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Valuation
Homebuyer
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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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Do you need a Home Buyers Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Blackley

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if purchasing a property constructed from conventional materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Blackley

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Blackley) is also carried out by a RICS surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this survey when buying a non standard , for example stone slab roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Blackley

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Blackley and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Blackley property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any works or an extension, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Blackley property's condition as well as information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get an instant Blackley Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Will there be any concerns I would be advised to be aware of if intending to buy a property in Blackley near a conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by the local council. Blackley surveyors must have local knowledge of relevant local issues and the bearing they have on the home. Prices is usually more than prices outside the area owing to them being preserved. However many have fallen into a state of neglect for example - the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Surveyors are expected advise if the home is possibly in a conservation area and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will recommend further enquiries are carried out by your solicitor. Out of keeping extensions to the building may also be noted, however these should be concern for your legal adviser. Seddon Thomson are based in 207 Victoria Avenue, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M9 0RA might be prepared to advise. Tel: 0161 720 8000

House Prices

Is £106, 986 the right sort of amount to buy a property in M9 in Blackley for and what factors will Blackley RICS surveyor allow for when conducting a professional valuation ?

There are a great number of factors that can impact on house prices e.g. the property's kerb appeal or the number of bathrooms. It may help to analyse the prices of flat registered at the Land Registry for similar flats. The average flat price recorded in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £78, 986, which is £28, 000 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The combined house/flat average was £87, 135. 18, Hexagon Close, Manchester, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M9 8RN sold for £133, 950 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

A professional chartered surveyor will always visit the building in addition to considering all other location factors affecting property prices.

Building Surveys on flats 1

Is it necessary to upgrade to full structural survey prior to acquiring a shabby Victorian warehouse flat in Blackley?

The Full Structural Survey is now called the Building Survey. If you are buying an altered Blackley home, for example a structurally modified flat, this is now the most suitable survey. It specifies full and salient advice in relation to the buildings condition and any defects, following a thorough inspection of any accessible parts. There are certain restrictions with any residential survey as a qualified surveyor will not be able to, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, force or open up the fabric of the Blackley property for example moving heavy furniture. Additionally flat conversions mean access to the building can be prevented - so the surveyor is only authorised investigate the flat itself, though the surveyor may exist communal sections of the property such as the roof. For more information and a comparison of the differences between surveys please read Survey comparison table.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Blackley and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Blackley property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any works or an extension, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Blackley property's condition as well as information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get an instant Blackley Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Will there be any concerns I would be advised to be aware of if intending to buy a property in Blackley near a conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by the local council. Blackley surveyors must have local knowledge of relevant local issues and the bearing they have on the home. Prices is usually more than prices outside the area owing to them being preserved. However many have fallen into a state of neglect for example - the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Surveyors are expected advise if the home is possibly in a conservation area and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will recommend further enquiries are carried out by your solicitor. Out of keeping extensions to the building may also be noted, however these should be concern for your legal adviser. Seddon Thomson are based in 207 Victoria Avenue, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M9 0RA might be prepared to advise. Tel: 0161 720 8000



House Prices

Is £106, 986 the right sort of amount to buy a property in M9 in Blackley for and what factors will Blackley RICS surveyor allow for when conducting a professional valuation ?

There are a great number of factors that can impact on house prices e.g. the property's kerb appeal or the number of bathrooms. It may help to analyse the prices of flat registered at the Land Registry for similar flats. The average flat price recorded in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £78, 986, which is £28, 000 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The combined house/flat average was £87, 135. 18, Hexagon Close, Manchester, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M9 8RN sold for £133, 950 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

A professional chartered surveyor will always visit the building in addition to considering all other location factors affecting property prices.

Building Surveys on flats 1

Is it necessary to upgrade to full structural survey prior to acquiring a shabby Victorian warehouse flat in Blackley?

The Full Structural Survey is now called the Building Survey. If you are buying an altered Blackley home, for example a structurally modified flat, this is now the most suitable survey. It specifies full and salient advice in relation to the buildings condition and any defects, following a thorough inspection of any accessible parts. There are certain restrictions with any residential survey as a qualified surveyor will not be able to, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, force or open up the fabric of the Blackley property for example moving heavy furniture. Additionally flat conversions mean access to the building can be prevented - so the surveyor is only authorised investigate the flat itself, though the surveyor may exist communal sections of the property such as the roof. For more information and a comparison of the differences between surveys please read Survey comparison table.

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