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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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Which Building Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hillingdon

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are purchasing a property constructed from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hillingdon

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Hillingdon) will also be carried out by a RICS surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as granite wall or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hillingdon

    This is an independent valuation of the property. It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Hillingdon and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hillingdon property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Hillingdon property's state of repair along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Hillingdon Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What directions can a property surveyor in Hillingdon offer for a home with rat-trap bond walls? What impact do Hillingdon environmental conditions have?

Brick-constructed residential property do benefit from many advantages. However, they can also indicate distinct issues, ranging from spalling to erosion. For example, thermal movement, caused by more extreme temperature variation, and resulting in vertical cracks and may require immediate attention. Hotchkiss Steve may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 43 Northville Rd, Bristol, BS7 0RQ or 0117-979 2106.

For home purchasers in Hillingdon seeking a rare example of brick architecture, look for unusual course styles like herringbone bond, which has a distinctive L-shaped pattern. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a survey include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for professional fees e.g legal fees) and how is it calculated?

A Homebuyer Report in Hillingdon will include a surveyor valuation as well as a reinstatement cost. To fully consider the valuation your surveyor will pair in depth understanding of the Hillingdon market and other considerations relating to the property for instance: square metres Your Hillingdon surveyor will also consider construction type and will make certain other assumptions such as no contamination in or from ground.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Further area assumptions like connection to sewers, are made in addition to any Hillingdon environmental issues like nearby pubs, also being considered.

Shocking Electrics

When I was shown the building I am planning to purchase, it appeared that there is old wiring - does a Hillingdon survey report on the wiring and fusebox?

When carrying out a Homebuyer Report in Hillingdon the surveyor will usually remark on the condition of the electrics if it is clear that the electrics are in a poor state.

This will include a non invasive view of exposed parts of the wiring or fusebox in addition to concerns such as examining the category of electrical fittings in shower rooms or checking the state of a sample of switch gear. Examining the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician should usually form part of the survey.

The IEE advocate that a Periodic Inspection need be completed every 10 years (or every 5 if renting out).

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Hillingdon and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hillingdon property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Hillingdon property's state of repair along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Hillingdon Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What directions can a property surveyor in Hillingdon offer for a home with rat-trap bond walls? What impact do Hillingdon environmental conditions have?

Brick-constructed residential property do benefit from many advantages. However, they can also indicate distinct issues, ranging from spalling to erosion. For example, thermal movement, caused by more extreme temperature variation, and resulting in vertical cracks and may require immediate attention. Hotchkiss Steve may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 43 Northville Rd, Bristol, BS7 0RQ or 0117-979 2106.

For home purchasers in Hillingdon seeking a rare example of brick architecture, look for unusual course styles like herringbone bond, which has a distinctive L-shaped pattern. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a survey include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for professional fees e.g legal fees) and how is it calculated?

A Homebuyer Report in Hillingdon will include a surveyor valuation as well as a reinstatement cost. To fully consider the valuation your surveyor will pair in depth understanding of the Hillingdon market and other considerations relating to the property for instance: square metres Your Hillingdon surveyor will also consider construction type and will make certain other assumptions such as no contamination in or from ground.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Further area assumptions like connection to sewers, are made in addition to any Hillingdon environmental issues like nearby pubs, also being considered.

Shocking Electrics

When I was shown the building I am planning to purchase, it appeared that there is old wiring - does a Hillingdon survey report on the wiring and fusebox?

When carrying out a Homebuyer Report in Hillingdon the surveyor will usually remark on the condition of the electrics if it is clear that the electrics are in a poor state.

This will include a non invasive view of exposed parts of the wiring or fusebox in addition to concerns such as examining the category of electrical fittings in shower rooms or checking the state of a sample of switch gear. Examining the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician should usually form part of the survey.

The IEE advocate that a Periodic Inspection need be completed every 10 years (or every 5 if renting out).

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