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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 Building Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Conwy

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Conwy

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Conwy) will also be carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this for non standard , for example stone slab roof properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Conwy

    This is an independent valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Conwy property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, it would be better that you select a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Conwy property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Conwy Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservation area

Will there be any issues we need to check out when planning to buy a flat in Conwy in a conservation area?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by the local authority. Surveyors in Conwy must possess relevant knowledge of local issues and any connection may have with the home and its value. Prices will likely be greater which is down to the areas retaining original features. However many conservation areas have been neglected and are in shoddy condition for example - the huge increase in street clutter

Surveyors are expected report whether the property is possibly so designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Conwy Homebuyer Report will advise the proper questions are carried out by the solicitor

or conveyancer. Unapproved modifications to the property should be noted in the survey, however these should be concern for the lawyer.

English Heritage

I am buying a flat close to Afon Bedol Cist , will this affect the property's value?

Afon Bedol Cist is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance can certainly increase the attractiveness of an area. Other local sites of importance include Afon Dulyn Ring Cairn, Afon Llugwy Lead Mill and Barn N Of Pen-Y-Bryn.. Your RICS valuer will include all regional factors when conducting home buyers survey in Conwy. Refer to the English Heritage site for more information on Afon Bedol Cist.

External walls

In the HomeBuyer Report can you give some examples of an red light rating defects for 'E4 - Main walls' ?

All visible issues relating to the outside elevations and foundations are checked, an in-depth building survey may be required if serious foundational issues are suspected. Observations on the Damp Proof Course are also reported here. Bricks that are too close to the soil level without proper damp-proofing is one defect applicable to this section. Severe defects impacting the Conwy house or flat are indicated with a 'red' condition rating of 3. They can include defects which compromise the structural integrity of a home. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the Conwy house or flat. RICS have mandated a specific format for the HomeBuyer Report to aid the creation of a useful and comprehensive report for both surveyors and home buyers. As a result, some sections may not be relevant to every property, such as reporting on the condition of the roof of a ground floor flat.

HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Conwy property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, it would be better that you select a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Conwy property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Conwy Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservation area

Will there be any issues we need to check out when planning to buy a flat in Conwy in a conservation area?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by the local authority. Surveyors in Conwy must possess relevant knowledge of local issues and any connection may have with the home and its value. Prices will likely be greater which is down to the areas retaining original features. However many conservation areas have been neglected and are in shoddy condition for example - the huge increase in street clutter

Surveyors are expected report whether the property is possibly so designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Conwy Homebuyer Report will advise the proper questions are carried out by the solicitor



or conveyancer. Unapproved modifications to the property should be noted in the survey, however these should be concern for the lawyer.

English Heritage

I am buying a flat close to Afon Bedol Cist , will this affect the property's value?

Afon Bedol Cist is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance can certainly increase the attractiveness of an area. Other local sites of importance include Afon Dulyn Ring Cairn, Afon Llugwy Lead Mill and Barn N Of Pen-Y-Bryn.. Your RICS valuer will include all regional factors when conducting home buyers survey in Conwy. Refer to the English Heritage site for more information on Afon Bedol Cist.

External walls

In the HomeBuyer Report can you give some examples of an red light rating defects for 'E4 - Main walls' ?

All visible issues relating to the outside elevations and foundations are checked, an in-depth building survey may be required if serious foundational issues are suspected. Observations on the Damp Proof Course are also reported here. Bricks that are too close to the soil level without proper damp-proofing is one defect applicable to this section. Severe defects impacting the Conwy house or flat are indicated with a 'red' condition rating of 3. They can include defects which compromise the structural integrity of a home. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the Conwy house or flat. RICS have mandated a specific format for the HomeBuyer Report to aid the creation of a useful and comprehensive report for both surveyors and home buyers. As a result, some sections may not be relevant to every property, such as reporting on the condition of the roof of a ground floor flat.

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