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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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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Need a Property Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Caerleon

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are purchasing a home constructed from standard building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Caerleon

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Caerleon) will also be carried out by a RICS surveyor but is more thorough. Select this for non standard e.g. stone slab roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Caerleon

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Caerleon and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Caerleon property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will give you comprehensive details of the Caerleon property's condition as well as including advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Caerleon Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on houses

Can you please explain the justification in upgrading to the full structural survey when looking into a neglected detached cottage in Caerleon as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Albeit regularly still referred to as Full Structural Surveys by many, are no longer offered by Surveyors and are superseded by Building Surveys If purchasing a modified Caerleon home, for example an extended house - it is the most suitable survey. A Building Survey will

give relevant information about the homes construction materials along with any maintenance needs a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the main building. External buildings (if permanent) will also be assessed as part of the process.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing an old farmstead. What should be budgeted for maintenance?

Older construction methods and materials can create difficulties for an owner. Properties constructed with traditional methods can be costly to repair. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Construction materials, such as stone quarried in the Caerleon area, , which could increase the importance of getting a comprehensive building survey.If you have doubts, speak to your RICS surveyor for further advice.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of if buying a property next to a landfill site

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes including hazardous waste. Of course nobody ideally wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include complex organic chemicals. Potential health issues like congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Caerleon will examine structural problems resulting from the landfill. Your legal representative will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database and Newport Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Caerleon and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Caerleon property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will give you comprehensive details of the Caerleon property's condition as well as including advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Caerleon Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on houses

Can you please explain the justification in upgrading to the full structural survey when looking into a neglected detached cottage in Caerleon as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Albeit regularly still referred to as Full Structural Surveys by many, are no longer offered by Surveyors and are superseded by Building Surveys If purchasing a modified Caerleon home, for example an extended house - it is the most suitable survey. A Building Survey will



give relevant information about the homes construction materials along with any maintenance needs a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the main building. External buildings (if permanent) will also be assessed as part of the process.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing an old farmstead. What should be budgeted for maintenance?

Older construction methods and materials can create difficulties for an owner. Properties constructed with traditional methods can be costly to repair. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Construction materials, such as stone quarried in the Caerleon area, , which could increase the importance of getting a comprehensive building survey.If you have doubts, speak to your RICS surveyor for further advice.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of if buying a property next to a landfill site

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes including hazardous waste. Of course nobody ideally wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include complex organic chemicals. Potential health issues like congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Caerleon will examine structural problems resulting from the landfill. Your legal representative will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database and Newport Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

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