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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 Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Greenwich

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a property built from standard materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Greenwich

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Greenwich) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this survey for unconventional such as stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Greenwich

    This is an impartial valuation of the property. It is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Greenwich and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Greenwich property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works on the Greenwich property, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will offer comprehensive details of the Greenwich property's state of repair in addition to information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Greenwich Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing in Greenwich. What will we need to look out for when purchasing an older property? What effect will the slate roof have on upkeep?

Many buyers would like to own a home with character, such as a period conversion. For traditionally-built Greenwich property, age, however, can worry purchasers. Greenwich homes employing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be challenging to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Especially for , for example, a Grade II listed house, Traditional materials may be required. This may make obtaining a full structural or building survey essential.

House Prices

There is a semi detached property in SE10 in Greenwich on with a local agent for £451, 661. What factors will qualified RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Greenwich ?

There are a great number of factors which could positively or negatively affect house prices like the existence of damp or if it is near a potential development. It often helps to benchmark prices house values achieved in the nearby area for similar properties.

This means house prices completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £441, 761, which is £9, 900 less than the price you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £360, 153. 32, Calvert Road, London, Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 0DF a semi detached property sold for £530, 000 .

In order to get an accurate and professional property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations I would need to consider if intending to buy a converted house in Greenwich inside a conservation area ?

There are many thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local authorities. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have knowledge of relevant local factors and the relation may have with the home and its value. Property values is usually significantly higher because of them being in their original state. However a growing number are falling into a state e.g. increasing amounts of scruffy green spaces

Surveyors are trained to inform you if the house could be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Greenwich Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are raised by your legal adviser. Unauthorised adjustments to the property may be advised, however these should be concern for your legal adviser.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Greenwich and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Greenwich property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works on the Greenwich property, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will offer comprehensive details of the Greenwich property's state of repair in addition to information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Greenwich Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing in Greenwich. What will we need to look out for when purchasing an older property? What effect will the slate roof have on upkeep?

Many buyers would like to own a home with character, such as a period conversion. For traditionally-built Greenwich property, age, however, can worry purchasers. Greenwich homes employing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be challenging to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Especially for , for example, a Grade II listed house, Traditional materials may be required. This may make obtaining a full structural or building survey essential.



House Prices

There is a semi detached property in SE10 in Greenwich on with a local agent for £451, 661. What factors will qualified RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Greenwich ?

There are a great number of factors which could positively or negatively affect house prices like the existence of damp or if it is near a potential development. It often helps to benchmark prices house values achieved in the nearby area for similar properties.

This means house prices completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £441, 761, which is £9, 900 less than the price you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £360, 153. 32, Calvert Road, London, Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 0DF a semi detached property sold for £530, 000 .

In order to get an accurate and professional property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations I would need to consider if intending to buy a converted house in Greenwich inside a conservation area ?

There are many thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local authorities. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have knowledge of relevant local factors and the relation may have with the home and its value. Property values is usually significantly higher because of them being in their original state. However a growing number are falling into a state e.g. increasing amounts of scruffy green spaces

Surveyors are trained to inform you if the house could be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Greenwich Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are raised by your legal adviser. Unauthorised adjustments to the property may be advised, however these should be concern for your legal adviser.

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