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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 right for my potential home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Easton

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to buy a home constructed from standard building materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Easton

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Easton) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for unconventional such as mundic houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Easton

    This is a professional valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Easton and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Easton 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), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Easton property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Easton Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does a RICS surveyor inspect the safety of the gas installations?

Your local surveyor will visually check out any easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include the gas pipe route at the home, as well as gas connected appliances for example - fixed external ventilation hearths. A Easton RICS chartered surveyor won't actually remove fittings and surveyors are not qualified to do any tests whatsoever on the gas system. Of course, gas is potentially dangerous, if you have any worries about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact can heavy rain have on our new building in Easton? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

As a frequent surveyor of local property, I find it strange that this issue is usually overlooked by property buyers. One indication that drainage systems are at risk is spalling on walls around drainage. Poor drainage can lead to penetrating damp.

Fortunately, problems with drains are quite easy to fix.However, the damage caused, where not maintained, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

Conservation area

Are there any issues I would need to check out if purchasing a converted flat in Easton inside a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local authorities.

A Building Surveyors must possess local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any effect may have on the property and its value. Values will likely be enhanced which is down to the areas resisting change.

Property surveyors are trained to report whether the building looks like it may be within a conservation area and Section I of your Easton Homebuyer Report will suggest the proper questions are raised by your conveyancer. Unauthorised modifications to the building may be reported, however these should be investigated by the lawyer.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Easton and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Easton 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), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Easton property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Easton Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does a RICS surveyor inspect the safety of the gas installations?

Your local surveyor will visually check out any easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include the gas pipe route at the home, as well as gas connected appliances for example - fixed external ventilation hearths. A Easton RICS chartered surveyor won't actually remove fittings and surveyors are not qualified to do any tests whatsoever on the gas system. Of course, gas is potentially dangerous, if you have any worries about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.



Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact can heavy rain have on our new building in Easton? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

As a frequent surveyor of local property, I find it strange that this issue is usually overlooked by property buyers. One indication that drainage systems are at risk is spalling on walls around drainage. Poor drainage can lead to penetrating damp.

Fortunately, problems with drains are quite easy to fix.However, the damage caused, where not maintained, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

Conservation area

Are there any issues I would need to check out if purchasing a converted flat in Easton inside a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local authorities.

A Building Surveyors must possess local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any effect may have on the property and its value. Values will likely be enhanced which is down to the areas resisting change.

Property surveyors are trained to report whether the building looks like it may be within a conservation area and Section I of your Easton Homebuyer Report will suggest the proper questions are raised by your conveyancer. Unauthorised modifications to the building may be reported, however these should be investigated by the lawyer.

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