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  Mortgage Valuation
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Valuation
Property
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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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Which Building Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Frinton On Sea

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a home built from standard building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Frinton On Sea

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Frinton On Sea) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more detailed. Select this when buying a non standard , for example thatched buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Frinton On Sea

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Frinton On Sea and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Frinton On Sea property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, you should you choose a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Frinton On Sea property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Frinton On Sea Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservation area

Are there any things I need to be wary of if intending to buy a converted flat in Frinton On Sea near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to property values?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are designated by the local council. Frinton On Sea surveyors need to possess knowledge of local area factors and the bearing may have with the home and its value. The price of property is generally enhanced as a result of them resisting change.

Surveyors are expected advise you whether the building looks like it may be is so classified and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are carried out by your conveyancer. Unapproved changes to the property should be reported, however these should be concern for your legal adviser. Powells Law Llp are based in 21 New Pier Street, Tendring, Essex, CO14 8ED will be happy to give you some pointers. Tel: 01255 675 698

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the home I expect to purchase I saw that there is an unsafe electrical system; will a Frinton On Sea Homebuyer Report give details on on the wiring and fusebox?

During a Building Survey in Frinton On Sea your RICS surveyor will remark on the condition of the electrics if it is obvious that they are in a poor state.

This will include an overview inspection (without removing any fittings) of exposed areas of the wiring and other possible problems relating to things like reporting on the condition of the fitted electrical appliances like storage heaters or checking the condition of any visible wiring a representative sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should form part of the survey.

The IEE advise that a Periodic Inspection be completed at least every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out).

House Prices

Is £178, 067 in the right ball park price to be buying a flat in CO13 for and what different issues will your Frinton On Sea RICS surveyor evaluate when conducting a RICS survey ?

There are many factors which could positively or negatively affect property values for instance the amount of ground rent or defects in the lease. It often helps to set against the prices of flat achieved in the area for similar properties. The average flat price recorded at the Land Registry between July and October in 2012 was £154, 167, which is £23, 900 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £250, 415. Farnsworth House, 3, Apartment 6, Winchester Road, Frinton-On-Sea, Tendring, Essex, CO13 9GF a new build leasehold flat sold for £175, 000 .

An impartial way for home buyers to get an accurate and professional house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Frinton On Sea and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Frinton On Sea property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, you should you choose a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Frinton On Sea property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Frinton On Sea Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservation area

Are there any things I need to be wary of if intending to buy a converted flat in Frinton On Sea near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to property values?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are designated by the local council. Frinton On Sea surveyors need to possess knowledge of local area factors and the bearing may have with the home and its value. The price of property is generally enhanced as a result of them resisting change.

Surveyors are expected advise you whether the building looks like it may be is so classified and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are carried out by your conveyancer. Unapproved changes to the property should be reported, however these should be concern for your legal adviser. Powells Law Llp are based in 21 New Pier Street, Tendring, Essex, CO14 8ED will be happy to give you some pointers. Tel: 01255 675 698



Shocking Electrics

When I visited the home I expect to purchase I saw that there is an unsafe electrical system; will a Frinton On Sea Homebuyer Report give details on on the wiring and fusebox?

During a Building Survey in Frinton On Sea your RICS surveyor will remark on the condition of the electrics if it is obvious that they are in a poor state.

This will include an overview inspection (without removing any fittings) of exposed areas of the wiring and other possible problems relating to things like reporting on the condition of the fitted electrical appliances like storage heaters or checking the condition of any visible wiring a representative sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should form part of the survey.

The IEE advise that a Periodic Inspection be completed at least every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out).

House Prices

Is £178, 067 in the right ball park price to be buying a flat in CO13 for and what different issues will your Frinton On Sea RICS surveyor evaluate when conducting a RICS survey ?

There are many factors which could positively or negatively affect property values for instance the amount of ground rent or defects in the lease. It often helps to set against the prices of flat achieved in the area for similar properties. The average flat price recorded at the Land Registry between July and October in 2012 was £154, 167, which is £23, 900 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £250, 415. Farnsworth House, 3, Apartment 6, Winchester Road, Frinton-On-Sea, Tendring, Essex, CO13 9GF a new build leasehold flat sold for £175, 000 .

An impartial way for home buyers to get an accurate and professional house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

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