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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 intended home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Blaydon On Tyne

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if planning to buy a home made of standard materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Blaydon On Tyne

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Blaydon On Tyne) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Select this for non standard property such as thatched houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Blaydon On Tyne

    This is an independent valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Blaydon On Tyne and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Blaydon On Tyne property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make major works on the Blaydon On Tyne property, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Blaydon On Tyne property's general condition along with an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a Blaydon On Tyne Homebuyers Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the unmodernised property we are interested to move into, it appeared that there is old wiring. Does a Homebuyer Report in Blaydon On Tyne go into detail on electrical system condition?

When carrying out a Blaydon On Tyne Building Survey your RICS surveyor will typically add detail on the electrical system if it is suspected that the electrics are in a poor state.

This will include a non invasive examination of open or exposed parts of the wiring, fusebox etc. and other areas e.g. if there are miniature circuit breakers. Looking at any documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey in Blaydon On Tyne. A check for the documentation from

a test on the condition of the electrical installations conducted by an electrician should be part of the Homebuyer report in Blaydon On Tyne .

The IEE advocate a periodic test should be carried out at least every 10 years (5 if letting). Always seek help on electrical systems try Bell's , 10A The Garth/Front St, Winlaton, Blaydon-On-Tyne, NE21 6DD .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Blaydon On Tyne, what warnings would a surveyor in Blaydon On Tyne give for a 20s home built with Sussex bond brick?

Brick-built houses do benefit from many advantages, but they will also show signs of a number of issues. For example, thermal movement, caused by more extreme temperature variation, and resulting in vertical cracks and may require immediate attention. A local builder should be able to assist. Call Brickwork C G, Laburnum Ter, Abercarn, Newport, NP11 5JQ on 01495 249892 for a quote for repair work.

For example, running, or stretcher, bond. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

Timber damage by insect larvae

I am worried about vermin in the house in Blaydon On Tyne we plan to buy. How do we investigate further?

Blaydon On Tyne purchasers should be aware that there is no legal obligation for a seller to disclose a vermin problem. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can carry serious health risks and affect its value. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. For example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Treatment for pest problems may include chemical treatment. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Blaydon On Tyne and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Blaydon On Tyne property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make major works on the Blaydon On Tyne property, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Blaydon On Tyne property's general condition along with an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a Blaydon On Tyne Homebuyers Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the unmodernised property we are interested to move into, it appeared that there is old wiring. Does a Homebuyer Report in Blaydon On Tyne go into detail on electrical system condition?

When carrying out a Blaydon On Tyne Building Survey your RICS surveyor will typically add detail on the electrical system if it is suspected that the electrics are in a poor state.

This will include a non invasive examination of open or exposed parts of the wiring, fusebox etc. and other areas e.g. if there are miniature circuit breakers. Looking at any documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey in Blaydon On Tyne. A check for the documentation from



a test on the condition of the electrical installations conducted by an electrician should be part of the Homebuyer report in Blaydon On Tyne .

The IEE advocate a periodic test should be carried out at least every 10 years (5 if letting). Always seek help on electrical systems try Bell's , 10A The Garth/Front St, Winlaton, Blaydon-On-Tyne, NE21 6DD .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Blaydon On Tyne, what warnings would a surveyor in Blaydon On Tyne give for a 20s home built with Sussex bond brick?

Brick-built houses do benefit from many advantages, but they will also show signs of a number of issues. For example, thermal movement, caused by more extreme temperature variation, and resulting in vertical cracks and may require immediate attention. A local builder should be able to assist. Call Brickwork C G, Laburnum Ter, Abercarn, Newport, NP11 5JQ on 01495 249892 for a quote for repair work.

For example, running, or stretcher, bond. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

Timber damage by insect larvae

I am worried about vermin in the house in Blaydon On Tyne we plan to buy. How do we investigate further?

Blaydon On Tyne purchasers should be aware that there is no legal obligation for a seller to disclose a vermin problem. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can carry serious health risks and affect its value. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. For example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Treatment for pest problems may include chemical treatment. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy.

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