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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 building survey is the correct choice for my intended home purchase in Parsons Green?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Parsons Green

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to purchase a home made of conventional materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Parsons Green

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Parsons Green) is also carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this for unconventional e.g. thatched homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Parsons Green

    This is an impartial valuation . This is usually chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Parsons Green and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Parsons Green property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Parsons Green property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Parsons Green Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when buying a flat proximate to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. commercial refuse. No one would want to live near one (4/5 people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include tars and other hazardous materials .

Surveyors will find any structural defects connected with the landfill. Your lawyer will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Hammersmith and Fulham Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

Defective door frame

For the Parsons Green HomeBuyer Report can you give some examples of an red light rating defects impacting 'E6 - Outside doors' ?

One example issue could be blocked drainage holes. Outside doors are to be opened and closed where keys are available, but not forced open. In general, where doors have obviously been replaced, relevant issues are considered. This can include overall quality, whether the frame provides adequate support, and building regulations have been met (e.g. FENSA and Certass).

Severe defects impacting the Parsons Green property are indicated with a 'red' condition rating of 3. These can include dangers such as the suspected presence of asbestos, or extensive structural damage. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the Parsons Green property. Irrelevant subsections of the HomeBuyer Report, like an assessment of a conservatory where the home in question does not have one, are disregarded.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect does wet conditions have on our new house in Parsons Green, and does our property surveyor mention it? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the effect which damp weather has on a property is not given more thought. Signs that gutters are under performing include spalling masonry. If you are concerned, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to repair, if identified early. If not maintained, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Parsons Green and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Parsons Green property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Parsons Green property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Parsons Green Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of when buying a flat proximate to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. commercial refuse. No one would want to live near one (4/5 people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include tars and other hazardous materials .

Surveyors will find any structural defects connected with the landfill. Your lawyer will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Hammersmith and Fulham Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .



Defective door frame

For the Parsons Green HomeBuyer Report can you give some examples of an red light rating defects impacting 'E6 - Outside doors' ?

One example issue could be blocked drainage holes. Outside doors are to be opened and closed where keys are available, but not forced open. In general, where doors have obviously been replaced, relevant issues are considered. This can include overall quality, whether the frame provides adequate support, and building regulations have been met (e.g. FENSA and Certass).

Severe defects impacting the Parsons Green property are indicated with a 'red' condition rating of 3. These can include dangers such as the suspected presence of asbestos, or extensive structural damage. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the Parsons Green property. Irrelevant subsections of the HomeBuyer Report, like an assessment of a conservatory where the home in question does not have one, are disregarded.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect does wet conditions have on our new house in Parsons Green, and does our property surveyor mention it? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the effect which damp weather has on a property is not given more thought. Signs that gutters are under performing include spalling masonry. If you are concerned, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to repair, if identified early. If not maintained, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

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