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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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What Survey should I choose for my potential property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Clydach

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected if purchasing a home constructed from standard materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Clydach

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Clydach) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this for unconventional such as stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Clydach

    This is an impartial valuation of the property. It is usually 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 opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Clydach and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Clydach property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any works or an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it does give you exhaustive analysis of the Clydach property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Clydach Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

English Heritage

I am planning to buy a property close to Clydach Upper Forge , will this affect the property's value?

Clydach Upper Forge is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest will usually increase the desirability of an area. Examples of other monuments of interest include Landore New Quay, Morris Castle and Ring Cairn On Tor Clawdd.. The RICS valuer will include all local and regional criteria when carrying out the home buyers survey in Clydach. Refer to the English Heritage website for further information on Clydach Upper Forge.

Stone block wall damage

Will a cottage with stone walls create issues? Are there specific matters to bear in mind? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Beer Limestone to Dukes Gritstone. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Irregular stone walls are found throughout the county, and can require more care and attention that regular, brick-like stone walls due greater impact the weather can have on exposed mortar. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Advice for better upkeep will vary according to the needs of individual property, such as repointing mortar with a suitable material. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.

Roof defects identified during a survey

A neighbour said that a leak had been a concern - What will our home surveyor pay attention to during the survey?

This is a common concern for Clydach buyers who know how costly roofing work can be. Houses across Clydach may be exposed to roof maintenance problems, such as incorrectly applied waterproofing. From fascias to tie beams, the roof structure as a whole will be taken into account. The are also numerous flat-roofed properties in Clydach, including many apartment blocks. In these cases, the house surveyors will look for a range of signs, including a poor asphalt covering.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like replacing rotten rafters or soffits, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A builder from the area can provide an estimate. Contact Apen of 52 Cheriton Cres, Portmead, Swansea, SA5 5LB on 01792 589115 for a quote.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Clydach and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Clydach property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any works or an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it does give you exhaustive analysis of the Clydach property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Clydach Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

English Heritage

I am planning to buy a property close to Clydach Upper Forge , will this affect the property's value?

Clydach Upper Forge is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest will usually increase the desirability of an area. Examples of other monuments of interest include Landore New Quay, Morris Castle and Ring Cairn On Tor Clawdd.. The RICS valuer will include all local and regional criteria when carrying out the home buyers survey in Clydach. Refer to the English Heritage website for further information on Clydach Upper Forge.



Stone block wall damage

Will a cottage with stone walls create issues? Are there specific matters to bear in mind? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Beer Limestone to Dukes Gritstone. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Irregular stone walls are found throughout the county, and can require more care and attention that regular, brick-like stone walls due greater impact the weather can have on exposed mortar. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Advice for better upkeep will vary according to the needs of individual property, such as repointing mortar with a suitable material. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.

Roof defects identified during a survey

A neighbour said that a leak had been a concern - What will our home surveyor pay attention to during the survey?

This is a common concern for Clydach buyers who know how costly roofing work can be. Houses across Clydach may be exposed to roof maintenance problems, such as incorrectly applied waterproofing. From fascias to tie beams, the roof structure as a whole will be taken into account. The are also numerous flat-roofed properties in Clydach, including many apartment blocks. In these cases, the house surveyors will look for a range of signs, including a poor asphalt covering.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like replacing rotten rafters or soffits, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A builder from the area can provide an estimate. Contact Apen of 52 Cheriton Cres, Portmead, Swansea, SA5 5LB on 01792 589115 for a quote.

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