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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 Building Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Newtown

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Newtown

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Newtown) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this for unconventional e.g. wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Newtown

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Newtown and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Newtown property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give comprehensive details of the Newtown property's general condition in addition to information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Newtown Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Will there be any things we would need to verify when planning to buy an extended house in Newtown inside a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand official conservation areas throughout the country which are designated by local councils. Surveyors in Newtown must possess local knowledge of local considerations and any bearing may have on the property. Property Prices will be more than prices outside the area owing to them being preserved. However many are falling into disrepair e.g. the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Surveyors are expected tell you if the home looks like it may be within a conservation area and Section I of your Homebuyer Report will

advise further enquiries are carried out during the legal process. Unauthorised extensions to the building should be reported, however these should be investigated by your lawyer.

House Prices

I intend to buy a detached property in SY16 for an asking price of £147, 395. What will the Newtown RICS chartered surveyor take into account on a professional valuation ?

There are a great number of factors which could affect property values from whether correct consents are in place to whether the property is overlooked. It often helps to set against prices registered at the Land Registry for similar properties.

The means house prices paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £136, 995, which is £10, 400 less than the asking price. 56, Hendidley Way, Newtown, Powys, Powys, SY16 2AL a detached home sold for £106, 000 .

The only way to get an impartial home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests. Is a Property Survey advisable?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be costly to fix.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, skin irritation or spots of blood on bedsheets may indicate the presence of bed bugs. Treatment for vermin may include removal or excision of affected timber. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Newtown and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Newtown property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give comprehensive details of the Newtown property's general condition in addition to information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Newtown Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Will there be any things we would need to verify when planning to buy an extended house in Newtown inside a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand official conservation areas throughout the country which are designated by local councils. Surveyors in Newtown must possess local knowledge of local considerations and any bearing may have on the property. Property Prices will be more than prices outside the area owing to them being preserved. However many are falling into disrepair e.g. the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Surveyors are expected tell you if the home looks like it may be within a conservation area and Section I of your Homebuyer Report will



advise further enquiries are carried out during the legal process. Unauthorised extensions to the building should be reported, however these should be investigated by your lawyer.

House Prices

I intend to buy a detached property in SY16 for an asking price of £147, 395. What will the Newtown RICS chartered surveyor take into account on a professional valuation ?

There are a great number of factors which could affect property values from whether correct consents are in place to whether the property is overlooked. It often helps to set against prices registered at the Land Registry for similar properties.

The means house prices paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £136, 995, which is £10, 400 less than the asking price. 56, Hendidley Way, Newtown, Powys, Powys, SY16 2AL a detached home sold for £106, 000 .

The only way to get an impartial home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests. Is a Property Survey advisable?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be costly to fix.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, skin irritation or spots of blood on bedsheets may indicate the presence of bed bugs. Treatment for vermin may include removal or excision of affected timber. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

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