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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 property survey do I need for my prospective property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ogmore Vale

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are purchasing a home made of standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ogmore Vale

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Ogmore Vale) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more detailed. Select this option for non standard property such as timber wall or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ogmore Vale

    This is an independent valuation . It is usually chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Ogmore Vale and which is cheaper?

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

If the Ogmore Vale property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations on the Ogmore Vale property, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Ogmore Vale property's general condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Ogmore Vale House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be insects at the building in Ogmore Vale we're buying, but we are not certain - What should we do?

Scare stories about building infestations are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as mice as minor annoyances.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can impact a home's worth. Signs may not be obvious, for example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Remedies to insect infestation can

include use of poison or removal or excision of affected timber. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I have put in an offer on a Ogmore Vale property with a loft conversion - What will our property surveyor investigate as part of the survey?

Questions like this are often asked of Ogmore Vale surveyors by property purchasers who are aware that property can be hiding serious difficulties with the roof. From wind braces to fascias, the roof structure as a whole will be taken into account. Your Ogmore Vale surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

Replacement of tiles and other roof repairs can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange.

Traditionally built property

We are buying an older warehouse conversion in Ogmore Vale. Will the age of the residence be a concern?

Many purchasers plan to buy a home with character. Use of traditional methods, however, can often be problematic. Buildings built using traditional methods can be difficult to upkeep. You should be aware that expert knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as locally-quarried stone, . Discuss this with your RICS surveyor for further advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Ogmore Vale and which is cheaper?

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

If the Ogmore Vale property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations on the Ogmore Vale property, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Ogmore Vale property's general condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Ogmore Vale House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be insects at the building in Ogmore Vale we're buying, but we are not certain - What should we do?

Scare stories about building infestations are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as mice as minor annoyances.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can impact a home's worth. Signs may not be obvious, for example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Remedies to insect infestation can



include use of poison or removal or excision of affected timber. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I have put in an offer on a Ogmore Vale property with a loft conversion - What will our property surveyor investigate as part of the survey?

Questions like this are often asked of Ogmore Vale surveyors by property purchasers who are aware that property can be hiding serious difficulties with the roof. From wind braces to fascias, the roof structure as a whole will be taken into account. Your Ogmore Vale surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

Replacement of tiles and other roof repairs can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange.

Traditionally built property

We are buying an older warehouse conversion in Ogmore Vale. Will the age of the residence be a concern?

Many purchasers plan to buy a home with character. Use of traditional methods, however, can often be problematic. Buildings built using traditional methods can be difficult to upkeep. You should be aware that expert knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as locally-quarried stone, . Discuss this with your RICS surveyor for further advice.

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