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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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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Which Building Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Dursley

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when buying a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Dursley

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Dursley) is also conducted by a RICS surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this when buying a non standard e.g. cellared or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Dursley

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Home Buyers Survey Dursley

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Dursley property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Dursley property's general condition and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Dursley Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will insects affect the purchase price of a house in Dursley. Is a Property Survey advisable?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. Evidence may not be easy to find. For example, damage to stored clothes or carpets is a sign of a moth infestation, but may not be spotted for months. Remedies to insect infestation can include removal of infected furniture. As awareness of less common problems grows, more surveys should identify these and advise on remedies.

House Prices

We are in the process of investing in a house near Dursley (GL11) which is being marketed for £218, 695. What things will a qualified surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Dursley ?

There are a huge number of issues that can add to or subtract from property values like the homes proximity to contaminated land or whether the property is sold under probate. It may help to compare with the prices of house recorded in Dursley for comparable properties.

This means house prices completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £207, 195, which is £11, 500 less than the price being asked. The house/flat average was £199, 015. 9, Springhill, Cam, Dursley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11 5PE a detached property sold for £450, 000 .

In order for you to get a formal home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as a core component. A RICS chartered surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the house we are meaning to purchase, it looked like there could be corrosion of the wiring. Does a surveyor go into detail on the general state of the electrical system?

When preparing a Home Survey in Dursley the home surveyor will typically report on the overall electrical system if it appears that they are in a poor state. This should include a by sight look-over of the accessible parts of the wiring or fusebox as well as possible problems relating to things like verifying the state of any fitted electrical appliances, for example storage radiators or the whereabouts of the meter or consumer unit. Inspecting the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey in Dursley.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Dursley property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Dursley property's general condition and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Dursley Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will insects affect the purchase price of a house in Dursley. Is a Property Survey advisable?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. Evidence may not be easy to find. For example, damage to stored clothes or carpets is a sign of a moth infestation, but may not be spotted for months. Remedies to insect infestation can include removal of infected furniture. As awareness of less common problems grows, more surveys should identify these and advise on remedies.



House Prices

We are in the process of investing in a house near Dursley (GL11) which is being marketed for £218, 695. What things will a qualified surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Dursley ?

There are a huge number of issues that can add to or subtract from property values like the homes proximity to contaminated land or whether the property is sold under probate. It may help to compare with the prices of house recorded in Dursley for comparable properties.

This means house prices completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £207, 195, which is £11, 500 less than the price being asked. The house/flat average was £199, 015. 9, Springhill, Cam, Dursley, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL11 5PE a detached property sold for £450, 000 .

In order for you to get a formal home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as a core component. A RICS chartered surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the house we are meaning to purchase, it looked like there could be corrosion of the wiring. Does a surveyor go into detail on the general state of the electrical system?

When preparing a Home Survey in Dursley the home surveyor will typically report on the overall electrical system if it appears that they are in a poor state. This should include a by sight look-over of the accessible parts of the wiring or fusebox as well as possible problems relating to things like verifying the state of any fitted electrical appliances, for example storage radiators or the whereabouts of the meter or consumer unit. Inspecting the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey in Dursley.

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