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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.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Do all Knighton surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing a boundary wall) and how does the surveyor work it out?

A Homebuyer Report on a Knighton property will include a surveyor valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. To ascertain the correct valuation your independent surveyor will factor in knowledge of Knighton and other considerations about the property for instance: size The surveyor will also consider materials used and will make certain other assumptions, for example the property is connected to mains services such as gas. Surveyors will disregard certain things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Further Knighton assumptions, such as stairway access to a flat or issues with access, are made as well as any significant local environmental issues like railways, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The stretcher bond walls on this Tudor house has deteriorated. What are the possible consequences? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick-constructed apartments demonstrate several benefits. However, they can also suffer from considerable issues. These can include inadequate damp-proofing or sulphate attack. Your house surveyor would usually include these, with advice on the consequences were they to go untreated. One defect surveyors commonly report on brick buildings is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork.

For buyers with an eye for detail, less used styles of brick course include shiner bond describes bricks are laid horizontally as with more common bonds, but the with the wider face parallel to the wall. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

Asbestos roof tiles

The seller's agent said there is a danger of dusty asbestos wallpaper concealed in the home. Which types of asbestos are a concern?

Asbestos is a carcinogenic fibrous material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and may be in building materials such as pipe lagging insulation.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent heat resistance qualities and it may be found in pipe lagging. Technically all forms are ultimately hazardous and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure.

If discovered, one must be careful on no account to displace it and professional advice must be taken urgently. Surveyors will not tell you whether there is asbestos during the survey. They will mention possible asbestos and will inform you of the options.

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.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Do all Knighton surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing a boundary wall) and how does the surveyor work it out?

A Homebuyer Report on a Knighton property will include a surveyor valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. To ascertain the correct valuation your independent surveyor will factor in knowledge of Knighton and other considerations about the property for instance: size The surveyor will also consider materials used and will make certain other assumptions, for example the property is connected to mains services such as gas. Surveyors will disregard certain things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Further Knighton assumptions, such as stairway access to a flat or issues with access, are made as well as any significant local environmental issues like railways, which are also considered as part of the valuation.



A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The stretcher bond walls on this Tudor house has deteriorated. What are the possible consequences? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick-constructed apartments demonstrate several benefits. However, they can also suffer from considerable issues. These can include inadequate damp-proofing or sulphate attack. Your house surveyor would usually include these, with advice on the consequences were they to go untreated. One defect surveyors commonly report on brick buildings is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork.

For buyers with an eye for detail, less used styles of brick course include shiner bond describes bricks are laid horizontally as with more common bonds, but the with the wider face parallel to the wall. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

Asbestos roof tiles

The seller's agent said there is a danger of dusty asbestos wallpaper concealed in the home. Which types of asbestos are a concern?

Asbestos is a carcinogenic fibrous material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and may be in building materials such as pipe lagging insulation.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent heat resistance qualities and it may be found in pipe lagging. Technically all forms are ultimately hazardous and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure.

If discovered, one must be careful on no account to displace it and professional advice must be taken urgently. Surveyors will not tell you whether there is asbestos during the survey. They will mention possible asbestos and will inform you of the options.

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