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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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What Survey do I need for my intended home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bredon

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from standard materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bredon

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Bredon) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more exhaustive. Choose this option when buying a non standard e.g. wood frame or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bredon

    This is a professional valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Bredon and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Bredon property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make major works on the property, you should you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Bredon property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant Bredon Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Stone block wall damage

Will a house with stone walls cause issues? Are there any problems that need to be investigated?

From Broadway Dark Cream Limestone to Red St.Bees Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Issues including stone faces affect many stone-walled homes in Bredon. The two main forms of mortared stone wall construction found in Bredon are regular and irregular.

Dry stone construction is used in garden walls and field boundaries, but is rarely employed for inhabited structures. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. You can request advice on the specific steps to be taken when a problem is identified.

Common guidance may include replacing missing or badly worn stones. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.

Substandard guttering

On a Bredon HomeBuyer Report what are common defects an amber light rating impacting 'E3 - Rainwater pipes and gutters' ?

An example of this is leaking downspouts. External areas covered by E3 are inspected visually with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Other related matters are found elsewhere in the HomeBuyer Report combined system problems.

A condition rating of two means that the element covered will need work at some point. In contrast to more serious, 'red' rated, defects, these issues do not require immediate attention. Some areas may be marked as 'Not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How important is it to look into downspouts? Where there is a problem, what should we do?

Regular rainfall is common in Bredon and across the country, but the effect which rain has on a house is not given enough thought. For instance, a waterlogged garden could mean that the gutters are blocked. Poor drainage can lead to water damage.

Luckily, problems with drains are generally easy to resolve, if caught early.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Bredon and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Bredon property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make major works on the property, you should you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Bredon property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant Bredon Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Stone block wall damage

Will a house with stone walls cause issues? Are there any problems that need to be investigated?

From Broadway Dark Cream Limestone to Red St.Bees Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Issues including stone faces affect many stone-walled homes in Bredon. The two main forms of mortared stone wall construction found in Bredon are regular and irregular.

Dry stone construction is used in garden walls and field boundaries, but is rarely employed for inhabited structures. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. You can request advice on the specific steps to be taken when a problem is identified.



Common guidance may include replacing missing or badly worn stones. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.

Substandard guttering

On a Bredon HomeBuyer Report what are common defects an amber light rating impacting 'E3 - Rainwater pipes and gutters' ?

An example of this is leaking downspouts. External areas covered by E3 are inspected visually with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Other related matters are found elsewhere in the HomeBuyer Report combined system problems.

A condition rating of two means that the element covered will need work at some point. In contrast to more serious, 'red' rated, defects, these issues do not require immediate attention. Some areas may be marked as 'Not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How important is it to look into downspouts? Where there is a problem, what should we do?

Regular rainfall is common in Bredon and across the country, but the effect which rain has on a house is not given enough thought. For instance, a waterlogged garden could mean that the gutters are blocked. Poor drainage can lead to water damage.

Luckily, problems with drains are generally easy to resolve, if caught early.

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