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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 property survey is right for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Brent Cross

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a property made of conventional materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Brent Cross

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Brent Cross) will also be conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more detailed. Select this survey when buying a non standard property such as timber wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Brent Cross

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Brent Cross and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Brent Cross property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations on the Brent Cross property, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Brent Cross property's condition and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Brent Cross Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

What things does the qualified surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Brent Cross ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from property values e.g. the square footage or the size of the garden. .

The only way to get an accurate and professional home valued is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part. A qualified RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

The surveyor will visit the house as well as allowing for the long list of influences that might affect the value of property.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding a garage) and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report in Brent Cross will include a professional valuation and a reinstatement cost as a standard part of the survey. To properly appraise the value of the property your independent surveyor will take into account experience of property in Brent Cross and other factors about the property e.g. general condition. Surveyors also reflect on materials used and make certain other assumptions e.g. there being no serious defects. Surveyors ignore things like sales incentives.

Additional local area conjectures like the property being insurable, are made in addition to any environmental problems like brine mining activity, also being considered.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to get a full structural survey if buying a shabby fifties property in Brent Cross rather than a HomeBuyer Report?

Regularly still called the Full Structural Survey by many, it is no longer offered has actually been given a new name by RICS and the correct name is now the Building Survey. This is the best RICS survey when buying an unconventional property, for example an unloved house in Brent Cross. The written report provides in depth and crucial information concerning the property's construction and uses in conjunction with any maintenance needs a thorough visual inspection of the accessible areas. For more info HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys visit Survey comparison table.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Brent Cross and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Brent Cross property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations on the Brent Cross property, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Brent Cross property's condition and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Brent Cross Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

What things does the qualified surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Brent Cross ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from property values e.g. the square footage or the size of the garden. .

The only way to get an accurate and professional home valued is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part. A qualified RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

The surveyor will visit the house as well as allowing for the long list of influences that might affect the value of property.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding a garage) and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report in Brent Cross will include a professional valuation and a reinstatement cost as a standard part of the survey. To properly appraise the value of the property your independent surveyor will take into account experience of property in Brent Cross and other factors about the property e.g. general condition. Surveyors also reflect on materials used and make certain other assumptions e.g. there being no serious defects. Surveyors ignore things like sales incentives.

Additional local area conjectures like the property being insurable, are made in addition to any environmental problems like brine mining activity, also being considered.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to get a full structural survey if buying a shabby fifties property in Brent Cross rather than a HomeBuyer Report?

Regularly still called the Full Structural Survey by many, it is no longer offered has actually been given a new name by RICS and the correct name is now the Building Survey. This is the best RICS survey when buying an unconventional property, for example an unloved house in Brent Cross. The written report provides in depth and crucial information concerning the property's construction and uses in conjunction with any maintenance needs a thorough visual inspection of the accessible areas. For more info HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys visit Survey comparison table.

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