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  Mortgage Valuation
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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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Which Home Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Isle Of Wight

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a property made of standard building materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Isle Of Wight

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Isle Of Wight) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this for non standard , for example mundic or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Isle Of Wight

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Isle Of Wight and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Isle Of Wight property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, RICS advise you select a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Isle Of Wight property's state of repair in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Isle Of Wight Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a building but are worried about bugs - Will the Full Structural Survey investigate this?

Pests like dust mites may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Isle Of Wight. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. For example, termites are still rare in the UK, but may be present in imported timber. They are capable of almost hollowing out beams before they are discovered and can therefore put the structural integrity of a home at serious risk. Remedies to a serious infestation can include traps. If you believe dust mites, or any pest, may be present, request that your chartered surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

House Prices

Is £106, 131 in the right area amount to pay for a property in PO30 for and what factors will local surveyor take into account when estimating house prices in Isle Of Wight on a Home Survey ?

There are a great number of factors which could affect house prices including whether alterations have planning permission or whether there are any original features. It can help to compare with flat values registered at the Land Registry for comparable properties. The average flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £102, 131, which is £4, 000 less than the asking price. The combined house/flat average was £153, 627. 65A, New Street, Newport, Isle Of Wight, Isle Of Wight, PO30 1PX a new build leasehold flat recently sold for £90, 000 .

The best way for you to get a formal property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) by default. Your RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

The surveyor should go to the house as well as considering all other area variables that can affect values.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Isle Of Wight?

I find it odd that the impact high levels of rainfall can have on Isle Of Wight property is often overlooked by house purchasers. If you have visited the new home on a clear day, issues may have been hidden. Signs that rainwater goods are worth a closer look include spalling on walls around drainage, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to fix. If not unblocked on a regular basis, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Isle Of Wight and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Isle Of Wight property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, RICS advise you select a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Isle Of Wight property's state of repair in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Isle Of Wight Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a building but are worried about bugs - Will the Full Structural Survey investigate this?

Pests like dust mites may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Isle Of Wight. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. For example, termites are still rare in the UK, but may be present in imported timber. They are capable of almost hollowing out beams before they are discovered and can therefore put the structural integrity of a home at serious risk. Remedies to a serious infestation can include traps. If you believe dust mites, or any pest, may be present, request that your chartered surveyor pay close attention during the survey.



House Prices

Is £106, 131 in the right area amount to pay for a property in PO30 for and what factors will local surveyor take into account when estimating house prices in Isle Of Wight on a Home Survey ?

There are a great number of factors which could affect house prices including whether alterations have planning permission or whether there are any original features. It can help to compare with flat values registered at the Land Registry for comparable properties. The average flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £102, 131, which is £4, 000 less than the asking price. The combined house/flat average was £153, 627. 65A, New Street, Newport, Isle Of Wight, Isle Of Wight, PO30 1PX a new build leasehold flat recently sold for £90, 000 .

The best way for you to get a formal property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) by default. Your RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

The surveyor should go to the house as well as considering all other area variables that can affect values.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Isle Of Wight?

I find it odd that the impact high levels of rainfall can have on Isle Of Wight property is often overlooked by house purchasers. If you have visited the new home on a clear day, issues may have been hidden. Signs that rainwater goods are worth a closer look include spalling on walls around drainage, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to fix. If not unblocked on a regular basis, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

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