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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 Home Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Oxted

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a property built from conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Oxted

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Oxted) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this for unconventional such as granite wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Oxted

    This is an impartial valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Oxted and of the 3, which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same.

If the Oxted property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does give you comprehensive details of the Oxted property's general condition in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Oxted Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

As well as reporting on condition, will I get a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate

A Homebuyer Report on a Oxted building will include a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation in addition to a "reinstatement cost" as part of the survey. When calculating the property's value the surveyor will take into account awareness of the Oxted property market and other factors about the property e.g. state of repair The RICS surveyor will also consider construction methods and will draw upon key assumptions e.g. there being no significant defects.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried

out. The surveyor relies on standard assumptions that there aren't any compromising legal problems like no problematic restrictions. These will be investigated by your solicitor.

Further area conjectures, like connection to sewers, are made in addition to local environmental problems like nearby railway tracks, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Building Surveys on houses

Should I upgrade to full structural survey prior to buying a modified regency house in Oxted?

Full Structural Surveys was recently renamed as Building Surveys. This is now the best RICS survey if buying a modified home like a dilapidated house in Oxted. This type of survey will typically give in depth and far-reaching insight about the property's construction materials in conjunction with any important technical details, following a thorough inspection of the accessible parts.

Damaged Render

What problems will the Surveyor be focused on, on a stucco house in Oxted that I intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually just a kind of render. Normally stucco is applied to brick that dries to a smooth surface that is sometimes scored to resemble stone. The effect is highly attractive and is found on Victorian homes. Sometimes it can contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it as well as animal fibres to help prevent cracks. it can be prone to defect and Oxted Homebuyer Reports commonly focus on any number of problems which can include trapped moisture leading to the surface falling away. Other potential problems may include sulphate attack from sulphates or salts sucked out of brickwork. Re-coating problems may be costly as the skills are getting harder to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Oxted and of the 3, which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same.

If the Oxted property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does give you comprehensive details of the Oxted property's general condition in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Oxted Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

As well as reporting on condition, will I get a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate

A Homebuyer Report on a Oxted building will include a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation in addition to a "reinstatement cost" as part of the survey. When calculating the property's value the surveyor will take into account awareness of the Oxted property market and other factors about the property e.g. state of repair The RICS surveyor will also consider construction methods and will draw upon key assumptions e.g. there being no significant defects.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried



out. The surveyor relies on standard assumptions that there aren't any compromising legal problems like no problematic restrictions. These will be investigated by your solicitor.

Further area conjectures, like connection to sewers, are made in addition to local environmental problems like nearby railway tracks, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Building Surveys on houses

Should I upgrade to full structural survey prior to buying a modified regency house in Oxted?

Full Structural Surveys was recently renamed as Building Surveys. This is now the best RICS survey if buying a modified home like a dilapidated house in Oxted. This type of survey will typically give in depth and far-reaching insight about the property's construction materials in conjunction with any important technical details, following a thorough inspection of the accessible parts.

Damaged Render

What problems will the Surveyor be focused on, on a stucco house in Oxted that I intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually just a kind of render. Normally stucco is applied to brick that dries to a smooth surface that is sometimes scored to resemble stone. The effect is highly attractive and is found on Victorian homes. Sometimes it can contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it as well as animal fibres to help prevent cracks. it can be prone to defect and Oxted Homebuyer Reports commonly focus on any number of problems which can include trapped moisture leading to the surface falling away. Other potential problems may include sulphate attack from sulphates or salts sucked out of brickwork. Re-coating problems may be costly as the skills are getting harder to find.

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