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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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Need a Home Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Geddington

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if purchasing a home constructed from conventional materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Geddington

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Geddington) is also carried out by a RICS surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as granite wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Geddington

    This is a professional valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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Home Buyers Survey Geddington

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Geddington and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Geddington property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will give exhaustive analysis of the Geddington property's condition and it includes information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a Geddington Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

I am buying an older gatehouse in Geddington. Will the age of the property be a problem?

Use of traditional methods can sometimes be an issue. Property built using traditional methods can be expensive to maintain. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed. Construction materials, such as stone quarried in the Geddington area, may also need to be sourced. If you are uncertain, speak to the surveyor for more detail.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The property we plan to buy is built on clay soil. Will the Property Survey look into this?

Clay soil-related issues can work slowly over many years, or can arise without warning after a bout of extreme weather or flooding, with uneven soil compaction and movement of clay soil layers resulting from changes in their water content being relatively common. There may be little evidence of underlying defects, such as widening cracks. Steps like even minor landscaping so that the ground slopes away from the property can help maintain clay-rich soil, but a purchaser should discuss specifics with the surveyor if extensive upkeep is warranted. In some more extreme cases, the building foundations may need extra support, but this can be costly.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I have put in an offer on a Geddington building with a loft conversion, and we expect to budget something for roof maintenance. Will access to the attic be difficult to arrange?

Homes in Geddington in good condition can be blighted by roofing problems. From purlins to collar beams, the roof structure as a whole will be taken into account. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of a poor asphalt covering.

Upkeep can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A roofing specialist in Geddington with positive reviews should be able to assist with a quote.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Geddington and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Geddington property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will give exhaustive analysis of the Geddington property's condition and it includes information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a Geddington Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

I am buying an older gatehouse in Geddington. Will the age of the property be a problem?

Use of traditional methods can sometimes be an issue. Property built using traditional methods can be expensive to maintain. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed. Construction materials, such as stone quarried in the Geddington area, may also need to be sourced. If you are uncertain, speak to the surveyor for more detail.



Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The property we plan to buy is built on clay soil. Will the Property Survey look into this?

Clay soil-related issues can work slowly over many years, or can arise without warning after a bout of extreme weather or flooding, with uneven soil compaction and movement of clay soil layers resulting from changes in their water content being relatively common. There may be little evidence of underlying defects, such as widening cracks. Steps like even minor landscaping so that the ground slopes away from the property can help maintain clay-rich soil, but a purchaser should discuss specifics with the surveyor if extensive upkeep is warranted. In some more extreme cases, the building foundations may need extra support, but this can be costly.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I have put in an offer on a Geddington building with a loft conversion, and we expect to budget something for roof maintenance. Will access to the attic be difficult to arrange?

Homes in Geddington in good condition can be blighted by roofing problems. From purlins to collar beams, the roof structure as a whole will be taken into account. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of a poor asphalt covering.

Upkeep can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A roofing specialist in Geddington with positive reviews should be able to assist with a quote.

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