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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 Home Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Radlett

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to purchase a property constructed from conventional building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Radlett

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Radlett) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this option when buying a non standard property such as stone slab roof properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Radlett

    This is a professional valuation . This is often chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Radlett and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Radlett property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any works or an extension, you should you opt for a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Radlett property's general condition along with information on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Radlett Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

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Will a RICS chartered surveyor report on the state of the gas mains supply?

The RICS surveyor will locate and visually check any accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like whether the mains is connected for instance, in addition to gas related fixtures like chimney breasts or flues. Fittings won't actually be dislodged. Needless to say, gas can be unsafe, should you have any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe Register firms in Radlett include Agate Systems of 39, Gills Hill Lane, Radlett, Hertfordshire Tel. 07973315748 and GASDAY of 4 Halliday Close, Shenley, Radlett, Hertfordshire Tel. 02089500690.

The 1998 Gas Safety Regulations require landlords must to carry out appliance and installation inspections yearly. Non compliance penalties include heavy fines or imprisonment .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Scottish bond repair tips for the Tudor house we're purchasing? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-built Radlett apartments do benefit from many advantages over timber-built homes. Unfortunately, they also experience considerable issues. These can include erosion or defective mortar. Where relevant, these will be discussed in the survey report, with directions for remedy.

A defect often found is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Buckle Roy may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 07958 964407 or 95 Roodegate, Basildon, SS14 2AY.

For home purchasers in Radlett seeking a rare example of brick architecture, look for unusual course styles like Scottish bond features five courses (rows) of long-oriented bricks then one row of short faced bricks, before repeating the pattern. If the surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Conservatory

On the HomeBuyer Report what effect will a an amber light rating have on 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

In Radlett, examples include insect damage or rot to a conservatory roof. This section covers conservatories and porches. Inappropriate use of internal doors in doorways leading outside should also be reported on.

Issues requiring some attention are labelled condition rating 2. This may not be urgent, however. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific home being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. RICS have mandated a specific format for the HomeBuyer Report to aid the creation of a useful and comprehensive report for both surveyors and home buyers. As a result, some sections may not be relevant to every property, such as reporting on the condition of the roof of a ground floor flat.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Radlett and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Radlett property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any works or an extension, you should you opt for a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Radlett property's general condition along with information on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Radlett Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Will a RICS chartered surveyor report on the state of the gas mains supply?

The RICS surveyor will locate and visually check any accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like whether the mains is connected for instance, in addition to gas related fixtures like chimney breasts or flues. Fittings won't actually be dislodged. Needless to say, gas can be unsafe, should you have any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe Register firms in Radlett include Agate Systems of 39, Gills Hill Lane, Radlett, Hertfordshire Tel. 07973315748 and GASDAY of 4 Halliday Close, Shenley, Radlett, Hertfordshire Tel. 02089500690.

The 1998 Gas Safety Regulations require landlords must to carry out appliance and installation inspections yearly. Non compliance penalties include heavy fines or imprisonment .



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Scottish bond repair tips for the Tudor house we're purchasing? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-built Radlett apartments do benefit from many advantages over timber-built homes. Unfortunately, they also experience considerable issues. These can include erosion or defective mortar. Where relevant, these will be discussed in the survey report, with directions for remedy.

A defect often found is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Buckle Roy may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 07958 964407 or 95 Roodegate, Basildon, SS14 2AY.

For home purchasers in Radlett seeking a rare example of brick architecture, look for unusual course styles like Scottish bond features five courses (rows) of long-oriented bricks then one row of short faced bricks, before repeating the pattern. If the surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Conservatory

On the HomeBuyer Report what effect will a an amber light rating have on 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

In Radlett, examples include insect damage or rot to a conservatory roof. This section covers conservatories and porches. Inappropriate use of internal doors in doorways leading outside should also be reported on.

Issues requiring some attention are labelled condition rating 2. This may not be urgent, however. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific home being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. RICS have mandated a specific format for the HomeBuyer Report to aid the creation of a useful and comprehensive report for both surveyors and home buyers. As a result, some sections may not be relevant to every property, such as reporting on the condition of the roof of a ground floor flat.

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