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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 Home Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Longbenton

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to buy a home made of conventional building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Longbenton

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Longbenton) is also carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this option for non standard , for example box frame construction or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Longbenton

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Longbenton and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Longbenton property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it will give you comprehensive details of the Longbenton property's general condition and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Longbenton House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact can rainfall have on a Longbenton property? Will the property surveyor report on this? Could damaged downspouts lower the property value?

Regular rainfall is common in Longbenton and across the country, but heavy rainfall and the effect it can have on a home are ignored by house purchasers. If you have only seen the home in on a clear day, obvious defects may be harder to find. Blocked rainwater goods can result in water damage.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to repair, unless they are not cared for. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I have put in an offer on a Longbenton house with a loft conversion - What will our property surveyor in Longbenton investigate as part of the survey?

Local property in good condition can be blighted by roofing problems, such as. From roof battens to fascias, the roof structure as a whole should be investigated. The building surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Roof maintenance need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. A quote (or several) for any necessary work should be acquired as soon as possible. Speak to Lawson M of 107 Benton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE7 7DT on 0191-209 5764 for a quote.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a flood risk in Longbenton, and will the house surveyor look for possible flooding, or if the garden have been affected?

Flooding has blighted the lives of thousands of homeowners in Longbenton and across the country; sensible owners and purchasers in Longbenton are right to consider precautions. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the home or on adjacent sites. The chartered surveyor may ask the occupier if the home has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Longbenton and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Longbenton property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it will give you comprehensive details of the Longbenton property's general condition and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Longbenton House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact can rainfall have on a Longbenton property? Will the property surveyor report on this? Could damaged downspouts lower the property value?

Regular rainfall is common in Longbenton and across the country, but heavy rainfall and the effect it can have on a home are ignored by house purchasers. If you have only seen the home in on a clear day, obvious defects may be harder to find. Blocked rainwater goods can result in water damage.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to repair, unless they are not cared for. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.



Roof defects identified during a survey

I have put in an offer on a Longbenton house with a loft conversion - What will our property surveyor in Longbenton investigate as part of the survey?

Local property in good condition can be blighted by roofing problems, such as. From roof battens to fascias, the roof structure as a whole should be investigated. The building surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Roof maintenance need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. A quote (or several) for any necessary work should be acquired as soon as possible. Speak to Lawson M of 107 Benton Road, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE7 7DT on 0191-209 5764 for a quote.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a flood risk in Longbenton, and will the house surveyor look for possible flooding, or if the garden have been affected?

Flooding has blighted the lives of thousands of homeowners in Longbenton and across the country; sensible owners and purchasers in Longbenton are right to consider precautions. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the home or on adjacent sites. The chartered surveyor may ask the occupier if the home has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.

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