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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

The surveyor who produces your report will be local to you with local knowledge of the area.

  • RICS qualified surveyor
  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • Thorough and accurate report
  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

Surveyor Local only works with surveyors regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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All Surveyor Local's surveyors are independent and not linked to any mortgage lenders.

Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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  • RICS surveyors in Burslem
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The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

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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 choose for my planned property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Burslem

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a property built from conventional materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Burslem

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Burslem) is also conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this survey for non standard , for example thatched or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Burslem

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Burslem and which is cheaper?

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

If the Burslem property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it does give you a thorough analysis of the Burslem property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Burslem Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Burslem home buyers survey check for signs of flooding?

Flooding in Burslem can cause severe damage to both contents and property. Both property purchasers and home owners in areas in danger of flooding are right to be worried.

As with many aspects of home ownership, flood prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure. Flood water can enter a Burslem property through several routes, including poorly installed doors.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. appropriate drainage. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Building Survey if the chartered surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the Burslem property is at risk.

Overgrown flat roof with weeds

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Burslem what are common an red light rating defects for 'E2 - Roof coverings' ?

For a Burslem house or flat, one example could be mastic on an EPDM roof. Roof coverings, including flat and sloped roofs are comprehensively checked, if these parts of the property are easy to view or easy to access. If it is not possible to properly access this area for inspection (if, for example, the property is a flat), the surveyor will make note of this in their report.

Matters which require urgent action are highlighted with a 'red' or condition rating of 3. 'Red' defects may also need further investigation by a qualified specialist before a full assessment can be made.

Conservation area

Will there be any factors we would need to on guard for if purchasing a house in Burslem in conservation area, particularly in relation to house prices?

There are thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country, responsibility for which lies with local councils.

A Building Surveyors need to have sufficient knowledge of local factors and the effect may have on the property and its value. The value of homes will probably be higher due to them being largely unspoilt

RICS surveyors can be expected to advise whether the building looks to be is designated and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are raised by your solicitor. Unconsented developments to the building will also be reported but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Burslem and which is cheaper?

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

If the Burslem property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it does give you a thorough analysis of the Burslem property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Burslem Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Burslem home buyers survey check for signs of flooding?

Flooding in Burslem can cause severe damage to both contents and property. Both property purchasers and home owners in areas in danger of flooding are right to be worried.

As with many aspects of home ownership, flood prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure. Flood water can enter a Burslem property through several routes, including poorly installed doors.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. appropriate drainage. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Building Survey if the chartered surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the Burslem property is at risk.



Overgrown flat roof with weeds

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Burslem what are common an red light rating defects for 'E2 - Roof coverings' ?

For a Burslem house or flat, one example could be mastic on an EPDM roof. Roof coverings, including flat and sloped roofs are comprehensively checked, if these parts of the property are easy to view or easy to access. If it is not possible to properly access this area for inspection (if, for example, the property is a flat), the surveyor will make note of this in their report.

Matters which require urgent action are highlighted with a 'red' or condition rating of 3. 'Red' defects may also need further investigation by a qualified specialist before a full assessment can be made.

Conservation area

Will there be any factors we would need to on guard for if purchasing a house in Burslem in conservation area, particularly in relation to house prices?

There are thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country, responsibility for which lies with local councils.

A Building Surveyors need to have sufficient knowledge of local factors and the effect may have on the property and its value. The value of homes will probably be higher due to them being largely unspoilt

RICS surveyors can be expected to advise whether the building looks to be is designated and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are raised by your solicitor. Unconsented developments to the building will also be reported but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser.

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