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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 Home Survey should I choose for my potential home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Muswell Hill

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are purchasing a property made of conventional building materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Muswell Hill

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Muswell Hill) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as granite wall or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Muswell Hill

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Muswell Hill and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Muswell Hill property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any works or an extension on the property, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give exhaustive analysis of the Muswell Hill property's condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Muswell Hill Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Muswell Hill and are looking for homes built from handmade bricks. What recommendations will a Muswell Hill property surveyor make?

Brick property in Muswell Hill will be affected by both minor and serious issues, such as frost damage. Your Muswell Hill surveyor will mention these, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. A serious concern is diagonal cracks which widen as they move upwards. These may result from ground movement, or where a timber element of the wall has rotted away.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. J L Brickwork at 15 Hartford Rd, Sunderland, SR4 8DE on 0191-534 5075.

Buyers in Muswell Hill should consider that a great deal of variety have been used across the country for centuries. As an example, running, or stretcher, bond.

Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled house. What should we look in to?

Ranging from Waddington Sandstone to Stoke Hall Sandstone, the stone used in a home's structure will impact maintenance, and the defects impacting a type of stone will vary according to its properties.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future. For example, limestone can quickly deteriorate. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes repointing of loose or crumbling mortar.

House Prices

Is £368, 971 in the right ball park price to pay for a flat in Muswell Hill in N10 for and What things will a Muswell Hill surveyor consider when estimating house prices in Muswell Hill ?

There is a vast array of things that can affect house prices e.g. the legality of extensions or issues with drainage. It is useful to analyse flat values achieved in the area for similar properties. The mean flat price completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £353, 671, which is £15, 300 less than £368, 971 and the flat/house average was £624, 433. 38, Flat 4, Woodland Rise, London, Haringey, Greater London, N10 3UG was purchased for £272, 500 .

The only way for you to get a professional home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard. Your qualified RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Muswell Hill and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Muswell Hill property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any works or an extension on the property, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give exhaustive analysis of the Muswell Hill property's condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Muswell Hill Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Muswell Hill and are looking for homes built from handmade bricks. What recommendations will a Muswell Hill property surveyor make?

Brick property in Muswell Hill will be affected by both minor and serious issues, such as frost damage. Your Muswell Hill surveyor will mention these, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. A serious concern is diagonal cracks which widen as they move upwards. These may result from ground movement, or where a timber element of the wall has rotted away.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. J L Brickwork at 15 Hartford Rd, Sunderland, SR4 8DE on 0191-534 5075.

Buyers in Muswell Hill should consider that a great deal of variety have been used across the country for centuries. As an example, running, or stretcher, bond.



Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled house. What should we look in to?

Ranging from Waddington Sandstone to Stoke Hall Sandstone, the stone used in a home's structure will impact maintenance, and the defects impacting a type of stone will vary according to its properties.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future. For example, limestone can quickly deteriorate. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes repointing of loose or crumbling mortar.

House Prices

Is £368, 971 in the right ball park price to pay for a flat in Muswell Hill in N10 for and What things will a Muswell Hill surveyor consider when estimating house prices in Muswell Hill ?

There is a vast array of things that can affect house prices e.g. the legality of extensions or issues with drainage. It is useful to analyse flat values achieved in the area for similar properties. The mean flat price completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £353, 671, which is £15, 300 less than £368, 971 and the flat/house average was £624, 433. 38, Flat 4, Woodland Rise, London, Haringey, Greater London, N10 3UG was purchased for £272, 500 .

The only way for you to get a professional home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard. Your qualified RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.

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