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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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Need a Home Buyers Survey? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Kelsall

    A Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to buy a property constructed from standard materials i.e. tile & brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Kelsall

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Kelsall) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more exhaustive. Choose this survey when buying a non standard property such as stone houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Kelsall

    This is a professional valuation of the property. It is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Kelsall and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Kelsall property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will give you a thorough analysis of the Kelsall property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Kelsall Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

I am purchasing an old renovated farmhouse. What effect will the slate roof have on maintenance?

A building's age can often be problematic, and Kelsall property showcasing traditional methods can be a drain to repair. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional building materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of , for example, a Grade II listed house. If the building you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact your Kelsall surveyor for further advice.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

What consequence does clay soil have on a home's foundations? Does the Home Survey cover this?

Clay soil is related to a handful of potentially severe defects. Subsidence is a major concern, but there are others, including groundwater level variations. The composition of clay soil varies greatly, with some areas being more susceptible to clay soil subsidence than others, but the effects can be very similar. Expansive clay soil can put lateral pressure on a property's foundations, forcing them inward. Where the foundation walls have insufficient support, they will bow and crack. This can result in costly and even dangerous structural damage. A Kelsall surveyor will take into account and clay soil related concerns, and advise accordingly.

Conservation area

Are there any problems we would need to check on when buying an extended house in Kelsall inside a conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 of designated conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with the local council.

A Building Surveyors must have local knowledge of local area issues and the connection they have with the home and its value. Property Prices are generally greater which is down to them retaining their original character.

RICS surveyors are trained to advise if the property looks to be so designated and Section I of the Kelsall Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are conducted by your legal adviser.

Unauthorised extensions to the property should be commented on but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser. Chambers Fletcher Llp are a local firm situated at 20 Winnington Street, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CW8 1AF will be able to help. Tel: 01606 780 400

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Kelsall and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Kelsall property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will give you a thorough analysis of the Kelsall property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Kelsall Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

I am purchasing an old renovated farmhouse. What effect will the slate roof have on maintenance?

A building's age can often be problematic, and Kelsall property showcasing traditional methods can be a drain to repair. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional building materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of , for example, a Grade II listed house. If the building you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact your Kelsall surveyor for further advice.



Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

What consequence does clay soil have on a home's foundations? Does the Home Survey cover this?

Clay soil is related to a handful of potentially severe defects. Subsidence is a major concern, but there are others, including groundwater level variations. The composition of clay soil varies greatly, with some areas being more susceptible to clay soil subsidence than others, but the effects can be very similar. Expansive clay soil can put lateral pressure on a property's foundations, forcing them inward. Where the foundation walls have insufficient support, they will bow and crack. This can result in costly and even dangerous structural damage. A Kelsall surveyor will take into account and clay soil related concerns, and advise accordingly.

Conservation area

Are there any problems we would need to check on when buying an extended house in Kelsall inside a conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 of designated conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with the local council.

A Building Surveyors must have local knowledge of local area issues and the connection they have with the home and its value. Property Prices are generally greater which is down to them retaining their original character.

RICS surveyors are trained to advise if the property looks to be so designated and Section I of the Kelsall Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are conducted by your legal adviser.

Unauthorised extensions to the property should be commented on but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser. Chambers Fletcher Llp are a local firm situated at 20 Winnington Street, Cheshire West and Chester, Cheshire, CW8 1AF will be able to help. Tel: 01606 780 400

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