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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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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Which Building Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Much Hadham

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a home built from conventional building materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Much Hadham

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Much Hadham) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this for an unconventional property, for example thatched properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Much Hadham

    This is an independent valuation of the property. This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Much Hadham and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

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

If you are planning to do any major works on the Much Hadham property, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Much Hadham property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Much Hadham Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

We are intend to be investing in a flat in the centre of SG11 for around the £288, 100 mark. What considerations will a Much Hadham surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Much Hadham ?

There is a vast array of things which could have a bearing on house prices ranging from the general economy to whether it has any outdoor space. As an indicator, one can try to consider the prices of flat achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties. The mean flat price registered at the Land Registry in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £272, 000, which is £16, 100 less than the asking price. The average factoring in houses and flats was £528, 126. 4, Capel Court, Little Hadham, Ware, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11 2AP recently sold for £66, 495 .

The only way to get an independent house valued is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

Stone block wall damage

I am purchasing a Much Hadham house and the seller has confirmed that it has been constructed with Cotswold stone. Are there any defects that need to be investigated?

Britain's range of geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Golconda Dolomitic Limestone to Cromwell Sandstone. Defects such as delaminated or cracked paintwork affect many stone-walled buildings in Much Hadham. Stone quarried in the area is common to local buildings in Much Hadham, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Advice for better upkeep will vary according to the needs of individual property, such as careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The person in the flat below mentioned that the had been issues with poor insulation. Will access to the loft be difficult to arrange?

This is a common concern for buyers who know how costly roofing work can be. Many residential properties may be exposed to damp, among a range of other roofing issues. From concrete tiles to wind braces, the whole roof will be taken into account. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by literally being flat. An incline of at least '1 to 80' is recommended.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Much Hadham, but it is a health and safety necessity. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange. However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal. Speak to Simanda Ltd of Acremore/Acreman St, Little Hadham, Ware, SG11 2HD on 01279 461746 to request an estimate.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Much Hadham and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

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

If you are planning to do any major works on the Much Hadham property, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Much Hadham property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Much Hadham Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

We are intend to be investing in a flat in the centre of SG11 for around the £288, 100 mark. What considerations will a Much Hadham surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Much Hadham ?

There is a vast array of things which could have a bearing on house prices ranging from the general economy to whether it has any outdoor space. As an indicator, one can try to consider the prices of flat achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties. The mean flat price registered at the Land Registry in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £272, 000, which is £16, 100 less than the asking price. The average factoring in houses and flats was £528, 126. 4, Capel Court, Little Hadham, Ware, East Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire, SG11 2AP recently sold for £66, 495 .

The only way to get an independent house valued is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.



Stone block wall damage

I am purchasing a Much Hadham house and the seller has confirmed that it has been constructed with Cotswold stone. Are there any defects that need to be investigated?

Britain's range of geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Golconda Dolomitic Limestone to Cromwell Sandstone. Defects such as delaminated or cracked paintwork affect many stone-walled buildings in Much Hadham. Stone quarried in the area is common to local buildings in Much Hadham, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Advice for better upkeep will vary according to the needs of individual property, such as careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The person in the flat below mentioned that the had been issues with poor insulation. Will access to the loft be difficult to arrange?

This is a common concern for buyers who know how costly roofing work can be. Many residential properties may be exposed to damp, among a range of other roofing issues. From concrete tiles to wind braces, the whole roof will be taken into account. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by literally being flat. An incline of at least '1 to 80' is recommended.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Much Hadham, but it is a health and safety necessity. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange. However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal. Speak to Simanda Ltd of Acremore/Acreman St, Little Hadham, Ware, SG11 2HD on 01279 461746 to request an estimate.

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