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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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 choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Litherland

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to buy a property constructed from conventional building materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Litherland

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Litherland) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this for non standard property such as stone wall or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Litherland

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Litherland and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same.

If the Litherland property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations on the property, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Litherland property's general condition and it includes advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Litherland Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about when purchasing a home close to Litherland Tannery Landfill Site near Field Lane and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including inert waste disposal. A huge number of sites affect many thousands of people in England and Wales including Litherland. Worries include chemicals like dioxins .

Homebuyer reports in Litherland will notice structural issues connected with the landfill. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets in addition to Sefton Local Authority and advise you .

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the building we are intending to acquire it appeared that there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit, will a Homebuyer Report in Litherland advise electrical defects?

When preparing a Building Survey in Litherland the RICS surveyor will usually make a note on the state of the electrics if it appears that the electrics are in an unsafe state. A Surveyor is required to provide detail on issues like checking the condition of fixed electrical appliances like storage heaters or reporting on the condition of a representative sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear. Inspecting any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the building will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Litherland.

The IEE advocate that an electrical check is carried out every ten years (or every 5 if renting out). To get local Litherland help from a qualified electrician - SGN Electrical Services , 13 Heathers Croft, Bootle, L30 3RZ .

Stone block wall damage

Do stone-walled houses cause problems for residents? Are there any major related issues that we should be aware of, and what does the survey cover?

If left in a poor state of repair, stone walls will suffer from structural issues caused by factors including deteriorating mortar. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include deteriorating mortar.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, limestone can quickly deteriorate. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes clearance of nearby trees and plants. Pulling these up can cause more damage, so your surveyor may recommend a specialist perform the work.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Litherland and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same.

If the Litherland property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations on the property, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Litherland property's general condition and it includes advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Litherland Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about when purchasing a home close to Litherland Tannery Landfill Site near Field Lane and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including inert waste disposal. A huge number of sites affect many thousands of people in England and Wales including Litherland. Worries include chemicals like dioxins .

Homebuyer reports in Litherland will notice structural issues connected with the landfill. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets in addition to Sefton Local Authority and advise you .



Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the building we are intending to acquire it appeared that there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit, will a Homebuyer Report in Litherland advise electrical defects?

When preparing a Building Survey in Litherland the RICS surveyor will usually make a note on the state of the electrics if it appears that the electrics are in an unsafe state. A Surveyor is required to provide detail on issues like checking the condition of fixed electrical appliances like storage heaters or reporting on the condition of a representative sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear. Inspecting any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the building will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Litherland.

The IEE advocate that an electrical check is carried out every ten years (or every 5 if renting out). To get local Litherland help from a qualified electrician - SGN Electrical Services , 13 Heathers Croft, Bootle, L30 3RZ .

Stone block wall damage

Do stone-walled houses cause problems for residents? Are there any major related issues that we should be aware of, and what does the survey cover?

If left in a poor state of repair, stone walls will suffer from structural issues caused by factors including deteriorating mortar. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include deteriorating mortar.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, limestone can quickly deteriorate. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes clearance of nearby trees and plants. Pulling these up can cause more damage, so your surveyor may recommend a specialist perform the work.

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