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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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What Survey is the correct choice for my prospective property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Byfleet

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when purchasing a home built from conventional materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Byfleet

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Byfleet) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this survey for unconventional e.g. cellared homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Byfleet

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Byfleet and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Byfleet property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Byfleet property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Byfleet Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Byfleet Surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding a boundary wall) and how does the surveyor work it out?

A Homebuyer Report on a Byfleet property will include a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost. When calculating the property's value your independent surveyor will factor in awareness of the Byfleet property market and other things relating to the property for instance: desirability of the location. Your Byfleet surveyor will also consider style of architecture and will make certain other assumptions e.g. there are no dangerous materials. Surveyors will disregard certain things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Additional local Byfleet area assumptions, like water and drainage connectivity, are made as well as any significant local environmental issues like mining activity, which will also be factored in.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Conservation area

Are there any concerns I need to be wary of when planning to buy a converted flat in Byfleet near a conservation area ?

There are thousands of conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with local councils. Surveyors in Byfleet must possess knowledge of relevant local area issues and any effect may have with the building and its value. Property Prices are typically inflated owing to them retaining original features.

RICS surveyors can be expected to inform you if the planned purchase is/might be classified as such and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Byfleet Homebuyer Report will suggest suitable questions are raised as part of the legal process. Out of keeping changes to the property will also be reported, however these should be concern for your legal representative. Mcnamara Ryan are based in Ashburton House, Elmbridge, Surrey, KT13 8QR and may be prepared to advise further. Tel: 01932 846041

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need Flemish Stretcher bond maintenance tips, can a Byfleet property surveyor help?

Byfleet apartments with brick walls can indicate a number of issues, ranging from sulphate expansion to erosion. For instance, wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall and should be taken very seriously. For more information, contact a local builder, Princes Construction of 125 Princes Rd, Buckhurst Hill, IG9 5DX on 020 8926 7094.

For buyers interested in less common uses of brick, consider diapering' (using contrast and varied colours of bricks to enliven a plain surface). The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Byfleet and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Byfleet property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Byfleet property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Byfleet Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Byfleet Surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding a boundary wall) and how does the surveyor work it out?

A Homebuyer Report on a Byfleet property will include a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost. When calculating the property's value your independent surveyor will factor in awareness of the Byfleet property market and other things relating to the property for instance: desirability of the location. Your Byfleet surveyor will also consider style of architecture and will make certain other assumptions e.g. there are no dangerous materials. Surveyors will disregard certain things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Additional local Byfleet area assumptions, like water and drainage connectivity, are made as well as any significant local environmental issues like mining activity, which will also be factored in.



A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Conservation area

Are there any concerns I need to be wary of when planning to buy a converted flat in Byfleet near a conservation area ?

There are thousands of conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with local councils. Surveyors in Byfleet must possess knowledge of relevant local area issues and any effect may have with the building and its value. Property Prices are typically inflated owing to them retaining original features.

RICS surveyors can be expected to inform you if the planned purchase is/might be classified as such and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Byfleet Homebuyer Report will suggest suitable questions are raised as part of the legal process. Out of keeping changes to the property will also be reported, however these should be concern for your legal representative. Mcnamara Ryan are based in Ashburton House, Elmbridge, Surrey, KT13 8QR and may be prepared to advise further. Tel: 01932 846041

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need Flemish Stretcher bond maintenance tips, can a Byfleet property surveyor help?

Byfleet apartments with brick walls can indicate a number of issues, ranging from sulphate expansion to erosion. For instance, wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall and should be taken very seriously. For more information, contact a local builder, Princes Construction of 125 Princes Rd, Buckhurst Hill, IG9 5DX on 020 8926 7094.

For buyers interested in less common uses of brick, consider diapering' (using contrast and varied colours of bricks to enliven a plain surface). The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

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