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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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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.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Are wet conditions an issue in Lampeter? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the effect which high levels of rainfall has on Lampeter property is not given enough thought by property buyers. As an example, mildew or damp in the roof suggest that the drainage systems are damaged. Blocked rainwater goods can result in lasting damage to the fabric of a home.

Fortunately, issues with rainwater goods are quite easy to resolve. If not unblocked on a regular basis, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

Building Surveys on flats 1

Is it necessary to upgrade to full structural survey prior to buying a defective, forties purpose built flat in Lampeter?

The Full Structural Survey has a new title and is now named a Building Survey. This is now the most appropriate RICS survey when buying an unconventional home e.g. a period flat. A Building Survey will give notable advice in relation to the buildings construction as well as any technical details, shortly after a thorough inspection of the accessible areas. Over and above house surveys, flat conversions involve shared parts of the building which cannot always be accessed. and as a result the surveyor is only authorised look at the actual flat, though he may provide detail on shared sections of the property for example the drains. For a more detailed survey comparison see the following article.

Damaged Render

What will the Property Surveyor be looking for on a smooth stucco coated house in Lampeter.

Stucco is in fact just smooth type of render. Commonly stucco is applied to underlying red brick hardens to an even finish. Stucco is very attractive and is often found on Victorian and Regency properties. It is very like plaster. It used to contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it in addition to a grid underneath to help prevent cracks. it can be prone to defect and Lampeter Home Buyers Suveys sometimes show issues such as when it is exposed to on-going weathering which becomes saturated prone to damage from frost. Other issues could result from the difficulty is testing for damp underneath. Re-coating Stucco problems may be dear as renderers are getting harder to find.

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.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Are wet conditions an issue in Lampeter? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the effect which high levels of rainfall has on Lampeter property is not given enough thought by property buyers. As an example, mildew or damp in the roof suggest that the drainage systems are damaged. Blocked rainwater goods can result in lasting damage to the fabric of a home.

Fortunately, issues with rainwater goods are quite easy to resolve. If not unblocked on a regular basis, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.



Building Surveys on flats 1

Is it necessary to upgrade to full structural survey prior to buying a defective, forties purpose built flat in Lampeter?

The Full Structural Survey has a new title and is now named a Building Survey. This is now the most appropriate RICS survey when buying an unconventional home e.g. a period flat. A Building Survey will give notable advice in relation to the buildings construction as well as any technical details, shortly after a thorough inspection of the accessible areas. Over and above house surveys, flat conversions involve shared parts of the building which cannot always be accessed. and as a result the surveyor is only authorised look at the actual flat, though he may provide detail on shared sections of the property for example the drains. For a more detailed survey comparison see the following article.

Damaged Render

What will the Property Surveyor be looking for on a smooth stucco coated house in Lampeter.

Stucco is in fact just smooth type of render. Commonly stucco is applied to underlying red brick hardens to an even finish. Stucco is very attractive and is often found on Victorian and Regency properties. It is very like plaster. It used to contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it in addition to a grid underneath to help prevent cracks. it can be prone to defect and Lampeter Home Buyers Suveys sometimes show issues such as when it is exposed to on-going weathering which becomes saturated prone to damage from frost. Other issues could result from the difficulty is testing for damp underneath. Re-coating Stucco problems may be dear as renderers are getting harder to find.

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