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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 you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Camelford

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home made of conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Camelford

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Camelford) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this for non standard , for example wychert or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Camelford

    This is an independent valuation of the property. This is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Camelford and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Camelford property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any substantial modifications, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Camelford property's state of repair as well as including more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Camelford Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to take notice of when purchasing a building constructed in 1760? What impact will the timber frame have on repairs?

For houses in Camelford built before the 20th Century, age can often be problematic. Camelford structures built with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be surprisingly expensive to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Construction materials, such as stone quarried in the Camelford area, may also need to be sourced.

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our Camelford surveyor investigate possible water damage?

Flooding has become a serious concern, more so after it was reported that last year was the second wettest on record (source: ITN), and the value of a property can decrease if in an exposed area, even if it has never flooded. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the property in Camelford in question is in danger. Flood water can enter a Camelford home through a number of routes, including air bricks, poorly fitted doors and windows, and seepage through external walls. An awareness of characteristics of the Camelford area likely to affect the Camelford home also enables the surveyor to advise flooding may be a risk. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Building Survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the Camelford home is at risk.

House Prices

Is £222, 326 in the right area amount to be buying a detached house close to PL32 in Camelford for and what things does the surveyor allow for when carrying out a RICS valuation ?

There is a near endless list of things which could positively or negatively affect the price of property including the location of nearby transport links or issues with drainage. As an indicator, one can try to analyse house prices achieved in the area for similar houses.

The average house price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £206, 726, which is £15, 600 less than the asking price. Park Lane Villa, Valley Truckle, Camelford, North Cornwall, Cornwall, PL32 9RR a detached property sold for £135, 000 .

The best way for you to get a formal property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Camelford and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Camelford property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any substantial modifications, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Camelford property's state of repair as well as including more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Camelford Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to take notice of when purchasing a building constructed in 1760? What impact will the timber frame have on repairs?

For houses in Camelford built before the 20th Century, age can often be problematic. Camelford structures built with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be surprisingly expensive to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Construction materials, such as stone quarried in the Camelford area, may also need to be sourced.



Damage resulting from flooding

Would our Camelford surveyor investigate possible water damage?

Flooding has become a serious concern, more so after it was reported that last year was the second wettest on record (source: ITN), and the value of a property can decrease if in an exposed area, even if it has never flooded. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the property in Camelford in question is in danger. Flood water can enter a Camelford home through a number of routes, including air bricks, poorly fitted doors and windows, and seepage through external walls. An awareness of characteristics of the Camelford area likely to affect the Camelford home also enables the surveyor to advise flooding may be a risk. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Building Survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the Camelford home is at risk.

House Prices

Is £222, 326 in the right area amount to be buying a detached house close to PL32 in Camelford for and what things does the surveyor allow for when carrying out a RICS valuation ?

There is a near endless list of things which could positively or negatively affect the price of property including the location of nearby transport links or issues with drainage. As an indicator, one can try to analyse house prices achieved in the area for similar houses.

The average house price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £206, 726, which is £15, 600 less than the asking price. Park Lane Villa, Valley Truckle, Camelford, North Cornwall, Cornwall, PL32 9RR a detached property sold for £135, 000 .

The best way for you to get a formal property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

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