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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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Which Survey is the best choice for my home purchase in Knighton?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Knighton

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a property built from standard building materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Knighton

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Knighton) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this survey when buying a non standard , for example stone slab roof houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Knighton

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Knighton and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Knighton property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make substantial modifications, you should you choose a Building Survey instead. This survey is less cheap, however it does give comprehensive details of the Knighton property's state of repair as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get an instant Knighton Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Knighton. What does a chartered surveyor be concerned about during the survey work?

Homes in Knighton in good condition can still be subject to damage to the roof. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from roof battens to sheathing, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

High estimates for roofing jobs (such as asbestos cement removal) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying out necessary

work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable roofing contractor in Knighton.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My husband spotted signs of insects in the hall. What advice should we get?

Houses will often be free of major infestations. However, if you do have specific concerns, you should seek advice. When purchasing a home, this matter should be borne in mind.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. As some infestations can be very stubborn, knowing the risks, and chance of success before you buy is essential.

English Heritage

We are buying a flat close to Beacon Hill Round Barrows , will this affect the property's value?

Beacon Hill Round Barrows is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest can add to the attractiveness of an area. Examples of other nearby sites of importance are Black Mixen Round Barrow, Bryn Y Castell and Camp On Llanfair Hill.. The RICS surveyor will consider all local and regional criteria when conducting homebuyer report in Knighton. Visit the English Heritage website for more details on Beacon Hill Round Barrows.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Knighton and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Knighton property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make substantial modifications, you should you choose a Building Survey instead. This survey is less cheap, however it does give comprehensive details of the Knighton property's state of repair as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get an instant Knighton Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Knighton. What does a chartered surveyor be concerned about during the survey work?

Homes in Knighton in good condition can still be subject to damage to the roof. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from roof battens to sheathing, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

High estimates for roofing jobs (such as asbestos cement removal) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying out necessary



work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable roofing contractor in Knighton.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My husband spotted signs of insects in the hall. What advice should we get?

Houses will often be free of major infestations. However, if you do have specific concerns, you should seek advice. When purchasing a home, this matter should be borne in mind.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. As some infestations can be very stubborn, knowing the risks, and chance of success before you buy is essential.

English Heritage

We are buying a flat close to Beacon Hill Round Barrows , will this affect the property's value?

Beacon Hill Round Barrows is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest can add to the attractiveness of an area. Examples of other nearby sites of importance are Black Mixen Round Barrow, Bryn Y Castell and Camp On Llanfair Hill.. The RICS surveyor will consider all local and regional criteria when conducting homebuyer report in Knighton. Visit the English Heritage website for more details on Beacon Hill Round Barrows.

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