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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  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 Survey is the right choice for my property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bexleyheath

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to buy a property constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bexleyheath

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Bexleyheath) will also be conducted by a RICS surveyor but is more detailed. Select this when buying a non standard e.g. wychert properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bexleyheath

    This is an independent valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Bexleyheath and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same survey.

If the Bexleyheath property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Bexleyheath property's condition as well as including information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Bexleyheath Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will an infestation affect the purchase price of a property - Will the Home Buyers Survey investigate this?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. Regrettably, pest problems can seriously reduce the value of a property and affect the health of residents. It may not be obvious that a house is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, woodworm, or larvae of the common furniture

beetle, may be identified after finding neat small holes in wood, accompanied by piles of wood dust beneath. Remedies to pests can include insecticides and removal or excision of affected timber.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a converted barn. What effect will the construction have on regular maintenance?

Use of traditional methods can sometimes be an issue. Buildings showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be challenging to maintain. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. This can make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea.

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Bexleyheath Surveyor be looking for on a stucco rendered home in Bexleyheath that I wish to buy.

Stucco is actually just a kind of smooth render. Commonly stucco render is applied to brick hardens to form a smooth flat finish. Stucco is very beautiful and was common on some Georgian properties. it can be problematic and Bexleyheath Building Surveys frequently focus on issues for example, lateral hairline cracking revealing the underlying mortar joints.

Another example of problems might be when dampness below flashings which results in detachment. Remedying problems may be expensive as the skills are becoming harder to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Bexleyheath and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same survey.

If the Bexleyheath property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Bexleyheath property's condition as well as including information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Bexleyheath Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will an infestation affect the purchase price of a property - Will the Home Buyers Survey investigate this?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. Regrettably, pest problems can seriously reduce the value of a property and affect the health of residents. It may not be obvious that a house is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, woodworm, or larvae of the common furniture



beetle, may be identified after finding neat small holes in wood, accompanied by piles of wood dust beneath. Remedies to pests can include insecticides and removal or excision of affected timber.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a converted barn. What effect will the construction have on regular maintenance?

Use of traditional methods can sometimes be an issue. Buildings showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be challenging to maintain. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. This can make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea.

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Bexleyheath Surveyor be looking for on a stucco rendered home in Bexleyheath that I wish to buy.

Stucco is actually just a kind of smooth render. Commonly stucco render is applied to brick hardens to form a smooth flat finish. Stucco is very beautiful and was common on some Georgian properties. it can be problematic and Bexleyheath Building Surveys frequently focus on issues for example, lateral hairline cracking revealing the underlying mortar joints.

Another example of problems might be when dampness below flashings which results in detachment. Remedying problems may be expensive as the skills are becoming harder to find.

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