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Valuation
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Building
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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 HomeBuyers Survey is right for my potential house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Mold

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to buy a home constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Mold

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Mold) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this option for unconventional , for example wood frame or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Mold

    This is an independent valuation . This is chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Mold and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Mold property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Mold property's general condition and it includes information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Mold House Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Do clay soil foundations be an issue for Mold house? Does the HomeBuyer Report cover this, and what defects will be reported on?

Negative effects that clay soil can have on a structure can create long-term problems for Mold buyers. Subsidence is a major concern, but there are others, including uneven soil compaction. Evidence of clay soil-related problems can sometimes be found throughout a house. Signs like warped window frames in the drawing room can be an early warning, suggesting severe underlying structural deficiencies. Fortunately, there are steps a home owner can take. Your surveyor should refer to maintenance options in their report, like taking care not to let plant life, including some as bushes and trees, take root close to the property. Additional strengthening or support of the structure's foundations may be required, including underpinning or piling.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Mold include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes and how is it calculated?

A Homebuyer Report in Mold will include an independent valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate included in the cost of the survey. To fully consider the correct valuation the surveyor will refer to local property market knowledge as well as other factors relating to the property for instance: square metres Your Mold surveyor will also consider materials used and will use key assumptions such as the property is connected to mains services such as water. Surveyors don't value things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Additional local Mold area conjectures like service connections, are made in addition to environmental problems like flood plains, also being considered. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Conservation area

Are there any potential pitfalls I would need to be conscious of if planning to buy an extended house in Mold in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are nearly 10, 000 of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are designated by the local council.

Home Buyers Surveys in Mold need to possess sufficient knowledge of local area issues and the effect may have on the property. Property Prices will likely be enhanced because of them resisting change. However many conservation areas have fallen into a state for example - the removal front garden walls

Surveyors are trained to tell you if the home could be classified as such and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are raised by your legal adviser. Unapproved extensions that do not have Local Authority approval should be advised, however these should be concern for your legal representative.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Mold and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Mold property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Mold property's general condition and it includes information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Mold House Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Do clay soil foundations be an issue for Mold house? Does the HomeBuyer Report cover this, and what defects will be reported on?

Negative effects that clay soil can have on a structure can create long-term problems for Mold buyers. Subsidence is a major concern, but there are others, including uneven soil compaction. Evidence of clay soil-related problems can sometimes be found throughout a house. Signs like warped window frames in the drawing room can be an early warning, suggesting severe underlying structural deficiencies. Fortunately, there are steps a home owner can take. Your surveyor should refer to maintenance options in their report, like taking care not to let plant life, including some as bushes and trees, take root close to the property. Additional strengthening or support of the structure's foundations may be required, including underpinning or piling.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Mold include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes and how is it calculated?

A Homebuyer Report in Mold will include an independent valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate included in the cost of the survey. To fully consider the correct valuation the surveyor will refer to local property market knowledge as well as other factors relating to the property for instance: square metres Your Mold surveyor will also consider materials used and will use key assumptions such as the property is connected to mains services such as water. Surveyors don't value things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Additional local Mold area conjectures like service connections, are made in addition to environmental problems like flood plains, also being considered. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Conservation area

Are there any potential pitfalls I would need to be conscious of if planning to buy an extended house in Mold in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are nearly 10, 000 of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are designated by the local council.

Home Buyers Surveys in Mold need to possess sufficient knowledge of local area issues and the effect may have on the property. Property Prices will likely be enhanced because of them resisting change. However many conservation areas have fallen into a state for example - the removal front garden walls

Surveyors are trained to tell you if the home could be classified as such and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are raised by your legal adviser. Unapproved extensions that do not have Local Authority approval should be advised, however these should be concern for your legal representative.

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