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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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 Home Survey should I pick for my intended house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Elland

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to buy a property constructed from standard building materials such as brick and tile, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Elland

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Elland) is also conducted by a RICS surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for non standard property such as architecturally unusual properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Elland

    This is an independent valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Elland and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Elland property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it will give you a thorough analysis of the Elland property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Elland Homebuyers Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Are there any problems we need to check out when buying a converted flat in Elland inside a conservation area?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local authorities. Your surveyor are required by RICS to possess sufficient knowledge of local considerations and any effect they have with the property and its value. Values will likely be higher which is down to them being unspoilt. However many areas are falling into a poor state e.g. the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Surveyors will report if the house is possibly within a conservation area and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will suggest further investigations

are conducted during the conveyancing process. Unsympathetic changes that do not have Local Authority approval will also be noted in the survey but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser. Ramsdens Solicitors Llp are based in Oakley House, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HD3 3AL might be able to advise. Tel: 01484 558066

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when buying a building near to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes for example: hazardous waste material. Nobody would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Worries include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health problems for example birth defects have been associated to landfill sites .

Elland RICS surveyors will flag up any structural issues linked to the landfill. Your legal representative will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological databases as well as Calderdale Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

Damage caused by high rainfall

Should we look into rainwater goods? Are repairs going to be expensive?

As a frequent surveyor of homes in the region, I find it strange that the effect which wet weather has on Elland homes is rarely paid due attention. If you have only visited the property you intend to purchase on a sunny day, defects may not have been obvious. Signs that drainage systems are damaged include rotten wooden gutters. Luckily, drainage problems are usually easy to resolve. If not unblocked on a regular basis, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and will get increasingly difficult to successfully resolve.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Elland and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Elland property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it will give you a thorough analysis of the Elland property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Elland Homebuyers Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Are there any problems we need to check out when buying a converted flat in Elland inside a conservation area?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local authorities. Your surveyor are required by RICS to possess sufficient knowledge of local considerations and any effect they have with the property and its value. Values will likely be higher which is down to them being unspoilt. However many areas are falling into a poor state e.g. the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Surveyors will report if the house is possibly within a conservation area and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will suggest further investigations



are conducted during the conveyancing process. Unsympathetic changes that do not have Local Authority approval will also be noted in the survey but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser. Ramsdens Solicitors Llp are based in Oakley House, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, HD3 3AL might be able to advise. Tel: 01484 558066

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when buying a building near to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes for example: hazardous waste material. Nobody would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Worries include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health problems for example birth defects have been associated to landfill sites .

Elland RICS surveyors will flag up any structural issues linked to the landfill. Your legal representative will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological databases as well as Calderdale Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

Damage caused by high rainfall

Should we look into rainwater goods? Are repairs going to be expensive?

As a frequent surveyor of homes in the region, I find it strange that the effect which wet weather has on Elland homes is rarely paid due attention. If you have only visited the property you intend to purchase on a sunny day, defects may not have been obvious. Signs that drainage systems are damaged include rotten wooden gutters. Luckily, drainage problems are usually easy to resolve. If not unblocked on a regular basis, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and will get increasingly difficult to successfully resolve.

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