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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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Need a Home Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hanworth

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when purchasing a home built from conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hanworth

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Hanworth) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more detailed. Select this for non standard , for example box frame construction or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hanworth

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Hanworth and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Hanworth property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Hanworth property's condition as well as an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Hanworth Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a residence in Hanworth, does the residential surveyor check for any flooding?

Last year was the second wettest year on record (source: The Guardian), and owning a property in Hanworth in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. It is strongly recommended that action is taken, before any water damage happens.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a home, such as via air bricks.

Familiarity with characteristics of the local area likely to affect home enables the house surveyor to surmise flooding

may be a risk, even if the property has not itself flooded before. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property in Hanworth but are worried about pests. Will a RICS surveyor look into this?

Questions regarding the infestation of a Hanworth home may not be raised during the conveyancing. This matter should be taken seriously. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. As an example, silverfish are common in damp kitchens and bathrooms, but only appear at night, and can therefore be difficult to spot. Remedies can be disruptive to residents, and may require you to move out during the work in extreme cases. Speak to a pest control specialist, such as Destrodent Pest Control Ltd, 57 Park Road, Hampton Hill, Middlersex, TW12 1HX on 0208 941 2301, to discuss remedies.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact could heavy rainfall have on a building, and does our RICS surveyor in Hanworth mention it?

I find it odd that wet weather and the effect it can have on property are usually overlooked. If you have only seen the property you intend to purchase in dry weather, issues may have been hidden. Signs that rainwater goods are blocked include corroded downspouts. This can lead to fungi or mould which can be a health risk.

The good news is that this is quite easy to repair fairly cheaply.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Hanworth and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Hanworth property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Hanworth property's condition as well as an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Hanworth Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a residence in Hanworth, does the residential surveyor check for any flooding?

Last year was the second wettest year on record (source: The Guardian), and owning a property in Hanworth in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. It is strongly recommended that action is taken, before any water damage happens.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a home, such as via air bricks.

Familiarity with characteristics of the local area likely to affect home enables the house surveyor to surmise flooding



may be a risk, even if the property has not itself flooded before. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property in Hanworth but are worried about pests. Will a RICS surveyor look into this?

Questions regarding the infestation of a Hanworth home may not be raised during the conveyancing. This matter should be taken seriously. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. As an example, silverfish are common in damp kitchens and bathrooms, but only appear at night, and can therefore be difficult to spot. Remedies can be disruptive to residents, and may require you to move out during the work in extreme cases. Speak to a pest control specialist, such as Destrodent Pest Control Ltd, 57 Park Road, Hampton Hill, Middlersex, TW12 1HX on 0208 941 2301, to discuss remedies.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact could heavy rainfall have on a building, and does our RICS surveyor in Hanworth mention it?

I find it odd that wet weather and the effect it can have on property are usually overlooked. If you have only seen the property you intend to purchase in dry weather, issues may have been hidden. Signs that rainwater goods are blocked include corroded downspouts. This can lead to fungi or mould which can be a health risk.

The good news is that this is quite easy to repair fairly cheaply.

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