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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 Property Survey ? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Lake

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a home constructed from conventional building materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Lake

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Lake) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this for unconventional such as stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Lake

    This is an independent valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Lake and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Lake property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it will give comprehensive details of the Lake property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Lake Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

I have read that clay soil can be the source of maintenance problems for structures in Lake. Will your Home Buyers Survey look into this?

If not monitored appropriately, the make up of the soil surrounding a home's foundations can create difficulties. The consequences may take years to be noticed, or could be felt suddenly. Visible results may be anything from cracked plaster to sticking window frames. During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the home will be considered. Patches of very dry soil can just as easily warp foundations,

so care must be taken to ensure the overall moisture level of the clay soil around the foundations stays consistent.

Conservatory

In the HomeBuyer Report what might a Condition Rating 1 mean for 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

An example defect for this is rot and insect damage to conservatory joists. Section E7 defects include those affect any porch or conservatory attached to the home. Building regulations and issues relating to correct planning approval are considered (e.g. is it a conservatory, an extension, or a 'sun room'?) should also be reported on.

Green, or condition rating 1, indicates that no repair is currently needed, but regular upkeep may still be required. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific Lake house or flat being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing an older converted barn in Lake. Will the house's age be a problem?

A building's age can create issues for homeowners. Lake structures showcasing traditional methods can be surprisingly expensive to upkeep. You should consider that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of a home in one of Lake's conservation areas. If the home you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact the property surveyor for more detail.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Lake and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Lake property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it will give comprehensive details of the Lake property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Lake Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

I have read that clay soil can be the source of maintenance problems for structures in Lake. Will your Home Buyers Survey look into this?

If not monitored appropriately, the make up of the soil surrounding a home's foundations can create difficulties. The consequences may take years to be noticed, or could be felt suddenly. Visible results may be anything from cracked plaster to sticking window frames. During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the home will be considered. Patches of very dry soil can just as easily warp foundations,



so care must be taken to ensure the overall moisture level of the clay soil around the foundations stays consistent.

Conservatory

In the HomeBuyer Report what might a Condition Rating 1 mean for 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

An example defect for this is rot and insect damage to conservatory joists. Section E7 defects include those affect any porch or conservatory attached to the home. Building regulations and issues relating to correct planning approval are considered (e.g. is it a conservatory, an extension, or a 'sun room'?) should also be reported on.

Green, or condition rating 1, indicates that no repair is currently needed, but regular upkeep may still be required. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific Lake house or flat being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing an older converted barn in Lake. Will the house's age be a problem?

A building's age can create issues for homeowners. Lake structures showcasing traditional methods can be surprisingly expensive to upkeep. You should consider that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of a home in one of Lake's conservation areas. If the home you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact the property surveyor for more detail.

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