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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 Home Survey is the best choice for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bures

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to buy a home built from conventional building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bures

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Bures) is also conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this survey for non standard , for example stone slab roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bures

    This is an independent valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Bures and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Bures property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Bures property's general condition in addition to advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Bures Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

My partner and I are in the process of buying a detached property near Bures (CO6). The asking price is £297, 038. What will a RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Bures on a property valuation report ?

Any number of issues that can affect property values e.g. the existence of double glazing or the status of the central heating. It is useful to look at prices recorded in Bures for comparable properties.

The means house prices recorded at the Land Registry in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £268, 038, which

is £29, 000 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £263, 293. Colne Cottage, Popes Lane, Chappel, Colchester, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DZ a detached property was sold in the last 3 months for £445, 000 .

In order for you to get an impartial house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact should rain have on a Bures home?

I find it odd that the effect which wet conditions has on houses in Bures is not given more thought by purchasers. One indication that downspouts are blocked is rotten roofing elements.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to fix.However, the damage caused, where untreated or poorly maintained, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be vermin at the property we're buying, but we are not certain. What should we do?

Purchasers should know that is not a requirement that the vendor to mention a pest issue. When purchasing a home, this matter should be borne in mind. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. As an example, carpet beetle larvae, or 'woolly bears' may be recognised by distinctive round bite marks along seams of clothing. Able to survive months without food, there may initially be no obvious evidence of their presence. Remedies to vermin can include professional cleaning. If you strongly suspect an issue with mice, or any pest, speak to your RICS surveyor

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Bures and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Bures property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Bures property's general condition in addition to advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Bures Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

My partner and I are in the process of buying a detached property near Bures (CO6). The asking price is £297, 038. What will a RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Bures on a property valuation report ?

Any number of issues that can affect property values e.g. the existence of double glazing or the status of the central heating. It is useful to look at prices recorded in Bures for comparable properties.

The means house prices recorded at the Land Registry in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £268, 038, which



is £29, 000 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £263, 293. Colne Cottage, Popes Lane, Chappel, Colchester, Colchester, Essex, CO6 2DZ a detached property was sold in the last 3 months for £445, 000 .

In order for you to get an impartial house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact should rain have on a Bures home?

I find it odd that the effect which wet conditions has on houses in Bures is not given more thought by purchasers. One indication that downspouts are blocked is rotten roofing elements.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to fix.However, the damage caused, where untreated or poorly maintained, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be vermin at the property we're buying, but we are not certain. What should we do?

Purchasers should know that is not a requirement that the vendor to mention a pest issue. When purchasing a home, this matter should be borne in mind. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. As an example, carpet beetle larvae, or 'woolly bears' may be recognised by distinctive round bite marks along seams of clothing. Able to survive months without food, there may initially be no obvious evidence of their presence. Remedies to vermin can include professional cleaning. If you strongly suspect an issue with mice, or any pest, speak to your RICS surveyor

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