HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Chepstow

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Chepstow

Download sample reports

From £225
inc. VAT

Instant online quote:

Your information stays private

 

X

Select Survey Sample

The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

Click preferred survey type to begin download.

Download sample HomeBuyer Report HomeBuyer Report sample

Download sample Building Survey Building Survey sample

Download sample Property Valuation Property Valuation sample

Survey reports can be large files containing many photos of a property. On slower connections these files may take a short while to download.

Compare Chepstow Property Surveys

X

  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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
  Tick Tick Tick
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
    Tick  Tick
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
  Tick Tick Tick
Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
    Tick  
Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
    Tick Tick
Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
Tick Tick Tick Tick
Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
  Tick Tick  
Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
      Tick
Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
      Tick
Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
    Tick Tick
Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
    Tick Tick
Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
    Tick  
Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
    Tick  
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
      Tick
Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
    Tick Tick
    Get Property Valuation Quote Get HomeBuyer Survey Quote Get Building Survey Quote
 

Which HomeBuyers Survey is the best choice for my potential property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Chepstow

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to buy a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Chepstow

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Chepstow) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Opt for this for unconventional e.g. wychert homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Chepstow

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

Reviews

Chepstow Surveyors

"Surveyor Local were fast, affordable and thorough. I couldn't fault them in any way."

Chepstow Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Chepstow

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Cedar Close, Bulwark, Chepstow, Sir Fynwy, NP16

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Roseleigh, Devauden, Chepstow, Sir Fynwy, NP16

Home Buyers Survey Chepstow

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined variable: outputDisabled in navtax_main() (line 694 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: block in internal_analytics_block_view() (line 115 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/internal_analytics/internal_analytics.module).
HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Chepstow and of the 3, which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Chepstow property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Chepstow property's state of repair as well as an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Chepstow Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1830s house with stone walls. Which defects should we consider?

Locally quarried stone may be more susceptible to specific issues. Defects affecting stone-built buildings can vary, stone faces being relatively common. Irregular stone walls are found throughout the county, and can require more care and attention that regular, brick-like stone walls due greater impact the weather can have on exposed mortar. Stone walls require regular maintenance, such as cleaning loose fragments and dirt before repointing or applying any treatment or fixative, to slow decay. If you are planning to renovate, consider that services to match stone types are available. Contact the British Geological Survey for more detail. Locally mined or quarried stone may also be available.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. Buffer Wharf, Mill Lane, Chepstow, Gwent, NP16 5QD, which quarries Marine Sand & Gravel, for details. Call 01291 627847 for more information.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Chepstow, and we expect to budget something for roof maintenance. What will our RICS surveyor look into during the survey?

Property in Chepstow that are otherwise ideal can often hide difficulties with the roof, for example, bowing beams. Every element should be checked, e.g. gables. Issues can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by being literally flat, as opposed to on a small incline so that water can drain correctly.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like repairing a bowing truss, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. Once the surveyor has delivered their report, consider arranging a quote from a builder in Chepstow for the job itself. Call Coverall Roofing of The Granary/Church Lane, Winterbourne, Bristol, BS36 1SE on 01454 250148 for more information.

House Prices

There is a property in NP16 with an asking price of £192, 217. What different issues will your local surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Chepstow ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from property values like the quality of nearby schools or whether there are any conservation area infringements. It may help to look at prices achieved in Chepstow at the same time for similar properties. The average flat price completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £170, 417 - £21, 800 less than £192, 217. The house/flat average was £232, 603. The Mount, 12, Mount Way, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Monmouthshire, NP16 5UJ sold for £315, 000 .

The best way for you to get an accurate home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as standard.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Chepstow and of the 3, which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Chepstow property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Chepstow property's state of repair as well as an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Chepstow Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1830s house with stone walls. Which defects should we consider?

Locally quarried stone may be more susceptible to specific issues. Defects affecting stone-built buildings can vary, stone faces being relatively common. Irregular stone walls are found throughout the county, and can require more care and attention that regular, brick-like stone walls due greater impact the weather can have on exposed mortar. Stone walls require regular maintenance, such as cleaning loose fragments and dirt before repointing or applying any treatment or fixative, to slow decay. If you are planning to renovate, consider that services to match stone types are available. Contact the British Geological Survey for more detail. Locally mined or quarried stone may also be available.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. Buffer Wharf, Mill Lane, Chepstow, Gwent, NP16 5QD, which quarries Marine Sand & Gravel, for details. Call 01291 627847 for more information.



Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Chepstow, and we expect to budget something for roof maintenance. What will our RICS surveyor look into during the survey?

Property in Chepstow that are otherwise ideal can often hide difficulties with the roof, for example, bowing beams. Every element should be checked, e.g. gables. Issues can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by being literally flat, as opposed to on a small incline so that water can drain correctly.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like repairing a bowing truss, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. Once the surveyor has delivered their report, consider arranging a quote from a builder in Chepstow for the job itself. Call Coverall Roofing of The Granary/Church Lane, Winterbourne, Bristol, BS36 1SE on 01454 250148 for more information.

House Prices

There is a property in NP16 with an asking price of £192, 217. What different issues will your local surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Chepstow ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from property values like the quality of nearby schools or whether there are any conservation area infringements. It may help to look at prices achieved in Chepstow at the same time for similar properties. The average flat price completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £170, 417 - £21, 800 less than £192, 217. The house/flat average was £232, 603. The Mount, 12, Mount Way, Chepstow, Monmouthshire, Monmouthshire, NP16 5UJ sold for £315, 000 .

The best way for you to get an accurate home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as standard.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote