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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 Building Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Cheetham

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home built from standard materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cheetham

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Cheetham) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. stone homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cheetham

    This is an impartial valuation . It is chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Cheetham and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Cheetham property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Cheetham property's state of repair and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Cheetham Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Chartered Surveyor look for on a stucco rendered home in Cheetham.

Stucco is really just a form of solid render. Typically it is layered over brick that dries to an attractive smooth appearance that resembles stone. The effect is highly aesthetic and is found on Georgian buildings for example. The composition is almost exactly the same as plaster and mortar. it can be problematic and Cheetham Building Surveys sometimes show issues for instance when stucco is exposed to constant driving rain which gets saturated and prone to frost damage. Other issues might result from the difficulty is discovering damp underneath. Re-coating Stucco problems may be dear as the skills are becoming harder to find.

Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls we need to look out for when purchasing a home in Cheetham in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by local councils.

Home Buyers Surveys in Cheetham must possess local knowledge of local area factors and the bearing may have with the building. The price of property will probably be more than prices outside the area because of them retaining their original character. However a growing number have fallen into poor condition for example - unauthorised alterations to the fronts, roofs and chimneys of buildings

RICS surveyors will tell you if the property looks like it may be classified as such and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are conducted by your legal adviser. Unsympathetic adjustments to the property should be commented on, however these should be investigated by the lawyer. David Gall are based in Fulford House, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8 3NN should be happy to advise further. Tel: 01969 667171

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Cheetham, what recommendations will a surveyor in Cheetham make for a 90s house constructed with brick?

Brick Cheetham apartments will experience diverse problems, such as weathering.

A defect often found is sulphate attack. This results if a cement mortared-wall suffers a prolonged period of damp. It is effectively impossible to treat. Contact several local builders for quotes, including S S B Builders of 5 Oaks Track, Carshalton, SM5 4AP on 07856 739593.

For instance, basket weave bonds or Flemish bond may be used in the construction of apartments in Cheetham.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Cheetham and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Cheetham property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Cheetham property's state of repair and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Cheetham Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Chartered Surveyor look for on a stucco rendered home in Cheetham.

Stucco is really just a form of solid render. Typically it is layered over brick that dries to an attractive smooth appearance that resembles stone. The effect is highly aesthetic and is found on Georgian buildings for example. The composition is almost exactly the same as plaster and mortar. it can be problematic and Cheetham Building Surveys sometimes show issues for instance when stucco is exposed to constant driving rain which gets saturated and prone to frost damage. Other issues might result from the difficulty is discovering damp underneath. Re-coating Stucco problems may be dear as the skills are becoming harder to find.



Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls we need to look out for when purchasing a home in Cheetham in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by local councils.

Home Buyers Surveys in Cheetham must possess local knowledge of local area factors and the bearing may have with the building. The price of property will probably be more than prices outside the area because of them retaining their original character. However a growing number have fallen into poor condition for example - unauthorised alterations to the fronts, roofs and chimneys of buildings

RICS surveyors will tell you if the property looks like it may be classified as such and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are conducted by your legal adviser. Unsympathetic adjustments to the property should be commented on, however these should be investigated by the lawyer. David Gall are based in Fulford House, Richmondshire, North Yorkshire, DL8 3NN should be happy to advise further. Tel: 01969 667171

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Cheetham, what recommendations will a surveyor in Cheetham make for a 90s house constructed with brick?

Brick Cheetham apartments will experience diverse problems, such as weathering.

A defect often found is sulphate attack. This results if a cement mortared-wall suffers a prolonged period of damp. It is effectively impossible to treat. Contact several local builders for quotes, including S S B Builders of 5 Oaks Track, Carshalton, SM5 4AP on 07856 739593.

For instance, basket weave bonds or Flemish bond may be used in the construction of apartments in Cheetham.

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