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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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Which Building Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ledbury

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a home made of standard materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ledbury

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Ledbury) will also be conducted by a RICS surveyor and is more detailed. Select this survey for non standard e.g. stone wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ledbury

    This is a professional valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Ledbury and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Ledbury property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make an extension on the property, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Ledbury property's state of repair in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Ledbury Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour commented that there may be a risk of asbestos Artex concealed in the property. What is asbestos and are there any risks?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and were commonly found in the building materials e.g. asbestos blocks. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has excellent fire retarding qualities and it may be found in asbestos packing in stud walls.

All forms are ultimately pernicious and might lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure.

Should you find asbestos, you should be careful however, not to remove it. Professional advice must be taken without delay.

Never attempt to remove it yourself. Surveyors cannot verify the presence of asbestos on a Ledbury HomeBuyer report. However, surveyors will report on the risk of asbestos and should recommend professional testing.

Chimney stacks

In the HomeBuyer Report, what effect can a green light rating have on chimney stacks?

Condition rating one indicates that no repairs are necessary. However, frequent maintenance could still be needed.

In Ledbury, an example may be a non-functional draft inducer fan. Elements of the property reviewed by Section E are reviewed visually from the ground where appropriate. An apartment may not need such an inspection.

House Prices

There is a property in HR8 in Ledbury with an asking price of £214, 082. What will the RICS surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Ledbury ?

A myriad of factors exist that might affect property values for example the state of the roof or the condition of shared common parts. It is useful to put side by side house values recorded in Ledbury for similar properties.

The means house prices completed between July and October in 2012 was £238, 182, which is £24, 100 more than the asking price (£229, 105 was the blended house/flat average). Thyme Bank, Orchard Lane, Ledbury, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, HR8 1DQ a detached home sold for £95, 000 .

In order for you to get an impartial property valuation, an ideal way is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report by default. A qualified surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Ledbury and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Ledbury property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make an extension on the property, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Ledbury property's state of repair in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Ledbury Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour commented that there may be a risk of asbestos Artex concealed in the property. What is asbestos and are there any risks?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and were commonly found in the building materials e.g. asbestos blocks. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has excellent fire retarding qualities and it may be found in asbestos packing in stud walls.

All forms are ultimately pernicious and might lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure.

Should you find asbestos, you should be careful however, not to remove it. Professional advice must be taken without delay.



Never attempt to remove it yourself. Surveyors cannot verify the presence of asbestos on a Ledbury HomeBuyer report. However, surveyors will report on the risk of asbestos and should recommend professional testing.

Chimney stacks

In the HomeBuyer Report, what effect can a green light rating have on chimney stacks?

Condition rating one indicates that no repairs are necessary. However, frequent maintenance could still be needed.

In Ledbury, an example may be a non-functional draft inducer fan. Elements of the property reviewed by Section E are reviewed visually from the ground where appropriate. An apartment may not need such an inspection.

House Prices

There is a property in HR8 in Ledbury with an asking price of £214, 082. What will the RICS surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Ledbury ?

A myriad of factors exist that might affect property values for example the state of the roof or the condition of shared common parts. It is useful to put side by side house values recorded in Ledbury for similar properties.

The means house prices completed between July and October in 2012 was £238, 182, which is £24, 100 more than the asking price (£229, 105 was the blended house/flat average). Thyme Bank, Orchard Lane, Ledbury, Malvern Hills, Worcestershire, HR8 1DQ a detached home sold for £95, 000 .

In order for you to get an impartial property valuation, an ideal way is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report by default. A qualified surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

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