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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 Home Buyers Survey? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Chippenham

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a property built from standard building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Chippenham

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Chippenham) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this for non standard e.g. thatched roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Chippenham

    This is a professional valuation . It is often chosen by cash 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, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Chippenham and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Chippenham property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does give a thorough analysis of the Chippenham property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Chippenham House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the home I expect to acquire it appeared that there were damaged electrical sockets - does a Chippenham survey advise on any faults with the electrics?

When performing a Home Buyers Survey in Chippenham the surveyor should usually comment on the state of the electrics if it is obvious that they are in an unsatisfactory state.

This will include an overview or check of the accessible areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of potential areas for concern such as examining the external or remote installations such as water features. Looking at any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring handled by an electrician on the building will form part of the survey in Chippenham.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from any recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the property being surveyed will form part of the survey.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Chippenham and are looking for a 20s residence built with brick walls. What recommendations will a Chippenham property surveyor make?

Brick-constructed residences in Chippenham feature several advantages, but they can also show signs of several common problems, ranging from crumbling mortar to weathering. 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. Wilkinson Derek at 3 Alexandra Terr, Tiverton, EX16 5JS should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01884 243438.

A good selection of methods and styles of brick building are used in properties built throughout the ages. Maintenance work may be more time-consuming and costly than you assume.

If the Chippenham surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Damaged Render

What will your Property Surveyor take into account on a stipple rendered (stucco) Victorian house in Chippenham.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is really just a specific type of solid render. Usually it is applied to red brick hardens to a smooth flat finish. Stucco is highly aesthetic and is often found on Regency houses for example. It can contain lime (to make it workable) in it as well as a wire under mesh. to help prevent cracks. it can be prone to defect and Chippenham Building Surveys can highlight any number of problems like trapped moisture resulting in damp problems. Other issues might be when the application has been taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course. Re-coating Stucco problems may be costly as skilled tradesmen are getting more difficult to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Chippenham and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Chippenham property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does give a thorough analysis of the Chippenham property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Chippenham House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the home I expect to acquire it appeared that there were damaged electrical sockets - does a Chippenham survey advise on any faults with the electrics?

When performing a Home Buyers Survey in Chippenham the surveyor should usually comment on the state of the electrics if it is obvious that they are in an unsatisfactory state.

This will include an overview or check of the accessible areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of potential areas for concern such as examining the external or remote installations such as water features. Looking at any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring handled by an electrician on the building will form part of the survey in Chippenham.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from any recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the property being surveyed will form part of the survey.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Chippenham and are looking for a 20s residence built with brick walls. What recommendations will a Chippenham property surveyor make?

Brick-constructed residences in Chippenham feature several advantages, but they can also show signs of several common problems, ranging from crumbling mortar to weathering. 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. Wilkinson Derek at 3 Alexandra Terr, Tiverton, EX16 5JS should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01884 243438.

A good selection of methods and styles of brick building are used in properties built throughout the ages. Maintenance work may be more time-consuming and costly than you assume.

If the Chippenham surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Damaged Render

What will your Property Surveyor take into account on a stipple rendered (stucco) Victorian house in Chippenham.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is really just a specific type of solid render. Usually it is applied to red brick hardens to a smooth flat finish. Stucco is highly aesthetic and is often found on Regency houses for example. It can contain lime (to make it workable) in it as well as a wire under mesh. to help prevent cracks. it can be prone to defect and Chippenham Building Surveys can highlight any number of problems like trapped moisture resulting in damp problems. Other issues might be when the application has been taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course. Re-coating Stucco problems may be costly as skilled tradesmen are getting more difficult to find.

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