HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Machynlleth

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Machynlleth

Download sample reports

From £225
inc. VAT

Instant online quote:

Your information stays private

 

X

Select Survey Sample

The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

Click preferred survey type to begin download.

Download sample HomeBuyer Report HomeBuyer Report sample

Download sample Building Survey Building Survey sample

Download sample Property Valuation Property Valuation sample

Survey reports can be large files containing many photos of a property. On slower connections these files may take a short while to download.

Compare Machynlleth Property Surveys

X

  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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
  Tick Tick Tick
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
    Tick  Tick
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
  Tick Tick Tick
Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
    Tick  
Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
    Tick Tick
Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
Tick Tick Tick Tick
Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
  Tick Tick  
Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
      Tick
Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
      Tick
Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
    Tick Tick
Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
    Tick Tick
Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
    Tick  
Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
    Tick  
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
      Tick
Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
    Tick Tick
    Get Property Valuation Quote Get HomeBuyer Survey Quote Get Building Survey Quote
 

Need a Property Survey ? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Machynlleth

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a property built from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Machynlleth

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Machynlleth) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for non standard property such as timber frame homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Machynlleth

    This is an impartial valuation . This is typically chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

Reviews

Machynlleth Surveyors

"Surveyor Local were fast, affordable and thorough. I couldn't fault them in any way."

Machynlleth Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Machynlleth

  • Building Survey
    Gardd Yr Afon, Forge, Machynlleth, Powys, SY20

  • Property Valuation Report
    Nantymynydd, Mill Street, Tre'r Ddol, Machynlleth, Sir Ceredigion, SY20

Home Buyers Survey Machynlleth

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined variable: outputDisabled in navtax_main() (line 694 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: block in internal_analytics_block_view() (line 115 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/internal_analytics/internal_analytics.module).
HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Machynlleth and which one would be the cheapest?

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

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

If you intend to make substantial modifications, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it will give you comprehensive details of the Machynlleth property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Machynlleth Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled home. Are there specific issues to consider? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Hall Dale Sandstone to Farmington Stone. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include delaminated or cracked paintwork. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to property, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used in the construction of doors and windows. Maintenance tips include removal of invasive plants, such as ivy. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.

Gas flame

Does a qualified RICS surveyor check the condition of the gas heaters?

The chartered surveyor will visually look at the accessible parts of the gas system. The survey will include gas (and oil heaters) for example, as well as gas connected appliances like flue/chimney maintenance. External fittings or housings won't actually be taken off. Needless to say, gas is potentially fatal, if you have any worries about gas fittings, call a gas engineer.

Powys based local Gas Safe registered companies include Ian Bell Plumbing & Heating of 3, Craig Yr Henffordd, Machynlleth, Powys Tel. 07703460051 and Mortley Plumbing & Heating of Gyfylchau, Ceinws, Machynlleth, Powys Tel. 01654761282.

Conservation area

Are there any concerns we need to verify when purchasing a property in Machynlleth inside a conservation area, particularly in relation to house prices?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas in the UK, responsibility for which lies with the local council.

Home Buyers Surveys in Machynlleth must have relevant knowledge of local area factors and any connection they have on the home. Prices will be higher because of them being in good order.

Surveyors will note whether the building looks like it may be so designated and Section I of your Machynlleth Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out as part of the legal process. Unapproved adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may be commented on but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Machynlleth and which one would be the cheapest?

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

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

If you intend to make substantial modifications, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it will give you comprehensive details of the Machynlleth property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Machynlleth Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled home. Are there specific issues to consider? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Hall Dale Sandstone to Farmington Stone. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include delaminated or cracked paintwork. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to property, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used in the construction of doors and windows. Maintenance tips include removal of invasive plants, such as ivy. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.



Gas flame

Does a qualified RICS surveyor check the condition of the gas heaters?

The chartered surveyor will visually look at the accessible parts of the gas system. The survey will include gas (and oil heaters) for example, as well as gas connected appliances like flue/chimney maintenance. External fittings or housings won't actually be taken off. Needless to say, gas is potentially fatal, if you have any worries about gas fittings, call a gas engineer.

Powys based local Gas Safe registered companies include Ian Bell Plumbing & Heating of 3, Craig Yr Henffordd, Machynlleth, Powys Tel. 07703460051 and Mortley Plumbing & Heating of Gyfylchau, Ceinws, Machynlleth, Powys Tel. 01654761282.

Conservation area

Are there any concerns we need to verify when purchasing a property in Machynlleth inside a conservation area, particularly in relation to house prices?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas in the UK, responsibility for which lies with the local council.

Home Buyers Surveys in Machynlleth must have relevant knowledge of local area factors and any connection they have on the home. Prices will be higher because of them being in good order.

Surveyors will note whether the building looks like it may be so designated and Section I of your Machynlleth Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out as part of the legal process. Unapproved adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may be commented on but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote