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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 Home Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Lincolnshire

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if purchasing a property made of standard materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Lincolnshire

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Lincolnshire) is also carried out by a RICS surveyor but is more thorough. Select this option for unconventional , for example granite wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Lincolnshire

    This is a professional valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Lincolnshire and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same.

If the Lincolnshire property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a thorough analysis of the Lincolnshire property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Lincolnshire House Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is damp weather an issue in Lincolnshire, and does our Lincolnshire property surveyor mention it? Could it affect the property value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However rain and the effect it can have on a property are not considered. If you have only seen the property in warm weather, problems are unlikely to be visible.

Signs that drainage systems are under performing include mildew in the attic.

Whether buying in Lincolnshire or elsewhere, difficult drainage systems do not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to fix if

dealt with quickly, unless they are not maintained. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

House Prices

How much is within the right sort of amount to be buying a property located in for and what will a local surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Lincolnshire ?

A myriad of factors exist which could affect property values e.g. the state of repair of the property or whether the home is landlocked. .

The only way for home buyers to get a formal home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as standard. A RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

A professional qualified surveyor should visit the house in addition to factoring in any other location factors that have a bearing on house prices.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about an infestation - Will the Full Structural Survey investigate this?

Property in Lincolnshire are generally free of pests, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. An affected home may not always be easy to identify, for example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Treatment for vermin may include insecticides and removal of infected furniture. Your chartered surveyor may report on signs of infestation, but if you have specific concerns they can be taken into account.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Lincolnshire and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same.

If the Lincolnshire property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a thorough analysis of the Lincolnshire property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Lincolnshire House Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is damp weather an issue in Lincolnshire, and does our Lincolnshire property surveyor mention it? Could it affect the property value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However rain and the effect it can have on a property are not considered. If you have only seen the property in warm weather, problems are unlikely to be visible.

Signs that drainage systems are under performing include mildew in the attic.

Whether buying in Lincolnshire or elsewhere, difficult drainage systems do not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to fix if



dealt with quickly, unless they are not maintained. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

House Prices

How much is within the right sort of amount to be buying a property located in for and what will a local surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Lincolnshire ?

A myriad of factors exist which could affect property values e.g. the state of repair of the property or whether the home is landlocked. .

The only way for home buyers to get a formal home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as standard. A RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

A professional qualified surveyor should visit the house in addition to factoring in any other location factors that have a bearing on house prices.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about an infestation - Will the Full Structural Survey investigate this?

Property in Lincolnshire are generally free of pests, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. An affected home may not always be easy to identify, for example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Treatment for vermin may include insecticides and removal of infected furniture. Your chartered surveyor may report on signs of infestation, but if you have specific concerns they can be taken into account.

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