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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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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What HomeBuyers Survey do I need for my prospective property purchase in Hilton?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hilton

    A Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to buy a home constructed from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hilton

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Hilton) will also be conducted by a RICS surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this for unconventional e.g. stone wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hilton

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Hilton and which one is cheaper?

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

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

If you are thinking about whether to do any an extension, you should you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer comprehensive details of the Hilton property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information get a Hilton Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

There is a property in DE65 priced at £217, 459. What considerations will a local surveyor consider when estimating house prices in Hilton ?

There are a great number of factors that can impact on the price of property for instance the existence of any restrictions over use of the property or the number and size of bedrooms at the home. It can help to weigh up prices against house values recorded in the same area for similar houses.

The means house prices completed between July and October in 2012 was £207, 859, which is £9, 600 less than the amount being asked. 3, Mill Pond Close, Hilton, Derby, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65 5GP a detached house sold for £496, 500 .

In order for you to get a formal house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a professional valuation as part of the service.

The qualified surveyor should attend the building in addition to factoring in the long list of location factors affecting values.

Building Surveys on apartments

Is it necessary to upgrade to full structural survey prior to investing in a un-loved, sixties live work apartment in Hilton?

The Building Survey is the new name for the Structural Survey following its new title a couple of years ago by RICS. Go for the Building Survey if you are contemplating the property mentioned. A HomeBuyer Report has enough detail if investigating a non period unmodified property of normal building materials. Be aware that several limitations exist with any residential survey as a qualified surveyor will not be able to, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, open up the fabric of the apartment or investigate the internal state of any flues.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Hilton and are looking for a residence built from Flemish bond walls. What suggestions can the surveyor make? Is age a factor?

Hilton property with brick walls can suffer from a number of issues, such as inadequate damp-proofing. Where relevant, these will be discussed in the survey report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. One serious matter is sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Button & Ball Building Contractors Ltd of 4 Glebe View, Coalville, LE67 3NJ on 01530 814004.

Buyers in Hilton should consider that a range of courses arrangements and colours may be found throughout England and Wales. For example, stretcher bond, the most ubiquitous across England and Wales.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Hilton and which one is cheaper?

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

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

If you are thinking about whether to do any an extension, you should you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer comprehensive details of the Hilton property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information get a Hilton Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

There is a property in DE65 priced at £217, 459. What considerations will a local surveyor consider when estimating house prices in Hilton ?

There are a great number of factors that can impact on the price of property for instance the existence of any restrictions over use of the property or the number and size of bedrooms at the home. It can help to weigh up prices against house values recorded in the same area for similar houses.

The means house prices completed between July and October in 2012 was £207, 859, which is £9, 600 less than the amount being asked. 3, Mill Pond Close, Hilton, Derby, South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, DE65 5GP a detached house sold for £496, 500 .

In order for you to get a formal house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a professional valuation as part of the service.



The qualified surveyor should attend the building in addition to factoring in the long list of location factors affecting values.

Building Surveys on apartments

Is it necessary to upgrade to full structural survey prior to investing in a un-loved, sixties live work apartment in Hilton?

The Building Survey is the new name for the Structural Survey following its new title a couple of years ago by RICS. Go for the Building Survey if you are contemplating the property mentioned. A HomeBuyer Report has enough detail if investigating a non period unmodified property of normal building materials. Be aware that several limitations exist with any residential survey as a qualified surveyor will not be able to, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, open up the fabric of the apartment or investigate the internal state of any flues.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Hilton and are looking for a residence built from Flemish bond walls. What suggestions can the surveyor make? Is age a factor?

Hilton property with brick walls can suffer from a number of issues, such as inadequate damp-proofing. Where relevant, these will be discussed in the survey report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. One serious matter is sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Button & Ball Building Contractors Ltd of 4 Glebe View, Coalville, LE67 3NJ on 01530 814004.

Buyers in Hilton should consider that a range of courses arrangements and colours may be found throughout England and Wales. For example, stretcher bond, the most ubiquitous across England and Wales.

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