HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Newbury

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Newbury

Download sample reports

From £225
inc. VAT

Instant online quote:

Your information stays private

 

X

Select Survey Sample

The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

Click preferred survey type to begin download.

Download sample HomeBuyer Report HomeBuyer Report sample

Download sample Building Survey Building Survey sample

Download sample Property Valuation Property Valuation sample

Survey reports can be large files containing many photos of a property. On slower connections these files may take a short while to download.

Compare Newbury Property Surveys

X

  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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
  Tick Tick Tick
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
    Tick  Tick
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
  Tick Tick Tick
Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
    Tick  
Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
    Tick Tick
Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
Tick Tick Tick Tick
Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
  Tick Tick  
Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
      Tick
Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
      Tick
Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
    Tick Tick
Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
    Tick Tick
Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
    Tick  
Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
    Tick  
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
      Tick
Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
    Tick Tick
    Get Property Valuation Quote Get HomeBuyer Survey Quote Get Building Survey Quote
 

Which Building Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Newbury

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected if purchasing a property made of conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Newbury

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Newbury) is also carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for non standard e.g. granite wall or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Newbury

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

Reviews

Newbury Surveyors

"Surveyor Local were fast, affordable and thorough. I couldn't fault them in any way."

Newbury Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Newbury

  • Building Survey
    Kiln Road, Newbury, RG14

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Russell Road, Newbury, RG14

Home Buyers Survey Newbury

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined variable: outputDisabled in navtax_main() (line 694 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: block in internal_analytics_block_view() (line 115 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/internal_analytics/internal_analytics.module).
HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Newbury and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Newbury property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out major works, you should you commission a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Newbury property's condition as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

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

Conservation area

Are there any considerations we should be aware of if purchasing a converted flat in Newbury near a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by the local council.

Home Buyers Surveys in Newbury need to possess relevant knowledge of local area factors and the relation they have with the building. Prices will likely be significantly higher as a result of them being in their original state. However many areas have been neglected and are in a state of neglect e.g. unauthorised alterations to the fronts, roofs and chimneys of buildings

RICS surveyors will advise whether the building might be is designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers

of the Newbury Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are raised by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unapproved developments that do not have Local Authority approval may also be commented on but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser. Charles Hoile are a local firm situated at Wharf House, West Berkshire, Berkshire, RG14 5AP should be able to help. Tel: 01635 45595

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect may heavy rain have on a building in Newbury? If there is necessary work, will they be disruptive to fix?

I find it odd that the impact rain can have on houses in Newbury is not given more thought by house purchasers. If you have investigated the property you intend to purchase in warm weather, obvious defects may be harder to find. If you suspect a problem, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive.

Traditionally built property

What should we bear in mind when purchasing an older property in Newbury? Will upkeep costs be higher?

A building's age can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers, and Houses constructed with traditional methods can be costly to repair. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, may also need to be sourced. This can make the final cost hard to predict. If you are uncertain, speak to your surveyor for more information. Built between 1580 and 1580, Shaw House is an example of a traditional house in Newbury.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Newbury and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Newbury property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out major works, you should you commission a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Newbury property's condition as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

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

Conservation area

Are there any considerations we should be aware of if purchasing a converted flat in Newbury near a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by the local council.

Home Buyers Surveys in Newbury need to possess relevant knowledge of local area factors and the relation they have with the building. Prices will likely be significantly higher as a result of them being in their original state. However many areas have been neglected and are in a state of neglect e.g. unauthorised alterations to the fronts, roofs and chimneys of buildings

RICS surveyors will advise whether the building might be is designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers



of the Newbury Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are raised by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unapproved developments that do not have Local Authority approval may also be commented on but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser. Charles Hoile are a local firm situated at Wharf House, West Berkshire, Berkshire, RG14 5AP should be able to help. Tel: 01635 45595

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect may heavy rain have on a building in Newbury? If there is necessary work, will they be disruptive to fix?

I find it odd that the impact rain can have on houses in Newbury is not given more thought by house purchasers. If you have investigated the property you intend to purchase in warm weather, obvious defects may be harder to find. If you suspect a problem, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive.

Traditionally built property

What should we bear in mind when purchasing an older property in Newbury? Will upkeep costs be higher?

A building's age can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers, and Houses constructed with traditional methods can be costly to repair. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, may also need to be sourced. This can make the final cost hard to predict. If you are uncertain, speak to your surveyor for more information. Built between 1580 and 1580, Shaw House is an example of a traditional house in Newbury.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote