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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

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  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

Surveyor Local only works with surveyors regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

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Valuation
Homebuyer
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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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Looking for a Building Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Fernhill Heath

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home built from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Fernhill Heath

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Fernhill Heath) is also conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this option when buying a non standard , for example thatched roof houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Fernhill Heath

    This is a professional valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Fernhill Heath and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Fernhill Heath property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make substantial modifications, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Fernhill Heath property's condition along with an opinion on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a Fernhill Heath Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A Fernhill Heath builder commented that there could be powdery asbestos soffit boards situated in the ground floor flat. What is asbestos, is it hazardous, can it be removed and What should we do?

Asbestos is a dangerous material. Chrysotile (White), Amosite (Brown) and Crocidolite (Blue) were commonly found in the building materials for example soil vent pipes. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has good resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in rain water goods.

All forms are ultimately deadly and can lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. Should you find asbestos, you should be careful on no account to break it and professional advice must be taken ASAP.

Surveyors do not tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. Your Fernhill Heath surveyor should report on possible asbestos and will recommend professional testing.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems we need to check out when intending to buy a flat in Fernhill Heath inside a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of designated conservation areas throughout the country which are overseen by the local council. Surveyors in Fernhill Heath must have relevant knowledge of local factors and the relation they have with the property and its value. Values is generally higher owing to conservation areas being in their original state. However many are falling into a state of neglect e.g. the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors are trained to advise if the property could be classified as such and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Fernhill Heath Homebuyer Report will advise the proper questions are raised during the legal process. Unauthorised adjustments to the building will also be noted in the survey, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

Building Surveys on houses

Are there any reasons for choosing the full structural survey in Fernhill Heath as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report when considering a doer-upper townhouse?

Albeit often referred to as Full Structural Surveys buy agents and buyers alike the correct term is actually now Building Surveys Opt for a Building Survey in relation to the house outlined. The HomeBuyer Report is appropriate if investigating a 60 year old or less unmodified Fernhill Heath house made out of typical construction materials. Be aware that some restrictions exist with a Building Survey as a chartered surveyor cannot (unless safe to do so) force or open up the structure of the house nor can he/she assess safety of gas sources.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Fernhill Heath and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Fernhill Heath property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make substantial modifications, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Fernhill Heath property's condition along with an opinion on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a Fernhill Heath Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A Fernhill Heath builder commented that there could be powdery asbestos soffit boards situated in the ground floor flat. What is asbestos, is it hazardous, can it be removed and What should we do?

Asbestos is a dangerous material. Chrysotile (White), Amosite (Brown) and Crocidolite (Blue) were commonly found in the building materials for example soil vent pipes. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has good resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in rain water goods.

All forms are ultimately deadly and can lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. Should you find asbestos, you should be careful on no account to break it and professional advice must be taken ASAP.



Surveyors do not tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. Your Fernhill Heath surveyor should report on possible asbestos and will recommend professional testing.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems we need to check out when intending to buy a flat in Fernhill Heath inside a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of designated conservation areas throughout the country which are overseen by the local council. Surveyors in Fernhill Heath must have relevant knowledge of local factors and the relation they have with the property and its value. Values is generally higher owing to conservation areas being in their original state. However many are falling into a state of neglect e.g. the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors are trained to advise if the property could be classified as such and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Fernhill Heath Homebuyer Report will advise the proper questions are raised during the legal process. Unauthorised adjustments to the building will also be noted in the survey, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

Building Surveys on houses

Are there any reasons for choosing the full structural survey in Fernhill Heath as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report when considering a doer-upper townhouse?

Albeit often referred to as Full Structural Surveys buy agents and buyers alike the correct term is actually now Building Surveys Opt for a Building Survey in relation to the house outlined. The HomeBuyer Report is appropriate if investigating a 60 year old or less unmodified Fernhill Heath house made out of typical construction materials. Be aware that some restrictions exist with a Building Survey as a chartered surveyor cannot (unless safe to do so) force or open up the structure of the house nor can he/she assess safety of gas sources.

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