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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in New Romney

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a home constructed from conventional materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in New Romney

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in New Romney) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more detailed. Select this for unconventional e.g. stone wall or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in New Romney

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in New Romney and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the New Romney property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications, you should you book a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it does give an in-depth analysis of the New Romney property's condition along with more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant New Romney House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of when purchasing a property near to a refuse landfill site

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste for example: inert refuse disposal. No one would want to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include structurally instability. Health problems like gut problems have been associated with landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in New Romney will find structural issues resulting from the site. Your solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the British Geological databases as well as Shepway Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding permanent outbuildings) and what does it include?

New Romney Homebuyer Reports a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and a Reinstatement Cost as part of the survey. In order to determine an accurate estimate of the value of the building your independent surveyor should use local New Romney market factors and other factors relating to the property e.g. state of repair.

The surveyor will also consider construction type and will make certain other assumptions such as the building connected to mains services such as electricity.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

It will be assumed that there are no compromising legal problems such as no laws are broken by intended use of property. These will be investigated by your solicitor.

Further New Romney conjectures, such as stairway access to a maisonette or connection to sewers, are made in addition to any environmental issues like industrial buildings, also being considered.

Traditionally built property

I am purchasing a dovecot. Will repairs costs be higher?

Many purchasers would like to own a house with personality, like a barn conversion. For traditionally-built New Romney property, age, however, can often be problematic. New Romney houses employing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be costly to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Materials suitable for the work may also need to be sourced. This can create disruption for new owners.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in New Romney and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the New Romney property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications, you should you book a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it does give an in-depth analysis of the New Romney property's condition along with more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant New Romney House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of when purchasing a property near to a refuse landfill site

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste for example: inert refuse disposal. No one would want to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include structurally instability. Health problems like gut problems have been associated with landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in New Romney will find structural issues resulting from the site. Your solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the British Geological databases as well as Shepway Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding permanent outbuildings) and what does it include?

New Romney Homebuyer Reports a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and a Reinstatement Cost as part of the survey. In order to determine an accurate estimate of the value of the building your independent surveyor should use local New Romney market factors and other factors relating to the property e.g. state of repair.

The surveyor will also consider construction type and will make certain other assumptions such as the building connected to mains services such as electricity.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

It will be assumed that there are no compromising legal problems such as no laws are broken by intended use of property. These will be investigated by your solicitor.

Further New Romney conjectures, such as stairway access to a maisonette or connection to sewers, are made in addition to any environmental issues like industrial buildings, also being considered.

Traditionally built property

I am purchasing a dovecot. Will repairs costs be higher?

Many purchasers would like to own a house with personality, like a barn conversion. For traditionally-built New Romney property, age, however, can often be problematic. New Romney houses employing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be costly to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Materials suitable for the work may also need to be sourced. This can create disruption for new owners.

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