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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 Home Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Braunstone

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are purchasing a home constructed from conventional building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Braunstone

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Braunstone) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this option when buying a non standard e.g. thatched properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Braunstone

    This is a professional surveyor valuation of the property. This is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Braunstone and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Braunstone property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does give you a thorough analysis of the Braunstone property's condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Braunstone Homebuyers Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does a Braunstone surveyor advise on the safety of the gas installations?

The qualified surveyor will locate and visually inspect the accessible parts of the gas system. A surveyor will want to inspect whether the meter is in an escape route as part of the Braunstone survey, as well as gas associated fixtures e.g. fixed external ventilation hearths. However, the Braunstone RICS surveyor won't remove

any external fittings nor will they do any tests of any kind on the serviceability of the system. Needless to say, gas can be fatal, should you have any concerns about gas of any type, call a gas engineer.

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our RICS surveyor consider indications of flood damage, or if the garden have been affected?

Unfortunately, distance from water or height above sea level is no guarantee that a home will be secure against flooding, and owning a home in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. It is strongly recommended that action is taken, before flooding begins. Flood water can enter a home in Braunstone through several routes, including landscaping or paved areas sloping towards the property. Less expensive preventative measures include air brick covers. The surveyor may ask the occupier about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Traditionally built property

We are buying a property. What impact will the home's structure have on repairs?

Older construction methods and materials can concern buyers. Buildings built with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be a drain to upkeep. You should consider that expert knowledge may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. This can end up costing more than initially budgeted.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Braunstone and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Braunstone property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does give you a thorough analysis of the Braunstone property's condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Braunstone Homebuyers Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does a Braunstone surveyor advise on the safety of the gas installations?

The qualified surveyor will locate and visually inspect the accessible parts of the gas system. A surveyor will want to inspect whether the meter is in an escape route as part of the Braunstone survey, as well as gas associated fixtures e.g. fixed external ventilation hearths. However, the Braunstone RICS surveyor won't remove



any external fittings nor will they do any tests of any kind on the serviceability of the system. Needless to say, gas can be fatal, should you have any concerns about gas of any type, call a gas engineer.

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our RICS surveyor consider indications of flood damage, or if the garden have been affected?

Unfortunately, distance from water or height above sea level is no guarantee that a home will be secure against flooding, and owning a home in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. It is strongly recommended that action is taken, before flooding begins. Flood water can enter a home in Braunstone through several routes, including landscaping or paved areas sloping towards the property. Less expensive preventative measures include air brick covers. The surveyor may ask the occupier about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Traditionally built property

We are buying a property. What impact will the home's structure have on repairs?

Older construction methods and materials can concern buyers. Buildings built with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be a drain to upkeep. You should consider that expert knowledge may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. This can end up costing more than initially budgeted.

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