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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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Which Home Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Leigh On Sea

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if purchasing a home constructed from conventional materials such as brick and tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Leigh On Sea

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Leigh On Sea) is also conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this for non standard property such as cellared properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Leigh On Sea

    This is an independent valuation of the property. This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Leigh On Sea and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Leigh On Sea property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make alterations, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it does give you comprehensive details of the Leigh On Sea property's general condition as well as information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Leigh On Sea Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Leigh On Sea, what warnings would a surveyor in Leigh On Sea give for property built from brick?

Brick-constructed houses in Leigh On Sea feature several advantages over structures built with irregular stone, but they can also experience a range of defects. Any such issues ought to be reported on. A defect requiring immediate attention is thermal or other movement. Often vertical cracks appear above the level of the DPC, running the full height of the wall, where this seasonal expansion and contraction occurs. B Lynch Brickworks may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 439 Lightbowne Rd, Manchester, M40 0HW or 07811 165808.

A number of popular courses and methods of brick building have been a feature of house construction in this country for 100s of years. For example, English bond, featuring alternating rows of long and short faces of bricks. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems we should look out for when planning to buy a house in Leigh On Sea in conservation area ?

There are thousands official conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are designated by local authorities. Surveyors in Leigh On Sea need to possess sufficient knowledge of relevant local considerations and any connection may have with the building. Prices is generally more than prices outside the area owing to them retaining their original character.

Property surveyors are trained to tell you if the property is/might be is so classified and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will suggest additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out by your solicitor. Unconsented changes that do not have Local Authority approval should be advised in your survey and these will be investigated in more detail by the lawyer. Francis Thatcher & Co are based in 44-46 Broadway, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 1AH will be prepared help you with further information. Tel: 01702 471000

Defective door frame

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Leigh On Sea house or flat, can you give examples of Condition rating 3 defects affecting outside doors?

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property. Your property surveyor will mark each aspect of the property included in Section E with either a green, orange or red rating, to indicate to what extent any problems or notable points may negatively impact the property. Red, or condition rating three, indicates particularly concerning issues. These can include dangers such as the suspected presence of asbestos, or extensive structural damage.

In Leigh On Sea, an example may be broken door glazing. The surveyor will confirm that all external doors work where keys are available, but not forced open. Generally, where doors have obviously been replaced, relevant issues are considered. This can include overall quality, whether the frame provides adequate support, and building regulations have been met (e.g. FENSA and Certass).

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Leigh On Sea and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Leigh On Sea property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make alterations, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it does give you comprehensive details of the Leigh On Sea property's general condition as well as information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Leigh On Sea Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Leigh On Sea, what warnings would a surveyor in Leigh On Sea give for property built from brick?

Brick-constructed houses in Leigh On Sea feature several advantages over structures built with irregular stone, but they can also experience a range of defects. Any such issues ought to be reported on. A defect requiring immediate attention is thermal or other movement. Often vertical cracks appear above the level of the DPC, running the full height of the wall, where this seasonal expansion and contraction occurs. B Lynch Brickworks may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 439 Lightbowne Rd, Manchester, M40 0HW or 07811 165808.

A number of popular courses and methods of brick building have been a feature of house construction in this country for 100s of years. For example, English bond, featuring alternating rows of long and short faces of bricks. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.



Conservation area

Will there be any problems we should look out for when planning to buy a house in Leigh On Sea in conservation area ?

There are thousands official conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are designated by local authorities. Surveyors in Leigh On Sea need to possess sufficient knowledge of relevant local considerations and any connection may have with the building. Prices is generally more than prices outside the area owing to them retaining their original character.

Property surveyors are trained to tell you if the property is/might be is so classified and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will suggest additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out by your solicitor. Unconsented changes that do not have Local Authority approval should be advised in your survey and these will be investigated in more detail by the lawyer. Francis Thatcher & Co are based in 44-46 Broadway, Southend-on-Sea, Essex, SS9 1AH will be prepared help you with further information. Tel: 01702 471000

Defective door frame

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Leigh On Sea house or flat, can you give examples of Condition rating 3 defects affecting outside doors?

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property. Your property surveyor will mark each aspect of the property included in Section E with either a green, orange or red rating, to indicate to what extent any problems or notable points may negatively impact the property. Red, or condition rating three, indicates particularly concerning issues. These can include dangers such as the suspected presence of asbestos, or extensive structural damage.

In Leigh On Sea, an example may be broken door glazing. The surveyor will confirm that all external doors work where keys are available, but not forced open. Generally, where doors have obviously been replaced, relevant issues are considered. This can include overall quality, whether the frame provides adequate support, and building regulations have been met (e.g. FENSA and Certass).

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