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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 Buyers Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Knottingley

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from standard materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Knottingley

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Knottingley) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Select this for non standard , for example mundic properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Knottingley

    This is an impartial valuation . This report 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 Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Knottingley and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Knottingley property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it will give you comprehensive details of the Knottingley property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Knottingley House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will bugs affect the purchase price of a house. Is a Property Survey advisable?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can seriously reduce the value of a property. An affected house may not always be easy to identify, mice are able to squeeze through even small gaps and holes, and quickly spread disease through their droppings. As some pests can be very stubborn, knowing the risks, and chance of success before you buy is essential. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

Gas flame

Will the chartered surveyor look into the state of repair of the gas heaters?

The qualified surveyor will locate and visually check any accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as whether the meter is in an escape route at the property, as well as gas affiliated fittings, for instance fireplaces. Fittings or covers won't however be taken off. Anything related to gas should be handled with care as it is potentially hazardous, should you have any worries relating to gas installations at all, , call a gas engineer.

West Yorkshire based local companies include Pro Gas of 54, Lyng Court, Knottingley, West Yorkshire Tel. 07825 586869 and S T Plumbing & Heating Gas Specialists Limited of 11, Hill Top, Knottingley, West Yorkshire Tel. 04401977671859.

Regulations stipulate that all landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year. Non compliance penalties are criminal .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Knottingley, what suggestions can a Knottingley surveyor make for property constructed with English bond walls?

Brick-built Knottingley apartments do benefit from many advantages. Unfortunately, they also suffer from both minor and serious issues, from weathering to crumbling mortar. Defects like these ought to be referenced in the survey. A defect requiring immediate attention is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork. Wilkinson Derek may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 3 Alexandra Terr, Tiverton, EX16 5JS or 01884 243438.

For example, rowlock, which is often found at the top of a 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.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Knottingley and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Knottingley property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it will give you comprehensive details of the Knottingley property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Knottingley House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will bugs affect the purchase price of a house. Is a Property Survey advisable?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can seriously reduce the value of a property. An affected house may not always be easy to identify, mice are able to squeeze through even small gaps and holes, and quickly spread disease through their droppings. As some pests can be very stubborn, knowing the risks, and chance of success before you buy is essential. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.



Gas flame

Will the chartered surveyor look into the state of repair of the gas heaters?

The qualified surveyor will locate and visually check any accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as whether the meter is in an escape route at the property, as well as gas affiliated fittings, for instance fireplaces. Fittings or covers won't however be taken off. Anything related to gas should be handled with care as it is potentially hazardous, should you have any worries relating to gas installations at all, , call a gas engineer.

West Yorkshire based local companies include Pro Gas of 54, Lyng Court, Knottingley, West Yorkshire Tel. 07825 586869 and S T Plumbing & Heating Gas Specialists Limited of 11, Hill Top, Knottingley, West Yorkshire Tel. 04401977671859.

Regulations stipulate that all landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year. Non compliance penalties are criminal .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Knottingley, what suggestions can a Knottingley surveyor make for property constructed with English bond walls?

Brick-built Knottingley apartments do benefit from many advantages. Unfortunately, they also suffer from both minor and serious issues, from weathering to crumbling mortar. Defects like these ought to be referenced in the survey. A defect requiring immediate attention is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork. Wilkinson Derek may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 3 Alexandra Terr, Tiverton, EX16 5JS or 01884 243438.

For example, rowlock, which is often found at the top of a 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.

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