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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 choose for my prospective property purchase in Foots Cray?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Foots Cray

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when you are purchasing a home made of standard building materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Foots Cray

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Foots Cray) will also be conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this survey when buying a non standard e.g. wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Foots Cray

    This is an impartial 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 get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Foots Cray and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Foots Cray property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Foots Cray property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get a Foots Cray Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

There is a flat in BR5 priced at £160, 767. What will the local surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Foots Cray on a RICS valuation ?

There are a huge number of issues that can add to or subtract from house prices such as whether the property is mortgageable or the direction the house faces. You can try to analyse values recorded in Foots Cray for similar flats. The mean flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £140, 667, which is £20, 100 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £194, 440. 73, Broom Avenue, Orpington, Bromley, Greater London, BR5 3BU a leasehold flat recently sold for £145, 000 .

In order to get a formal property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report in Foots Cray which includes a Property Valuation Report as a core component.

A qualified surveyor will always attend home in addition to considering all other variables that might affect values.

Stone block wall damage

Can homes built with stone generate high upkeep costs for owners? Are there specific matters to consider, and what does the survey cover?

The sturdy appearance of stone walls may hide serious concerns. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction. The two main forms of mortared stone wall construction found in Foots Cray are regular and irregular.

Dry stone construction is used in garden walls and field boundaries, but is rarely employed for inhabited structures. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, limestone can quickly deteriorate. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like clearance of nearby trees and plants. Pulling these up can cause more damage, so your surveyor may recommend a specialist perform the work.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when purchasing a maisonette next to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes for example: hazardous rubbish. Of course nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Worries might include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health concerns such as cancer have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveys in Foots Cray will flag up structural problems linked to the site. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to Bexley Local Authority and advise you .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Foots Cray and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Foots Cray property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Foots Cray property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get a Foots Cray Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

There is a flat in BR5 priced at £160, 767. What will the local surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Foots Cray on a RICS valuation ?

There are a huge number of issues that can add to or subtract from house prices such as whether the property is mortgageable or the direction the house faces. You can try to analyse values recorded in Foots Cray for similar flats. The mean flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £140, 667, which is £20, 100 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £194, 440. 73, Broom Avenue, Orpington, Bromley, Greater London, BR5 3BU a leasehold flat recently sold for £145, 000 .



In order to get a formal property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report in Foots Cray which includes a Property Valuation Report as a core component.

A qualified surveyor will always attend home in addition to considering all other variables that might affect values.

Stone block wall damage

Can homes built with stone generate high upkeep costs for owners? Are there specific matters to consider, and what does the survey cover?

The sturdy appearance of stone walls may hide serious concerns. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction. The two main forms of mortared stone wall construction found in Foots Cray are regular and irregular.

Dry stone construction is used in garden walls and field boundaries, but is rarely employed for inhabited structures. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, limestone can quickly deteriorate. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like clearance of nearby trees and plants. Pulling these up can cause more damage, so your surveyor may recommend a specialist perform the work.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when purchasing a maisonette next to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes for example: hazardous rubbish. Of course nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Worries might include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health concerns such as cancer have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveys in Foots Cray will flag up structural problems linked to the site. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to Bexley Local Authority and advise you .

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