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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 Survey is the best choice for my prospective house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Lound

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a home built from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Lound

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Lound) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Select this option when buying a non standard e.g. mundic houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Lound

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Lound and of the 3, which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Lound property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, you should you go for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Lound property's state of repair as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get a Lound Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

Is £170, 599 a reasonable amount to be buying a house in DN22 for and what different issues will your surveyor take into account when estimating house prices in Lound ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from property values such as its proximity to transport or the height of ceilings. It may help to look at prices achieved in the area for similar properties.

This means house prices paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £170, 399, which is £200 less than the asking price. Bolham Hall, Bolham, Retford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22 9JQ a detached property sold for £405, 000 .

The best way for home buyers to get an impartial house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a 16th Century converted barn in Lound. Will upkeep costs be higher?

Some purchasers would like to own a old, characterful home one day. For houses in Lound built before the 20th Century, age, however, can sometimes be an issue, and Structures built with traditional methods can be challenging to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the unmodernised property we are planning to lease we think we noticed that there were damaged electrical sockets - does a surveyor write anything on electrical system condition?

During a Lound Home Buyers Survey the RICS surveyor will usually comment on the overall electrical system if it is suspected that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. This should include a general look-over of open or exposed sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to areas like verifying the type of any electrical fittings in shower rooms or reporting on the condition of a representative sample of light fittings and switch gear. Looking at any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey.

The IEE advise a Periodic Inspection Report (PIR) is carried out every 10 years (5 if letting).

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Lound and of the 3, which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Lound property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, you should you go for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Lound property's state of repair as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get a Lound Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

Is £170, 599 a reasonable amount to be buying a house in DN22 for and what different issues will your surveyor take into account when estimating house prices in Lound ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from property values such as its proximity to transport or the height of ceilings. It may help to look at prices achieved in the area for similar properties.

This means house prices paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £170, 399, which is £200 less than the asking price. Bolham Hall, Bolham, Retford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22 9JQ a detached property sold for £405, 000 .



The best way for home buyers to get an impartial house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a 16th Century converted barn in Lound. Will upkeep costs be higher?

Some purchasers would like to own a old, characterful home one day. For houses in Lound built before the 20th Century, age, however, can sometimes be an issue, and Structures built with traditional methods can be challenging to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the unmodernised property we are planning to lease we think we noticed that there were damaged electrical sockets - does a surveyor write anything on electrical system condition?

During a Lound Home Buyers Survey the RICS surveyor will usually comment on the overall electrical system if it is suspected that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. This should include a general look-over of open or exposed sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to areas like verifying the type of any electrical fittings in shower rooms or reporting on the condition of a representative sample of light fittings and switch gear. Looking at any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey.

The IEE advise a Periodic Inspection Report (PIR) is carried out every 10 years (5 if letting).

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