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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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Do you need a Home Buyers Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Launceston

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when buying a home constructed from standard building materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Launceston

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Launceston) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more detailed. Select this when buying a non standard property such as stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Launceston

    This is a professional valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Launceston and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Launceston property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works on the Launceston property, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, but it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Launceston property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Launceston Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Is clay soil an issue in Launceston? Will the Launceston Building Survey consider this?

Negative effects that clay soil can have on a structure can create long-term problems for Launceston buyers. Buyers should be vigilant for signs of clay soil subsidence or heave. For example, warping of floorboards may be benign, or a clue prompting a more thorough investigation.

Taking precautions, such as ensuring rainwater goods and drainage all function efficiently, can make long term maintenance easier, and keep repair costs manageable. If you are particularly concerned about a crack or other sign of movement, the surveyor can also report on whether it is recent, or an indication of much earlier subsidence.

English Heritage

We are intending to purchase a property near Barrow Group Near Chelsfield , will this affect the property's value?

Barrow Group Near Chelsfield is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance can certainly add to the desirability of an area. Examples of other local monuments of importance include Beriow Bridge, Blaunder'S Well Near Dingleys and Camp E Of Brockle.. The surveyor will include all local and regional criteria when conducting homebuyer report in Launceston. Visit the English Heritage site for more information on Barrow Group Near Chelsfield.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the thirties house we want to acquire we saw that there could be corrosion of the wiring - will a Homebuyer Report in Launceston report on electrical defects?

When conducting a Launceston Home Buyers Survey the RICS surveyor will typically remark on the electrics if it is suspected that they are in an unsatisfactory state.

This will include an overview of any uncovered areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of concerns such as reporting on any external or remote installations such as power in garages or any garden lighting.

Confirming the existence of any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical connections carried out by an electrician on the building will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Launceston. Inspecting any evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician will be part of the survey.

For local Launceston help from a qualified electrician call Jems , 1 Hollies Cl, Launceston, PL15 8XB .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Launceston and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Launceston property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works on the Launceston property, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, but it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Launceston property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Launceston Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Is clay soil an issue in Launceston? Will the Launceston Building Survey consider this?

Negative effects that clay soil can have on a structure can create long-term problems for Launceston buyers. Buyers should be vigilant for signs of clay soil subsidence or heave. For example, warping of floorboards may be benign, or a clue prompting a more thorough investigation.

Taking precautions, such as ensuring rainwater goods and drainage all function efficiently, can make long term maintenance easier, and keep repair costs manageable. If you are particularly concerned about a crack or other sign of movement, the surveyor can also report on whether it is recent, or an indication of much earlier subsidence.



English Heritage

We are intending to purchase a property near Barrow Group Near Chelsfield , will this affect the property's value?

Barrow Group Near Chelsfield is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance can certainly add to the desirability of an area. Examples of other local monuments of importance include Beriow Bridge, Blaunder'S Well Near Dingleys and Camp E Of Brockle.. The surveyor will include all local and regional criteria when conducting homebuyer report in Launceston. Visit the English Heritage site for more information on Barrow Group Near Chelsfield.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the thirties house we want to acquire we saw that there could be corrosion of the wiring - will a Homebuyer Report in Launceston report on electrical defects?

When conducting a Launceston Home Buyers Survey the RICS surveyor will typically remark on the electrics if it is suspected that they are in an unsatisfactory state.

This will include an overview of any uncovered areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of concerns such as reporting on any external or remote installations such as power in garages or any garden lighting.

Confirming the existence of any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical connections carried out by an electrician on the building will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Launceston. Inspecting any evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician will be part of the survey.

For local Launceston help from a qualified electrician call Jems , 1 Hollies Cl, Launceston, PL15 8XB .

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