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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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Need a Home Survey ? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Buckden

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice when buying a home built from standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Buckden

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Buckden) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more thorough. Select this option when buying a non standard , for example cellared homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Buckden

    This is a professional valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Buckden and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Buckden property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, you should you go for a Building Survey instead. This survey is less cheap, however it will offer exhaustive analysis of the Buckden property's general condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a Buckden Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls I need to be conscious of if purchasing a property in Buckden near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to property values?

There are many thousands official conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with local authorities.

A Building Surveyors must have knowledge of relevant local area issues and any relation may have on the building. Property Prices are typically higher due to the areas being largely unspoilt

Surveyors can be expected to advise if the home is or might be so designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Buckden Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are raised by your legal adviser. Out of keeping extensions to the building will also be reported, however these should be investigated by your legal representative. Jeffrey Mills are a local firm situated at The Green, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28 5ST and may be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01487 832404

Shocking Electrics

When we visited the building we expect to buy it looked like there was evidence of an overload of the fuses, does a Buckden survey write anything on the general state of the electrical system?

During a Building Survey in Buckden a surveyor should remark on the state of the electrics if it is clear that they are in an unsafe state.

This should include a non invasive check (i.e. no removal of fittings) of the open areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. and other areas like looking at any external or remote installations like garage power.

Verifying the existence of any evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Buckden.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from any recent PIR conducted by an electrician should usually be part of the survey in Buckden .

House Prices

I am going to buy a house in PE19. The vendor is asking £318, 819. What will the Buckden qualified surveyor allow for when carrying out a professional valuation ?

There is a vast array of things which could positively or negatively affect house prices from state of repair of the property to the condition of shared common parts. It is useful to consider values achieved in the area for similar properties.

The average house price recorded between Jul and Oct 2012 was £302, 219, which is £16, 600 less than the asking price. Winchester House, Toll Bar Lane, Keyston, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0RB a detached property was purchased for £775, 000 .

The only way for you to get an independent house valued is with a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report as a core component.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Buckden and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Buckden property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, you should you go for a Building Survey instead. This survey is less cheap, however it will offer exhaustive analysis of the Buckden property's general condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a Buckden Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls I need to be conscious of if purchasing a property in Buckden near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to property values?

There are many thousands official conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with local authorities.

A Building Surveyors must have knowledge of relevant local area issues and any relation may have on the building. Property Prices are typically higher due to the areas being largely unspoilt

Surveyors can be expected to advise if the home is or might be so designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers



of a Buckden Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are raised by your legal adviser. Out of keeping extensions to the building will also be reported, however these should be investigated by your legal representative. Jeffrey Mills are a local firm situated at The Green, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28 5ST and may be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01487 832404

Shocking Electrics

When we visited the building we expect to buy it looked like there was evidence of an overload of the fuses, does a Buckden survey write anything on the general state of the electrical system?

During a Building Survey in Buckden a surveyor should remark on the state of the electrics if it is clear that they are in an unsafe state.

This should include a non invasive check (i.e. no removal of fittings) of the open areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. and other areas like looking at any external or remote installations like garage power.

Verifying the existence of any evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Buckden.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from any recent PIR conducted by an electrician should usually be part of the survey in Buckden .

House Prices

I am going to buy a house in PE19. The vendor is asking £318, 819. What will the Buckden qualified surveyor allow for when carrying out a professional valuation ?

There is a vast array of things which could positively or negatively affect house prices from state of repair of the property to the condition of shared common parts. It is useful to consider values achieved in the area for similar properties.

The average house price recorded between Jul and Oct 2012 was £302, 219, which is £16, 600 less than the asking price. Winchester House, Toll Bar Lane, Keyston, Huntingdon, Huntingdonshire, Cambridgeshire, PE28 0RB a detached property was purchased for £775, 000 .

The only way for you to get an independent house valued is with a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report as a core component.

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