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Valuation
Property
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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 Property Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Barton under Needwood

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen when buying a property constructed from conventional materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Barton under Needwood

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Barton under Needwood) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this survey when buying a non standard e.g. cellared or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Barton under Needwood

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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Home Buyers Survey Barton under Needwood

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Barton under Needwood and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Barton under Needwood property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give a more detailed analysis of the Barton under Needwood property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Barton under Needwood Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

We are in the process of acquiring a flat in DE13 for around £126, 050. What will a surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Barton under Needwood ?

There are a great number of factors which could have a bearing on property values for instance the homes proximity to contaminated land or the amount of light it receives. As an indicator, one can try to look at prices achieved in the nearby area for similar flats. The average flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £114, 750, which is £11, 300 less than the asking price and the flat/house average was £261, 705. 19, Barton Mews, Barton Under Needwood, Burton-On-Trent, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13 8LT was purchased for £112, 000 .

An impartial way to get an accurate and professional home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component.

A RICS chartered surveyor will attend the property as well as allowing for all other things that have a bearing on property prices.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a property in Barton under Needwood, does the building survey check signs of water damage?

Recent conflict between insurers has the government has caused a great deal of uncertainty, and purchasers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. The Environment Agency maintain a flood risk alert service, with regular updated risk assessments.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a Barton under Needwood property, such as via patio doors. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the Barton under Needwood property or on adjacent sites. The chartered surveyor may ask the estate agent about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Landfill site near home

What should we be wary of when buying a home near to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including industrial refuse. Of course nobody wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Risks might include complex organic chemicals. Potential health problems like gut problems have been associated with landfill sites .

Barton under Needwood surveyors will flag up structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your lawyer will carry out conveyancing searches of the Environmental Agency data sets and South Derbyshire Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Barton under Needwood and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Barton under Needwood property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give a more detailed analysis of the Barton under Needwood property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Barton under Needwood Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

We are in the process of acquiring a flat in DE13 for around £126, 050. What will a surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Barton under Needwood ?

There are a great number of factors which could have a bearing on property values for instance the homes proximity to contaminated land or the amount of light it receives. As an indicator, one can try to look at prices achieved in the nearby area for similar flats. The average flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £114, 750, which is £11, 300 less than the asking price and the flat/house average was £261, 705. 19, Barton Mews, Barton Under Needwood, Burton-On-Trent, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13 8LT was purchased for £112, 000 .



An impartial way to get an accurate and professional home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component.

A RICS chartered surveyor will attend the property as well as allowing for all other things that have a bearing on property prices.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a property in Barton under Needwood, does the building survey check signs of water damage?

Recent conflict between insurers has the government has caused a great deal of uncertainty, and purchasers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. The Environment Agency maintain a flood risk alert service, with regular updated risk assessments.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a Barton under Needwood property, such as via patio doors. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the Barton under Needwood property or on adjacent sites. The chartered surveyor may ask the estate agent about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Landfill site near home

What should we be wary of when buying a home near to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including industrial refuse. Of course nobody wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Risks might include complex organic chemicals. Potential health problems like gut problems have been associated with landfill sites .

Barton under Needwood surveyors will flag up structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your lawyer will carry out conveyancing searches of the Environmental Agency data sets and South Derbyshire Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

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