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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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Looking for a Property Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Colney Hatch

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a home constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Colney Hatch

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Colney Hatch) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Select this survey when buying a non standard , for example stone wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Colney Hatch

    This is an impartial valuation . This is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Colney Hatch and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Colney Hatch property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations on the property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Colney Hatch property's condition as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Colney Hatch Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does the RICS chartered surveyor look into the safety of the gas flues?

A surveyor will visually survey the easily accessible parts of the system. This will mean gas related areas such as gas heaters where relevant, as well as gas associated fittings, for instance chimney linings. External fittings or covers won't be dislodged. Of course, gas is potentially fatal and if there are any worries about gas, call a gas engineer.

The regulations stipulate landlords must to conduct appliance and installation inspections annually. Non compliance penalties include heavy fines or imprisonment .

Building Surveys on houses

Should I acquire a full structural survey if buying a neglected Edwardian cottage in Colney Hatch as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Periodically referred to as a Full Structural Survey by many, this survey is no longer offered has actually been renamed by RICS and the correct term is now the RICS Building Survey. If buying an unconventional Colney Hatch property e.g. an older house, this is now the right selection of survey. A Building Survey provides full and often crucial information about the buildings state of repair along with any maintenance needs a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings. Certain external buildings will, in addition, be checked out as part of the survey.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact can wet weather have on our new house in Colney Hatch? Where there are issues, what should we do?

I find it odd that the effect which wet weather has on homes is not given the attention it deserves. Signs that gutters are under performing include damp stains around drainage. This can lead to damp and mould.

In most cases, problems with drains are generally easy to fix if dealt with quickly.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Colney Hatch and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Colney Hatch property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations on the property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Colney Hatch property's condition as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Colney Hatch Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does the RICS chartered surveyor look into the safety of the gas flues?

A surveyor will visually survey the easily accessible parts of the system. This will mean gas related areas such as gas heaters where relevant, as well as gas associated fittings, for instance chimney linings. External fittings or covers won't be dislodged. Of course, gas is potentially fatal and if there are any worries about gas, call a gas engineer.



The regulations stipulate landlords must to conduct appliance and installation inspections annually. Non compliance penalties include heavy fines or imprisonment .

Building Surveys on houses

Should I acquire a full structural survey if buying a neglected Edwardian cottage in Colney Hatch as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Periodically referred to as a Full Structural Survey by many, this survey is no longer offered has actually been renamed by RICS and the correct term is now the RICS Building Survey. If buying an unconventional Colney Hatch property e.g. an older house, this is now the right selection of survey. A Building Survey provides full and often crucial information about the buildings state of repair along with any maintenance needs a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings. Certain external buildings will, in addition, be checked out as part of the survey.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact can wet weather have on our new house in Colney Hatch? Where there are issues, what should we do?

I find it odd that the effect which wet weather has on homes is not given the attention it deserves. Signs that gutters are under performing include damp stains around drainage. This can lead to damp and mould.

In most cases, problems with drains are generally easy to fix if dealt with quickly.

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