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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 building survey should I pick for my prospective home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hemsworth

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are buying a property constructed from standard building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hemsworth

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Hemsworth) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as architecturally unusual homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hemsworth

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

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

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Hemsworth property's condition as well as including advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Hemsworth Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour stated there may be a risk of blue asbestos paper lining in existence at the property. Is this a major concern?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous mineral. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and are often found in the building materials including stove insulation.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good sound absorption qualities and it may be found in acoustic tiles. Technically all forms are pernicious and might lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to move the asbestos. Professional advice should be sought without delay.

Surveyors will not verify the presence of asbestos during the survey. Your surveyor will mention the risk of asbestos risks and should suggest experts are consulted.

Conservation area

Will there be any concerns we need to on guard for if intending to buy a period property in Hemsworth near a conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 official conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by the local council.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess local knowledge of relevant local issues and the connection may have on the property and its value. Property values is usually higher because of the areas being preserved. However many have fallen into a state for example - the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors can be expected to inform you whether the location is/might be within a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are raised by your solicitor. Unauthorised changes to the property may be advised, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The home I am purchasing is built on clay soil. Does the Hemsworth Property Survey cover this, and will the Surveyor advise on upkeep?

Clay soil can create numerous issues for home owners, with subsidence being a common example. The water content of clay soils determines volume, pushing upward, or pulling downward as the weather changes. This may result in some minor visible defects.. For example, cracks along the drawing room ceiling may be benign, or a clue prompting a more thorough investigation. When performing your Home Buyers Survey in Hemsworth, your surveyor will consider the impact the soil composition has had, and may have, on the home. In some more extreme cases, the building foundations may need extra support, but this can be costly.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

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

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Hemsworth property's condition as well as including advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Hemsworth Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour stated there may be a risk of blue asbestos paper lining in existence at the property. Is this a major concern?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous mineral. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and are often found in the building materials including stove insulation.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good sound absorption qualities and it may be found in acoustic tiles. Technically all forms are pernicious and might lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to move the asbestos. Professional advice should be sought without delay.

Surveyors will not verify the presence of asbestos during the survey. Your surveyor will mention the risk of asbestos risks and should suggest experts are consulted.



Conservation area

Will there be any concerns we need to on guard for if intending to buy a period property in Hemsworth near a conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 official conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by the local council.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess local knowledge of relevant local issues and the connection may have on the property and its value. Property values is usually higher because of the areas being preserved. However many have fallen into a state for example - the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors can be expected to inform you whether the location is/might be within a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are raised by your solicitor. Unauthorised changes to the property may be advised, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The home I am purchasing is built on clay soil. Does the Hemsworth Property Survey cover this, and will the Surveyor advise on upkeep?

Clay soil can create numerous issues for home owners, with subsidence being a common example. The water content of clay soils determines volume, pushing upward, or pulling downward as the weather changes. This may result in some minor visible defects.. For example, cracks along the drawing room ceiling may be benign, or a clue prompting a more thorough investigation. When performing your Home Buyers Survey in Hemsworth, your surveyor will consider the impact the soil composition has had, and may have, on the home. In some more extreme cases, the building foundations may need extra support, but this can be costly.

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