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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 Home Survey do I need for my planned property purchase in Holland Park?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Holland Park

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are buying a home constructed from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Holland Park

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Holland Park) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this for unconventional , for example stone or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Holland Park

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Holland Park and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Holland Park property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Holland Park property's condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Holland Park Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the thirties house we are interested to purchase we think we noticed that there could be corrosion of the wiring; will a Homebuyer Report in Holland Park go into detail on electrical defects?

When carrying out a Holland Park Home Survey your RICS surveyor will usually report on the condition of the electrics if it appears that they are in an unsatisfactory state.

This should include a non invasive check of the unconcealed parts of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of issues like the main electricity supply. Verifying the location of the evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical installations carried out by a suitably qualified electrician on the building will usually form part of the survey. Inspecting any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections carried out by an electrician will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Holland Park .

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a residential property and the seller has stated that it has been built with Wooton stone. What should we look in to?

From Grey Dunhouse Sandstone to Portland Cap Limestone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Defects such as mould affect many stone-walled Holland Park buildings. Regular stone describes cut stone, generally forming brick-like courses. These may require less maintenance than more irregularly built walls, but this is heavily dependent on the type of stone used. Stone walls require regular maintenance, such as repointing mortar with a suitable material.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to upgrade to a full structural survey when acquiring a shabby thirties home in Holland Park rather than a HomeBuyer Report?

Very Often described as the Full Structural Survey by many, this survey is no longer available and this most technical survey has been given a new moniker by RICS and the right term is now the RICS Building Survey. If you are planning to buy an altered house - such as a poor condition house in Holland Park, this is now the right choice to get. The HomeBuyer Report is appropriate if buying a mid century or later Holland Park house made out of normal construction materials and methods.

Typically a couple of days after a thorough survey of the inside and outside of the main building, a formal written report will be supplied to the client setting out in depth and notable advice on the construction and uses of the house. There are several limitations with a property survey to be aware of because a surveyor is not in a position to force or open up the fabric of the Holland Park house e.g. removing secured hatches. See the survey differences article for more about home buyers surveys in Holland Park.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Holland Park and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Holland Park property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Holland Park property's condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Holland Park Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the thirties house we are interested to purchase we think we noticed that there could be corrosion of the wiring; will a Homebuyer Report in Holland Park go into detail on electrical defects?

When carrying out a Holland Park Home Survey your RICS surveyor will usually report on the condition of the electrics if it appears that they are in an unsatisfactory state.

This should include a non invasive check of the unconcealed parts of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of issues like the main electricity supply. Verifying the location of the evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical installations carried out by a suitably qualified electrician on the building will usually form part of the survey. Inspecting any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections carried out by an electrician will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Holland Park .



Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a residential property and the seller has stated that it has been built with Wooton stone. What should we look in to?

From Grey Dunhouse Sandstone to Portland Cap Limestone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Defects such as mould affect many stone-walled Holland Park buildings. Regular stone describes cut stone, generally forming brick-like courses. These may require less maintenance than more irregularly built walls, but this is heavily dependent on the type of stone used. Stone walls require regular maintenance, such as repointing mortar with a suitable material.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to upgrade to a full structural survey when acquiring a shabby thirties home in Holland Park rather than a HomeBuyer Report?

Very Often described as the Full Structural Survey by many, this survey is no longer available and this most technical survey has been given a new moniker by RICS and the right term is now the RICS Building Survey. If you are planning to buy an altered house - such as a poor condition house in Holland Park, this is now the right choice to get. The HomeBuyer Report is appropriate if buying a mid century or later Holland Park house made out of normal construction materials and methods.

Typically a couple of days after a thorough survey of the inside and outside of the main building, a formal written report will be supplied to the client setting out in depth and notable advice on the construction and uses of the house. There are several limitations with a property survey to be aware of because a surveyor is not in a position to force or open up the fabric of the Holland Park house e.g. removing secured hatches. See the survey differences article for more about home buyers surveys in Holland Park.

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