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  Mortgage Valuation
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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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Looking for a Property Survey ? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ranmoor

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ranmoor

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Ranmoor) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this option when buying a non standard , for example stone wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ranmoor

    This is a professional valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Ranmoor and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is basically the same the same.

If the Ranmoor property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Ranmoor property's general condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

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

Window frame

On the HomeBuyer Report, can you give examples of an red light rating defects affecting windows?

Serious concerns are marked as condition rating 3. These can include dangers such as the suspected presence of asbestos, or extensive structural damage. 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 one defect applicable to this section.

Building Surveys on houses

Shall I upgrade to the full structural survey when investing in a converted Edwardian house near Ranmoor as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Frequently called the Structural Survey, this survey is no longer available and this most technical survey has been reclassified by RICS and the proper name is now the Building Survey. A HomeBuyer Report is enough if investigating a mid century or later unmodified home of typical building materials. The Building Survey is the most suitable selection for the house described. Two to three days after a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings, a formal report is sent to the purchaser going through any crucial details in relation to the construction materials used on the house. There will be certain limitations with any survey as RICS chartered surveyor is not in a position to open up the fabric of the of the Ranmoor house, an example being the removing the contents of cupboards.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is it advisable to check rainwater goods, and does our property surveyor mention it? And could it affect the property value?

Regular rainfall is common in Ranmoor and across the country, but wet weather and the effect it can have on homes are usually overlooked by house purchasers. Signs that rainwater goods are blocked include rotten wooden gutters. If you suspect a problem, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

The good news is that problems with drains are generally easy to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive. If left untreated, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Ranmoor and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is basically the same the same.

If the Ranmoor property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Ranmoor property's general condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

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

Window frame

On the HomeBuyer Report, can you give examples of an red light rating defects affecting windows?

Serious concerns are marked as condition rating 3. These can include dangers such as the suspected presence of asbestos, or extensive structural damage. 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 one defect applicable to this section.



Building Surveys on houses

Shall I upgrade to the full structural survey when investing in a converted Edwardian house near Ranmoor as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Frequently called the Structural Survey, this survey is no longer available and this most technical survey has been reclassified by RICS and the proper name is now the Building Survey. A HomeBuyer Report is enough if investigating a mid century or later unmodified home of typical building materials. The Building Survey is the most suitable selection for the house described. Two to three days after a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings, a formal report is sent to the purchaser going through any crucial details in relation to the construction materials used on the house. There will be certain limitations with any survey as RICS chartered surveyor is not in a position to open up the fabric of the of the Ranmoor house, an example being the removing the contents of cupboards.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is it advisable to check rainwater goods, and does our property surveyor mention it? And could it affect the property value?

Regular rainfall is common in Ranmoor and across the country, but wet weather and the effect it can have on homes are usually overlooked by house purchasers. Signs that rainwater goods are blocked include rotten wooden gutters. If you suspect a problem, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

The good news is that problems with drains are generally easy to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive. If left untreated, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

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