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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 building survey should I pick for my prospective home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bryn Y Baal

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a home built from conventional building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bryn Y Baal

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Bryn Y Baal) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this option for unconventional such as thatched roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bryn Y Baal

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Bryn Y Baal and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Bryn Y Baal property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it will give you comprehensive details of the Bryn Y Baal property's state of repair in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Bryn Y Baal Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Bryn Y Baal. Is there any brick chimney upkeep guidance we should be aware of??

Brick conversions experience both minor and serious issues. Your house surveyor would usually include these. A serious concern is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Payne & Lyttle Construction at 112 Rushgrove Av, London, NW9 6RD should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 07955 626222.

As an example, common bond, which is made up of stretchers (long faced bricks) with headers (the short face of the brick) every 6 courses

or rows. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Damaged Render

What problems will the Property Surveyor look for on a smooth stucco Victorian home in Bryn Y Baal.

Stucco is in fact dense render. Typically stucco is applied to brick hardens to form a smooth stone like appearance. The effect is very grand in appearance and is found on Victorian and Regency houses. it can be problematic and Bryn Y Baal Homebuyer Reports frequently reveal potentially expensive to remedy problems such as horizontal cracking that describes the mortar joints underneath. Other potential problems may result from the supporting significant loads such as cracking under supports carrying concrete roof tiles that have absorbed water. Fixing problems can be difficult and costly as the skills are getting rarer.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the advantages to go for the full structural survey as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report if purchasing a dilapidated home?

Although very often called Structural Surveys - they are now named Building Surveys If buying an unconventional property like a period house, the Building Survey is the right RICS survey to get. Around 3 days following an exhaustive inspection of the accessible areas of the house a written report (pdf and written copy) will be forwarded to you providing any crucial insight about the construction materials used on the building. There will be certain no go areas with the survey because a chartered surveyor will not be able to (unless safe to do so) open up the fabric of the of the Bryn Y Baal property e.g. moving heavy furniture.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Bryn Y Baal and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Bryn Y Baal property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it will give you comprehensive details of the Bryn Y Baal property's state of repair in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Bryn Y Baal Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Bryn Y Baal. Is there any brick chimney upkeep guidance we should be aware of??

Brick conversions experience both minor and serious issues. Your house surveyor would usually include these. A serious concern is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Payne & Lyttle Construction at 112 Rushgrove Av, London, NW9 6RD should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 07955 626222.

As an example, common bond, which is made up of stretchers (long faced bricks) with headers (the short face of the brick) every 6 courses



or rows. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Damaged Render

What problems will the Property Surveyor look for on a smooth stucco Victorian home in Bryn Y Baal.

Stucco is in fact dense render. Typically stucco is applied to brick hardens to form a smooth stone like appearance. The effect is very grand in appearance and is found on Victorian and Regency houses. it can be problematic and Bryn Y Baal Homebuyer Reports frequently reveal potentially expensive to remedy problems such as horizontal cracking that describes the mortar joints underneath. Other potential problems may result from the supporting significant loads such as cracking under supports carrying concrete roof tiles that have absorbed water. Fixing problems can be difficult and costly as the skills are getting rarer.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the advantages to go for the full structural survey as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report if purchasing a dilapidated home?

Although very often called Structural Surveys - they are now named Building Surveys If buying an unconventional property like a period house, the Building Survey is the right RICS survey to get. Around 3 days following an exhaustive inspection of the accessible areas of the house a written report (pdf and written copy) will be forwarded to you providing any crucial insight about the construction materials used on the building. There will be certain no go areas with the survey because a chartered surveyor will not be able to (unless safe to do so) open up the fabric of the of the Bryn Y Baal property e.g. moving heavy furniture.

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