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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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 HomeBuyers Survey do I need for my planned property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Petts Wood

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Petts Wood

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Petts Wood) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this option for non standard e.g. timber wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Petts Wood

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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Home Buyers Survey Petts Wood

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Petts Wood and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Petts Wood property is a flat, or is a period property, 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 substantial modifications, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Petts Wood property's general condition along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Petts Wood House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a converted barn in Petts Wood. What should be budgeted for upkeep?

Some purchasers would like to own a home with character. The age of a structure, however, can often be problematic. Property showcasing traditional methods can be difficult to repair. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work, which could result in higher ongoing expenses.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Petts Wood and are looking for houses with handmade bricks. What suggestions can a Petts Wood property surveyor make? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-constructed conversions in Petts Wood demonstrate several benefits, but they can also show signs of numerous defects. These can include efflorescence or signs of movement. One particularly serious issue is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork. LS may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 6 Field Head, Redcar, TS10 4DX or 01624 284881.

Brick-constructed property are found in many homes built in this country, leading to a range of techniques. E.g. running, or stretcher, bond. The advice of a brickwork specialist should be sought before attempting repairs.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we should check out when planning to buy a period property in Petts Wood in a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by the local authority.

Home Buyers Surveys in Petts Wood need to possess sufficient knowledge of local considerations and any relation they have with the building and its value. The value of homes will likely be inflated owing to them resisting change. However many have fallen into a state of neglect for example - the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Property surveyors will inform you whether the building looks like it may be within a conservation area and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will suggest additional enquiries are conducted by your solicitor. Unsympathetic developments that do not have Local Authority approval should be noted in the survey but these are really more a investigated by the solicitor. Ducat Law are based in, Bromley, London, BR5 3QB should be prepared to advise. Tel: 01689 885030

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Petts Wood and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Petts Wood property is a flat, or is a period property, 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 substantial modifications, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Petts Wood property's general condition along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Petts Wood House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a converted barn in Petts Wood. What should be budgeted for upkeep?

Some purchasers would like to own a home with character. The age of a structure, however, can often be problematic. Property showcasing traditional methods can be difficult to repair. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work, which could result in higher ongoing expenses.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Petts Wood and are looking for houses with handmade bricks. What suggestions can a Petts Wood property surveyor make? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-constructed conversions in Petts Wood demonstrate several benefits, but they can also show signs of numerous defects. These can include efflorescence or signs of movement. One particularly serious issue is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork. LS may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 6 Field Head, Redcar, TS10 4DX or 01624 284881.

Brick-constructed property are found in many homes built in this country, leading to a range of techniques. E.g. running, or stretcher, bond. The advice of a brickwork specialist should be sought before attempting repairs.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we should check out when planning to buy a period property in Petts Wood in a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are designated by the local authority.

Home Buyers Surveys in Petts Wood need to possess sufficient knowledge of local considerations and any relation they have with the building and its value. The value of homes will likely be inflated owing to them resisting change. However many have fallen into a state of neglect for example - the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Property surveyors will inform you whether the building looks like it may be within a conservation area and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will suggest additional enquiries are conducted by your solicitor. Unsympathetic developments that do not have Local Authority approval should be noted in the survey but these are really more a investigated by the solicitor. Ducat Law are based in, Bromley, London, BR5 3QB should be prepared to advise. Tel: 01689 885030

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