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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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Need a Property Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Lisvane

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if buying a property built from conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Lisvane

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Lisvane) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for non standard property such as granite wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Lisvane

    This is an independent valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Lisvane and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Lisvane property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does give a thorough analysis of the Lisvane property's state of repair in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get a Lisvane Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We saw cracks down the gable wall, is this subsidence? What solutions are to available to fix this?

Movement of a house on a structural level is called subsidence. However, subsidence should be distinguished from the normal settlement of a home. In some older houses cracks become apparent when temperatures rise which, as it gets colder, will close up when the materials soak up moisture.

There are a number of factors capable of causing subsidence to Lisvane homes. For example, water leaking from a broken pipes will wash soil away from the foundations. By reducing the volume of the subsoil, the earth is more readily displaced by the weight of the property. In some cases, the presence of buried organic material, which begins to rot, can also undermine the foundations. The weight of the foundations will then compress the sub soil.

Identifying what has caused the subsidence is a necessary first step. Repairing leaking drains, water mains or broken downpipes which are the cause of the subsidence, should be all that is needed to stabilise the home, with no underpinning required. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. Your

surveyor may suggest that you talk to an arborist to find out the best cause of action if trees or other plant life is the suspected cause.

House Prices

There is a detached property close to good transport links in CF14 on for £374, 256. What will a Lisvane chartered surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Lisvane ?

A myriad of factors exist that can add to or subtract from the price of property for example whether any associated planning permissions come with the property or overall area pricing. You can try to put side by side the prices of house achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties.

The means house prices completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £356, 656, which is £17, 600 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £315, 775. 33, Cherry Orchard Road, Lisvane, Cardiff, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF14 0UD a detached property sold for £370, 000 .

The only way for you to get a professional property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as part of the service. Your RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the thirties house I intend to purchase, it looked like there is old wiring. Does a Lisvane survey write anything on the wiring and fusebox?

When conducting a Lisvane Building Survey a qualified surveyor will usually report on the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in a less than satisfactory state. Your surveyor should also report on potential areas for concern such as inspecting the outside installations like water features. Ascertaining the whereabouts of any documentation from any recent PIR carried out by an electrician should form part of the survey in Lisvane. Inspecting any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by an electrician should be part of the survey.

The IEE strongly advise that a Periodic Inspection be conducted every 10 years (5 if letting out).

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Lisvane and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Lisvane property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does give a thorough analysis of the Lisvane property's state of repair in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get a Lisvane Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We saw cracks down the gable wall, is this subsidence? What solutions are to available to fix this?

Movement of a house on a structural level is called subsidence. However, subsidence should be distinguished from the normal settlement of a home. In some older houses cracks become apparent when temperatures rise which, as it gets colder, will close up when the materials soak up moisture.

There are a number of factors capable of causing subsidence to Lisvane homes. For example, water leaking from a broken pipes will wash soil away from the foundations. By reducing the volume of the subsoil, the earth is more readily displaced by the weight of the property. In some cases, the presence of buried organic material, which begins to rot, can also undermine the foundations. The weight of the foundations will then compress the sub soil.

Identifying what has caused the subsidence is a necessary first step. Repairing leaking drains, water mains or broken downpipes which are the cause of the subsidence, should be all that is needed to stabilise the home, with no underpinning required. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. Your



surveyor may suggest that you talk to an arborist to find out the best cause of action if trees or other plant life is the suspected cause.

House Prices

There is a detached property close to good transport links in CF14 on for £374, 256. What will a Lisvane chartered surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Lisvane ?

A myriad of factors exist that can add to or subtract from the price of property for example whether any associated planning permissions come with the property or overall area pricing. You can try to put side by side the prices of house achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties.

The means house prices completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £356, 656, which is £17, 600 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £315, 775. 33, Cherry Orchard Road, Lisvane, Cardiff, Cardiff, Cardiff, CF14 0UD a detached property sold for £370, 000 .

The only way for you to get a professional property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as part of the service. Your RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the thirties house I intend to purchase, it looked like there is old wiring. Does a Lisvane survey write anything on the wiring and fusebox?

When conducting a Lisvane Building Survey a qualified surveyor will usually report on the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in a less than satisfactory state. Your surveyor should also report on potential areas for concern such as inspecting the outside installations like water features. Ascertaining the whereabouts of any documentation from any recent PIR carried out by an electrician should form part of the survey in Lisvane. Inspecting any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by an electrician should be part of the survey.

The IEE strongly advise that a Periodic Inspection be conducted every 10 years (5 if letting out).

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