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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 Hackney

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if buying a property made of standard materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hackney

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Hackney) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this survey for unconventional e.g. stone wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hackney

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Hackney and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Hackney property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will offer a thorough analysis of the Hackney property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Hackney Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

Is £495, 867 a reasonable amount to be buying a semi detached property close to good transport links in E8 for and What things will a RICS surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Hackney ?

There is a near endless list of things that might affect the price of property for example whether alterations have planning permission or whether the property is on an adopted road. It often helps to benchmark prices house values recorded in the same area for comparable properties.

The average house price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £485, 167, which is £10, 700 less than the selling price. The combined house/flat average was £319, 729. 14, Beeston Close, London, Hackney, Greater London, E8 2HG a semi detached house sold for £320, 000 .

The only way for you to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard. Your local surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

The estate agent mentioned subsidence may be worth checking impacting the property. What subsidence-related matters will the Chartered Surveyor reveal?

Subsidence is defined as movement of the foundations of a structure, but some degree of movement will always occur. Recently built homes, for example, will need to settle beneath the building's own weight. In some older structures cracks are revealed in warmer weather[ that close up in the winter] when the materials contract, absorbing more moisture.

There are a number of factors capable of causing subsidence to Hackney homes. Collapsed drainage can cause subsidence by washing away or loosening subsoil. This may be referred to as groundwater subsidence. In some cases, the presence of buried peat or other organic material, which then decomposes, can also destabilise the structure. This will cause the soil beneath and around the foundations to collapse.

Restoration work cannot begin until the original source of the movement is found. Any further movement, or risk of movement, must be halted. Damaged but non-structural elements should be filled and re-weatherproofed. Chartered surveyors should be able to identify a subsidence problem, while structural engineers may also be required.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations I would need to be wary of when planning to buy a house in Hackney in Dalston Lane West conservation area ?

Dalston Lane West is in a conservation area and has been classed as very bad by English Heritage, with low vulnerability and unknown. For further information visit their website. There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local councils. Dalston Lane West is monitored by London Borough of Hackney Council at Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street, London, E8 1DY - Call 020 8356 3000. Your surveyor need to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local factors and the effect may have on the building. Values will probably be significantly higher which is down to them retaining original features.

Surveyors will tell you if the house looks like it may be is so classified and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Hackney Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are carried out by your legal adviser. Unauthorised adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may be advised in your survey and these will be investigated in more detail by the lawyer.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Hackney and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Hackney property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will offer a thorough analysis of the Hackney property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Hackney Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

Is £495, 867 a reasonable amount to be buying a semi detached property close to good transport links in E8 for and What things will a RICS surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Hackney ?

There is a near endless list of things that might affect the price of property for example whether alterations have planning permission or whether the property is on an adopted road. It often helps to benchmark prices house values recorded in the same area for comparable properties.

The average house price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £485, 167, which is £10, 700 less than the selling price. The combined house/flat average was £319, 729. 14, Beeston Close, London, Hackney, Greater London, E8 2HG a semi detached house sold for £320, 000 .

The only way for you to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard. Your local surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).



Wall cracks caused by subsidence

The estate agent mentioned subsidence may be worth checking impacting the property. What subsidence-related matters will the Chartered Surveyor reveal?

Subsidence is defined as movement of the foundations of a structure, but some degree of movement will always occur. Recently built homes, for example, will need to settle beneath the building's own weight. In some older structures cracks are revealed in warmer weather[ that close up in the winter] when the materials contract, absorbing more moisture.

There are a number of factors capable of causing subsidence to Hackney homes. Collapsed drainage can cause subsidence by washing away or loosening subsoil. This may be referred to as groundwater subsidence. In some cases, the presence of buried peat or other organic material, which then decomposes, can also destabilise the structure. This will cause the soil beneath and around the foundations to collapse.

Restoration work cannot begin until the original source of the movement is found. Any further movement, or risk of movement, must be halted. Damaged but non-structural elements should be filled and re-weatherproofed. Chartered surveyors should be able to identify a subsidence problem, while structural engineers may also be required.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations I would need to be wary of when planning to buy a house in Hackney in Dalston Lane West conservation area ?

Dalston Lane West is in a conservation area and has been classed as very bad by English Heritage, with low vulnerability and unknown. For further information visit their website. There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local councils. Dalston Lane West is monitored by London Borough of Hackney Council at Hackney Service Centre, 1 Hillman Street, London, E8 1DY - Call 020 8356 3000. Your surveyor need to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local factors and the effect may have on the building. Values will probably be significantly higher which is down to them retaining original features.

Surveyors will tell you if the house looks like it may be is so classified and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Hackney Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are carried out by your legal adviser. Unauthorised adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may be advised in your survey and these will be investigated in more detail by the lawyer.

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