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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 HomeBuyers Survey should I choose for my house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Church Stretton

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home made of standard materials i.e. tile & brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Church Stretton

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Church Stretton) is also carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for an unconventional property, for example stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Church Stretton

    This is a professional valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Church Stretton and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Church Stretton property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Church Stretton property's general condition as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Church Stretton Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when buying a building close to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill take many forms for example: domestic rubbish disposal. Nobody ideally wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns might include structurally instability. Health concerns such as downs syndrome have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Church Stretton will notice any structural defects resulting from the site. Your legal representative will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental

Agency database and Shropshire Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What recommendations will the surveyor make for a 60s home built from rat-trap bond walls?

Church Stretton brick-walled properties can show signs of several common problems. 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. Buildrite Cannock Ltd may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 01543 871668 or 1 Linwood Drive, Hednesford, Cannock, WS12 4SA.

For instance, common bond, which is made up of stretchers (long faced bricks) with headers (the short face of the brick) every 6 courses or rows. It may be appropriate to renegotiate the price of a property if a survey reveals even superficial brick wall problems.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be pests at the property we're buying, but we are not certain. What advice should we get?

Be aware that your solicitor's forms may not ask about this issue. Regrettably, pests can be very expensive to resolve and carry serious health risks. An affected property may not always be easy to identify, for example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Treatment for pests may include use of poison or removal of infected furniture. If you strongly suspect an issue with house longhorn beetle, or any pest, speak to your Church Stretton surveyor

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Church Stretton and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Church Stretton property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Church Stretton property's general condition as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Church Stretton Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when buying a building close to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill take many forms for example: domestic rubbish disposal. Nobody ideally wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns might include structurally instability. Health concerns such as downs syndrome have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Church Stretton will notice any structural defects resulting from the site. Your legal representative will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental



Agency database and Shropshire Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What recommendations will the surveyor make for a 60s home built from rat-trap bond walls?

Church Stretton brick-walled properties can show signs of several common problems. 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. Buildrite Cannock Ltd may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 01543 871668 or 1 Linwood Drive, Hednesford, Cannock, WS12 4SA.

For instance, common bond, which is made up of stretchers (long faced bricks) with headers (the short face of the brick) every 6 courses or rows. It may be appropriate to renegotiate the price of a property if a survey reveals even superficial brick wall problems.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be pests at the property we're buying, but we are not certain. What advice should we get?

Be aware that your solicitor's forms may not ask about this issue. Regrettably, pests can be very expensive to resolve and carry serious health risks. An affected property may not always be easy to identify, for example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Treatment for pests may include use of poison or removal of infected furniture. If you strongly suspect an issue with house longhorn beetle, or any pest, speak to your Church Stretton surveyor

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