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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 HomeBuyers Survey should I select for my home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Buxton

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if buying a home built from standard materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Buxton

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Buxton) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as wychert or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Buxton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is often chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Buxton and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Buxton property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it does give you comprehensive details of the Buxton property's state of repair along with more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Buxton Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need Flemish Diagonal bond advice, can a property surveyor in Buxton help? Is age a factor?

Brick houses experience a number of issues. Your house surveyor will cover these in his report and suggest potential remedies. One defect surveyors of brick property frequently address is diagonal cracks which widen as they move upwards. These may result from ground movement, or where a timber element of the wall has rotted away. Contact Ministry Of Brickwork for a repairs estimate at 0844-875 4019 or 78/78/Beaumont Hill, Darlington, DL1 3ND.

Brick-build property have been used across the country for centuries, leading to a range of techniques. The advice of a brickwork specialist should be sought before attempting repairs.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My husband spotted signs of bugs in the hallway. What should we do?

Buxton houses are not usually impacted by serious cases of vermin, but buying without any professional advice on the issue is not recommended. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can put your health in danger and affect its value. An affected property may not always be easy to identify.

For example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Remedies to pest problems can include use of poison. As awareness of less common problems grows, more surveys should identify these and advise on remedies.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

A Buxton builder said subsidence may be worth checking impacting the apartment. What subsidence-related matters will the Buxton Surveyor look into?

Subsidence is the movement of the foundations of a house which compromises its structural integrity. Most houses may suffer some degree of superficial cracks. Most homes in Buxton are erected with a variety of materials, each of which will contract at a varying rates.

Many houses develop superficial cracks in a window. This could be due to changes in temperature and humidity. Signs of potential subsidence include rippling wallpaper that isn't caused by dampness.

Learning the cause of any subsidence should be the first priority. It has been estimated that around 70% subsidence cases are caused by tree roots drawing moisture from the soil. In some more serious situations, underpinning may be necessary. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. A surveyor will be able to tell you if there is subsidence in your home or not, and what is causing it.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Buxton and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Buxton property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it does give you comprehensive details of the Buxton property's state of repair along with more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Buxton Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need Flemish Diagonal bond advice, can a property surveyor in Buxton help? Is age a factor?

Brick houses experience a number of issues. Your house surveyor will cover these in his report and suggest potential remedies. One defect surveyors of brick property frequently address is diagonal cracks which widen as they move upwards. These may result from ground movement, or where a timber element of the wall has rotted away. Contact Ministry Of Brickwork for a repairs estimate at 0844-875 4019 or 78/78/Beaumont Hill, Darlington, DL1 3ND.

Brick-build property have been used across the country for centuries, leading to a range of techniques. The advice of a brickwork specialist should be sought before attempting repairs.



Timber damage by insect larvae

My husband spotted signs of bugs in the hallway. What should we do?

Buxton houses are not usually impacted by serious cases of vermin, but buying without any professional advice on the issue is not recommended. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can put your health in danger and affect its value. An affected property may not always be easy to identify.

For example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Remedies to pest problems can include use of poison. As awareness of less common problems grows, more surveys should identify these and advise on remedies.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

A Buxton builder said subsidence may be worth checking impacting the apartment. What subsidence-related matters will the Buxton Surveyor look into?

Subsidence is the movement of the foundations of a house which compromises its structural integrity. Most houses may suffer some degree of superficial cracks. Most homes in Buxton are erected with a variety of materials, each of which will contract at a varying rates.

Many houses develop superficial cracks in a window. This could be due to changes in temperature and humidity. Signs of potential subsidence include rippling wallpaper that isn't caused by dampness.

Learning the cause of any subsidence should be the first priority. It has been estimated that around 70% subsidence cases are caused by tree roots drawing moisture from the soil. In some more serious situations, underpinning may be necessary. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. A surveyor will be able to tell you if there is subsidence in your home or not, and what is causing it.

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