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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 Property Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Corby

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are buying a home made of conventional building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Corby

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Corby) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this for unconventional such as timber wall or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Corby

    This is an independent valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Corby and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Corby property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Corby property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get a Corby Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when purchasing a maisonette near to a refuse tip

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste e.g. domestic rubbish. Understandably, no one ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Concerns include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health problems such as congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveys in Corby will find structural defects connected with the site. Your lawyer will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets as well as Corby Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Shocking Electrics

When I viewed the building I am hoping to acquire I think we saw that there is an old fuse board - does a surveyor advise the wiring and fusebox?

When carrying out a Home Buyers Survey in Corby the surveyor will typically report on the electrical system if it is obvious that they are in an unsafe state.

This will include a general view of the superficial sections of the wiring or fusebox in addition to things, for example reporting on the condition of the fitted electrical appliances such as heaters. Inspecting any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by an electrician will usually form part of the survey. Reporting on any evidence of the most recent PIR handled by an electrician on the building will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Corby .

To get local help from a qualified electrician try P M G Electrical Services , 1 Hatton La, Gretton, Corby, NN17 3EB .

Building Surveys on houses

I am acquiring a doer-upper Victorian bungalow property, should I commission a full structural survey?

The Full Structural Survey is now called the Building Survey. It is the correct property survey when purchasing an unconventional house - such as a tatty house in Corby. It will provide in depth and often serious insight about the property's construction and uses along with any needs for future maintenance, shortly after a thorough inspection of any accessible parts.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Corby and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Corby property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Corby property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get a Corby Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when purchasing a maisonette near to a refuse tip

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste e.g. domestic rubbish. Understandably, no one ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Concerns include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health problems such as congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveys in Corby will find structural defects connected with the site. Your lawyer will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets as well as Corby Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .



Shocking Electrics

When I viewed the building I am hoping to acquire I think we saw that there is an old fuse board - does a surveyor advise the wiring and fusebox?

When carrying out a Home Buyers Survey in Corby the surveyor will typically report on the electrical system if it is obvious that they are in an unsafe state.

This will include a general view of the superficial sections of the wiring or fusebox in addition to things, for example reporting on the condition of the fitted electrical appliances such as heaters. Inspecting any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by an electrician will usually form part of the survey. Reporting on any evidence of the most recent PIR handled by an electrician on the building will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Corby .

To get local help from a qualified electrician try P M G Electrical Services , 1 Hatton La, Gretton, Corby, NN17 3EB .

Building Surveys on houses

I am acquiring a doer-upper Victorian bungalow property, should I commission a full structural survey?

The Full Structural Survey is now called the Building Survey. It is the correct property survey when purchasing an unconventional house - such as a tatty house in Corby. It will provide in depth and often serious insight about the property's construction and uses along with any needs for future maintenance, shortly after a thorough inspection of any accessible parts.

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