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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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Which property survey do I need for my prospective property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hay On Wye

    A Homebuyer Report should be chosen when you are buying a home constructed from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hay On Wye

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Hay On Wye) will also be conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this option for non standard , for example stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hay On Wye

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Hay On Wye and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hay On Wye property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations on the property, you should you book a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Hay On Wye property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details you can get a Hay On Wye Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

A neighbour warned us about an infestation affecting some homes - What can we do?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. This issue should be taken seriously.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, for example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Remedies to pest problems can include use of poison.

Gas flame

Will the RICS chartered surveyor check the safety of the gas supply?

Your will locate and visually inspect the easily accessible parts of the system. The survey will include the mains gas installation at the home, as well as gas affiliated fixtures such as balanced flues. If there are any fittings they won't actually be dislodged. Needless to say, gas can be unsafe, if you have any concerns relating to gas installations, call a gas safe engineer.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Hay On Wye home survey include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and what will it include?

The Homebuyer Report contains an impartial valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost. To estimate the value of the property the surveyor will relate to area knowledge and other things about the property e.g. number of bedrooms Your Hay On Wye surveyor will also consider style of architecture and use key assumptions such as no damaging building techniques have been employed. Surveyors disregard certain things like furnishings.

Additional local Hay On Wye area assumptions, for example the access roads not being in private control, are made as well as any significant local environmental problems like local industry, also being considered.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Hay On Wye and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hay On Wye property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations on the property, you should you book a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Hay On Wye property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details you can get a Hay On Wye Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

A neighbour warned us about an infestation affecting some homes - What can we do?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. This issue should be taken seriously.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, for example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Remedies to pest problems can include use of poison.



Gas flame

Will the RICS chartered surveyor check the safety of the gas supply?

Your will locate and visually inspect the easily accessible parts of the system. The survey will include the mains gas installation at the home, as well as gas affiliated fixtures such as balanced flues. If there are any fittings they won't actually be dislodged. Needless to say, gas can be unsafe, if you have any concerns relating to gas installations, call a gas safe engineer.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Hay On Wye home survey include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and what will it include?

The Homebuyer Report contains an impartial valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost. To estimate the value of the property the surveyor will relate to area knowledge and other things about the property e.g. number of bedrooms Your Hay On Wye surveyor will also consider style of architecture and use key assumptions such as no damaging building techniques have been employed. Surveyors disregard certain things like furnishings.

Additional local Hay On Wye area assumptions, for example the access roads not being in private control, are made as well as any significant local environmental problems like local industry, also being considered.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

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