HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Mayfair

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

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 Mayfair 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
 

Which Survey do I need for my prospective home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Mayfair

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are buying a property made of conventional materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Mayfair

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Mayfair) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Select this for non standard e.g. a thatched roof property.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Mayfair

    This is an independent valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

Reviews

Mayfair Surveyors

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

Mayfair Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Mayfair

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Old Compton Street, London, W1D

  • HomeBuyer Report
    - Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F- Beak Street, Soho, London, W1F

Home Buyers Survey Mayfair

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

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Mayfair and of the 3, which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Mayfair property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make major works, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it does give an in-depth analysis of the Mayfair property's general condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get a Mayfair Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Will a qualified surveyor inspect the serviceability of the gas supply?

A chartered surveyor will visually survey any easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include whether the mains is connected as part of the survey, as well as gas affiliated appliances or installations, for instance fireplaces. Should there be any external fittings they will not be taken off. Gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any concerns about gas fittings of any type, call a gas safe engineer.

Westminster based local firms include Canadian High Commision of Macdonald House, 1 Grosvenor Square, Westminster, London Tel. 02072586602 and Jones Lang LaSalle Engineering Services Ltd of 22, Hanover Square, London, . Tel. 02031471319.

Gas regulations require that all landlords have to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply are severe .

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect can wet weather have on our new property in Mayfair? And could it affect the property value?

Despite England's reputation for wet weather the impact heavy rain can have on buildings is not given enough thought. As an example, "gushing" gutters may indicate that the drainage systems are at risk, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. In most cases, these defects are usually easy to remedy, unless they are not unblocked on a regular basis. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property but are worried about bugs - How do we investigate further?

Property purchasers in Mayfair should be aware that there is no legal obligation for a seller to report on an infestation.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be costly to fix. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, for example, house longhorn beetles can be identified by evidence of small tunnels through beams and floorboards, burrowed by the larvae. Remedies to a serious infestation can include removal or excision of affected timber. Speak to a pest control specialist, such as Direct Pest Solutions Ltd, 99 Park Lane, London, W1K 7TU on 0207 060 4079, to discuss remedies.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Mayfair and of the 3, which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Mayfair property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make major works, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it does give an in-depth analysis of the Mayfair property's general condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get a Mayfair Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Will a qualified surveyor inspect the serviceability of the gas supply?

A chartered surveyor will visually survey any easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include whether the mains is connected as part of the survey, as well as gas affiliated appliances or installations, for instance fireplaces. Should there be any external fittings they will not be taken off. Gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any concerns about gas fittings of any type, call a gas safe engineer.

Westminster based local firms include Canadian High Commision of Macdonald House, 1 Grosvenor Square, Westminster, London Tel. 02072586602 and Jones Lang LaSalle Engineering Services Ltd of 22, Hanover Square, London, . Tel. 02031471319.



Gas regulations require that all landlords have to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply are severe .

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect can wet weather have on our new property in Mayfair? And could it affect the property value?

Despite England's reputation for wet weather the impact heavy rain can have on buildings is not given enough thought. As an example, "gushing" gutters may indicate that the drainage systems are at risk, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. In most cases, these defects are usually easy to remedy, unless they are not unblocked on a regular basis. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property but are worried about bugs - How do we investigate further?

Property purchasers in Mayfair should be aware that there is no legal obligation for a seller to report on an infestation.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be costly to fix. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, for example, house longhorn beetles can be identified by evidence of small tunnels through beams and floorboards, burrowed by the larvae. Remedies to a serious infestation can include removal or excision of affected timber. Speak to a pest control specialist, such as Direct Pest Solutions Ltd, 99 Park Lane, London, W1K 7TU on 0207 060 4079, to discuss remedies.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote