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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 Liskeard

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a home made of conventional building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Liskeard

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Liskeard) will also be conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this for non standard property such as mundic or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Liskeard

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Liskeard and which is cheaper?

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

If the Liskeard property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make major works on the Liskeard property, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Liskeard property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get an instant Liskeard House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect should rain have on our new home in Liskeard? Will the HomeBuyer Report give details on this?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However rainfall and the effect it can have on your property are often overlooked by house purchasers. One indication that drainage are at risk is damp stains around drainage. Poor drainage can lead to penetrating damp.

Fortunately, this is usually easy to remedy.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Liskeard - What should we keep an eye out for during the investigation?

This often causes anxiety for buyers in Liskeardwho have had to put up with weeks of scaffolding around their home while work is underway. Many residential properties may be exposed to difficulties with the roof, for example, missing tiles. From the gables to the ridge flashing, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by badly installed felting.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Liskeard, but it is a health and safety necessity. Once the surveyor has delivered their report, consider arranging a quote from a Liskeard contractor for the job itself.

Shocking Electrics

When we visited the home we are hoping to buy we noticed that there might be an overload of the fuses/fusebox, will a surveyor advise on the electrical system condition?

When performing a Home Survey in Liskeard your surveyor will usually remark on the state of the electrics if it is obvious that they are in a less than satisfactory condition.

This should include a visual inspection of the superficial areas of the wiring on top of things like the location of the fuse board .

Verifying the existence of any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring carried out by an electrician should be part of the survey in Liskeard. Examining the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should be part of the survey.

The Institute of Electrical Engineers advocate that a Periodic Inspection be completed every 10 years (or every 5 if letting).

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Liskeard and which is cheaper?

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

If the Liskeard property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make major works on the Liskeard property, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Liskeard property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get an instant Liskeard House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect should rain have on our new home in Liskeard? Will the HomeBuyer Report give details on this?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However rainfall and the effect it can have on your property are often overlooked by house purchasers. One indication that drainage are at risk is damp stains around drainage. Poor drainage can lead to penetrating damp.

Fortunately, this is usually easy to remedy.



Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Liskeard - What should we keep an eye out for during the investigation?

This often causes anxiety for buyers in Liskeardwho have had to put up with weeks of scaffolding around their home while work is underway. Many residential properties may be exposed to difficulties with the roof, for example, missing tiles. From the gables to the ridge flashing, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by badly installed felting.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Liskeard, but it is a health and safety necessity. Once the surveyor has delivered their report, consider arranging a quote from a Liskeard contractor for the job itself.

Shocking Electrics

When we visited the home we are hoping to buy we noticed that there might be an overload of the fuses/fusebox, will a surveyor advise on the electrical system condition?

When performing a Home Survey in Liskeard your surveyor will usually remark on the state of the electrics if it is obvious that they are in a less than satisfactory condition.

This should include a visual inspection of the superficial areas of the wiring on top of things like the location of the fuse board .

Verifying the existence of any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring carried out by an electrician should be part of the survey in Liskeard. Examining the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should be part of the survey.

The Institute of Electrical Engineers advocate that a Periodic Inspection be completed every 10 years (or every 5 if letting).

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