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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 Home Buyers Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Chandlers Ford

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to buy a home made of conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Chandlers Ford

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Chandlers Ford) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this survey when buying a non standard , for example architecturally unusual buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Chandlers Ford

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Chandlers Ford and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Chandlers Ford property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any major works, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it will offer comprehensive details of the Chandlers Ford property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Chandlers Ford Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the mid-century home we expect to purchase we saw that there might be an overload of the fuses/fusebox, will a surveyor advise electrical defects?

When preparing a Chandlers Ford Homebuyer Report the RICS surveyor should usually make a note on the overall electrical system if it appears that they are in an unsatisfactory state.

This will include a general look-over of open or exposed parts of the wiring on top of concerns such as checking the condition of any visible wiring. A check for the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring carried out by an electrician should be part of the Homebuyer report in Chandlers Ford. Examining the documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey in Chandlers Ford .

The IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers) advocate that a Periodic Inspection be conducted every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out). To get nearby help from a qualified electrician contact Allsop Electrical , 187 Bodycoats Rd, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2JA .

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Do all Chandlers Ford surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding a retaining wall) and how does the surveyor work it out?

A Homebuyer Report on a Chandlers Ford building will include a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as an integral part of the report. In order to determine the value of the property the surveyor will take into account local Chandlers Ford market factors and other factors about the property for instance: general condition The RICS surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and use key assumptions e.g. there would be no cause to alter the valuation revealed by inspecting parts not inspected.

A Building survey won't include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Further Chandlers Ford conjectures, such as any cost of repairs being shared amongst tenants or connection to sewers, are made in addition to any local environmental issues like the property being underneath a flight path, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Chandlers Ford. Is there any Sussex bond upkeep suggestions we should be aware of?? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick-constructed houses in Chandlers Ford demonstrate several benefits, but they can also show signs of distinct issues. This could be anything from spalling to inadequate damp-proofing. For instance, rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered and should be taken very seriously. Quality Brickwork may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 0161-303 2656 or 10 Maple Av, Stalybridge, SK15 1UA.

A range of techniques of brick building have been a feature of house construction in this country for 100s of years. Maintenance work may be more time-consuming and costly than you assume.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Chandlers Ford and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Chandlers Ford property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any major works, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it will offer comprehensive details of the Chandlers Ford property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Chandlers Ford Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the mid-century home we expect to purchase we saw that there might be an overload of the fuses/fusebox, will a surveyor advise electrical defects?

When preparing a Chandlers Ford Homebuyer Report the RICS surveyor should usually make a note on the overall electrical system if it appears that they are in an unsatisfactory state.

This will include a general look-over of open or exposed parts of the wiring on top of concerns such as checking the condition of any visible wiring. A check for the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring carried out by an electrician should be part of the Homebuyer report in Chandlers Ford. Examining the documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey in Chandlers Ford .

The IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers) advocate that a Periodic Inspection be conducted every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out). To get nearby help from a qualified electrician contact Allsop Electrical , 187 Bodycoats Rd, Chandler's Ford, Eastleigh, SO53 2JA .



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Do all Chandlers Ford surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding a retaining wall) and how does the surveyor work it out?

A Homebuyer Report on a Chandlers Ford building will include a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as an integral part of the report. In order to determine the value of the property the surveyor will take into account local Chandlers Ford market factors and other factors about the property for instance: general condition The RICS surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and use key assumptions e.g. there would be no cause to alter the valuation revealed by inspecting parts not inspected.

A Building survey won't include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Further Chandlers Ford conjectures, such as any cost of repairs being shared amongst tenants or connection to sewers, are made in addition to any local environmental issues like the property being underneath a flight path, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Chandlers Ford. Is there any Sussex bond upkeep suggestions we should be aware of?? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick-constructed houses in Chandlers Ford demonstrate several benefits, but they can also show signs of distinct issues. This could be anything from spalling to inadequate damp-proofing. For instance, rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered and should be taken very seriously. Quality Brickwork may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 0161-303 2656 or 10 Maple Av, Stalybridge, SK15 1UA.

A range of techniques of brick building have been a feature of house construction in this country for 100s of years. Maintenance work may be more time-consuming and costly than you assume.

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