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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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Which property survey is the best choice for my planned home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Raunds

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if purchasing a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Raunds

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Raunds) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this for non standard , for example granite wall or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Raunds

    This is an impartial valuation of the property. It is usually chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Raunds and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Raunds property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Raunds property's condition as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Raunds Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't quite see the argument to opt for a full structural survey when acquiring a un-loved mid terrace house near Raunds over a HomeBuyer Report?

Although commonly referred to as Full Structural Surveys by some - they are no longer offered by Surveyors and are superseded by Building Surveys. This is now the most appropriate property survey when

buying an unconventional house - such as an older Raunds house. It should outline in depth and salient details about the buildings standard of construction and repair in addition to any technical details, shortly after a thorough inspection.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when buying a house proximate to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: domestic waste. Of course nobody ideally wants to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Risks include methane gas generation .

Surveyors in Raunds will consider structural issues connected with the site. Your legal representative will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases as well as East Northamptonshire Local Authority and advise you .

Timber damage by insect larvae

A next-door neighbour warned us about vermin in the area. Is a Property Survey advisable?

Buyers in Raunds should know that is not a requirement that the vendor to mention a pest issue. This issue should be taken seriously. Signs may not be obvious. For example, cockroaches hide during the day, in light-fittings, beneath cracks in floor tiles or behind appliances. You may not spot them until moving in. Treatment for a serious infestation may include insecticides and destruction of tainted materials.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Raunds and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Raunds property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Raunds property's condition as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Raunds Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't quite see the argument to opt for a full structural survey when acquiring a un-loved mid terrace house near Raunds over a HomeBuyer Report?

Although commonly referred to as Full Structural Surveys by some - they are no longer offered by Surveyors and are superseded by Building Surveys. This is now the most appropriate property survey when



buying an unconventional house - such as an older Raunds house. It should outline in depth and salient details about the buildings standard of construction and repair in addition to any technical details, shortly after a thorough inspection.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when buying a house proximate to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: domestic waste. Of course nobody ideally wants to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Risks include methane gas generation .

Surveyors in Raunds will consider structural issues connected with the site. Your legal representative will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases as well as East Northamptonshire Local Authority and advise you .

Timber damage by insect larvae

A next-door neighbour warned us about vermin in the area. Is a Property Survey advisable?

Buyers in Raunds should know that is not a requirement that the vendor to mention a pest issue. This issue should be taken seriously. Signs may not be obvious. For example, cockroaches hide during the day, in light-fittings, beneath cracks in floor tiles or behind appliances. You may not spot them until moving in. Treatment for a serious infestation may include insecticides and destruction of tainted materials.

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