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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.

Building Surveys on apartments

We are investing in a modified Edwardian apartment property, do I need to get a full structural survey?

The Full Structural Survey is now called the Building Survey. This is the best selection of survey if buying an altered home such as a dilapidated Conwy house. It will provide full and often serious details concerning the homes construction materials and any defects after a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the house. You can compare HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys - click Survey comparison table.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We are planning to buy a 1986-built property in Conwy and spotted cracks down the gable wall. What subsidence issues will the Home Buyers Survey look into?

Movement of the foundations of a house is called subsidence. In general, homes in Conwy are constructed from a range of materials. These will contract at different rates.

Superficial cracks not caused by subsidence can be repaired with filler and repainted. A sudden change in the weather can also impact a house susceptible to further settlement, potentially as a result of poor construction.

Identifying what has caused the subsidence is a necessary first step.This is not always as costly as some buyers fear.Though tree roots are often the cause, removal of this plant life may make the problem worse, so professional advice should be sought. Chartered surveyors should be able to identify a subsidence problem, while structural engineers may also be required.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of when buying a building proximate to Ty Mawr Farm Abergele near Llanfair Road and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including domestic waste disposal. Thousands of sites affect hundreds of thousands of people in England including Conwy. Risks might include hazardous chemicals. Potential health concerns such as gut problems have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors will note structural issues linked to the site. Your conveyancer will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and Conwy Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

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.

Building Surveys on apartments

We are investing in a modified Edwardian apartment property, do I need to get a full structural survey?

The Full Structural Survey is now called the Building Survey. This is the best selection of survey if buying an altered home such as a dilapidated Conwy house. It will provide full and often serious details concerning the homes construction materials and any defects after a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the house. You can compare HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys - click Survey comparison table.



Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We are planning to buy a 1986-built property in Conwy and spotted cracks down the gable wall. What subsidence issues will the Home Buyers Survey look into?

Movement of the foundations of a house is called subsidence. In general, homes in Conwy are constructed from a range of materials. These will contract at different rates.

Superficial cracks not caused by subsidence can be repaired with filler and repainted. A sudden change in the weather can also impact a house susceptible to further settlement, potentially as a result of poor construction.

Identifying what has caused the subsidence is a necessary first step.This is not always as costly as some buyers fear.Though tree roots are often the cause, removal of this plant life may make the problem worse, so professional advice should be sought. Chartered surveyors should be able to identify a subsidence problem, while structural engineers may also be required.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of when buying a building proximate to Ty Mawr Farm Abergele near Llanfair Road and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including domestic waste disposal. Thousands of sites affect hundreds of thousands of people in England including Conwy. Risks might include hazardous chemicals. Potential health concerns such as gut problems have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors will note structural issues linked to the site. Your conveyancer will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and Conwy Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

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