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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 Cringleford

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a property built from conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cringleford

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Cringleford) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this for non standard property such as cellared properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cringleford

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Cringleford and which is cheaper?

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

If the Cringleford property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Cringleford property's condition as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Cringleford Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservatory

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Cringleford house what can 'E7' refer to?

This section covers conservatories and porches. Safety hazards, including floor-level glass and blocked escape routes from upper storey windows will be considered too. A stair run that is too short or steep, for example, would be reported here. RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give purchasers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy. As buyers in Cringleford are unlikely to be experts in local building techniques and materials themselves, the report is written with as little jargon as possible. Your property surveyor will mark each aspect of the property included in Section E with either a green, orange or red rating, to indicate the impact on the property individual defects may have.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Cringleford, and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What should we be concerned about during the survey work?

Cringleford residences that are otherwise ideal can be blighted by damage to the roof, including. From ceiling joists to purlins, all aspects of the roof should be investigated. Your surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Cringleford, but it is a health and safety necessity. Prior to exchange, it may be worth sourcing from a builder from the area a quote for any suggested work.

Conservation area

Are there any issues I would be advised to be wary of when buying a home in Cringleford near a conservation area ?

There are many thousands official conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are overseen by the local authority.

Your surveyor must have local knowledge of relevant local factors and the connection may have on the home and its value. The value of homes is generally higher than non conservation area equivalents owing to them being preserved.

RICS surveyors are trained to advise you if the house is or might be so designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are carried out by the conveyancing solicitor. Unsympathetic developments that do not have Local Authority approval will also be reported but these are really more a concern for your legal adviser. Steeles (Law) are a local firm situated at 3 Norwich Business Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 6DJ will be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01603 598000

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Cringleford and which is cheaper?

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

If the Cringleford property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Cringleford property's condition as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Cringleford Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservatory

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Cringleford house what can 'E7' refer to?

This section covers conservatories and porches. Safety hazards, including floor-level glass and blocked escape routes from upper storey windows will be considered too. A stair run that is too short or steep, for example, would be reported here. RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give purchasers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy. As buyers in Cringleford are unlikely to be experts in local building techniques and materials themselves, the report is written with as little jargon as possible. Your property surveyor will mark each aspect of the property included in Section E with either a green, orange or red rating, to indicate the impact on the property individual defects may have.



Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Cringleford, and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What should we be concerned about during the survey work?

Cringleford residences that are otherwise ideal can be blighted by damage to the roof, including. From ceiling joists to purlins, all aspects of the roof should be investigated. Your surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Cringleford, but it is a health and safety necessity. Prior to exchange, it may be worth sourcing from a builder from the area a quote for any suggested work.

Conservation area

Are there any issues I would be advised to be wary of when buying a home in Cringleford near a conservation area ?

There are many thousands official conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are overseen by the local authority.

Your surveyor must have local knowledge of relevant local factors and the connection may have on the home and its value. The value of homes is generally higher than non conservation area equivalents owing to them being preserved.

RICS surveyors are trained to advise you if the house is or might be so designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are carried out by the conveyancing solicitor. Unsympathetic developments that do not have Local Authority approval will also be reported but these are really more a concern for your legal adviser. Steeles (Law) are a local firm situated at 3 Norwich Business Park, Norwich, Norfolk, NR4 6DJ will be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01603 598000

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