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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  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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Need a Home Survey ? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Park Hill

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home made of standard building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Park Hill

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Park Hill) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this for unconventional such as architecturally unusual homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Park Hill

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Park Hill and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same survey.

If the Park Hill property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, you should you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Park Hill property's condition as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Park Hill Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Can I get an independent and professional valuation and reinstatement cost estimate

A Homebuyer Report on a Park Hill property will include a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as part of the survey. To work out an accurate value estimate your RICS valuer will pair awareness of the Park Hill property market and other considerations about the property for instance: state of repair Your Park Hill surveyor will also consider construction type and will make certain key assumptions, for example there are no damaging materials. Surveyors will ignore things like furnishings. The valuation is also on the basis that there is an absence of any compromising legal problems like consents for works having been granted. These will be investigated by your solicitor or licensed conveyancer..

Additional local area assumptions like issues with access, are made in addition to Park Hill environmental issues like intrusive noises or smells, also being considered.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Building Surveys on houses

Do I need to have the full structural survey when looking into a dilapidated forties property near Park Hill as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Often referred to as the Full Structural Survey, this survey is no longer offered as it has been given a new title by RICS and the right term is now the Building Survey. A HomeBuyer Report is enough for a non period Park Hill property of typical building materials. A RICS Building Survey is definitely the appropriate survey to opt for the property mentioned. Usually within 2 to 3 days after a thorough site survey of the accessible parts, a formal report is forwarded to the purchaser going through thorough and crucial details in relation to the construction and uses of the house. There are certain restrictions with the survey insofar as the surveyor will not be able to force or open up the fabric of the Park Hill building e.g. undoing electrical fittings. See the survey differences article for further information on property surveys.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The house we plan to purchase is built on clay soil. Can we expect the Building Survey to mention this? Does the chartered surveyor give maintenance advice?

Subsidence is often the result of unseen, subterranean causes, including clay soil. Specific problems include soil swelling, capable of irreparably damaging a home if untreated. Clay soil is naturally lower in volume, and will compact over several months in the case of new-builds. This settlement is predictable and necessary - the real concern is contraction in clay soil caused by changes in the local water table. Signs like sticking doors or warping of floorboards can be early indications of very serious structural issues. When performing your Home Buyers Survey in Park Hill, your surveyor will consider the impact the soil composition has had, and may have, on the property. The building foundations may need extra support in some cases. A surveyor can confirm if this is necessary, as it can be a lengthy process.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Park Hill and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same survey.

If the Park Hill property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, you should you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Park Hill property's condition as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Park Hill Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Can I get an independent and professional valuation and reinstatement cost estimate

A Homebuyer Report on a Park Hill property will include a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as part of the survey. To work out an accurate value estimate your RICS valuer will pair awareness of the Park Hill property market and other considerations about the property for instance: state of repair Your Park Hill surveyor will also consider construction type and will make certain key assumptions, for example there are no damaging materials. Surveyors will ignore things like furnishings. The valuation is also on the basis that there is an absence of any compromising legal problems like consents for works having been granted. These will be investigated by your solicitor or licensed conveyancer..

Additional local area assumptions like issues with access, are made in addition to Park Hill environmental issues like intrusive noises or smells, also being considered.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.



Building Surveys on houses

Do I need to have the full structural survey when looking into a dilapidated forties property near Park Hill as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Often referred to as the Full Structural Survey, this survey is no longer offered as it has been given a new title by RICS and the right term is now the Building Survey. A HomeBuyer Report is enough for a non period Park Hill property of typical building materials. A RICS Building Survey is definitely the appropriate survey to opt for the property mentioned. Usually within 2 to 3 days after a thorough site survey of the accessible parts, a formal report is forwarded to the purchaser going through thorough and crucial details in relation to the construction and uses of the house. There are certain restrictions with the survey insofar as the surveyor will not be able to force or open up the fabric of the Park Hill building e.g. undoing electrical fittings. See the survey differences article for further information on property surveys.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The house we plan to purchase is built on clay soil. Can we expect the Building Survey to mention this? Does the chartered surveyor give maintenance advice?

Subsidence is often the result of unseen, subterranean causes, including clay soil. Specific problems include soil swelling, capable of irreparably damaging a home if untreated. Clay soil is naturally lower in volume, and will compact over several months in the case of new-builds. This settlement is predictable and necessary - the real concern is contraction in clay soil caused by changes in the local water table. Signs like sticking doors or warping of floorboards can be early indications of very serious structural issues. When performing your Home Buyers Survey in Park Hill, your surveyor will consider the impact the soil composition has had, and may have, on the property. The building foundations may need extra support in some cases. A surveyor can confirm if this is necessary, as it can be a lengthy process.

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