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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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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Do you need a Home Survey ? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Deptford

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from standard building materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Deptford

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Deptford) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this option for unconventional such as timber wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Deptford

    This is an independent valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Deptford and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Deptford property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will give exhaustive analysis of the Deptford property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Deptford Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Chimney stacks

For the Deptford HomeBuyer Report can you give examples of an amber light rating defects affecting 'E1 - Chimney stacks' ?

For a Deptford house, one example could be a chimney cap which is obstructed, loose or missing (or even an incorrect type for the flue). They are visually inspected from the ground as necessary. An 'amber' condition rating of 2 implies that some repair work is needed to arrest further decay. In contrast to more serious, 'red' rated, defects, these issues do not require immediate attention.

The RICS HomeBuyer Report is designed to be user-friendly. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate to what extent each defect requires attention.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when buying a house next to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including hazardous waste disposal. No one ideally wants to live near one (most people do live near one). Worries might include complex organic chemicals. Health issues such as gut problems have been linked to landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Deptford will consider structural problems linked to the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the Landmark database and Lewisham Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Building Surveys on houses

Shall I order a full structural survey if buying a derelict fifties house in Deptford as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Regularly called a Structural Survey by agents and buyers alike, it is no longer available and this most technical survey has been given a new name by RICS and the right term is now the RICS Building Survey. When looking into purchasing an altered Deptford house - such as a tatty house - Building Survey is now the best home survey. It provides thorough and often crucial advice about the property's state of repair as well as any important technical details after a thorough visual inspection of the accessible parts. .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Deptford and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Deptford property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will give exhaustive analysis of the Deptford property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Deptford Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Chimney stacks

For the Deptford HomeBuyer Report can you give examples of an amber light rating defects affecting 'E1 - Chimney stacks' ?

For a Deptford house, one example could be a chimney cap which is obstructed, loose or missing (or even an incorrect type for the flue). They are visually inspected from the ground as necessary. An 'amber' condition rating of 2 implies that some repair work is needed to arrest further decay. In contrast to more serious, 'red' rated, defects, these issues do not require immediate attention.



The RICS HomeBuyer Report is designed to be user-friendly. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate to what extent each defect requires attention.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when buying a house next to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including hazardous waste disposal. No one ideally wants to live near one (most people do live near one). Worries might include complex organic chemicals. Health issues such as gut problems have been linked to landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Deptford will consider structural problems linked to the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the Landmark database and Lewisham Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Building Surveys on houses

Shall I order a full structural survey if buying a derelict fifties house in Deptford as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Regularly called a Structural Survey by agents and buyers alike, it is no longer available and this most technical survey has been given a new name by RICS and the right term is now the RICS Building Survey. When looking into purchasing an altered Deptford house - such as a tatty house - Building Survey is now the best home survey. It provides thorough and often crucial advice about the property's state of repair as well as any important technical details after a thorough visual inspection of the accessible parts. .

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