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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 Property Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Grantham

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected if planning to buy a property constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Grantham

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Grantham) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this option for non standard e.g. stone or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Grantham

    This is a professional valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Grantham and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Grantham property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension on the property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Grantham property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Grantham House Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

We have learnt that Grantham structures built on clay soil can experience problems. Can we expect the House Survey to mention this?

There are several common problems associated with clay soil. Issues range from groundwater level variations to consolidation, or the change in volume of soil resulting from water loss, both of which can put a home's foundations under great strain. Expansive and reactive types of clay soil can be troublesome. Expansive clay soil is particularly sensitive to shifts in water content. The real impact of this could reveal itself as anything from unremarkable separation of the skirting board from the floor, to complete structural failure. Fortunately, there are steps a home owner can

take. Your surveyor should refer to maintenance options in their report, like even minor landscaping so that the ground slopes away from the property. If soil water levels must be kept stable, uniform spread of the moisture is also important. Your surveyor may be able to offer practical suggestions as to how this can be achieved.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a 19th Century converted stable in Grantham. What impact will the slate roof have on repairs?

Some buyers in Grantham would be interested in owning a home with character. Vernacular, or traditional, architecture, however, can often be problematic. Grantham structures showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be costly to upkeep. You should consider that expert knowledge may be needed. Especially for , for example, a Grade II listed house, Traditional building materials may be required. This may make obtaining a full structural or building survey essential. Discuss this with your property surveyor for more information.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will an infestation affect the purchase price of a house in Grantham. Will a chartered surveyor look into this?

Any questions about pests affecting a Grantham property may not be asked by the lawyer. This issue should be taken seriously. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. For example, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Remedies to insect infestation can include use of poison. If you believe dust mites, or any pest, may be present, request that your property surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Grantham and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Grantham property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension on the property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Grantham property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Grantham House Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

We have learnt that Grantham structures built on clay soil can experience problems. Can we expect the House Survey to mention this?

There are several common problems associated with clay soil. Issues range from groundwater level variations to consolidation, or the change in volume of soil resulting from water loss, both of which can put a home's foundations under great strain. Expansive and reactive types of clay soil can be troublesome. Expansive clay soil is particularly sensitive to shifts in water content. The real impact of this could reveal itself as anything from unremarkable separation of the skirting board from the floor, to complete structural failure. Fortunately, there are steps a home owner can



take. Your surveyor should refer to maintenance options in their report, like even minor landscaping so that the ground slopes away from the property. If soil water levels must be kept stable, uniform spread of the moisture is also important. Your surveyor may be able to offer practical suggestions as to how this can be achieved.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a 19th Century converted stable in Grantham. What impact will the slate roof have on repairs?

Some buyers in Grantham would be interested in owning a home with character. Vernacular, or traditional, architecture, however, can often be problematic. Grantham structures showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be costly to upkeep. You should consider that expert knowledge may be needed. Especially for , for example, a Grade II listed house, Traditional building materials may be required. This may make obtaining a full structural or building survey essential. Discuss this with your property surveyor for more information.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will an infestation affect the purchase price of a house in Grantham. Will a chartered surveyor look into this?

Any questions about pests affecting a Grantham property may not be asked by the lawyer. This issue should be taken seriously. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. For example, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Remedies to insect infestation can include use of poison. If you believe dust mites, or any pest, may be present, request that your property surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

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