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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 Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hetton Le Hole

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to buy a property built from conventional building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hetton Le Hole

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Hetton Le Hole) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more detailed. Choose this when buying a non standard , for example timber frame homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hetton Le Hole

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Hetton Le Hole and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same survey.

If the Hetton Le Hole property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out significant alterations on the Hetton Le Hole property, you should you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it will give you a thorough analysis of the Hetton Le Hole property's condition in addition to information on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Hetton Le Hole Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about if buying a building close to a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including non-hazardous refuse. Understandably, no one really wants to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns might include tars and other hazardous materials. Potential health concerns for example birth defects have been associated to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Hetton Le Hole will consider any structural defects resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases and Sunderland Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Conservation area

Will there be any problems we need to consider when buying a property in Hetton Le Hole in conservation area, particularly in relation to house prices?

There are thousands official conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by local councils.

A Building Surveyors need to possess local knowledge of local factors and any bearing may have with the property. The value of homes is usually inflated due to the areas being in their original state.

Surveyors are expected note if the property is or might be so designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Hetton Le Hole Homebuyer Report will suggest further investigations are raised by your legal adviser.

Unauthorised extensions to the building may be reported but these are really more a investigated by the lawyer. Kenneth M Barrow And Co are a local firm situated at 15-16 Adelaide Row, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR7 7EF and may be prepared help you with further information. Tel: 0191 513 0333

Roof defects identified during a survey

A neighbour warned us that access to the roofing could be hard to organise - What should we look for?

Property in Hetton Le Hole in good condition may be exposed to roof maintenance problems. From collar beams to dormer windows, the whole roof will be considered. Problems can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by badly installed felting.

Re-flashing and re-tiling, among other aspects of roof repair, can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. Prior to exchange, it may be worth sourcing from a builder in Hetton Le Hole a quote for any suggested work. Speak to English M of 14 Ambleside Avenue, Seaham, SR7 0HY on 0191-581 1111 for details.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Hetton Le Hole and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same survey.

If the Hetton Le Hole property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out significant alterations on the Hetton Le Hole property, you should you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it will give you a thorough analysis of the Hetton Le Hole property's condition in addition to information on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Hetton Le Hole Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about if buying a building close to a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including non-hazardous refuse. Understandably, no one really wants to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns might include tars and other hazardous materials. Potential health concerns for example birth defects have been associated to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Hetton Le Hole will consider any structural defects resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases and Sunderland Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .



Conservation area

Will there be any problems we need to consider when buying a property in Hetton Le Hole in conservation area, particularly in relation to house prices?

There are thousands official conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by local councils.

A Building Surveyors need to possess local knowledge of local factors and any bearing may have with the property. The value of homes is usually inflated due to the areas being in their original state.

Surveyors are expected note if the property is or might be so designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Hetton Le Hole Homebuyer Report will suggest further investigations are raised by your legal adviser.

Unauthorised extensions to the building may be reported but these are really more a investigated by the lawyer. Kenneth M Barrow And Co are a local firm situated at 15-16 Adelaide Row, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR7 7EF and may be prepared help you with further information. Tel: 0191 513 0333

Roof defects identified during a survey

A neighbour warned us that access to the roofing could be hard to organise - What should we look for?

Property in Hetton Le Hole in good condition may be exposed to roof maintenance problems. From collar beams to dormer windows, the whole roof will be considered. Problems can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by badly installed felting.

Re-flashing and re-tiling, among other aspects of roof repair, can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. Prior to exchange, it may be worth sourcing from a builder in Hetton Le Hole a quote for any suggested work. Speak to English M of 14 Ambleside Avenue, Seaham, SR7 0HY on 0191-581 1111 for details.

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