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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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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.

Damaged Render

What will a Chartered Surveyor take into account on a stucco home in Mickleover that we intend to purchase.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is in fact just dense render. Commonly stucco render is layered over brick (sometimes also ceilings) to form an even finish. The coating is very grand in appearance and is found on Georgian buildings for example. Stucco is often prone to defect and Mickleover Homebuyer Reports can focus on issues for example, lateral pattern like cracking revealing the mortar joints underneath. Other potential problems might be when moisture enters under sills which results in detachment. Remedying problems may be costly as the skills are becoming rarer.

Landfill site near home

What should we be fearful of if buying a house proximate to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. inert waste material disposal. Understandably, no one wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include chemicals like dioxins .

Mickleover RICS surveyors will consider any structural problems connected with the site. Your conveyancer will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the Landmark databases and Derby Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a structure in Mickleover , and we are sensitive to the cost of roof repairs. What will our Mickleover house surveyor be concerned about during the survey work?

This is often asked by home buyers who know that homes can often hide roofing woes, like dry rot. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from parapet walls to sheeting. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like amateur repairs.

Expensive quotes for roofing jobs (such as loft insulation) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying out necessary work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a local roofing specialist can provide one.

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.

Damaged Render

What will a Chartered Surveyor take into account on a stucco home in Mickleover that we intend to purchase.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is in fact just dense render. Commonly stucco render is layered over brick (sometimes also ceilings) to form an even finish. The coating is very grand in appearance and is found on Georgian buildings for example. Stucco is often prone to defect and Mickleover Homebuyer Reports can focus on issues for example, lateral pattern like cracking revealing the mortar joints underneath. Other potential problems might be when moisture enters under sills which results in detachment. Remedying problems may be costly as the skills are becoming rarer.



Landfill site near home

What should we be fearful of if buying a house proximate to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. inert waste material disposal. Understandably, no one wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include chemicals like dioxins .

Mickleover RICS surveyors will consider any structural problems connected with the site. Your conveyancer will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the Landmark databases and Derby Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a structure in Mickleover , and we are sensitive to the cost of roof repairs. What will our Mickleover house surveyor be concerned about during the survey work?

This is often asked by home buyers who know that homes can often hide roofing woes, like dry rot. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from parapet walls to sheeting. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like amateur repairs.

Expensive quotes for roofing jobs (such as loft insulation) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying out necessary work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a local roofing specialist can provide one.

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