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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  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 Property Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Deanshanger

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if purchasing a property built from conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Deanshanger

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Deanshanger) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more detailed. Select this option for unconventional such as timber frame houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Deanshanger

    This is an impartial valuation . This is usually chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Deanshanger and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Deanshanger property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Deanshanger property's general condition along with advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Deanshanger House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Sussex bond guidelines for upkeep for the converted apartment we're going to buy?

Brick-constructed properties do benefit from many advantages. However, they can also be affected by a number of issues. For instance, extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork and should be taken very seriously. Foxley K at 49 Cronkinson Oak, Nantwich, CW5 7EF should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01948 258185.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include the use of 'clicker' or misfired brick. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of if buying a maisonette near to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites take many forms including commercial rubbish disposal. Understandably, no one wants to live near one (4/5 people live within 1.5m of one!). Worries might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example .

Deanshanger RICS surveyors will flag up structural issues linked to the site. Your legal representative will conduct conveyancing searches of the Landmark databases in addition to South Northamptonshire Local Authority and advise you .

Asbestos roof tiles

A Deanshanger builder commented that there is a danger of blue asbestos Artex present in house. Which types of asbestos are a concern, what are the risks and does the building survey in Deanshanger report on it?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous material formed from metamorphic rocks. Chrysotile (White), Amosite (Brown) and Crocidolite (Blue) may be in building materials e.g. powdery sprayed on coatings. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has very good sound absorption properties, it may be found in soffit boards.

All forms are ultimately dangerous and can lead to lung cancer or scarring of the lung if inhaled over sustained periods. If discovered, one must be careful on no account to remove asbestos. Professional advice should be sought ASAP.

Deanshanger Surveyors cannot tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. They will report on potential asbestos and will advise accordingly.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Deanshanger and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Deanshanger property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Deanshanger property's general condition along with advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Deanshanger House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Sussex bond guidelines for upkeep for the converted apartment we're going to buy?

Brick-constructed properties do benefit from many advantages. However, they can also be affected by a number of issues. For instance, extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork and should be taken very seriously. Foxley K at 49 Cronkinson Oak, Nantwich, CW5 7EF should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01948 258185.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include the use of 'clicker' or misfired brick. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.



Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of if buying a maisonette near to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites take many forms including commercial rubbish disposal. Understandably, no one wants to live near one (4/5 people live within 1.5m of one!). Worries might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example .

Deanshanger RICS surveyors will flag up structural issues linked to the site. Your legal representative will conduct conveyancing searches of the Landmark databases in addition to South Northamptonshire Local Authority and advise you .

Asbestos roof tiles

A Deanshanger builder commented that there is a danger of blue asbestos Artex present in house. Which types of asbestos are a concern, what are the risks and does the building survey in Deanshanger report on it?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous material formed from metamorphic rocks. Chrysotile (White), Amosite (Brown) and Crocidolite (Blue) may be in building materials e.g. powdery sprayed on coatings. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has very good sound absorption properties, it may be found in soffit boards.

All forms are ultimately dangerous and can lead to lung cancer or scarring of the lung if inhaled over sustained periods. If discovered, one must be careful on no account to remove asbestos. Professional advice should be sought ASAP.

Deanshanger Surveyors cannot tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. They will report on potential asbestos and will advise accordingly.

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