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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 is the right choice for my planned house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Becontree

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a property built from conventional building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Becontree

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Becontree) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more detailed. Choose this for non standard e.g. stone wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Becontree

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Becontree and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Becontree property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Becontree property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Becontree Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will the HomeBuyer Report look for any 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. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the residence in question is in danger. The property survey may also, where appropriate, recommend maintenance.Details relating to signs of flooding may be reported in Section J of the HomeBuyer Report, the data used to compile third-party flood assessments also takes into account flood defences and historic claims.

The Environment Agency state that no recent warnings have been for Becontree.

*Accurate as of 04/01/13

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will your Surveyor examine on a roughcast rendered (stucco) regency home in Becontree that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is in fact a type of render. Typically stucco render is layered over brick to form a smooth and even finish. Stucco is very attractive and is often found on Victorian and Georgian buildings for example. Stucco is often problematic and Surveyors frequently highlight defects for example, lateral pattern like cracking that follows the mortar lines between the brick. Other potential problems could be when moisture below DPCs that causes the render detaching requiring raking back and reapplying. Remedying Stucco problems can be surprisingly expensive as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when buying a property in the region a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including industrial rubbish disposal. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Risks include structurally instability .

Becontree RICS surveyors will examine structural issues connected with the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases as well as Barking and Dagenham Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Becontree and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Becontree property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Becontree property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Becontree Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will the HomeBuyer Report look for any 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. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the residence in question is in danger. The property survey may also, where appropriate, recommend maintenance.Details relating to signs of flooding may be reported in Section J of the HomeBuyer Report, the data used to compile third-party flood assessments also takes into account flood defences and historic claims.



The Environment Agency state that no recent warnings have been for Becontree.

*Accurate as of 04/01/13

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will your Surveyor examine on a roughcast rendered (stucco) regency home in Becontree that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is in fact a type of render. Typically stucco render is layered over brick to form a smooth and even finish. Stucco is very attractive and is often found on Victorian and Georgian buildings for example. Stucco is often problematic and Surveyors frequently highlight defects for example, lateral pattern like cracking that follows the mortar lines between the brick. Other potential problems could be when moisture below DPCs that causes the render detaching requiring raking back and reapplying. Remedying Stucco problems can be surprisingly expensive as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when buying a property in the region a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including industrial rubbish disposal. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Risks include structurally instability .

Becontree RICS surveyors will examine structural issues connected with the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases as well as Barking and Dagenham Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

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