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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 Property Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Billericay

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Billericay

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Billericay) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this when buying a non standard property such as stone wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Billericay

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Billericay and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Billericay property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap, but it will give a thorough analysis of the Billericay property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Billericay Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

English Heritage

I am intending to purchase a flat near Chitham'S Farm Moated Site , will this affect the property's value?

Chitham'S Farm Moated Site is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest can certainly increase the desirability of an area. The RICS valuer will include many local and regional factors during the home buyers survey in Billericay. See the English Heritage website for more details on Chitham'S Farm Moated Site.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for brick chimney repair tips - can a surveyor in Billericay assist?

Brick-built Billericay conversions feature several advantages over structures built with irregular stone. Unfortunately, they also suffer from diverse problems, such as frost damaged pointing. One defect surveyors commonly report on brick buildings is rusted ties (this decay can be accelerated by black ash mortar often found in older properties). This expansion of the ties as they rust causes horizontal cracks leading to structural issues.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. Dolloway Construction at 51 Audmore Rd, Gnosall, Stafford, ST20 0HE on 01785 823150.

Buyers in Billericay should consider that a range of styles and techniques have been used for centuries. E.g. Dutch bond, which is similar to English bond. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How important is it to check guttering? Can damaged guttering decrease our property's value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which rainfall has on a property is not considered by home buyers. Signs that gutters are under performing include leaves or other vegetation causing a blockage. That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to resolve, if caught early. If not cleared out regularly, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Billericay and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Billericay property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap, but it will give a thorough analysis of the Billericay property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Billericay Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

English Heritage

I am intending to purchase a flat near Chitham'S Farm Moated Site , will this affect the property's value?

Chitham'S Farm Moated Site is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest can certainly increase the desirability of an area. The RICS valuer will include many local and regional factors during the home buyers survey in Billericay. See the English Heritage website for more details on Chitham'S Farm Moated Site.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for brick chimney repair tips - can a surveyor in Billericay assist?

Brick-built Billericay conversions feature several advantages over structures built with irregular stone. Unfortunately, they also suffer from diverse problems, such as frost damaged pointing. One defect surveyors commonly report on brick buildings is rusted ties (this decay can be accelerated by black ash mortar often found in older properties). This expansion of the ties as they rust causes horizontal cracks leading to structural issues.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. Dolloway Construction at 51 Audmore Rd, Gnosall, Stafford, ST20 0HE on 01785 823150.

Buyers in Billericay should consider that a range of styles and techniques have been used for centuries. E.g. Dutch bond, which is similar to English bond. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How important is it to check guttering? Can damaged guttering decrease our property's value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which rainfall has on a property is not considered by home buyers. Signs that gutters are under performing include leaves or other vegetation causing a blockage. That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to resolve, if caught early. If not cleared out regularly, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

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