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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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Do you need a Home Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Chipping Sodbury

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a home built from conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Chipping Sodbury

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Chipping Sodbury) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Select this for non standard e.g. stone buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Chipping Sodbury

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . It is usually chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Chipping Sodbury and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Chipping Sodbury property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations, you should you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Chipping Sodbury property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Chipping Sodbury House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Asbestos roof tiles

I suspect there might be asbestos coatings spayed on beams in existence at the house. What is asbestos and will the HomeBuyer report cover this?

Asbestos is a potentially deadly fibrous mineral. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials including flooring materials.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has very good heat resistance properties, it may be found in fireplace. Technically all forms including Chrysotile are ultimately carcinogenic and might lead to lung cancer or fibrosis if inhaled over sustained periods.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to break asbestos. Professional advice must be taken immediately. Surveyors will not verify the presence

of asbestos during a Chipping Sodbury building survey. They will mention the risk of asbestos and will inform you of the options.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a house in Chipping Sodbury. Which issues relating to the house's roof will be reported on when the survey is performed?

Chipping Sodbury houses that are otherwise ideal could feature roofing woes, like sagging beams. From the purlins to the valley gutters, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed, and any defects addressed as soon as possible.

In the past, roof maintenance would be carried out with just ladders and 'crawler boards'. This practice is terribly unsafe, and contractors today will insist that scaffolding be used. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable Chipping Sodbury roofing contractor. Contact Randall Terry of 1 Bampton Croft, Emersons Green, Bristol, BS16 7EN on 0117-970 1087 for a quote.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited a property I want to move into, it appeared that there were damaged electrical sockets - does a the surveyor report on the wiring and electrical system?

During a Chipping Sodbury Home Buyers Survey the home surveyor should usually comment on the electrics if it is obvious that the electrics are in an unsatisfactory state of repair. Your surveyor will also things like inspecting the state of repair of fitted electrical appliances, for example storage heaters or whether there are residual circuit breakers. Reporting on any evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report handled by an electrician on the property being surveyed should usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Chipping Sodbury.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Chipping Sodbury and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Chipping Sodbury property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations, you should you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Chipping Sodbury property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Chipping Sodbury House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Asbestos roof tiles

I suspect there might be asbestos coatings spayed on beams in existence at the house. What is asbestos and will the HomeBuyer report cover this?

Asbestos is a potentially deadly fibrous mineral. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials including flooring materials.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has very good heat resistance properties, it may be found in fireplace. Technically all forms including Chrysotile are ultimately carcinogenic and might lead to lung cancer or fibrosis if inhaled over sustained periods.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to break asbestos. Professional advice must be taken immediately. Surveyors will not verify the presence



of asbestos during a Chipping Sodbury building survey. They will mention the risk of asbestos and will inform you of the options.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a house in Chipping Sodbury. Which issues relating to the house's roof will be reported on when the survey is performed?

Chipping Sodbury houses that are otherwise ideal could feature roofing woes, like sagging beams. From the purlins to the valley gutters, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed, and any defects addressed as soon as possible.

In the past, roof maintenance would be carried out with just ladders and 'crawler boards'. This practice is terribly unsafe, and contractors today will insist that scaffolding be used. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable Chipping Sodbury roofing contractor. Contact Randall Terry of 1 Bampton Croft, Emersons Green, Bristol, BS16 7EN on 0117-970 1087 for a quote.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited a property I want to move into, it appeared that there were damaged electrical sockets - does a the surveyor report on the wiring and electrical system?

During a Chipping Sodbury Home Buyers Survey the home surveyor should usually comment on the electrics if it is obvious that the electrics are in an unsatisfactory state of repair. Your surveyor will also things like inspecting the state of repair of fitted electrical appliances, for example storage heaters or whether there are residual circuit breakers. Reporting on any evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report handled by an electrician on the property being surveyed should usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Chipping Sodbury.

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