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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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Which Building Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Droylsden

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice when purchasing a property made of conventional building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Droylsden

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Droylsden) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example architecturally unusual or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Droylsden

    This is an independent valuation . It is typically chosen by cash purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Droylsden and which is cheaper?

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

If the Droylsden property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Droylsden property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Droylsden Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on flats 1

When buying a modified Edwardian flat home - is it best to spend a bit more on a full structural survey?

The Full Structural Survey is now known as a Building Survey. When intending to buy an unusual Droylsden home such as an older flat - this is the right selection of survey. This type of survey details full and critical professional advice on the homes standard of construction and repair in conjunction with any maintenance needs, shortly after a thorough inspection of any accessible parts of the flat. Also flats often involve shared parts of the building which cannot always be accessed. A surveyor can only advise on the flat itself, though the surveyor may comment on other parts of the property such as shared hallways. For more information

and a survey comparison click surveys compared.

Conservation area

Are there any issues I would be advised to look into when purchasing a property in Droylsden inside a conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas in the UK which are designated by local councils.

Home Buyers Surveys in Droylsden are required by RICS to possess relevant knowledge of local area issues and any connection may have with the home and its value. The value of homes is generally greater as a result of conservation areas resisting change. However many conservation areas are falling into a poor state e.g. ugly satellite dishes

Property surveyors are trained to tell you if the planned purchase is possibly classified as such and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are conducted as part of the legal process. Unsympathetic modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be advised, however these should be concern for your conveyancer.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when purchasing a home close to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes including commercial refuse disposal. Nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Worries might include tars and other hazardous materials. Potential health issues like abdominal wall problems have been associated to landfill sites .

Droylsden RICS surveyors will note any structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancer will commission environmental searches of the British Geological database in addition to Tameside Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Droylsden and which is cheaper?

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

If the Droylsden property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Droylsden property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Droylsden Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on flats 1

When buying a modified Edwardian flat home - is it best to spend a bit more on a full structural survey?

The Full Structural Survey is now known as a Building Survey. When intending to buy an unusual Droylsden home such as an older flat - this is the right selection of survey. This type of survey details full and critical professional advice on the homes standard of construction and repair in conjunction with any maintenance needs, shortly after a thorough inspection of any accessible parts of the flat. Also flats often involve shared parts of the building which cannot always be accessed. A surveyor can only advise on the flat itself, though the surveyor may comment on other parts of the property such as shared hallways. For more information



and a survey comparison click surveys compared.

Conservation area

Are there any issues I would be advised to look into when purchasing a property in Droylsden inside a conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas in the UK which are designated by local councils.

Home Buyers Surveys in Droylsden are required by RICS to possess relevant knowledge of local area issues and any connection may have with the home and its value. The value of homes is generally greater as a result of conservation areas resisting change. However many conservation areas are falling into a poor state e.g. ugly satellite dishes

Property surveyors are trained to tell you if the planned purchase is possibly classified as such and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are conducted as part of the legal process. Unsympathetic modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be advised, however these should be concern for your conveyancer.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when purchasing a home close to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes including commercial refuse disposal. Nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Worries might include tars and other hazardous materials. Potential health issues like abdominal wall problems have been associated to landfill sites .

Droylsden RICS surveyors will note any structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancer will commission environmental searches of the British Geological database in addition to Tameside Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

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