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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 Property Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Fleet

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when buying a property constructed from standard building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Fleet

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Fleet) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. timber wall or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Fleet

    This is an impartial valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Fleet and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Fleet property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Fleet property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Fleet Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing an older converted cow-house in Fleet. Will the home's age be an issue?

Older construction methods and materials can sometimes be an issue, and Properties built with traditional methods can be a drain to maintain. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Especially for Fleet listed buildings, Materials suitable for the work may be required. Contact your chartered surveyor for further advice.

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a home and the vendor has made us aware that it has been constructed with Wooton stone. Are there any major problems that we should be aware of, and what will the survey reveal?

From Westwood Ground Limestone to Red St.Bees Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Stone quarried in the area is common to local Fleet property, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Both regular or irregular stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar. This may also require careful attention.

Home Buyers Surveys will usually offer guidance on these matters. An example would be using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact will high levels of rainfall have on our new house in Fleet? Can damaged gutters decrease our property's value?

Both in Fleet, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the impact rainfall can have on property is not given enough thought by buyers. If you have only been to the house in dry weather, issues may have been hidden. Signs that gutters are at risk include spalling on walls around drainage. This could then result in staining of wallpaper and damp.

Luckily, guttering issues are generally easy to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Fleet and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Fleet property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Fleet property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Fleet Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing an older converted cow-house in Fleet. Will the home's age be an issue?

Older construction methods and materials can sometimes be an issue, and Properties built with traditional methods can be a drain to maintain. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Especially for Fleet listed buildings, Materials suitable for the work may be required. Contact your chartered surveyor for further advice.



Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a home and the vendor has made us aware that it has been constructed with Wooton stone. Are there any major problems that we should be aware of, and what will the survey reveal?

From Westwood Ground Limestone to Red St.Bees Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Stone quarried in the area is common to local Fleet property, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Both regular or irregular stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar. This may also require careful attention.

Home Buyers Surveys will usually offer guidance on these matters. An example would be using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact will high levels of rainfall have on our new house in Fleet? Can damaged gutters decrease our property's value?

Both in Fleet, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the impact rainfall can have on property is not given enough thought by buyers. If you have only been to the house in dry weather, issues may have been hidden. Signs that gutters are at risk include spalling on walls around drainage. This could then result in staining of wallpaper and damp.

Luckily, guttering issues are generally easy to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive.

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