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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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What Home Survey should I choose for my prospective property purchase in Irthlingborough?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Irthlingborough

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a home built from conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Irthlingborough

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Irthlingborough) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more thorough. Opt for this survey for unconventional such as timber frame homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Irthlingborough

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Irthlingborough and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Irthlingborough property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Irthlingborough property's general condition along with advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Irthlingborough Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Deteriorated timber

In a Irthlingborough HomeBuyer Report what does 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' cover?

Quite a common example is rotten soffits or fascias. Problems impacting the roof are checked here. These are inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Ornamental joinery such as finials or mock Tudor panelling are reported on.

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property. The surveyor uses a scale between 1 and 3 to show to what extent any problems or notable points may negatively impact the property.

Traditionally built property

We are buying a warehouse conversion in Irthlingborough. Will the structure's age be a problem?

Some buyers have considered buying a home with character, such as a Georgian terrace. For traditionally-built Irthlingborough property, age, however, can often be problematic, and Houses built with traditional methods can be expensive to repair. You should bear in mind that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a home in Irthlingborough - Will access to the loft be problematic?

Property in and around Irthlingborough in otherwise fine condition could feature roofing woes, like cracked and loose slates or tiles. From the sheeting to the wind braces, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. Factors like badly installed felting are particularly troublesome for flat roofed property.

Repairs to a dilapidated roof need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. A roofing specialist in Irthlingborough can provide an estimate.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Irthlingborough and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Irthlingborough property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Irthlingborough property's general condition along with advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Irthlingborough Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Deteriorated timber

In a Irthlingborough HomeBuyer Report what does 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' cover?

Quite a common example is rotten soffits or fascias. Problems impacting the roof are checked here. These are inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Ornamental joinery such as finials or mock Tudor panelling are reported on.



RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property. The surveyor uses a scale between 1 and 3 to show to what extent any problems or notable points may negatively impact the property.

Traditionally built property

We are buying a warehouse conversion in Irthlingborough. Will the structure's age be a problem?

Some buyers have considered buying a home with character, such as a Georgian terrace. For traditionally-built Irthlingborough property, age, however, can often be problematic, and Houses built with traditional methods can be expensive to repair. You should bear in mind that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a home in Irthlingborough - Will access to the loft be problematic?

Property in and around Irthlingborough in otherwise fine condition could feature roofing woes, like cracked and loose slates or tiles. From the sheeting to the wind braces, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. Factors like badly installed felting are particularly troublesome for flat roofed property.

Repairs to a dilapidated roof need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. A roofing specialist in Irthlingborough can provide an estimate.

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