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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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 Buyers Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Putney Vale

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a home built from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Putney Vale

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Putney Vale) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example timber wall or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Putney Vale

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Putney Vale and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same.

If the Putney Vale property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any works or an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Putney Vale property's condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Putney Vale Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Window frame

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Putney Vale what does a Condition Rating 1 mean for 'E5 - Windows' ?

Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily. Excess condensation or vapour occlusions in a double-glazed window is an example. A condition rating of 1 states that no repair work is needed, but maintenance may still be necessary. RICS HomeBuyer

Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property. Green, orange and red ratings are an indication of how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests - How do we investigate further?

Putney Vale property will often be free of major vermin. However, if you do have specific concerns, you should seek advice. When purchasing a building, this matter should be borne in mind. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. As an example, dust mites make they habitation in furnishings and bedding, and are a common source of allergies. Remedies can be disruptive to residents, and may require you to move out during the work in extreme cases. If you strongly suspect an issue with cockroaches, or any pest, speak to your Putney Vale surveyor

Building Surveys on houses

Should we order the full structural survey when acquiring a un-loved period house near Putney Vale instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Conventionally called a Full Structural Survey by many, it is no longer available has actually been renamed by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the correct name is actually now the Building Survey. Commission a Building Survey for this house. The HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail if investigating a post fifties unmodified Putney Vale house built out of conventional building materials.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Putney Vale and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same.

If the Putney Vale property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any works or an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Putney Vale property's condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Putney Vale Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Window frame

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Putney Vale what does a Condition Rating 1 mean for 'E5 - Windows' ?

Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily. Excess condensation or vapour occlusions in a double-glazed window is an example. A condition rating of 1 states that no repair work is needed, but maintenance may still be necessary. RICS HomeBuyer



Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property. Green, orange and red ratings are an indication of how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests - How do we investigate further?

Putney Vale property will often be free of major vermin. However, if you do have specific concerns, you should seek advice. When purchasing a building, this matter should be borne in mind. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. As an example, dust mites make they habitation in furnishings and bedding, and are a common source of allergies. Remedies can be disruptive to residents, and may require you to move out during the work in extreme cases. If you strongly suspect an issue with cockroaches, or any pest, speak to your Putney Vale surveyor

Building Surveys on houses

Should we order the full structural survey when acquiring a un-loved period house near Putney Vale instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Conventionally called a Full Structural Survey by many, it is no longer available has actually been renamed by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the correct name is actually now the Building Survey. Commission a Building Survey for this house. The HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail if investigating a post fifties unmodified Putney Vale house built out of conventional building materials.

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