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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 Property Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Market Harborough

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if purchasing a home constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Market Harborough

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Market Harborough) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as thatched roof or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Market Harborough

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Market Harborough and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Market Harborough property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out significant alterations, you should you book a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Market Harborough property's general condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Market Harborough House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests - How do we investigate further?

Pests like carpet beetle larvae may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Market Harborough. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can put your health in danger and affect its value. Evidence may not be easy to find, for example, termites are still rare in the UK, but may be present in imported timber. They are capable of almost hollowing out beams before they are discovered and can therefore put the structural integrity of a home at serious risk. Remedies to an infestation can include insecticides. If you

believe carpet beetle larvae, or any pest, may be present, request that your chartered surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

Damaged Render

What problems will my Surveyor look for on a stucco Victorian semi detached home in Market Harborough that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is actually just dense render. Normally it is applied to brick hardens to form an even finish. The effect is highly appealing and is found on Regency properties. It is very like mortar. It used to contain lime (to make it workable) in it as well as a grid underneath to help stop cracks. it can be prone to defect and Market Harborough Building Surveys frequently report issues for instance trapped water leading to problems with damp needing repair. Other issues might be when the stucco is taken down to ground level and bypasses the DPC. Resolving problems may be difficult as skilled tradesmen are becoming harder to find.

English Heritage

We are intending to purchase a property near Braybrooke Bridge , will this affect the property's value?

Braybrooke Bridge is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local interest can certainly enhance the desirability of an area. Examples of other sites of importance are Bridge At Medbourne, Gumley Motte Castle and Old Hall Moated Site.. A surveyor will consider all local and regional factors when carrying out the home buyers survey in Market Harborough. See the English Heritage site for more details on Braybrooke Bridge.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Market Harborough and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Market Harborough property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out significant alterations, you should you book a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Market Harborough property's general condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Market Harborough House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests - How do we investigate further?

Pests like carpet beetle larvae may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Market Harborough. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can put your health in danger and affect its value. Evidence may not be easy to find, for example, termites are still rare in the UK, but may be present in imported timber. They are capable of almost hollowing out beams before they are discovered and can therefore put the structural integrity of a home at serious risk. Remedies to an infestation can include insecticides. If you



believe carpet beetle larvae, or any pest, may be present, request that your chartered surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

Damaged Render

What problems will my Surveyor look for on a stucco Victorian semi detached home in Market Harborough that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is actually just dense render. Normally it is applied to brick hardens to form an even finish. The effect is highly appealing and is found on Regency properties. It is very like mortar. It used to contain lime (to make it workable) in it as well as a grid underneath to help stop cracks. it can be prone to defect and Market Harborough Building Surveys frequently report issues for instance trapped water leading to problems with damp needing repair. Other issues might be when the stucco is taken down to ground level and bypasses the DPC. Resolving problems may be difficult as skilled tradesmen are becoming harder to find.

English Heritage

We are intending to purchase a property near Braybrooke Bridge , will this affect the property's value?

Braybrooke Bridge is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local interest can certainly enhance the desirability of an area. Examples of other sites of importance are Bridge At Medbourne, Gumley Motte Castle and Old Hall Moated Site.. A surveyor will consider all local and regional factors when carrying out the home buyers survey in Market Harborough. See the English Heritage site for more details on Braybrooke Bridge.

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