.

The root cause of any subsidence must be found before repairs can commence. The removal of trees may make the problem worse, however, so professional advice should be sought. Your surveyor may suggest that you talk to an arborist to find out the best cause of action if trees or other plant life is the suspected cause.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Barlborough and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Barlborough property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Barlborough property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Barlborough House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

When getting in Barlborough, should we be concerned about a flood risk, and will the surveyor check for flooding, or if the garden have been affected?

Flooding has blighted the lives of thousands of home owners in Barlborough and across the country. Both buyers and home owners in areas at risk of flooding are right to be worried. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the Home Buyers Survey may offer advice to limit damage in the event of flooding.Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the house is at risk.



Traditionally built property

We are buying in Barlborough. What will we need to consider when buying a house built in around 1730? Will maintenance costs be higher?

For houses in Barlborough built before the 20th Century, age can concern buyers. Houses built with traditional methods can be costly to repair. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work, which could mean that it is all the more vital that you get a building survey prior to exchanging.If the residence you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact the chartered surveyor for more detail.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

I have read that subsidence in Barlborough is worth checking. What subsidence issues will the home survey review?

Movement of the foundations of a house is called subsidence.

This issue can occur in areas with soil with a high gravel content, as this soil is more easily washed away by leaks. Organic material in the sub-soil can also create issues. A high water table will ensure that organic materials in the soil, such as peat, do not decompose but if the soil dries, this organic matter will decompose. This causes the volume of soil to reduce so that foundations can crush the subsoil.

The root cause of any subsidence must be found before repairs can commence. The removal of trees may make the problem worse, however, so professional advice should be sought. Your surveyor may suggest that you talk to an arborist to find out the best cause of action if trees or other plant life is the suspected cause.

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