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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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Need a Home Buyers Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Mickleover

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a home constructed from standard materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Mickleover

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Mickleover) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Select this survey when buying a non standard property such as box frame construction homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Mickleover

    This is an independent valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Mickleover and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Mickleover property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will give a thorough analysis of the Mickleover property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Mickleover House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

Can Cotswold stone-built properties be problematic. Which major issues should we consider? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

The sturdy appearance of stone walls may hide serious concerns. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. A survey will include a range of suggestions or requirements for maintenance, such as replacing missing or badly worn stones. Purchasers renovating properties should be aware that the British Geological Survey's GeoReport includes a stone matching service. To source stone quarried in Mickleover, you can contact local suppliers.

If you need more assistance, consider a stonemason or specialist in Mickleover - Meyer & Towell Fireplace Installations, 5 Woodcock Sq, Mickleover, Derby, DE3 0BY (Phone: 01332 514945) could help.

Conservation area

Will there be any factors I would need to verify when planning to buy a converted flat in Mickleover near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to house prices?

There are many thousands official conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by the local authority. Surveyors in Mickleover need to have relevant knowledge of local factors and the connection they have on the building. The price of property will be higher than non conservation area equivalents owing to conservation areas retaining original features.

RICS surveyors are expected note if the planned purchase might be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Mickleover Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out by your legal adviser. Unauthorised extensions to the property will also be noted but these are really more a concern for your lawyer.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get London brick advice for the Georgian house we are buying? Is age a factor?

Brick-constructed apartments feature several advantages. However, they can also be subject to both minor and serious issues, such as inadequate damp-proofing. For example, rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered and may require immediate attention. Newman Geriant may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 01685 370106 or 2/Ashleigh Gr/Penydarren Park, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AG.

Buyers in Mickleover should consider that a number of approaches and materials can be found across the UK. For example, Monk bond, which is similar to Flemish bond, but with two long bricks between every short one, but it is strongly advised that professional advice be sought prior to attempting repairs.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Mickleover and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Mickleover property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will give a thorough analysis of the Mickleover property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Mickleover House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

Can Cotswold stone-built properties be problematic. Which major issues should we consider? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

The sturdy appearance of stone walls may hide serious concerns. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. A survey will include a range of suggestions or requirements for maintenance, such as replacing missing or badly worn stones. Purchasers renovating properties should be aware that the British Geological Survey's GeoReport includes a stone matching service. To source stone quarried in Mickleover, you can contact local suppliers.

If you need more assistance, consider a stonemason or specialist in Mickleover - Meyer & Towell Fireplace Installations, 5 Woodcock Sq, Mickleover, Derby, DE3 0BY (Phone: 01332 514945) could help.



Conservation area

Will there be any factors I would need to verify when planning to buy a converted flat in Mickleover near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to house prices?

There are many thousands official conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by the local authority. Surveyors in Mickleover need to have relevant knowledge of local factors and the connection they have on the building. The price of property will be higher than non conservation area equivalents owing to conservation areas retaining original features.

RICS surveyors are expected note if the planned purchase might be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Mickleover Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out by your legal adviser. Unauthorised extensions to the property will also be noted but these are really more a concern for your lawyer.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get London brick advice for the Georgian house we are buying? Is age a factor?

Brick-constructed apartments feature several advantages. However, they can also be subject to both minor and serious issues, such as inadequate damp-proofing. For example, rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered and may require immediate attention. Newman Geriant may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 01685 370106 or 2/Ashleigh Gr/Penydarren Park, Merthyr Tydfil, CF47 8AG.

Buyers in Mickleover should consider that a number of approaches and materials can be found across the UK. For example, Monk bond, which is similar to Flemish bond, but with two long bricks between every short one, but it is strongly advised that professional advice be sought prior to attempting repairs.

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