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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 Home Survey is the correct choice for my planned property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Goole

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a property made of conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Goole

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Goole) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this when buying a non standard e.g. stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Goole

    This is an independent valuation . This report is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Goole and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Goole property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension, you should you select a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Goole property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Goole House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is heavy rainfall an issue in Goole? If there are problems, will they be expensive to fix?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet rain and the effect it can have on Goole property are overlooked by property buyers. If you have only seen the house in dry weather, problems are unlikely to be visible, and may lead to rotten roof timbers. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to remedy. If disregarded, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and will get increasingly difficult to successfully resolve.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed a property we intend to purchase We noticed that there was some evidence of an overload of the fuses; does a surveyor go into detail on the general state of the electrical system?

When carrying out a Building Survey in Goole a RICS surveyor should usually report on the electrics if it looks like they are in a poor state. The RICS surveyor should also provide detail on things like ascertaining the condition of any fixed electrical appliances, e.g. heaters or reporting on the condition of any visible wiring a representative sample of switch gear. Reporting on any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections conducted by an electrician on the property being surveyed should usually be part of the survey.

The Institute of Electrical Engineers suggest that a Periodic Inspection need be completed at least every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out). To get local Goole advice on domestic electrical systems speak to Westend Electrical , 26 Water La, South Cave, Brough, HU15 2HJ .

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying in Goole, and think we saw signs of insects in the bathroom - How do we investigate further?

Purchasers should be aware that there is no legal obligation for a seller to disclose a vermin problem. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. It may not be obvious that a house is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Treatment for pest problems may include traps and destruction of tainted materials. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Goole and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Goole property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension, you should you select a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Goole property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Goole House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is heavy rainfall an issue in Goole? If there are problems, will they be expensive to fix?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet rain and the effect it can have on Goole property are overlooked by property buyers. If you have only seen the house in dry weather, problems are unlikely to be visible, and may lead to rotten roof timbers. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to remedy. If disregarded, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and will get increasingly difficult to successfully resolve.



Shocking Electrics

When we viewed a property we intend to purchase We noticed that there was some evidence of an overload of the fuses; does a surveyor go into detail on the general state of the electrical system?

When carrying out a Building Survey in Goole a RICS surveyor should usually report on the electrics if it looks like they are in a poor state. The RICS surveyor should also provide detail on things like ascertaining the condition of any fixed electrical appliances, e.g. heaters or reporting on the condition of any visible wiring a representative sample of switch gear. Reporting on any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections conducted by an electrician on the property being surveyed should usually be part of the survey.

The Institute of Electrical Engineers suggest that a Periodic Inspection need be completed at least every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out). To get local Goole advice on domestic electrical systems speak to Westend Electrical , 26 Water La, South Cave, Brough, HU15 2HJ .

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying in Goole, and think we saw signs of insects in the bathroom - How do we investigate further?

Purchasers should be aware that there is no legal obligation for a seller to disclose a vermin problem. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. It may not be obvious that a house is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Treatment for pest problems may include traps and destruction of tainted materials. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy.

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