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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  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 property survey should I choose for my house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Honor Oak

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if purchasing a property made of conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Honor Oak

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Honor Oak) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this for unconventional such as stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Honor Oak

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Honor Oak and of the 3, which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Honor Oak property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension on the Honor Oak property, you should you select a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is less cheap but it will offer comprehensive details of the Honor Oak property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Honor Oak House Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damaged Render

What problems will the RICS Surveyor consider on a stipple rendered (stucco) home in Honor Oak.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is in fact just a type of render. Usually stucco render is applied to brick that sets to an even finish. Stucco render is very grand in appearance and is common on some Georgian properties. it can be problematic and Honor Oak Home Buyers Suveys commonly discover any number of problems for instance horizontal hairline cracking revealing

the lines of mortar in the brickwork. Other potential problems might be when water beneath sills that results in detachment. Remedying problems may be dear as craftsmen are getting harder to find.

Asbestos roof tiles

The estate agent stated there could be asbestos textured coatings being found in property. What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a deleterious fibrous material. Some types were commonly found in the building materials including walls. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has characteristic sound absorption properties, it may be found in wall panelling. Technically all forms are pernicious and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered not to break it and expert advice must be taken urgently.

Surveyors do not confirm the existence asbestos during the survey. They will report on the risk of asbestos and should advise accordingly.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Should I consider downspouts? Also, if there are problems, will they be costly to fix?

Both in Honor Oak, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately this issue is rarely paid due attention by purchasers. One indication that drainage systems are at risk is rotten wooden gutters, and may lead to penetrating damp. The good news is that guttering issues are quite easy to resolve, if caught early, unless they are not maintained. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Honor Oak and of the 3, which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Honor Oak property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension on the Honor Oak property, you should you select a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is less cheap but it will offer comprehensive details of the Honor Oak property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Honor Oak House Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damaged Render

What problems will the RICS Surveyor consider on a stipple rendered (stucco) home in Honor Oak.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is in fact just a type of render. Usually stucco render is applied to brick that sets to an even finish. Stucco render is very grand in appearance and is common on some Georgian properties. it can be problematic and Honor Oak Home Buyers Suveys commonly discover any number of problems for instance horizontal hairline cracking revealing



the lines of mortar in the brickwork. Other potential problems might be when water beneath sills that results in detachment. Remedying problems may be dear as craftsmen are getting harder to find.

Asbestos roof tiles

The estate agent stated there could be asbestos textured coatings being found in property. What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a deleterious fibrous material. Some types were commonly found in the building materials including walls. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has characteristic sound absorption properties, it may be found in wall panelling. Technically all forms are pernicious and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered not to break it and expert advice must be taken urgently.

Surveyors do not confirm the existence asbestos during the survey. They will report on the risk of asbestos and should advise accordingly.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Should I consider downspouts? Also, if there are problems, will they be costly to fix?

Both in Honor Oak, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately this issue is rarely paid due attention by purchasers. One indication that drainage systems are at risk is rotten wooden gutters, and may lead to penetrating damp. The good news is that guttering issues are quite easy to resolve, if caught early, unless they are not maintained. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

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