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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 HomeBuyers Survey should I pick for my home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Retford

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a home made of standard building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Retford

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Retford) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this when buying a non standard e.g. architecturally unusual properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Retford

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Retford and which one is cheaper?

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

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

If you are thinking about whether to carry out substantial modifications on the Retford property, you should you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Retford property's state of repair along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Retford Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Retford? We're concerned about replacement costs.

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the impact rain can have on property in Retford is ignored by property buyers. As an example, corroded downspouts may indicate that the drainage systems are blocked. If you have suspicions, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

In most cases, guttering issues are usually easy to remedy, if not neglected.

House Prices

There is a property in DN22 in Retford for £164, 355. What different issues will your RICS surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Retford ?

There is a near endless list of things that can impact on the price of property for instance the existence of damp or whether it is near the coast or has a coastal view. As an indicator, one can try to consider house prices recorded in the same area for similar houses.

The average house price paid in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £163, 655, which is £700 less than the amount being asked and the flat/house average was £162, 217. The Coach House, Barnby Moor, Retford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8QX a detached property was purchased for £320, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate property valued is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component. A qualified surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

The surveyor will always attend the building in addition to factoring in the wealth of issues that can affect values.

Conservation area

Are there any issues I need to consider if intending to buy an extended house in Retford near a conservation area ?

There are many thousands of conservation areas throughout England and Wales that are designated and monitored by the local authority.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess local knowledge of relevant local issues and any effect they have on the building and its value. The value of homes tends to be more than prices outside the area due to conservation areas being preserved.

Property surveyors are expected advise you if the home is or might be so designated and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are raised by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unsympathetic extensions to the property may be commented on, however these should be investigated by your lawyer.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Retford and which one is cheaper?

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

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

If you are thinking about whether to carry out substantial modifications on the Retford property, you should you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Retford property's state of repair along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Retford Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Retford? We're concerned about replacement costs.

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the impact rain can have on property in Retford is ignored by property buyers. As an example, corroded downspouts may indicate that the drainage systems are blocked. If you have suspicions, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

In most cases, guttering issues are usually easy to remedy, if not neglected.



House Prices

There is a property in DN22 in Retford for £164, 355. What different issues will your RICS surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Retford ?

There is a near endless list of things that can impact on the price of property for instance the existence of damp or whether it is near the coast or has a coastal view. As an indicator, one can try to consider house prices recorded in the same area for similar houses.

The average house price paid in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £163, 655, which is £700 less than the amount being asked and the flat/house average was £162, 217. The Coach House, Barnby Moor, Retford, Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, DN22 8QX a detached property was purchased for £320, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate property valued is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component. A qualified surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

The surveyor will always attend the building in addition to factoring in the wealth of issues that can affect values.

Conservation area

Are there any issues I need to consider if intending to buy an extended house in Retford near a conservation area ?

There are many thousands of conservation areas throughout England and Wales that are designated and monitored by the local authority.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess local knowledge of relevant local issues and any effect they have on the building and its value. The value of homes tends to be more than prices outside the area due to conservation areas being preserved.

Property surveyors are expected advise you if the home is or might be so designated and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are raised by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unsympathetic extensions to the property may be commented on, however these should be investigated by your lawyer.

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