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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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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Looking for a Home Buyers Survey? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Gorseinon

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to purchase a property built from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Gorseinon

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Gorseinon) is also conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this option when buying a non standard property such as box frame construction houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Gorseinon

    This is an independent valuation . This is often chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Gorseinon property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations on the Gorseinon property, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does give you comprehensive details of the Gorseinon property's condition as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Gorseinon Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damaged Render

What will the Gorseinon Surveyor look for on a roughcast rendered (stucco) home in Gorseinon.

Stucco is really just a kind of render. Commonly it is layered over underlying red brick hardens to a smooth flat finish. The finish is highly grand in appearance and is found on Regency homes for example. it can be prone to defect and Gorseinon surveyors frequently reveal issues such as when movement of the underlying wall causes cracks. Other issues could result from the carrying of heavy weight or loads such as cracking under the eaves. Re-applying problems may be expensive as renderers are getting rarer.

Traditionally built property

We are buying a 17th Century converted cow-house in Gorseinon. What should be budgeted for repairs?

Older construction methods and materials can create difficulties for an owner. Gorseinon structures built using traditional methods can be expensive to repair. You should be aware that expert knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, , which could result in higher ongoing expenses.Discuss this with your property surveyor for more information.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend noted there may be loose blue asbestos soffit boards being found in the building. Which types of asbestos are a concern and can it be handled easily?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous material. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials such as ceiling material. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has a range of useful characteristic resistance to electrical damage properties, it may be found in ceiling boards.

All forms are pernicious and can lead to lung cancer or scarring of the lung following prolonged exposure. Should you find asbestos, you should be careful however, never to remove it and expert advice should be sought immediately.

Gorseinon Surveyors do not test for asbestos on a Gorseinon survey. They will note potential asbestos during the Gorseinon survey and will advise accordingly.

HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Gorseinon property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations on the Gorseinon property, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does give you comprehensive details of the Gorseinon property's condition as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Gorseinon Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damaged Render

What will the Gorseinon Surveyor look for on a roughcast rendered (stucco) home in Gorseinon.

Stucco is really just a kind of render. Commonly it is layered over underlying red brick hardens to a smooth flat finish. The finish is highly grand in appearance and is found on Regency homes for example. it can be prone to defect and Gorseinon surveyors frequently reveal issues such as when movement of the underlying wall causes cracks. Other issues could result from the carrying of heavy weight or loads such as cracking under the eaves. Re-applying problems may be expensive as renderers are getting rarer.



Traditionally built property

We are buying a 17th Century converted cow-house in Gorseinon. What should be budgeted for repairs?

Older construction methods and materials can create difficulties for an owner. Gorseinon structures built using traditional methods can be expensive to repair. You should be aware that expert knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, , which could result in higher ongoing expenses.Discuss this with your property surveyor for more information.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend noted there may be loose blue asbestos soffit boards being found in the building. Which types of asbestos are a concern and can it be handled easily?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous material. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials such as ceiling material. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has a range of useful characteristic resistance to electrical damage properties, it may be found in ceiling boards.

All forms are pernicious and can lead to lung cancer or scarring of the lung following prolonged exposure. Should you find asbestos, you should be careful however, never to remove it and expert advice should be sought immediately.

Gorseinon Surveyors do not test for asbestos on a Gorseinon survey. They will note potential asbestos during the Gorseinon survey and will advise accordingly.

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