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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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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What Survey should I pick for my planned home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hanwell

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when purchasing a home made of conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hanwell

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Hanwell) will also be conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Select this when buying a non standard property such as cellared or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hanwell

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Hanwell and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same survey.

If the Hanwell property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Hanwell property's state of repair as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a Hanwell Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1810s residential property with stone walls. Are there any major defects that we should be aware of, and what does the survey cover?

From Westwood Ground Limestone to Red St.Bees Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Issues including spalling brick affect many stone-walled Hanwell homes. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to Hanwell homes, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used for elements such as the junctions of external walls. Both regular or irregular

stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar. Deterioration of lime mortar can often be the cause of a wall's failure and collapse. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include removal of invasive plants, such as ivy.

Gas flame

Does the RICS chartered surveyor inspect the safety of the gas flues?

Your RICS chartered surveyor will visually survey the accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) at the building, as well as gas associated appliances or installations for example - associated asbestos. External covers won't however be detached. Gas can be fatal and if there are any worries about gas, contact a gas safe engineer without delay.

Gas Safe Register firms in Hanwell include John Joseph Dowd of 30A, Station Road, London Tel. 07973 116672 and Lloyd Foulds of 83A, Gifford Gardens, London, . Tel. 07952 668815.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when purchasing a house close to a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. domestic waste material. Of course nobody really wants to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Worries include hazardous chemicals. Health concerns for example downs syndrome have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveys in Hanwell will flag up structural issues linked to the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Landmark data sets in addition to Ealing Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Hanwell and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same survey.

If the Hanwell property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Hanwell property's state of repair as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a Hanwell Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1810s residential property with stone walls. Are there any major defects that we should be aware of, and what does the survey cover?

From Westwood Ground Limestone to Red St.Bees Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Issues including spalling brick affect many stone-walled Hanwell homes. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to Hanwell homes, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used for elements such as the junctions of external walls. Both regular or irregular



stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar. Deterioration of lime mortar can often be the cause of a wall's failure and collapse. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include removal of invasive plants, such as ivy.

Gas flame

Does the RICS chartered surveyor inspect the safety of the gas flues?

Your RICS chartered surveyor will visually survey the accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) at the building, as well as gas associated appliances or installations for example - associated asbestos. External covers won't however be detached. Gas can be fatal and if there are any worries about gas, contact a gas safe engineer without delay.

Gas Safe Register firms in Hanwell include John Joseph Dowd of 30A, Station Road, London Tel. 07973 116672 and Lloyd Foulds of 83A, Gifford Gardens, London, . Tel. 07952 668815.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when purchasing a house close to a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. domestic waste material. Of course nobody really wants to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Worries include hazardous chemicals. Health concerns for example downs syndrome have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveys in Hanwell will flag up structural issues linked to the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Landmark data sets in addition to Ealing Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

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