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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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Looking for a Home Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in High Holborn

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property built from conventional materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in High Holborn

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in High Holborn) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this option when buying a non standard property such as mundic or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in High Holborn

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in High Holborn and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the High Holborn property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any substantial modifications on the High Holborn property, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap but it does give comprehensive details of the High Holborn property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a High Holborn House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I would like to acquire a property in High Holborn (WC1N) for an asking price of £624, 576. What things will a High Holborn local surveyor consider on a home buyers survey ?

There are many factors which could positively or negatively affect the price of property ranging from state (of neglect) of exterior to whether it is near the coast or has a coastal view. One method is to compare with flat prices recorded in the same area for similar flats. The average flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £624, 176 - £400 less than £624, 576. Queen Court, Flat 11, Queen Square, London, Camden, Greater London, WC1N 3BA was purchased for £272, 000 .

The best way for you to get a formal home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report in High Holborn which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as part of the service. A surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

A surveyor will always attend the home as well as considering the long list of location variables that can impact on property prices.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the home I intend to lease I noticed that there is an old fuse board , will a surveyor report on electrical defects?

During a Building Survey in High Holborn the RICS surveyor should usually comment on the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that they are in a poor state.

This will include a general inspection of the superficial areas of the wiring and other areas like examining any external or remote installations, for example power in garages or any water features.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the survey. Inspecting the documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to opt for the full structural survey when looking into a defective thirties home near High Holborn instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Sometimes still referred to as the Full Structural Survey by many, it is now defunct and and has been replaced by RICS and the correct term is now the RICS Building Survey. If intending to buy an altered home e.g. an older house in High Holborn - it is the most suitable RICS survey to go for. Subsequent to an exhaustive survey of the accessible parts, a report (set out in the surveyor's individual format) is supplied to the buyer detailing any significant professional advice on the materials used for the construction of the house. There are one or two limitations with a property survey to be aware of insofar as RICS chartered surveyor will not be able to force or open up the fabric of the High Holborn property e.g. moving heavy furniture.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in High Holborn and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the High Holborn property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any substantial modifications on the High Holborn property, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap but it does give comprehensive details of the High Holborn property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a High Holborn House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I would like to acquire a property in High Holborn (WC1N) for an asking price of £624, 576. What things will a High Holborn local surveyor consider on a home buyers survey ?

There are many factors which could positively or negatively affect the price of property ranging from state (of neglect) of exterior to whether it is near the coast or has a coastal view. One method is to compare with flat prices recorded in the same area for similar flats. The average flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £624, 176 - £400 less than £624, 576. Queen Court, Flat 11, Queen Square, London, Camden, Greater London, WC1N 3BA was purchased for £272, 000 .

The best way for you to get a formal home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report in High Holborn which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as part of the service. A surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).



A surveyor will always attend the home as well as considering the long list of location variables that can impact on property prices.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the home I intend to lease I noticed that there is an old fuse board , will a surveyor report on electrical defects?

During a Building Survey in High Holborn the RICS surveyor should usually comment on the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that they are in a poor state.

This will include a general inspection of the superficial areas of the wiring and other areas like examining any external or remote installations, for example power in garages or any water features.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the survey. Inspecting the documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to opt for the full structural survey when looking into a defective thirties home near High Holborn instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Sometimes still referred to as the Full Structural Survey by many, it is now defunct and and has been replaced by RICS and the correct term is now the RICS Building Survey. If intending to buy an altered home e.g. an older house in High Holborn - it is the most suitable RICS survey to go for. Subsequent to an exhaustive survey of the accessible parts, a report (set out in the surveyor's individual format) is supplied to the buyer detailing any significant professional advice on the materials used for the construction of the house. There are one or two limitations with a property survey to be aware of insofar as RICS chartered surveyor will not be able to force or open up the fabric of the High Holborn property e.g. moving heavy furniture.

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