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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 Home Buyers Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Farnborough

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a property made of conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Farnborough

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Farnborough) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this for non standard e.g. timber wall or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Farnborough

    This is an impartial valuation . This is often chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Farnborough property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Farnborough property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get an instant Farnborough Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Farnborough. What should we do about roof repairs?

Questions like this are often asked of chartered surveyors by purchasers who are aware that property can, to the disappointment of their would-be owners, still suffer roofing problems, such as. From valley gutters to purlins, all aspects of the roof will be taken into account. The chartered surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

An expensive quote for roofing jobs (such as loft insulation) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying out necessary work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. A roofing specialist can provide an estimate. Speak to Emporium Roofing of 17 Peach Tree Cl, Farnborough, GU14 8UU on 01252 266211 for details.

Conservation area

Are there any concerns I would need to check on when planning to buy a home in Farnborough in a conservation area?

There are 9, 300 of conservation areas throughout the country which are designated by local councils.

A Building Surveyors need to possess relevant knowledge of local factors and any effect they have on the property and its value. Prices tends to be higher because of them resisting change. However a growing number have been neglected and are in shoddy condition e.g. the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors are expected advise whether the building looks like it may be is so classified and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are carried out by your solicitor. Unconsented extensions to the building should be reported but these are really more a investigated by your lawyer. Davies Blunden & Evans are based in 43-45 Victoria Road, Rushmoor, Hampshire, GU14 7PD will be prepared to help. Tel: 01252 541 633

Damaged Render

What will the Chartered Surveyor examine on a smooth stucco coated regency house in Farnborough that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is actually a smooth and flat render. Normally it is applied to brick that sets to a flat surface, often then trowled to give the appearance of stone blocks. It is highly aesthetic and is common on some Victorian houses. Stucco is very like plaster or mortar to apply. It may contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it as well as plant fibres to stop cracks. Stucco is often prone to defect and Farnborough Home Buyers Suveys frequently reveal defects for instance trapped moisture resulting in damp problems.

Another example of problems associated with stucco could be when the stucco has been taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course (DPC). Fixing Stucco problems may be expensive as craftsmen are becoming more difficult to find.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Farnborough property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Farnborough property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get an instant Farnborough Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Farnborough. What should we do about roof repairs?

Questions like this are often asked of chartered surveyors by purchasers who are aware that property can, to the disappointment of their would-be owners, still suffer roofing problems, such as. From valley gutters to purlins, all aspects of the roof will be taken into account. The chartered surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

An expensive quote for roofing jobs (such as loft insulation) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying out necessary work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. A roofing specialist can provide an estimate. Speak to Emporium Roofing of 17 Peach Tree Cl, Farnborough, GU14 8UU on 01252 266211 for details.



Conservation area

Are there any concerns I would need to check on when planning to buy a home in Farnborough in a conservation area?

There are 9, 300 of conservation areas throughout the country which are designated by local councils.

A Building Surveyors need to possess relevant knowledge of local factors and any effect they have on the property and its value. Prices tends to be higher because of them resisting change. However a growing number have been neglected and are in shoddy condition e.g. the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors are expected advise whether the building looks like it may be is so classified and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are carried out by your solicitor. Unconsented extensions to the building should be reported but these are really more a investigated by your lawyer. Davies Blunden & Evans are based in 43-45 Victoria Road, Rushmoor, Hampshire, GU14 7PD will be prepared to help. Tel: 01252 541 633

Damaged Render

What will the Chartered Surveyor examine on a smooth stucco coated regency house in Farnborough that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is actually a smooth and flat render. Normally it is applied to brick that sets to a flat surface, often then trowled to give the appearance of stone blocks. It is highly aesthetic and is common on some Victorian houses. Stucco is very like plaster or mortar to apply. It may contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it as well as plant fibres to stop cracks. Stucco is often prone to defect and Farnborough Home Buyers Suveys frequently reveal defects for instance trapped moisture resulting in damp problems.

Another example of problems associated with stucco could be when the stucco has been taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course (DPC). Fixing Stucco problems may be expensive as craftsmen are becoming more difficult to find.

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