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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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 is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Creigiau

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to buy a home built from standard building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Creigiau

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Creigiau) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more detailed. Select this when buying a non standard e.g. stone or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Creigiau

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Creigiau and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Creigiau property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any works or an extension on the property, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Creigiau property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Creigiau Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

What should we think about when buying a building constructed in 1790 in Creigiau? Will maintenance costs be higher?

Some buyers would like to own a house with personality, like a Georgian terrace. A property's age, however, can sometimes be an issue. Creigiau houses built with traditional methods can be difficult to repair. You should consider that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. This can result in longer-term maintenance obligations. Mention this to your surveyor for more information.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How important is it that we check downspouts, and does our house surveyor mention it?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the impact damp weather can have on a structure is overlooked. Signs that drainage are a cause for concern include rusted iron elements. Poor drainage can lead to staining of wallpaper and damp.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to resolve, if caught early. However, if the drains are not cared for, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the home we want to purchase we saw that there is an old fuse board - will the surveyor write anything on the wiring and fusebox?

When carrying out a Creigiau Home Buyers Survey the RICS surveyor should usually make a note on the electrical system if it appears that they are in a hazardous condition. A Home surveyor is trained to possible problems relating to things like examining the nature of the electrical fittings in bath or shower rooms. Ascertaining the whereabouts of any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations conducted by an electrician will be part of the Homebuyer report in Creigiau.

To get local Creigiau help on domestic electrical systems try Aardee Electrical , 106 Ty Rhiw, Taffs Well, Cardiff, CF15 7RY .

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Creigiau and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Creigiau property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any works or an extension on the property, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Creigiau property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Creigiau Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

What should we think about when buying a building constructed in 1790 in Creigiau? Will maintenance costs be higher?

Some buyers would like to own a house with personality, like a Georgian terrace. A property's age, however, can sometimes be an issue. Creigiau houses built with traditional methods can be difficult to repair. You should consider that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. This can result in longer-term maintenance obligations. Mention this to your surveyor for more information.



Damage caused by high rainfall

How important is it that we check downspouts, and does our house surveyor mention it?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the impact damp weather can have on a structure is overlooked. Signs that drainage are a cause for concern include rusted iron elements. Poor drainage can lead to staining of wallpaper and damp.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to resolve, if caught early. However, if the drains are not cared for, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the home we want to purchase we saw that there is an old fuse board - will the surveyor write anything on the wiring and fusebox?

When carrying out a Creigiau Home Buyers Survey the RICS surveyor should usually make a note on the electrical system if it appears that they are in a hazardous condition. A Home surveyor is trained to possible problems relating to things like examining the nature of the electrical fittings in bath or shower rooms. Ascertaining the whereabouts of any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations conducted by an electrician will be part of the Homebuyer report in Creigiau.

To get local Creigiau help on domestic electrical systems try Aardee Electrical , 106 Ty Rhiw, Taffs Well, Cardiff, CF15 7RY .

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