HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Oughtibridge

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

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 Oughtibridge 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 Home Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Oughtibridge

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if purchasing a property constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Oughtibridge

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Oughtibridge) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this for non standard e.g. timber frame or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Oughtibridge

    This is an independent valuation . It is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

Reviews

Oughtibridge Surveyors

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

Oughtibridge Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Oughtibridge

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Lump Lane, Grenoside, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S35

  • Building Survey
    Bretton Road, Barnsley, S35

Home Buyers Survey Oughtibridge

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 get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Oughtibridge and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Oughtibridge property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a thorough analysis of the Oughtibridge property's state of repair along with advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Oughtibridge House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a property in Oughtibridge and the seller has told us that it has been constructed with West Cornwall granite. Which major problems should we consider, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

Ranging from Portland Hard Blue Limestone to Totternhoe Limestone, the stone used in a home's structure will impact maintenance. Defects affecting stone-built buildings in Oughtibridge can vary, delaminated or cracked paintwork being relatively common. Bear in mind that some defects will affect regular or irregularly cut stone equally, whereas others will not, and may require a local surveyors expertise to identify. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

The sheer breadth of varying stone materials can make it difficult for purchasers to correctly identify the particular stone used in the building of a home. Quarries in Oughtibridge should be able to supply local stone.

Substandard guttering

For the Oughtibridge HomeBuyer Report, what effect will a green light rating have on rainwater pipes and gutters?

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, unlike less prescriptive surveys. These may offer more complex detail, but they are also less useful for home buyers deciding whether or not to purchase a residence. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are. Condition rating one indicates that no repairs are necessary. Nevertheless, the surveyor may still recommend that regular upkeep is carried out. They are visually inspected, where access is possible. This section does not include possible defects such as blockages in sewer pipes. Loose or damaged gutters is an example.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend noted there is concern white asbestos ceiling material in existence at the flat. Which types of asbestos are a concern, is there a danger and will the home survey in Oughtibridge report on it?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous structured mineral. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials such as toilet cistern.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent heat resistance properties, it may be found in textured coatings.

All forms including Chrysotile are carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer or pleural disease if inhaled over sustained periods. Should you find asbestos, you should be careful on no account to move the asbestos. Professional advice should be sought urgently.

Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos on a survey. Your Oughtibridge surveyor should note the risk of asbestos and will advise accordingly.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Oughtibridge and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Oughtibridge property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a thorough analysis of the Oughtibridge property's state of repair along with advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Oughtibridge House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a property in Oughtibridge and the seller has told us that it has been constructed with West Cornwall granite. Which major problems should we consider, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

Ranging from Portland Hard Blue Limestone to Totternhoe Limestone, the stone used in a home's structure will impact maintenance. Defects affecting stone-built buildings in Oughtibridge can vary, delaminated or cracked paintwork being relatively common. Bear in mind that some defects will affect regular or irregularly cut stone equally, whereas others will not, and may require a local surveyors expertise to identify. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.



The sheer breadth of varying stone materials can make it difficult for purchasers to correctly identify the particular stone used in the building of a home. Quarries in Oughtibridge should be able to supply local stone.

Substandard guttering

For the Oughtibridge HomeBuyer Report, what effect will a green light rating have on rainwater pipes and gutters?

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, unlike less prescriptive surveys. These may offer more complex detail, but they are also less useful for home buyers deciding whether or not to purchase a residence. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are. Condition rating one indicates that no repairs are necessary. Nevertheless, the surveyor may still recommend that regular upkeep is carried out. They are visually inspected, where access is possible. This section does not include possible defects such as blockages in sewer pipes. Loose or damaged gutters is an example.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend noted there is concern white asbestos ceiling material in existence at the flat. Which types of asbestos are a concern, is there a danger and will the home survey in Oughtibridge report on it?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous structured mineral. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials such as toilet cistern.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent heat resistance properties, it may be found in textured coatings.

All forms including Chrysotile are carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer or pleural disease if inhaled over sustained periods. Should you find asbestos, you should be careful on no account to move the asbestos. Professional advice should be sought urgently.

Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos on a survey. Your Oughtibridge surveyor should note the risk of asbestos and will advise accordingly.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote