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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 Building Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Corfe Castle

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to purchase a property built from conventional materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Corfe Castle

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Corfe Castle) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this for non standard , for example wychert houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Corfe Castle

    This is an independent valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Corfe Castle and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Corfe Castle property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Corfe Castle property's general condition in addition to an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Corfe Castle Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect will heavy rainfall have on a Corfe Castle building? We're concerned about replacement costs.

Despite England's reputation for wet weather this issue is not given more thought by property buyers. For example, corroded downspouts indicate that the drainage systems are at risk. Whether buying in Corfe Castle or elsewhere, difficult drainage systems do not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive.

Damage resulting from flooding

Does a RICS surveyor check possible flooding, or if other properties have been affected?

It is estimated that over two million houses are exposed to flooding damage, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. It is strongly recommended that a home is protected, before any water damage happens, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures. The GroundSure Flood Report is one of several risk screening reports designed to provide an overview of whether a Corfe Castle house lies within an area of potential or previous flood risk. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Scottish bond guidelines for upkeep for the house in Corfe Castle we are purchasing?

Brick buildings in Corfe Castle will suffer from a number of issues, ranging from thermal movement to inadequate damp-proofing. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is brick rot, resulting from decades of exposure to condensation or damp at ground level. Edwards Geo A may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 0115-946 4160 or 1 Wynwood Rd, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 6NB.

For example, Flemish bond or Scottish bond are both used in Corfe Castle buildings.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Corfe Castle and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Corfe Castle property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Corfe Castle property's general condition in addition to an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Corfe Castle Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect will heavy rainfall have on a Corfe Castle building? We're concerned about replacement costs.

Despite England's reputation for wet weather this issue is not given more thought by property buyers. For example, corroded downspouts indicate that the drainage systems are at risk. Whether buying in Corfe Castle or elsewhere, difficult drainage systems do not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive.



Damage resulting from flooding

Does a RICS surveyor check possible flooding, or if other properties have been affected?

It is estimated that over two million houses are exposed to flooding damage, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. It is strongly recommended that a home is protected, before any water damage happens, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures. The GroundSure Flood Report is one of several risk screening reports designed to provide an overview of whether a Corfe Castle house lies within an area of potential or previous flood risk. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Scottish bond guidelines for upkeep for the house in Corfe Castle we are purchasing?

Brick buildings in Corfe Castle will suffer from a number of issues, ranging from thermal movement to inadequate damp-proofing. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is brick rot, resulting from decades of exposure to condensation or damp at ground level. Edwards Geo A may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 0115-946 4160 or 1 Wynwood Rd, Beeston, Nottingham, NG9 6NB.

For example, Flemish bond or Scottish bond are both used in Corfe Castle buildings.

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