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Building
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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 Loughton

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are purchasing a property made of conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Loughton

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Loughton) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this option for non standard e.g. thatched homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Loughton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Loughton and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Loughton property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works on the property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it will give comprehensive details of the Loughton property's condition and it includes advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Loughton Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The brick chimney on this Victorian property is in poor condition - what should we do?

Brick-built Loughton structures do benefit from many advantages. Unfortunately, they also suffer from various issues and defects. For instance, extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork and should be taken very seriously. Contact several local builders for quotes, including White D of 58 Freegrounds Rd, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 0HW on 01489 787089.

For example, stretcher bond or sailor bond are both used in Loughton structures.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed a sixties house we intend to purchase we saw that there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit; will a surveyor report on electrical system condition?

When carrying out a Loughton Building Survey your RICS surveyor should mention the state of the electrics if it is suspected that they are in a hazardous state of repair.

This should include a visual look-over of the unconcealed parts of the wiring in addition to concerns such as if there is an off-peak /on-peak supply or checking the condition of any visible wiring a sample of light fittings.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will be part of the survey. A check for the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician on the property should usually form part of the survey in Loughton .

Always seek local advice on domestic electrical systems call Abaco Electrical Services Ltd , 4A Oakwood Pde/Oakwood Hill, Loughton, IG10 3EL .

Conservation area

Will there be any concerns I need to check on if buying a period property in Loughton in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are governed by the local authority.

Home Buyers Surveys in Loughton must have local knowledge of local issues and any connection they have on the property and its value. Property Prices tends to be more than prices outside the area because of the areas retaining their original character. However many areas have fallen into a state for example - out of keeping extensions

RICS surveyors will note if the planned purchase might be so designated and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are raised during the legal process. Unsympathetic extensions to the building may be reported in the Loughton survey but these are really more a investigated by your conveyancer. L E Law Llp are based in 127 High Road, Epping Forest, Essex, IG10 4LT might be happy to give you some pointers. Tel: 020 8508 4691

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Loughton and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Loughton property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works on the property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it will give comprehensive details of the Loughton property's condition and it includes advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Loughton Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The brick chimney on this Victorian property is in poor condition - what should we do?

Brick-built Loughton structures do benefit from many advantages. Unfortunately, they also suffer from various issues and defects. For instance, extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork and should be taken very seriously. Contact several local builders for quotes, including White D of 58 Freegrounds Rd, Hedge End, Southampton, SO30 0HW on 01489 787089.

For example, stretcher bond or sailor bond are both used in Loughton structures.



Shocking Electrics

When we viewed a sixties house we intend to purchase we saw that there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit; will a surveyor report on electrical system condition?

When carrying out a Loughton Building Survey your RICS surveyor should mention the state of the electrics if it is suspected that they are in a hazardous state of repair.

This should include a visual look-over of the unconcealed parts of the wiring in addition to concerns such as if there is an off-peak /on-peak supply or checking the condition of any visible wiring a sample of light fittings.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will be part of the survey. A check for the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician on the property should usually form part of the survey in Loughton .

Always seek local advice on domestic electrical systems call Abaco Electrical Services Ltd , 4A Oakwood Pde/Oakwood Hill, Loughton, IG10 3EL .

Conservation area

Will there be any concerns I need to check on if buying a period property in Loughton in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are governed by the local authority.

Home Buyers Surveys in Loughton must have local knowledge of local issues and any connection they have on the property and its value. Property Prices tends to be more than prices outside the area because of the areas retaining their original character. However many areas have fallen into a state for example - out of keeping extensions

RICS surveyors will note if the planned purchase might be so designated and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are raised during the legal process. Unsympathetic extensions to the building may be reported in the Loughton survey but these are really more a investigated by your conveyancer. L E Law Llp are based in 127 High Road, Epping Forest, Essex, IG10 4LT might be happy to give you some pointers. Tel: 020 8508 4691

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