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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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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Which Home Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Cleator Moor

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if purchasing a home made of conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cleator Moor

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Cleator Moor) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this option when buying a non standard , for example architecturally unusual houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cleator Moor

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . It is often chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Cleator Moor and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

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

If you intend to make any major works, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap however it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Cleator Moor property's state of repair along with advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Cleator Moor Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damaged Render

What will the Cleator Moor Surveyor look out for on a stucco rendered regency home in Cleator Moor that I wish to buy.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is actually a specific type of render. Usually stucco is applied to brick hardens to form a smooth and attractive finish. The coating is very attractive and is/was often found on Victorian and Georgian properties for example. it can be problematic and Cleator Moor surveyors frequently highlight issues e.g. trapped moisture resulting in the render failing. Other issues might include sulphate attack from salts derived from wet brickwork. Remedying Stucco problems may be dear as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Asbestos roof tiles

The estate agent has mentioned there may be a danger of white asbestos ceilings in existence at the building. What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a pernicious fibrous substance of several naturally occurring materials. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White may be in building materials including toilet cistern.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has characteristic heat resistance properties, it may be found in textured coatings for example. The main origins of asbestos were South Africa. .

All forms are pernicious and may lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. In fact breathing in a one fibre is not fatal.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to disturb the asbestos. Professional advice must be taken urgently. Professional removal of asbestos will likely be dear and must always be conducted by experts. Cleator Moor Surveyors will not tell you whether there is asbestos on a Cleator Moor home survey. Your Cleator Moor surveyor should note possible asbestos and should recommend relevant tests.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a home in Cleator Moor , and we expect to budget something for roof maintenance. What does a chartered surveyor pay attention to during the survey?

This is a common concern for house purchasers. A large number of properties may be exposed to roofing problems. All aspects of the roof should be reviewed, from the clay tiles to the ridge flashing. The RICS surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Replacement of tiles and other roof repairs need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. A roofing specialist with a recommendation from a friend or family member can provide a quote. Speak to Sewell Roofing of 15 Lonsdale Ter, Dearham, Maryport, CA15 7EW on 01900 815969 for an estimate.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Cleator Moor and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

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

If you intend to make any major works, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap however it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Cleator Moor property's state of repair along with advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Cleator Moor Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damaged Render

What will the Cleator Moor Surveyor look out for on a stucco rendered regency home in Cleator Moor that I wish to buy.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is actually a specific type of render. Usually stucco is applied to brick hardens to form a smooth and attractive finish. The coating is very attractive and is/was often found on Victorian and Georgian properties for example. it can be problematic and Cleator Moor surveyors frequently highlight issues e.g. trapped moisture resulting in the render failing. Other issues might include sulphate attack from salts derived from wet brickwork. Remedying Stucco problems may be dear as the skills are getting more difficult to find.



Asbestos roof tiles

The estate agent has mentioned there may be a danger of white asbestos ceilings in existence at the building. What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a pernicious fibrous substance of several naturally occurring materials. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White may be in building materials including toilet cistern.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has characteristic heat resistance properties, it may be found in textured coatings for example. The main origins of asbestos were South Africa. .

All forms are pernicious and may lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. In fact breathing in a one fibre is not fatal.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to disturb the asbestos. Professional advice must be taken urgently. Professional removal of asbestos will likely be dear and must always be conducted by experts. Cleator Moor Surveyors will not tell you whether there is asbestos on a Cleator Moor home survey. Your Cleator Moor surveyor should note possible asbestos and should recommend relevant tests.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a home in Cleator Moor , and we expect to budget something for roof maintenance. What does a chartered surveyor pay attention to during the survey?

This is a common concern for house purchasers. A large number of properties may be exposed to roofing problems. All aspects of the roof should be reviewed, from the clay tiles to the ridge flashing. The RICS surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Replacement of tiles and other roof repairs need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. A roofing specialist with a recommendation from a friend or family member can provide a quote. Speak to Sewell Roofing of 15 Lonsdale Ter, Dearham, Maryport, CA15 7EW on 01900 815969 for an estimate.

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