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Valuation
Homebuyer
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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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Need a Property Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Cottesmore

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to purchase a property constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cottesmore

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Cottesmore) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for non standard e.g. box frame construction or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cottesmore

    This is a professional valuation . This report is chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Cottesmore and which is cheaper?

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

If the Cottesmore property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications on the property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Cottesmore property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Cottesmore House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The home we plan to buy is built on clay soil. Can a Cottesmore Building Survey investigate this? Does the chartered surveyor give maintenance advice?

The adverse impact clay soil can have on a home can be significant. Issues range from uneven soil compaction to soil movement, both of which can put a home's foundations under great strain. Drought, for instance, can have a obvious effect on clay soil, compromising the property's structural integrity and potentially leading to very noticeable effects within the property. Signs like a hard-to-open living room door or minor wall cracks in the living room can be early indications of very serious structural issues. During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the home will be considered. The building foundations

may need extra support in some cases. A surveyor can confirm if this is necessary, as it can be a lengthy process.

Conservation area

Are there any things we need to check out when buying a building in Cottesmore in conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by local councils. Your surveyor need to possess relevant knowledge of local factors and the bearing may have on the building and its value. House prices are generally higher as a result of them being largely unspoilt

RICS surveyors can be expected to inform you if the house might be within a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are conducted during the legal process. Unsympathetic adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may also be advised in your survey, however these should be investigated by your conveyancer.

House Prices

What is the right ball park amount to buy a property located in Cottesmore in for and what things does the Cottesmore RICS chartered surveyor evaluate when valuing house prices in Cottesmore on a RICS valuation ?

There is a near endless list of things that might affect house prices like whether work needs to be to the property or the internal layout. .

An impartial way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default. Your local surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A qualified surveyor will go to the house as well as allowing for all other area issues that can affect house prices.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Cottesmore and which is cheaper?

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

If the Cottesmore property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications on the property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Cottesmore property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Cottesmore House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The home we plan to buy is built on clay soil. Can a Cottesmore Building Survey investigate this? Does the chartered surveyor give maintenance advice?

The adverse impact clay soil can have on a home can be significant. Issues range from uneven soil compaction to soil movement, both of which can put a home's foundations under great strain. Drought, for instance, can have a obvious effect on clay soil, compromising the property's structural integrity and potentially leading to very noticeable effects within the property. Signs like a hard-to-open living room door or minor wall cracks in the living room can be early indications of very serious structural issues. During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the home will be considered. The building foundations



may need extra support in some cases. A surveyor can confirm if this is necessary, as it can be a lengthy process.

Conservation area

Are there any things we need to check out when buying a building in Cottesmore in conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by local councils. Your surveyor need to possess relevant knowledge of local factors and the bearing may have on the building and its value. House prices are generally higher as a result of them being largely unspoilt

RICS surveyors can be expected to inform you if the house might be within a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are conducted during the legal process. Unsympathetic adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may also be advised in your survey, however these should be investigated by your conveyancer.

House Prices

What is the right ball park amount to buy a property located in Cottesmore in for and what things does the Cottesmore RICS chartered surveyor evaluate when valuing house prices in Cottesmore on a RICS valuation ?

There is a near endless list of things that might affect house prices like whether work needs to be to the property or the internal layout. .

An impartial way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default. Your local surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A qualified surveyor will go to the house as well as allowing for all other area issues that can affect house prices.

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