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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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Need a Home Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Borth

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are purchasing a property built from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Borth

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Borth) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more detailed. Select this when buying a non standard e.g. stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Borth

    This is an independent valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Borth and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Borth property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension on the property, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Borth property's state of repair in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Borth Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Is clay soil an issue in Borth? Does a Property Survey discuss soil composition the report, and what defects will be reported on?

Whether a property was built in 17011 or 20011, factors as varied as environmental conditions or damp can create high maintenance costs for an owner. Foundations dug into clay-rich soil, for example, can result in a range of issues. Given the moisture content does have such a great affect of clay-rich soil, owners should be aware that defects can arise if environmental conditions change. .

If present, expansive clay soil can put lateral pressure on a Borth property's foundations, leading to bowing, cracks and severe structural damage.

Taking precautions, such as after flooding or heavy rain, checking for standing water around the building, can make long term maintenance easier, and keep repair costs manageable.

House Prices

There is a house close to good transport links in Borth on with a local agent. What considerations will a RICS surveyor take into account when estimating house prices in Borth ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect the price of property for instance the homes proximity to contaminated land or its proximity to other factors sought after amenities. .

The most reliable way to get an accurate house valued is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component. A RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.

The chartered surveyor will always attend the house as well as considering all other factors that might affect property prices.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a flood risk in Borth, and will the surveyor search for indications of flood damage?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record, and buyers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. The Home Buyers Survey may also, where appropriate, advise on urgent repairs.The Home Buyers Survey will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Borth and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Borth property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension on the property, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Borth property's state of repair in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Borth Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Is clay soil an issue in Borth? Does a Property Survey discuss soil composition the report, and what defects will be reported on?

Whether a property was built in 17011 or 20011, factors as varied as environmental conditions or damp can create high maintenance costs for an owner. Foundations dug into clay-rich soil, for example, can result in a range of issues. Given the moisture content does have such a great affect of clay-rich soil, owners should be aware that defects can arise if environmental conditions change. .

If present, expansive clay soil can put lateral pressure on a Borth property's foundations, leading to bowing, cracks and severe structural damage.



Taking precautions, such as after flooding or heavy rain, checking for standing water around the building, can make long term maintenance easier, and keep repair costs manageable.

House Prices

There is a house close to good transport links in Borth on with a local agent. What considerations will a RICS surveyor take into account when estimating house prices in Borth ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect the price of property for instance the homes proximity to contaminated land or its proximity to other factors sought after amenities. .

The most reliable way to get an accurate house valued is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component. A RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.

The chartered surveyor will always attend the house as well as considering all other factors that might affect property prices.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a flood risk in Borth, and will the surveyor search for indications of flood damage?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record, and buyers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. The Home Buyers Survey may also, where appropriate, advise on urgent repairs.The Home Buyers Survey will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

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