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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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What HomeBuyers Survey should I choose for my intended property purchase in Godshill?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Godshill

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are buying a property made of standard building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Godshill

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Godshill) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this for non standard , for example timber frame buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Godshill

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Godshill property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Godshill property's general condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Godshill House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Does the RICS surveyor give details on the state of repair of the gas appliances?

Your local surveyor will locate and visually check out the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as whether the mains is connected for example, in addition to gas affiliated appliances e.g. fixed external ventilation hearths. However, the Godshill qualified RICS surveyor won't remove any external fittings or housings and will not carry out any tests of any kind on the serviceability of the system. Needless to say, gas is potentially deadly, if you have any concerns about gas, call an engineer.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about when buying a property next to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including industrial waste material. No one wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Risks might include methane gas generation. Potential health issues for example birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Godshill will examine any structural defects linked to the landfill. Your conveyancer will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and Isle of Wight Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1890s Godshill property with stone walls. Are there specific related issues to consider?

If left in a poor state of repair, stone walls will suffer from structural issues caused by factors including delaminated or cracked paintwork. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction. Irregular stone often has a more rustic appearance, but the mortar used may be susceptible to a higher rate of decay. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, limestone can quickly deteriorate. You can request advice on the specific steps to be taken when a problem is identified. Common guidance may include using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Godshill property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Godshill property's general condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Godshill House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Does the RICS surveyor give details on the state of repair of the gas appliances?

Your local surveyor will locate and visually check out the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as whether the mains is connected for example, in addition to gas affiliated appliances e.g. fixed external ventilation hearths. However, the Godshill qualified RICS surveyor won't remove any external fittings or housings and will not carry out any tests of any kind on the serviceability of the system. Needless to say, gas is potentially deadly, if you have any concerns about gas, call an engineer.



Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about when buying a property next to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including industrial waste material. No one wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Risks might include methane gas generation. Potential health issues for example birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Godshill will examine any structural defects linked to the landfill. Your conveyancer will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and Isle of Wight Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1890s Godshill property with stone walls. Are there specific related issues to consider?

If left in a poor state of repair, stone walls will suffer from structural issues caused by factors including delaminated or cracked paintwork. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction. Irregular stone often has a more rustic appearance, but the mortar used may be susceptible to a higher rate of decay. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, limestone can quickly deteriorate. You can request advice on the specific steps to be taken when a problem is identified. Common guidance may include using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

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