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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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What Survey is the right choice for my intended house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in New Farnley

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a home constructed from standard building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in New Farnley

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in New Farnley) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this when buying a non standard , for example mundic homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in New Farnley

    This is an impartial valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in New Farnley and which is cheaper?

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

If the New Farnley property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will give exhaustive analysis of the New Farnley property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a New Farnley House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

Is £121, 445 in the right ball park price to be buying a property in LS12 in New Farnley for and What things will a New Farnley RICS chartered surveyor take into account during a professional valuation ?

There is a near endless list of things which could positively or negatively affect property values including the potential for development or the local crime statistics. It often helps to compare with prices registered at the Land Registry for similar houses.

The means house prices completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £112, 345, which is £9, 100 less than the price being asked (£110, 291 was the blended house/flat average). 5, Ashwood Drive, Gildersome, Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 7AG a detached home sold for £187, 500 .

The most accurate way for you to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service. Your chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

Damage resulting from flooding

What's the danger of flooding in New Farnley. Can a RICS surveyor search for possible flooding?

Flooding has blighted the lives of thousands of property owners in New Farnley and across the country. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the property in question is in danger, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures. The Home Buyers Survey will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the property is at risk.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The rat-trap bond walls on this Victorian terrace needs work. What are the possible consequences?

New Farnley brick-walled houses can experience numerous defects. One frequently reported defect is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Contact JS for a repairs estimate at 07730 603340 or 14 Grimshaw Pl, Preston, PR1 3BW.

New Farnley home purchasers may need to consider that range of techniques have been a feature of house construction in this country for 100s of years. One example is stretcher bond, the most ubiquitous across England and Wales. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in New Farnley and which is cheaper?

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

If the New Farnley property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will give exhaustive analysis of the New Farnley property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a New Farnley House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

Is £121, 445 in the right ball park price to be buying a property in LS12 in New Farnley for and What things will a New Farnley RICS chartered surveyor take into account during a professional valuation ?

There is a near endless list of things which could positively or negatively affect property values including the potential for development or the local crime statistics. It often helps to compare with prices registered at the Land Registry for similar houses.

The means house prices completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £112, 345, which is £9, 100 less than the price being asked (£110, 291 was the blended house/flat average). 5, Ashwood Drive, Gildersome, Leeds, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS27 7AG a detached home sold for £187, 500 .



The most accurate way for you to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service. Your chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

Damage resulting from flooding

What's the danger of flooding in New Farnley. Can a RICS surveyor search for possible flooding?

Flooding has blighted the lives of thousands of property owners in New Farnley and across the country. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the property in question is in danger, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures. The Home Buyers Survey will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the property is at risk.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The rat-trap bond walls on this Victorian terrace needs work. What are the possible consequences?

New Farnley brick-walled houses can experience numerous defects. One frequently reported defect is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Contact JS for a repairs estimate at 07730 603340 or 14 Grimshaw Pl, Preston, PR1 3BW.

New Farnley home purchasers may need to consider that range of techniques have been a feature of house construction in this country for 100s of years. One example is stretcher bond, the most ubiquitous across England and Wales. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

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