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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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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Need a Home Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Isle Of Dogs

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a home made of conventional materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Isle Of Dogs

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Isle Of Dogs) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this for non standard e.g. mundic or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Isle Of Dogs

    This is a professional valuation . This 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 choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Isle Of Dogs and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Isle Of Dogs property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you comprehensive details of the Isle Of Dogs property's state of repair in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Isle Of Dogs Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will the Property Surveyor look for on a stucco Victorian house in Isle Of Dogs that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually a form of render. Typically stucco is applied to brick that dries to an even finish. Stucco render is very grand in appearance and is common on some Regency homes. Stucco is often problematic and Isle Of Dogs Home Buyers Suveys commonly focus on issues such as dampness trapped beneath paint.

Another example of problems may be when moisture gets in below flashings that results in the render detaching. Re-applying problems with stucco may be difficult as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Do I need to look into guttering? Will the Isle Of Dogs surveyor report on this?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the effect which rainfall has on homes is often overlooked. For example, mildew or damp in the roof will likely suggest that the drainage are blocked, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to resolve, if caught early, unless they are disregarded. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The estate agent said that rotten beams had been a concern. What aspects of the roof will be checked?

This is frequently addressed by surveyors in Isle Of Dogs. Many properties may be exposed to issues with the roof. Every element should be checked, e.g. fascias. The surveyors in Isle Of Dogs could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

The expense of loft insulation, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange. However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Isle Of Dogs and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Isle Of Dogs property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you comprehensive details of the Isle Of Dogs property's state of repair in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Isle Of Dogs Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will the Property Surveyor look for on a stucco Victorian house in Isle Of Dogs that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually a form of render. Typically stucco is applied to brick that dries to an even finish. Stucco render is very grand in appearance and is common on some Regency homes. Stucco is often problematic and Isle Of Dogs Home Buyers Suveys commonly focus on issues such as dampness trapped beneath paint.



Another example of problems may be when moisture gets in below flashings that results in the render detaching. Re-applying problems with stucco may be difficult as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Do I need to look into guttering? Will the Isle Of Dogs surveyor report on this?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the effect which rainfall has on homes is often overlooked. For example, mildew or damp in the roof will likely suggest that the drainage are blocked, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to resolve, if caught early, unless they are disregarded. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The estate agent said that rotten beams had been a concern. What aspects of the roof will be checked?

This is frequently addressed by surveyors in Isle Of Dogs. Many properties may be exposed to issues with the roof. Every element should be checked, e.g. fascias. The surveyors in Isle Of Dogs could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

The expense of loft insulation, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange. However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal.

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