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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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Which Survey is the best choice for my potential property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Peak District

    A Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are purchasing a home made of conventional materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Peak District

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Peak District) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. stone slab roof properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Peak District

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Peak District and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Peak District property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Peak District property's state of repair as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Peak District House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Other external areas of the property

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Peak District what does 'E9' include?

Miscellaneous external elements are including here which do not fit into the other categories. Steps or landing areas which are settling or heaving is one defect applicable to this section.

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, unlike some more complex survey reports. The report uses colour coded condition ratings to give home buyers in Peak District a clear understanding of the severity of defects uncovered during the survey.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rain an issue in Peak District, and does our building survey mention it?

Despite England's reputation for wet weather the effect which heavy rain has on buildings is overlooked by buyers.

Signs that drainage systems are worth a closer look include rusted iron elements. This can lead to hazardous mould.

The good news is that this is generally easy to resolve. However, if the drains are poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Peak District include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a boundary wall) and how is it calculated?

A Homebuyer Report on a Peak District property will contain a surveyor valuation and also a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. To ascertain the property's value the valuer will factor in local property market knowledge and other factors relating to the property for instance: style of architecture The RICS surveyor will also consider construction type and make certain key assumptions, for example the property is connected to mains services such as water. Surveyors will disregard things like furnishings.

Additional local area conjectures, like services, are made in addition to local environmental concerns like flood plains, which will also be factored in. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Peak District and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Peak District property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Peak District property's state of repair as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Peak District House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Other external areas of the property

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Peak District what does 'E9' include?

Miscellaneous external elements are including here which do not fit into the other categories. Steps or landing areas which are settling or heaving is one defect applicable to this section.

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, unlike some more complex survey reports. The report uses colour coded condition ratings to give home buyers in Peak District a clear understanding of the severity of defects uncovered during the survey.



Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rain an issue in Peak District, and does our building survey mention it?

Despite England's reputation for wet weather the effect which heavy rain has on buildings is overlooked by buyers.

Signs that drainage systems are worth a closer look include rusted iron elements. This can lead to hazardous mould.

The good news is that this is generally easy to resolve. However, if the drains are poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Peak District include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a boundary wall) and how is it calculated?

A Homebuyer Report on a Peak District property will contain a surveyor valuation and also a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. To ascertain the property's value the valuer will factor in local property market knowledge and other factors relating to the property for instance: style of architecture The RICS surveyor will also consider construction type and make certain key assumptions, for example the property is connected to mains services such as water. Surveyors will disregard things like furnishings.

Additional local area conjectures, like services, are made in addition to local environmental concerns like flood plains, which will also be factored in. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

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