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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

The surveyor who produces your report will be local to you with local knowledge of the area.

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  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • Thorough and accurate report
  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

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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 property survey should I choose for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hockley Heath

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a home built from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hockley Heath

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Hockley Heath) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this for unconventional , for example granite wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hockley Heath

    This is an impartial valuation . This is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Hockley Heath and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hockley Heath property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Hockley Heath property's general condition along with information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Hockley Heath Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

We are going to be buying a property in Hockley Heath. What things does the RICS surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Hockley Heath on a home buyers survey ?

There are many factors that can impact on house prices like the likelihood of getting planning permission to extend or the likelihood of development occurring nearby. .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

Overgrown flat roof with weeds

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Hockley Heath, what will 'E2' cover?

The home buyer report is intended to be easy to read and understand, with a minimum of technical jargon. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate to what extent any problems or notable points may negatively impact the property.

Roof coverings, including flat and sloped roofs will be reviewed, provided that access is possible. If it is not possible to properly access this area for inspection (if, for example, the property is a flat), the surveyor will make note of this in their report. Debris on the roof, for example, is included in Section E.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are purchasing a home in Hockley Heath, does the house surveyor look for indications of water damage, or if neighbouring property have been affected?

Unfortunately, distance from water or height above sea level is no guarantee that a home in Hockley Heath will be secure against flooding damage. Those planning to buy in affected areas should weigh up their exposure.

Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the home in Hockley Heath in question is in danger. Flood water can enter a Hockley Heath home through several routes, including poorly installed doors. Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. The RICS surveyor may ask the property owner or occupier about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Fortunately, no recent Hockley Heath flood warnings have been made (source: Environment Agency).

*Data accurate 04/01/2013

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Hockley Heath and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hockley Heath property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Hockley Heath property's general condition along with information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Hockley Heath Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

We are going to be buying a property in Hockley Heath. What things does the RICS surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Hockley Heath on a home buyers survey ?

There are many factors that can impact on house prices like the likelihood of getting planning permission to extend or the likelihood of development occurring nearby. .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.



Overgrown flat roof with weeds

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Hockley Heath, what will 'E2' cover?

The home buyer report is intended to be easy to read and understand, with a minimum of technical jargon. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate to what extent any problems or notable points may negatively impact the property.

Roof coverings, including flat and sloped roofs will be reviewed, provided that access is possible. If it is not possible to properly access this area for inspection (if, for example, the property is a flat), the surveyor will make note of this in their report. Debris on the roof, for example, is included in Section E.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are purchasing a home in Hockley Heath, does the house surveyor look for indications of water damage, or if neighbouring property have been affected?

Unfortunately, distance from water or height above sea level is no guarantee that a home in Hockley Heath will be secure against flooding damage. Those planning to buy in affected areas should weigh up their exposure.

Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the home in Hockley Heath in question is in danger. Flood water can enter a Hockley Heath home through several routes, including poorly installed doors. Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. The RICS surveyor may ask the property owner or occupier about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Fortunately, no recent Hockley Heath flood warnings have been made (source: Environment Agency).

*Data accurate 04/01/2013

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