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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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Do you need a Property Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Frenchay Common

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are buying a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Frenchay Common

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Frenchay Common) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this option for non standard property such as stone slab roof properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Frenchay Common

    This is an impartial valuation . This report 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 opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Frenchay Common and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Frenchay Common property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it does give comprehensive details of the Frenchay Common property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Frenchay Common Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

What should we think about when buying a house built in around 1720 in Frenchay Common? What should be budgeted for upkeep?

The age of a structure can create issues for homeowners, and Property built using traditional methods can be a drain to maintain. You should bear in mind that expert knowledge may be needed. Especially for Frenchay Common listed buildings, .

Construction materials, such as period brick or roof tiles, may be required. This may result in longer-term maintenance obligations. If you plan to make alterations to a period property, discuss options with the surveyor for more detail.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact can rain have on a house? Will the Frenchay Common chartered surveyor report on this? Are repairs going to be expensive?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which heavy rain has on property in Frenchay Common is not given the attention it deserves by house purchasers. If you have only seen the home in dry conditions, obvious defects may be harder to find. Blocked rainwater goods can result in fungi or mould which can be a health risk.

Whether buying in Frenchay Common or elsewhere, difficult drainage systems do not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to remedy. However, if the drains are not cared for, 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.

Conservation area

Will there be any things we need to on guard for if buying a converted house in Frenchay Common near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to property values?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas in England and Wales which are governed by local councils.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess knowledge of relevant local considerations and the relation they have on the home. House prices is, more often than not, more than prices outside the area due to them being in good order.

Surveyors are trained to report if the house is/might be is so classified and Section I of your Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out during the legal process. Unauthorised changes to the property may be advised, however these should be investigated by the solicitor.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Frenchay Common and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Frenchay Common property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it does give comprehensive details of the Frenchay Common property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Frenchay Common Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

What should we think about when buying a house built in around 1720 in Frenchay Common? What should be budgeted for upkeep?

The age of a structure can create issues for homeowners, and Property built using traditional methods can be a drain to maintain. You should bear in mind that expert knowledge may be needed. Especially for Frenchay Common listed buildings, .

Construction materials, such as period brick or roof tiles, may be required. This may result in longer-term maintenance obligations. If you plan to make alterations to a period property, discuss options with the surveyor for more detail.



Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact can rain have on a house? Will the Frenchay Common chartered surveyor report on this? Are repairs going to be expensive?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which heavy rain has on property in Frenchay Common is not given the attention it deserves by house purchasers. If you have only seen the home in dry conditions, obvious defects may be harder to find. Blocked rainwater goods can result in fungi or mould which can be a health risk.

Whether buying in Frenchay Common or elsewhere, difficult drainage systems do not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to remedy. However, if the drains are not cared for, 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.

Conservation area

Will there be any things we need to on guard for if buying a converted house in Frenchay Common near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to property values?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas in England and Wales which are governed by local councils.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess knowledge of relevant local considerations and the relation they have on the home. House prices is, more often than not, more than prices outside the area due to them being in good order.

Surveyors are trained to report if the house is/might be is so classified and Section I of your Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out during the legal process. Unauthorised changes to the property may be advised, however these should be investigated by the solicitor.

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