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Valuation
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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 choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Cherry Willingham

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to buy a home built from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cherry Willingham

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Cherry Willingham) will also be carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this option when buying a non standard property such as timber wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cherry Willingham

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Cherry Willingham and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Cherry Willingham property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, you should you opt for a Building Survey instead. This survey is less cheap however it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Cherry Willingham property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Cherry Willingham House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a risk of flooding in Cherry Willingham, and can a Cherry Willingham chartered surveyor consider signs of flooding damage?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record, and the value of a property can decrease if in an exposed area, even if it has never flooded. A flood risk alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency. The property survey may also, where appropriate, offer suggestions for better flood defences.Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the Cherry Willingham property or on adjacent sites. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a property survey if the home surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the Cherry Willingham property is at risk.

Shocking Electrics

When we visited the home we are interested to move into it looked like there were damaged electrical sockets - will a Cherry Willingham Homebuyer Report advise the wiring and fusebox?

When preparing a Cherry Willingham Building Survey the RICS surveyor will comment on the electrical system if it is suspected that the electrics are in an unsatisfactory state of repair. The RICS surveyor should also provide detail on concerns such as if there is an off-peak /on-peak supply or checking the condition of any visible wiring a sample of light fittings. Inspecting the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations conducted by an electrician should form part of the survey in Cherry Willingham.

Verifying the existence of any evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by an electrician should form part of the survey.

The Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) strongly advise a check to confirm whether an electrical installation is in a satisfactory condition need be completed every ten years (or every 5 if letting out).

Traditionally built property

What do I need to investigate when buying an old building? Will the age of the property be a problem?

Older construction methods and materials can occasionally give buyers second thoughts. Property constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be a chore to upkeep. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, . Discuss this with your property surveyor for more information.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Cherry Willingham and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Cherry Willingham property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, you should you opt for a Building Survey instead. This survey is less cheap however it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Cherry Willingham property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Cherry Willingham House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a risk of flooding in Cherry Willingham, and can a Cherry Willingham chartered surveyor consider signs of flooding damage?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record, and the value of a property can decrease if in an exposed area, even if it has never flooded. A flood risk alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency. The property survey may also, where appropriate, offer suggestions for better flood defences.Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the Cherry Willingham property or on adjacent sites. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a property survey if the home surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the Cherry Willingham property is at risk.



Shocking Electrics

When we visited the home we are interested to move into it looked like there were damaged electrical sockets - will a Cherry Willingham Homebuyer Report advise the wiring and fusebox?

When preparing a Cherry Willingham Building Survey the RICS surveyor will comment on the electrical system if it is suspected that the electrics are in an unsatisfactory state of repair. The RICS surveyor should also provide detail on concerns such as if there is an off-peak /on-peak supply or checking the condition of any visible wiring a sample of light fittings. Inspecting the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations conducted by an electrician should form part of the survey in Cherry Willingham.

Verifying the existence of any evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by an electrician should form part of the survey.

The Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) strongly advise a check to confirm whether an electrical installation is in a satisfactory condition need be completed every ten years (or every 5 if letting out).

Traditionally built property

What do I need to investigate when buying an old building? Will the age of the property be a problem?

Older construction methods and materials can occasionally give buyers second thoughts. Property constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be a chore to upkeep. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, . Discuss this with your property surveyor for more information.

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