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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 Buyers Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Heathfield

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are buying a property made of conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Heathfield

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Heathfield) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this survey for unconventional , for example stone or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Heathfield

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Heathfield and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Heathfield property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does give you comprehensive details of the Heathfield property's general condition as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Heathfield Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

English Heritage

We are intending to purchase a home near Holy Trinity Priory , will this affect the property's value?

Holy Trinity Priory is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local importance can certainly enhance the desirability of an area. Your RICS valuer will consider many regional criteria when conducting homebuyer report in Heathfield. Visit the English Heritage website for further information on Holy Trinity Priory.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Heathfield include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as professional fees e.g legal fees)

A Homebuyer Report on a Heathfield property will contain a valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost included in the cost of the survey. When calculating an accurate value estimate the surveyor will refer to area knowledge and other considerations relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. Surveyors also evaluate construction type and draw upon key assumptions like the property isn't on a land fill site.

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.

It will be assumed that there aren't any expensive legal issues like the possibility of legal enquiries revealing legal issue that might affect value. These will be investigated by your solicitor or licensed conveyancer..

Additional local area conjectures, for example services, are made as well as any significant local environmental issues like local Heathfield industrial considerations, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Gas flame

Will the chartered surveyor look at the condition of the gas heaters?

Your local surveyor will visually survey the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include gas (and oil heaters) at the home, as well as gas connected appliances or installations such as chimney breasts. The fittings won't however be detached. Gas is potentially unsafe and if there are any worries about gas, call a gas engineer.

East Sussex based local firms include A G C Heating & Plumbing of Kiln Farmswife Lane, Broad Oak, Heathfield, East Sussex Tel. 07801025227 and Parsons Plumbing & Property Services Limited of Tyhurst, Harley Lane, Heathfield, East Sussex Tel. 01435865873.

Regulations legally require landlords to carry out appliance and installation inspections every 12 months. Non compliance penalties are harsh .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Heathfield and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Heathfield property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does give you comprehensive details of the Heathfield property's general condition as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Heathfield Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

English Heritage

We are intending to purchase a home near Holy Trinity Priory , will this affect the property's value?

Holy Trinity Priory is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local importance can certainly enhance the desirability of an area. Your RICS valuer will consider many regional criteria when conducting homebuyer report in Heathfield. Visit the English Heritage website for further information on Holy Trinity Priory.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Heathfield include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as professional fees e.g legal fees)

A Homebuyer Report on a Heathfield property will contain a valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost included in the cost of the survey. When calculating an accurate value estimate the surveyor will refer to area knowledge and other considerations relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. Surveyors also evaluate construction type and draw upon key assumptions like the property isn't on a land fill site.

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.

It will be assumed that there aren't any expensive legal issues like the possibility of legal enquiries revealing legal issue that might affect value. These will be investigated by your solicitor or licensed conveyancer..

Additional local area conjectures, for example services, are made as well as any significant local environmental issues like local Heathfield industrial considerations, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Gas flame

Will the chartered surveyor look at the condition of the gas heaters?

Your local surveyor will visually survey the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include gas (and oil heaters) at the home, as well as gas connected appliances or installations such as chimney breasts. The fittings won't however be detached. Gas is potentially unsafe and if there are any worries about gas, call a gas engineer.

East Sussex based local firms include A G C Heating & Plumbing of Kiln Farmswife Lane, Broad Oak, Heathfield, East Sussex Tel. 07801025227 and Parsons Plumbing & Property Services Limited of Tyhurst, Harley Lane, Heathfield, East Sussex Tel. 01435865873.

Regulations legally require landlords to carry out appliance and installation inspections every 12 months. Non compliance penalties are harsh .

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