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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.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Bryn Y Baal home survey include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for reconstructing a boundary wall) and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report will contain a surveyor valuation and also a reinstatement cost. To estimate the value of the property your independent surveyor should use area knowledge as well as other factors about the property for instance: size. The RICS surveyor will also consider materials used and will make certain other assumptions e.g. there would be no cause to alter the valuation revealed by inspecting parts not inspected. Surveyors don't factor in things like furnishings, for example curtains.

Further Bryn Y Baal assumptions, like the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to any environmental problems like the property being underneath a flight path, which are also considered as part of

the valuation. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

House Prices

My partner and I are wanting to buying a property in Bryn Y Baal. What things does a qualified RICS surveyor consider when valuing house prices in Bryn Y Baal ?

There are a huge number of issues which could affect property values for example the state of the roof or the direction the house faces. .

An impartial way to get a formal house valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part. A qualified RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

A chartered surveyor will attend the site in addition to considering the countless variables that can impact on property values.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

What effect does clay soil have on a property's foundations? What should we expect a HomeBuyer Report to include?

Clay soil can create a range of issues for home owners. Subsidence is a major concern, but there are others, including groundwater level variations. Clay soil is naturally lower in volume, and will compact over several months in the case of new-builds. This settlement is predictable and necessary - the real concern is contraction in clay soil caused by changes in the local water table. Signs like a hard-to-open living room door can be an early warning, suggesting severe underlying structural deficiencies. A Bryn Y Baal surveyor will take into account and clay soil related concerns, and advise accordingly. If you are particularly concerned about a crack or other sign of movement, the surveyor can also report on whether it is recent, or an indication of much earlier subsidence.

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.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Bryn Y Baal home survey include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for reconstructing a boundary wall) and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report will contain a surveyor valuation and also a reinstatement cost. To estimate the value of the property your independent surveyor should use area knowledge as well as other factors about the property for instance: size. The RICS surveyor will also consider materials used and will make certain other assumptions e.g. there would be no cause to alter the valuation revealed by inspecting parts not inspected. Surveyors don't factor in things like furnishings, for example curtains.

Further Bryn Y Baal assumptions, like the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to any environmental problems like the property being underneath a flight path, which are also considered as part of



the valuation. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

House Prices

My partner and I are wanting to buying a property in Bryn Y Baal. What things does a qualified RICS surveyor consider when valuing house prices in Bryn Y Baal ?

There are a huge number of issues which could affect property values for example the state of the roof or the direction the house faces. .

An impartial way to get a formal house valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part. A qualified RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

A chartered surveyor will attend the site in addition to considering the countless variables that can impact on property values.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

What effect does clay soil have on a property's foundations? What should we expect a HomeBuyer Report to include?

Clay soil can create a range of issues for home owners. Subsidence is a major concern, but there are others, including groundwater level variations. Clay soil is naturally lower in volume, and will compact over several months in the case of new-builds. This settlement is predictable and necessary - the real concern is contraction in clay soil caused by changes in the local water table. Signs like a hard-to-open living room door can be an early warning, suggesting severe underlying structural deficiencies. A Bryn Y Baal surveyor will take into account and clay soil related concerns, and advise accordingly. If you are particularly concerned about a crack or other sign of movement, the surveyor can also report on whether it is recent, or an indication of much earlier subsidence.

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