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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 Building Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Heywood

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to buy a property built from standard materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Heywood

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Heywood) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this for unconventional e.g. timber wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Heywood

    This is an independent valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Heywood and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same.

If the Heywood property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Heywood property's condition along with an opinion on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Heywood House Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservatory

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Heywood, what might 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' refer to?

The RICS HomeBuyer Report is designed to be user-friendly. The report employs 'traffic light' ratings of red, amber and green how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are. E7 elements are visually inspected. Safety hazards, including floor-level glass and blocked escape routes from

upper storey windows will be considered too. Mechanical damage to a conservatory roof is an example.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be an infestation at the building we're buying, but we are not certain - Will the Building Survey investigate this?

Any questions about pests affecting a Heywood building may not be asked by the lawyer. An affected building may not always be easy to identify.

For example, skin irritation or spots of blood on bedsheets may indicate the presence of bed bugs. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact could rain have on our new Heywood home? Also, if there is damage, will they be expensive to fix?

Despite England's reputation for wet weather the effect which rainfall has on your property is rarely considered properly. One indication that rainwater goods are a cause for concern is rotten roofing elements. This can lead to water damage.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to remedy, if not neglected.However, the damage caused, where untreated or poorly maintained, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Heywood and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same.

If the Heywood property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Heywood property's condition along with an opinion on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Heywood House Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservatory

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Heywood, what might 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' refer to?

The RICS HomeBuyer Report is designed to be user-friendly. The report employs 'traffic light' ratings of red, amber and green how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are. E7 elements are visually inspected. Safety hazards, including floor-level glass and blocked escape routes from



upper storey windows will be considered too. Mechanical damage to a conservatory roof is an example.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be an infestation at the building we're buying, but we are not certain - Will the Building Survey investigate this?

Any questions about pests affecting a Heywood building may not be asked by the lawyer. An affected building may not always be easy to identify.

For example, skin irritation or spots of blood on bedsheets may indicate the presence of bed bugs. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact could rain have on our new Heywood home? Also, if there is damage, will they be expensive to fix?

Despite England's reputation for wet weather the effect which rainfall has on your property is rarely considered properly. One indication that rainwater goods are a cause for concern is rotten roofing elements. This can lead to water damage.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to remedy, if not neglected.However, the damage caused, where untreated or poorly maintained, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

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