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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 Buyers Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Glossop

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected if buying a home built from standard building materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Glossop

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Glossop) will also be conducted by a RICS surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example timber wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Glossop

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Glossop and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Glossop property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any major works, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Glossop property's state of repair as well as including information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Glossop Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will vermin affect the purchase price of a Glossop house. Is a Building Survey advisable?

Property purchasers in Glossop should be aware that there is no legal obligation for a seller to report on an infestation. This issue should be taken seriously. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. For example, bed bugs do not live in mattresses, as in commonly thought, but in cracks in the bed frame, or around the room, and will feed on the host at night. Treatment for a serious infestation

may include removal of infected furniture. If you strongly suspect an issue with cluster flies, or any pest, speak to your home surveyor

Damaged Render

What sort of issues will the Surveyor look for on a smooth stucco coated house in Glossop.

Stucco is in fact just a kind of smooth render. Typically stucco is layered over brick hardens to a smooth stone like surface. The effect is very grand in appearance and is found on Regency houses. Stucco is very similar to plaster and mortar. It can contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it as well as a plastic under mesh to help stop cracks. it can be prone to defect and Surveyors sometimes report defects such as trapped water resulting in the render failing. Other potential problems could include when the application has been taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course. Re-covering Stucco problems may be difficult and costly as the skills are becoming rarer.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a 16th Century dovecot. What effect will the slate roof have on upkeep?

Many buyers in Glossop plan to buy a home with character. Use of traditional methods, however, can often be problematic, and Glossop houses built using traditional methods can be challenging to repair. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of property in a conservation area. This may make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Glossop and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Glossop property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any major works, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Glossop property's state of repair as well as including information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Glossop Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will vermin affect the purchase price of a Glossop house. Is a Building Survey advisable?

Property purchasers in Glossop should be aware that there is no legal obligation for a seller to report on an infestation. This issue should be taken seriously. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. For example, bed bugs do not live in mattresses, as in commonly thought, but in cracks in the bed frame, or around the room, and will feed on the host at night. Treatment for a serious infestation



may include removal of infected furniture. If you strongly suspect an issue with cluster flies, or any pest, speak to your home surveyor

Damaged Render

What sort of issues will the Surveyor look for on a smooth stucco coated house in Glossop.

Stucco is in fact just a kind of smooth render. Typically stucco is layered over brick hardens to a smooth stone like surface. The effect is very grand in appearance and is found on Regency houses. Stucco is very similar to plaster and mortar. It can contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it as well as a plastic under mesh to help stop cracks. it can be prone to defect and Surveyors sometimes report defects such as trapped water resulting in the render failing. Other potential problems could include when the application has been taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course. Re-covering Stucco problems may be difficult and costly as the skills are becoming rarer.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a 16th Century dovecot. What effect will the slate roof have on upkeep?

Many buyers in Glossop plan to buy a home with character. Use of traditional methods, however, can often be problematic, and Glossop houses built using traditional methods can be challenging to repair. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of property in a conservation area. This may make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea.

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