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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 Home Buyers Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Heanor

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are purchasing a property constructed from standard building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Heanor

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Heanor) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more comprehensive. Select this when buying a non standard e.g. box frame construction houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Heanor

    This is an independent valuation . This is often chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Heanor and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Heanor property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap but it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Heanor property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Heanor Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will the surveyor report on the condition or the safety of the gas supply?

The will visually survey the accessible parts of the gas system. This will include the meter location/position for example, in addition to gas related fixtures like fireplaces. External fittings or covers won't be removed. Most people are aware that gas can be dangerous, should you have any worries about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Derbyshire based local firms include Stellar Heating of 18, Ardsley Close, Heanor, Derbyshire Tel. 0800 10 777 03 and Safe Flame Gas Services of 50 Hardy Barn, Shipley, Heanor, Derbyshire Tel. 07976972113.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Do all Heanor surveys include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for professional fees e.g legal fees) and how is it worked out

Heanor Homebuyer Reports a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and a reinstatement cost as part of the survey. To work out the property's value the valuer will relate to area knowledge and other factors about the property e.g. accommodation. The valuer will also consider style of architecture and make certain key assumptions such as the property is connected to mains services such as water. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Additional local area conjectures like problematic roads and access, are made as well as any significant Heanor environmental concerns like flood plains, also being considered.

Roof defects identified during a survey

A leaky roof caused problems in the past. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What does a Heanor building surveyor be concerned about during the survey work?

This is often asked by purchasers who know that homes could feature missing tiles, among a range of other roofing issues. Any part of the roof or loft, such as collar ties, ought to be checked. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like holes or cracks in the waterproof layer.

Upkeep can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable local contractor. Contact Toplis E F & Rock Shields Ltd of 101 Wharncliffe Rd, Ilkeston, DE7 5HF on 0115-932 6706 to request a quote.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Heanor and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Heanor property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap but it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Heanor property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Heanor Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will the surveyor report on the condition or the safety of the gas supply?

The will visually survey the accessible parts of the gas system. This will include the meter location/position for example, in addition to gas related fixtures like fireplaces. External fittings or covers won't be removed. Most people are aware that gas can be dangerous, should you have any worries about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Derbyshire based local firms include Stellar Heating of 18, Ardsley Close, Heanor, Derbyshire Tel. 0800 10 777 03 and Safe Flame Gas Services of 50 Hardy Barn, Shipley, Heanor, Derbyshire Tel. 07976972113.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Do all Heanor surveys include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for professional fees e.g legal fees) and how is it worked out

Heanor Homebuyer Reports a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and a reinstatement cost as part of the survey. To work out the property's value the valuer will relate to area knowledge and other factors about the property e.g. accommodation. The valuer will also consider style of architecture and make certain key assumptions such as the property is connected to mains services such as water. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Additional local area conjectures like problematic roads and access, are made as well as any significant Heanor environmental concerns like flood plains, also being considered.

Roof defects identified during a survey

A leaky roof caused problems in the past. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What does a Heanor building surveyor be concerned about during the survey work?

This is often asked by purchasers who know that homes could feature missing tiles, among a range of other roofing issues. Any part of the roof or loft, such as collar ties, ought to be checked. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like holes or cracks in the waterproof layer.

Upkeep can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable local contractor. Contact Toplis E F & Rock Shields Ltd of 101 Wharncliffe Rd, Ilkeston, DE7 5HF on 0115-932 6706 to request a quote.

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