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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Cheadle

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to buy a property built from standard building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cheadle

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Cheadle) will also be conducted by a RICS surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this for unconventional e.g. mundic buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cheadle

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Cheadle and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Cheadle property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any works or an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does give exhaustive analysis of the Cheadle property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Cheadle House Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect should damp weather have on a Cheadle building? Can damaged downspouts decrease our property's value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which damp weather has on Cheadle property is ignored by house purchasers. Signs that drainage are under performing include "gushing" gutters. If you are concerned, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

Fortunately, problems with drains are quite easy to resolve, if caught early.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1880s residential property with stone walls. What should we be particularly aware of?

Locally quarried stone may be more susceptible to specific issues. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include weathered stone. Stone quarried in the area is common to local Cheadle properties, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Different stone types will also decay a different rates based on environmental conditions. For example, slate is more damp resistant than many other forms of stone, as is granite.

Home Buyers Surveys will usually offer guidance on these matters. An example would be cleaning loose fragments and dirt before repointing or applying any treatment or fixative, to slow decay.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. Wienerberger Ltd, Wienerberger House, Brooks Drive, Cheadle Royal Business Park, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3SA, quarrying Clay & Shale, for details. Call 01614 918200 for more information.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are getting a residence in Cheadle, does the building survey check for flooding damage?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record, and the value of a Cheadle house in an at-risk area may be impacted. The Environment Agency maintain a flood alert service, with regular updated risk assessments, but a surveyor will also make recommendations to prepare for the worst. Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the property surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the home in Cheadle is at risk.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Cheadle and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Cheadle property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any works or an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does give exhaustive analysis of the Cheadle property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Cheadle House Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect should damp weather have on a Cheadle building? Can damaged downspouts decrease our property's value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which damp weather has on Cheadle property is ignored by house purchasers. Signs that drainage are under performing include "gushing" gutters. If you are concerned, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

Fortunately, problems with drains are quite easy to resolve, if caught early.



Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1880s residential property with stone walls. What should we be particularly aware of?

Locally quarried stone may be more susceptible to specific issues. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include weathered stone. Stone quarried in the area is common to local Cheadle properties, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Different stone types will also decay a different rates based on environmental conditions. For example, slate is more damp resistant than many other forms of stone, as is granite.

Home Buyers Surveys will usually offer guidance on these matters. An example would be cleaning loose fragments and dirt before repointing or applying any treatment or fixative, to slow decay.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. Wienerberger Ltd, Wienerberger House, Brooks Drive, Cheadle Royal Business Park, Cheadle, Cheshire, SK8 3SA, quarrying Clay & Shale, for details. Call 01614 918200 for more information.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are getting a residence in Cheadle, does the building survey check for flooding damage?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record, and the value of a Cheadle house in an at-risk area may be impacted. The Environment Agency maintain a flood alert service, with regular updated risk assessments, but a surveyor will also make recommendations to prepare for the worst. Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the property surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the home in Cheadle is at risk.

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