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Valuation
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Valuation
Homebuyer
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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 choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ormskirk

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to purchase a property constructed from standard building materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ormskirk

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Ormskirk) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this for non standard e.g. thatched houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ormskirk

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

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Ormskirk property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, you should you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap however it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Ormskirk property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Ormskirk Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will a RICS surveyor inspect the condition or the safety of the gas appliances?

A RICS surveyor will locate and visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This will include whether the meter is in an escape route as part of the survey, in addition to gas affiliated fixtures such as chimney linings. The Ormskirk RICS surveyor will not remove external fittings and will not conduct any tests on the functionality of the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially deadly and if there are any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

House Prices

There is a detached house in L39 with an asking price of £174, 124. What things does a Ormskirk chartered surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Ormskirk during a professional valuation ?

There are many factors that might affect the price of property for example the history of the property (e.g does it have a murky past) or the standard of the bathroom/s. It often helps to weigh up prices against house prices recorded in Ormskirk for comparable properties.

The average house price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £192, 424, which is £18, 300 more than the amount you are paying. The house/flat average was £192, 114. 20, Fairfield Drive, Ormskirk, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L39 1RL a detached house sold for £237, 500 .

An impartial way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as a core component. Your qualified surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Chartered Surveyor look for on a stucco coated regency home in Ormskirk that I intend to purchase.

Stucco is really a kind of solid render. Typically stucco is layered over brick to form a smooth stone like surface. It is very appealing and is often found on Georgian buildings. Stucco is very like mortar to work with. It used to contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it in addition to plant fibres to stop cracks. Stucco is often problematic and Ormskirk Building Surveys frequently discover potentially expensive to remedy problems for instance trapped moisture culminating in internal damp problems.

Another example of problems could include when the render has been taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course (DPC). Fixing problems with stucco can be difficult as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Ormskirk property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, you should you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap however it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Ormskirk property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Ormskirk Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will a RICS surveyor inspect the condition or the safety of the gas appliances?

A RICS surveyor will locate and visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This will include whether the meter is in an escape route as part of the survey, in addition to gas affiliated fixtures such as chimney linings. The Ormskirk RICS surveyor will not remove external fittings and will not conduct any tests on the functionality of the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially deadly and if there are any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.



House Prices

There is a detached house in L39 with an asking price of £174, 124. What things does a Ormskirk chartered surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Ormskirk during a professional valuation ?

There are many factors that might affect the price of property for example the history of the property (e.g does it have a murky past) or the standard of the bathroom/s. It often helps to weigh up prices against house prices recorded in Ormskirk for comparable properties.

The average house price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £192, 424, which is £18, 300 more than the amount you are paying. The house/flat average was £192, 114. 20, Fairfield Drive, Ormskirk, West Lancashire, Lancashire, L39 1RL a detached house sold for £237, 500 .

An impartial way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as a core component. Your qualified surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Chartered Surveyor look for on a stucco coated regency home in Ormskirk that I intend to purchase.

Stucco is really a kind of solid render. Typically stucco is layered over brick to form a smooth stone like surface. It is very appealing and is often found on Georgian buildings. Stucco is very like mortar to work with. It used to contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it in addition to plant fibres to stop cracks. Stucco is often problematic and Ormskirk Building Surveys frequently discover potentially expensive to remedy problems for instance trapped moisture culminating in internal damp problems.

Another example of problems could include when the render has been taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course (DPC). Fixing problems with stucco can be difficult as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

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