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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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What property survey is the correct choice for my planned house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Pinner

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen when you are purchasing a home constructed from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Pinner

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Pinner) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. mundic homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Pinner

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Pinner and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Pinner property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will give you exhaustive analysis of the Pinner property's general condition in addition to advice on structural defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Pinner Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing a farmhouse. What consequences will the timber frame have on repairs?

Older construction methods and materials can sometimes be an issue. Structures constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be surprisingly expensive to repair. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Construction materials, such as suitable timber, may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of listed buildings. This may create disruption for new owners.

House Prices

There is a property in HA5 on with a local agent for £210, 350. What things does a Pinner surveyor take into account when calculating house prices in Pinner ?

There is a vast array of things that can add to or subtract from the price of property such as the total square meterage of the home or whether the property is sold under probate. One method is to put side by side the prices of flat achieved in the nearby area for similar flats. The mean flat price completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £228, 350, which is £18, 000 more than the asking price. The combined house/flat average was £409, 958. 59, Holwell Place, Pinner, Harrow, Greater London, HA5 1DY a leasehold flat sold for £234, 950 .

The best way to get an accurate home valued is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation by default. Your qualified surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme. The scheme is intended to raise consumer confidence and improves standards.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour stated there is a possibility of asbestos fire doors in the flat. What is asbestos and what are the risks?

Asbestos is a harmful silicate material. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White are often building materials e.g. ceiling boards. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has excellent resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in boilers.

All forms are ultimately carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer or pleural disease if inhaled over sustained periods. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered however, never to break it. Professional advice must be taken as soon as possible.

Surveyors will not tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. However they will note the risk of asbestos and should offer advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Pinner and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Pinner property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap however it will give you exhaustive analysis of the Pinner property's general condition in addition to advice on structural defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Pinner Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing a farmhouse. What consequences will the timber frame have on repairs?

Older construction methods and materials can sometimes be an issue. Structures constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be surprisingly expensive to repair. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Construction materials, such as suitable timber, may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of listed buildings. This may create disruption for new owners.



House Prices

There is a property in HA5 on with a local agent for £210, 350. What things does a Pinner surveyor take into account when calculating house prices in Pinner ?

There is a vast array of things that can add to or subtract from the price of property such as the total square meterage of the home or whether the property is sold under probate. One method is to put side by side the prices of flat achieved in the nearby area for similar flats. The mean flat price completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £228, 350, which is £18, 000 more than the asking price. The combined house/flat average was £409, 958. 59, Holwell Place, Pinner, Harrow, Greater London, HA5 1DY a leasehold flat sold for £234, 950 .

The best way to get an accurate home valued is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation by default. Your qualified surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme. The scheme is intended to raise consumer confidence and improves standards.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour stated there is a possibility of asbestos fire doors in the flat. What is asbestos and what are the risks?

Asbestos is a harmful silicate material. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White are often building materials e.g. ceiling boards. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has excellent resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in boilers.

All forms are ultimately carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer or pleural disease if inhaled over sustained periods. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered however, never to break it. Professional advice must be taken as soon as possible.

Surveyors will not tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. However they will note the risk of asbestos and should offer advice.

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