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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 I select for my planned property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Norton Woodseats

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice if buying a home made of standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Norton Woodseats

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Norton Woodseats) is also carried out by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Select this for an unconventional property, for example thatched roof or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Norton Woodseats

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Norton Woodseats and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Norton Woodseats property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it does offer comprehensive details of the Norton Woodseats property's condition in addition to advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant Norton Woodseats Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact may heavy rain have on our new Norton Woodseats home? Could it affect the property value?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the impact heavy rainfall can have on a residence is not given enough thought by house purchasers. Signs that gutters are a cause for concern include damp stains around drainage.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to repair fairly cheaply, unless they are not cleared out regularly. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

House Prices

There is a property in Norton Woodseats (S8) for £67, 662. What different issues will your RICS surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Norton Woodseats ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect house prices like local employment opportunities or the status of the central heating. It is useful to look at prices recorded in the same area for similar flats. The average flat price completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £61, 462, which is £6, 200 less than the amount being asked (£131, 491 was the blended house/flat average). 172, Reney Avenue, Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 7FR a leasehold flat sold for £45, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get an impartial house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Norton Woodseats and are looking for buildings built from brick chimney. What suggestions can you make? Will it make a difference if render is applied?

Norton Woodseats residences with brick walls can be affected by diverse problems, from lack of a damp proof course to spalling. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall. For more information, contact a local builder, Glyn Jenkins Bricklaying Contractors Ltd of 15 Were Cl, Warminster, BA12 8TB on 01985 212261.

For example, Scottish bond or English bond may be used in the construction of residences in Norton Woodseats. .

The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Norton Woodseats and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Norton Woodseats property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it does offer comprehensive details of the Norton Woodseats property's condition in addition to advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant Norton Woodseats Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact may heavy rain have on our new Norton Woodseats home? Could it affect the property value?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the impact heavy rainfall can have on a residence is not given enough thought by house purchasers. Signs that gutters are a cause for concern include damp stains around drainage.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to repair fairly cheaply, unless they are not cleared out regularly. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.



House Prices

There is a property in Norton Woodseats (S8) for £67, 662. What different issues will your RICS surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Norton Woodseats ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect house prices like local employment opportunities or the status of the central heating. It is useful to look at prices recorded in the same area for similar flats. The average flat price completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £61, 462, which is £6, 200 less than the amount being asked (£131, 491 was the blended house/flat average). 172, Reney Avenue, Sheffield, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8 7FR a leasehold flat sold for £45, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get an impartial house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Norton Woodseats and are looking for buildings built from brick chimney. What suggestions can you make? Will it make a difference if render is applied?

Norton Woodseats residences with brick walls can be affected by diverse problems, from lack of a damp proof course to spalling. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall. For more information, contact a local builder, Glyn Jenkins Bricklaying Contractors Ltd of 15 Were Cl, Warminster, BA12 8TB on 01985 212261.

For example, Scottish bond or English bond may be used in the construction of residences in Norton Woodseats. .

The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

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