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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
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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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Looking for a Home Survey ? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Moorends

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if buying a property made of conventional building materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Moorends

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Moorends) will also be carried out by a RICS surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this option for non standard e.g. timber wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Moorends

    This is an impartial valuation of the property. This is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing 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 on a property in Moorends and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same survey.

If the Moorends property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any alterations, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Moorends property's condition and it includes advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Moorends Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Overgrown flat roof with weeds

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Moorends home, can you give some examples of an amber light rating defects impacting roof coverings?

Issues requiring some attention are labelled condition rating 2. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however. The RICS HomeBuyer Report is designed to be user-friendly, and avoid potentially unfamiliar technical language. Three colour coded ratings give an understanding of the severity of defects uncovered during the survey. An example of this is leaning parapet walls. As part of Section E, E2 reports on flat and sloped roof issues.

These are checked, if these parts of the property are easy to view or easy to access. If it is not possible to properly access this area for inspection (if, for example, the property is a flat), the surveyor will make note of this in their report.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about when purchasing a maisonette next to a rubbish dump

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including commercial waste material disposal. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Concerns include structurally instability. Potential health concerns like downs syndrome have been associated with landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Moorends will flag up structural problems connected with the site. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Landmark data sets in addition to Doncaster Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our property surveyor check for indications of water damage?

The impact of flooding, both in the region of Moorends and nationwide, is a serious concern for property owners, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. A flood alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency. In addition, the survey report may make recommendations for repair work or improved flood protection.The survey report will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Moorends and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same survey.

If the Moorends property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any alterations, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Moorends property's condition and it includes advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Moorends Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Overgrown flat roof with weeds

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Moorends home, can you give some examples of an amber light rating defects impacting roof coverings?

Issues requiring some attention are labelled condition rating 2. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however. The RICS HomeBuyer Report is designed to be user-friendly, and avoid potentially unfamiliar technical language. Three colour coded ratings give an understanding of the severity of defects uncovered during the survey. An example of this is leaning parapet walls. As part of Section E, E2 reports on flat and sloped roof issues.



These are checked, if these parts of the property are easy to view or easy to access. If it is not possible to properly access this area for inspection (if, for example, the property is a flat), the surveyor will make note of this in their report.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about when purchasing a maisonette next to a rubbish dump

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including commercial waste material disposal. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Concerns include structurally instability. Potential health concerns like downs syndrome have been associated with landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Moorends will flag up structural problems connected with the site. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Landmark data sets in addition to Doncaster Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our property surveyor check for indications of water damage?

The impact of flooding, both in the region of Moorends and nationwide, is a serious concern for property owners, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. A flood alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency. In addition, the survey report may make recommendations for repair work or improved flood protection.The survey report will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

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