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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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What property survey do I need for my potential home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Mundesley

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are buying a property built from conventional building materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Mundesley

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Mundesley) is also conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this for unconventional , for example granite wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Mundesley

    This is an independent valuation of the property. It is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Mundesley and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Mundesley property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension, you should you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Mundesley property's state of repair in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Mundesley Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when buying a home in the region a landfill site

Sites used for landfill take many forms including domestic waste material. Of course nobody wants to live near one (4/5 people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Potential health issues for example abdominal wall problems have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveyors in Mundesley will find structural defects connected with the landfill. Your lawyer will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and North Norfolk Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact can heavy rain have on our new home? Will the RICS surveyor in Mundesley report on this?

Both in Mundesley, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the impact rain can have on a structure is not given more thought by buyers. One indication that rainwater goods are a cause for concern is a waterlogged garden. If you are worried, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

Luckily, problems with drains are usually easy to repair, if identified early. If poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and will get increasingly difficult to successfully resolve.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

I'm confused - which surveys include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a retaining wall) and how does the surveyor work it out?

The Homebuyer Report includes a property valuation and also a Reinstatement Cost as an integral part of the report. To fully consider the correct valuation your surveyor will use local property market knowledge and other things relating to the property e.g. number of bedrooms. Surveyors also examine certain fixtures and fittings and will make certain key assumptions like no damaging building techniques have been employed. Surveyors will ignore certain things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Additional local area assumptions, for example the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to any local environmental problems like local industry, also being considered.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Mundesley and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Mundesley property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension, you should you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Mundesley property's state of repair in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice get a Mundesley Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when buying a home in the region a landfill site

Sites used for landfill take many forms including domestic waste material. Of course nobody wants to live near one (4/5 people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Potential health issues for example abdominal wall problems have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveyors in Mundesley will find structural defects connected with the landfill. Your lawyer will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and North Norfolk Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .



Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact can heavy rain have on our new home? Will the RICS surveyor in Mundesley report on this?

Both in Mundesley, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the impact rain can have on a structure is not given more thought by buyers. One indication that rainwater goods are a cause for concern is a waterlogged garden. If you are worried, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

Luckily, problems with drains are usually easy to repair, if identified early. If poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and will get increasingly difficult to successfully resolve.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

I'm confused - which surveys include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a retaining wall) and how does the surveyor work it out?

The Homebuyer Report includes a property valuation and also a Reinstatement Cost as an integral part of the report. To fully consider the correct valuation your surveyor will use local property market knowledge and other things relating to the property e.g. number of bedrooms. Surveyors also examine certain fixtures and fittings and will make certain key assumptions like no damaging building techniques have been employed. Surveyors will ignore certain things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Additional local area assumptions, for example the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to any local environmental problems like local industry, also being considered.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

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