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Valuation
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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 Survey is right for my planned property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Mexborough

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are purchasing a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Mexborough

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Mexborough) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this option for non standard property such as timber wall or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Mexborough

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Mexborough property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make an extension, you should you carry out a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap however it does give you comprehensive details of the Mexborough property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Mexborough Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservatory

On a Mexborough HomeBuyer Report can you give some examples of Condition rating 3 defects impacting 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

Porches, conservatories and similar elements of the property's construction are included here. The type and condition of these parts should also be reported on. Contact between the conservatory skirting and the soil is one defect applicable to this section. Red, or condition rating three, indicates particularly concerning issues. Defects marked in red may also need further inspection by an expert. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections

of Section E which do not apply to the Mexborough home. Irrelevant subsections of the HomeBuyer Report, like an assessment of a conservatory where the home in question does not have one, are disregarded.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when purchasing a flat in the region a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill take many forms including hazardous rubbish disposal. Of course nobody wants to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Concerns include hazardous chemicals. Health issues like birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Mexborough surveyors will examine structural issues linked to the landfill. Your legal representative will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets as well as Doncaster Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

Gas flame

Will the qualified RICS surveyor check out the safety of the gas flues?

Your qualified surveyor will visually survey any easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the meter location/position at the building, as well as gas related fixtures such as fireplaces. External fittings or housings will not however be dislodged. Most people are aware that gas can be deadly, if you have any worries about gas, contact a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe certified South Yorkshire based local companies include J Litchfield Gas Services Ltd of 14 Waterway Lane, Kilnhurst, Mexborough, South Yorkshire Tel. 0800 334 5461 and Craig Hickin Plumbing & Heating Ltd of 26, Lynwood Drive, Mexborough, South Yorkshire Tel. 07923 483982.

HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Mexborough property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make an extension, you should you carry out a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap however it does give you comprehensive details of the Mexborough property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Mexborough Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservatory

On a Mexborough HomeBuyer Report can you give some examples of Condition rating 3 defects impacting 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

Porches, conservatories and similar elements of the property's construction are included here. The type and condition of these parts should also be reported on. Contact between the conservatory skirting and the soil is one defect applicable to this section. Red, or condition rating three, indicates particularly concerning issues. Defects marked in red may also need further inspection by an expert. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections



of Section E which do not apply to the Mexborough home. Irrelevant subsections of the HomeBuyer Report, like an assessment of a conservatory where the home in question does not have one, are disregarded.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when purchasing a flat in the region a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill take many forms including hazardous rubbish disposal. Of course nobody wants to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Concerns include hazardous chemicals. Health issues like birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Mexborough surveyors will examine structural issues linked to the landfill. Your legal representative will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets as well as Doncaster Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

Gas flame

Will the qualified RICS surveyor check out the safety of the gas flues?

Your qualified surveyor will visually survey any easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the meter location/position at the building, as well as gas related fixtures such as fireplaces. External fittings or housings will not however be dislodged. Most people are aware that gas can be deadly, if you have any worries about gas, contact a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe certified South Yorkshire based local companies include J Litchfield Gas Services Ltd of 14 Waterway Lane, Kilnhurst, Mexborough, South Yorkshire Tel. 0800 334 5461 and Craig Hickin Plumbing & Heating Ltd of 26, Lynwood Drive, Mexborough, South Yorkshire Tel. 07923 483982.

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