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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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Do you need a Property Survey ? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Lampeter

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to purchase a home made of conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Lampeter

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Lampeter) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Select this survey for non standard , for example stone slab roof properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Lampeter

    This is a professional valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Lampeter and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Lampeter property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Lampeter property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get an instant Lampeter Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

The estate agent stated there could be brown asbestos Artex affecting the home. Is this a major concern?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous material. Some types were commonly found in the building materials such as sprayed on coatings.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in sealant.

All forms are ultimately pernicious and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Finding asbestos does not necessarily constitute a risk to health.

If found, care should be taken not to remove the asbestos and professional advice must be taken immediately. Never attempt to disturb it yourself. Approved experts can be found at www.arca.org.uk.

Surveyors do not tell you whether there is asbestos during the survey. However, surveyors will note possible asbestos and will recommend professional testing.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Lampeter, what recommendations will a Lampeter property surveyor make for a 80s house built from Fletton brick? What impact do Lampeter environmental conditions have?

Brick-built Lampeter converted property demonstrate several benefits. Unfortunately, they also suffer from numerous defects, such as badly applied render. For instance, diagonal cracking caused by ground movement and should be taken very seriously.

Buyers in Lampeter should consider that a range of styles and techniques are found in many homes built in this country. This being the case, upkeep may not always be straightforward. The advice of a brickwork specialist should be sought before attempting repairs.

Other external areas of the property

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Lampeter property what could a an amber light rating mean for 'E9 - Other' ?

In Lampeter, an example may be rot and insect damage to a porch or conservatory's structure. This category is used for external elements that require reporting that do not sit comfortably elsewhere in section E. RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give house buyers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy, unlike some more complex survey reports. The surveyor uses a scale between 1 and 3 to show the seriousness of any issues included in the survey. Condition rating 2 suggests that the aspect of the house or flat in question will need some work, but this may not be urgent. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the house or flat. 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.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Lampeter and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Lampeter property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Lampeter property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get an instant Lampeter Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

The estate agent stated there could be brown asbestos Artex affecting the home. Is this a major concern?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous material. Some types were commonly found in the building materials such as sprayed on coatings.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in sealant.

All forms are ultimately pernicious and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Finding asbestos does not necessarily constitute a risk to health.

If found, care should be taken not to remove the asbestos and professional advice must be taken immediately. Never attempt to disturb it yourself. Approved experts can be found at www.arca.org.uk.

Surveyors do not tell you whether there is asbestos during the survey. However, surveyors will note possible asbestos and will recommend professional testing.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Lampeter, what recommendations will a Lampeter property surveyor make for a 80s house built from Fletton brick? What impact do Lampeter environmental conditions have?

Brick-built Lampeter converted property demonstrate several benefits. Unfortunately, they also suffer from numerous defects, such as badly applied render. For instance, diagonal cracking caused by ground movement and should be taken very seriously.

Buyers in Lampeter should consider that a range of styles and techniques are found in many homes built in this country. This being the case, upkeep may not always be straightforward. The advice of a brickwork specialist should be sought before attempting repairs.

Other external areas of the property

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Lampeter property what could a an amber light rating mean for 'E9 - Other' ?

In Lampeter, an example may be rot and insect damage to a porch or conservatory's structure. This category is used for external elements that require reporting that do not sit comfortably elsewhere in section E. RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give house buyers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy, unlike some more complex survey reports. The surveyor uses a scale between 1 and 3 to show the seriousness of any issues included in the survey. Condition rating 2 suggests that the aspect of the house or flat in question will need some work, but this may not be urgent. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the house or flat. 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.

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