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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  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 choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Filey

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to buy a home made of standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Filey

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Filey) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this for unconventional e.g. stone wall or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Filey

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Filey and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Filey property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap however it does give an in-depth analysis of the Filey property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Filey Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect could high levels of rainfall have on a property in Filey? Will the surveyor report on this? Can damaged downspouts decrease our property's value?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the impact rainfall can have on homes in Filey is not given the attention it deserves. As an example, damp stains around drainage suggest that the drainage systems are blocked, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to fix if dealt with

quickly. However, if the drains are poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair. In the worst case scenario, deterioration of a building's foundations can become fatal to its structural integrity, risking collapse.

Traditionally built property

We are buying in Filey. What will we need to investigate when buying a building constructed in 1790? What should be budgeted for maintenance?

Vernacular, or traditional, architecture can sometimes be an issue. Homes featuring traditional methods can be difficult to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Materials suitable for the work may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of , for example, a Grade II listed house. Contact your RICS surveyor for more information.

Building Surveys on houses

Is it worth paying slightly more for a full structural survey for period home ?

Building Survey is the new name for the Structural Survey following its renaming some time ago by the RICS. You should select the Building Survey for the house you are contemplating. The HomeBuyer Report has enough detail for a mid 20th century of later unmodified house built out of typical construction materials and methods.

Bear in mind that several caveats exist with any residential survey as RICS chartered surveyor wont be able to (unless owners consent provided) open up the structure of the house for example, or investigate the internal state of any flues.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Filey and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Filey property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap however it does give an in-depth analysis of the Filey property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Filey Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect could high levels of rainfall have on a property in Filey? Will the surveyor report on this? Can damaged downspouts decrease our property's value?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the impact rainfall can have on homes in Filey is not given the attention it deserves. As an example, damp stains around drainage suggest that the drainage systems are blocked, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to fix if dealt with



quickly. However, if the drains are poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair. In the worst case scenario, deterioration of a building's foundations can become fatal to its structural integrity, risking collapse.

Traditionally built property

We are buying in Filey. What will we need to investigate when buying a building constructed in 1790? What should be budgeted for maintenance?

Vernacular, or traditional, architecture can sometimes be an issue. Homes featuring traditional methods can be difficult to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Materials suitable for the work may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of , for example, a Grade II listed house. Contact your RICS surveyor for more information.

Building Surveys on houses

Is it worth paying slightly more for a full structural survey for period home ?

Building Survey is the new name for the Structural Survey following its renaming some time ago by the RICS. You should select the Building Survey for the house you are contemplating. The HomeBuyer Report has enough detail for a mid 20th century of later unmodified house built out of typical construction materials and methods.

Bear in mind that several caveats exist with any residential survey as RICS chartered surveyor wont be able to (unless owners consent provided) open up the structure of the house for example, or investigate the internal state of any flues.

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