HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Lancaster

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Lancaster

Download sample reports

From £225
inc. VAT

Instant online quote:

Your information stays private

 

X

Select Survey Sample

The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

Click preferred survey type to begin download.

Download sample HomeBuyer Report HomeBuyer Report sample

Download sample Building Survey Building Survey sample

Download sample Property Valuation Property Valuation sample

Survey reports can be large files containing many photos of a property. On slower connections these files may take a short while to download.

Compare Lancaster Property Surveys

X

  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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
  Tick Tick Tick
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
    Tick  Tick
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
  Tick Tick Tick
Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
    Tick  
Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
    Tick Tick
Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
Tick Tick Tick Tick
Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
  Tick Tick  
Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
      Tick
Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
      Tick
Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
    Tick Tick
Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
    Tick Tick
Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
    Tick  
Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
    Tick  
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
      Tick
Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
    Tick Tick
    Get Property Valuation Quote Get HomeBuyer Survey Quote Get Building Survey Quote
 

Which Home Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Lancaster

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to purchase a home built from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Lancaster

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Lancaster) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more exhaustive. Choose this when buying a non standard e.g. granite wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Lancaster

    This is an independent valuation . It is chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

Reviews

Lancaster Surveyors

"Surveyor Local were fast, affordable and thorough. I couldn't fault them in any way."

Lancaster Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Lancaster

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Derwent Road, Lancaster, Lancashire, LA1

  • Building Survey
    Lakeber Avenue, Bentham, Lancaster, North Yorkshire, LA2

Home Buyers Survey Lancaster

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined variable: outputDisabled in navtax_main() (line 694 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: block in internal_analytics_block_view() (line 115 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/internal_analytics/internal_analytics.module).
HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Lancaster and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Lancaster property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Lancaster property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Lancaster House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I've put in an offer in Lancaster. What advice would you give? Does brick decay faster in Lancaster weather?

Brick Lancaster conversions will indicate distinct issues. One defect surveyors of brick property frequently address is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely. Green Steve at Lilac Cottage/Fryern Ct Rd, Burgate, Fordingbridge, SP6 1LZ should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 07944 572460.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include ornate Della Robbia bond paving, but it is strongly advised that professional advice be sought prior to attempting repairs.

Asbestos roof tiles

The seller has mentioned that there could be powdery asbestos wallpaper in the house. What is asbestos and how is it remedied?

Asbestos is a harmful material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and may be in building materials for example pipe lagging.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has very good heat resistance qualities and it may be found in pipe insulation. It is mainly found in South Africa.

All forms including white ( Chrysotile) are ultimately deadly and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Contrary to common perception, inhaling a single fibre will not kill you.

If discovered, one must be careful not to move it and professional advice must be taken without delay. Getting rid of it can be costly but must be completed by experts.

Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos during a Lancaster building survey. Your Lancaster surveyor should report on the risk of asbestos during the survey and should suggest further investigation.

English Heritage

I am purchasing a building close to Clintsfield Colliery , will this affect the property's value?

Clintsfield Colliery is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance can enhance the desirability of an area. Examples of other local sites of importance include Glasson Dock, Hornby Bridge and Loyn Bridge.. Your RICS valuer will consider many local and regional factors when carrying out the homebuyer report in Lancaster. See the English Heritage website for more information on Clintsfield Colliery.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Lancaster and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Lancaster property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Lancaster property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Lancaster House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I've put in an offer in Lancaster. What advice would you give? Does brick decay faster in Lancaster weather?

Brick Lancaster conversions will indicate distinct issues. One defect surveyors of brick property frequently address is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely. Green Steve at Lilac Cottage/Fryern Ct Rd, Burgate, Fordingbridge, SP6 1LZ should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 07944 572460.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include ornate Della Robbia bond paving, but it is strongly advised that professional advice be sought prior to attempting repairs.



Asbestos roof tiles

The seller has mentioned that there could be powdery asbestos wallpaper in the house. What is asbestos and how is it remedied?

Asbestos is a harmful material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and may be in building materials for example pipe lagging.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has very good heat resistance qualities and it may be found in pipe insulation. It is mainly found in South Africa.

All forms including white ( Chrysotile) are ultimately deadly and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Contrary to common perception, inhaling a single fibre will not kill you.

If discovered, one must be careful not to move it and professional advice must be taken without delay. Getting rid of it can be costly but must be completed by experts.

Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos during a Lancaster building survey. Your Lancaster surveyor should report on the risk of asbestos during the survey and should suggest further investigation.

English Heritage

I am purchasing a building close to Clintsfield Colliery , will this affect the property's value?

Clintsfield Colliery is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance can enhance the desirability of an area. Examples of other local sites of importance include Glasson Dock, Hornby Bridge and Loyn Bridge.. Your RICS valuer will consider many local and regional factors when carrying out the homebuyer report in Lancaster. See the English Heritage website for more information on Clintsfield Colliery.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote