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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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 building survey should I choose for my planned house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Robin Hood

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are purchasing a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Robin Hood

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Robin Hood) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more exhaustive. Choose this for unconventional , for example wood frame buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Robin Hood

    This is an independent valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Robin Hood and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Robin Hood property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any substantial modifications, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does offer comprehensive details of the Robin Hood property's condition along with advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Robin Hood Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a residence in Robin Hood, does the building survey investigate signs of flooding damage?

Unfortunately, distance from water or height above sea level is no guarantee that a house will be secure against flood damage, and owning a house in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. The Environment Agency maintain a flood danger alert service, with regular updated risk assessments, but a surveyor will also make recommendations to prepare for the worst. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the house in Robin Hood or on adjacent sites. The building surveyor may ask the residents about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

The alert level for the Beverley Brook Catchment in the London Boroughs of Merton, Sutton, Kingston upon Thames, Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth, near to Robin Hood of 'No warnings', was recently set by the Environment Agency at 09:40 on 16 Jul 2012.

*04/01/2013

Roof defects identified during a survey

Poor roof maintenance brings up bad memories for us. What should we do about roof repairs?

Houses in Robin Hood in otherwise fine condition will suffer roofing problems, such as. From tie beams to eaves, the roof structure as a whole will be taken into account, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

Re-flashing and re-tiling, among other aspects of roof repair, need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange.

Building Surveys on houses

Should we conduct the full structural survey if buying a converted sixties property near Robin Hood instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Commonly referred to as a Full Structural Survey by many, it is no longer available has actually been re-titled by RICS and the correct name is now the Building Survey. If you are buying an unusual Robin Hood house like a neglected house, this is the correct choice. It will detail thorough and important professional advice in relation to the property's state of repair in conjunction with any technical details a thorough visual inspection of the accessible areas. External buildings will typically be reported on.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Robin Hood and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Robin Hood property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any substantial modifications, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does offer comprehensive details of the Robin Hood property's condition along with advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Robin Hood Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a residence in Robin Hood, does the building survey investigate signs of flooding damage?

Unfortunately, distance from water or height above sea level is no guarantee that a house will be secure against flood damage, and owning a house in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. The Environment Agency maintain a flood danger alert service, with regular updated risk assessments, but a surveyor will also make recommendations to prepare for the worst. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the house in Robin Hood or on adjacent sites. The building surveyor may ask the residents about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.



The alert level for the Beverley Brook Catchment in the London Boroughs of Merton, Sutton, Kingston upon Thames, Richmond upon Thames and Wandsworth, near to Robin Hood of 'No warnings', was recently set by the Environment Agency at 09:40 on 16 Jul 2012.

*04/01/2013

Roof defects identified during a survey

Poor roof maintenance brings up bad memories for us. What should we do about roof repairs?

Houses in Robin Hood in otherwise fine condition will suffer roofing problems, such as. From tie beams to eaves, the roof structure as a whole will be taken into account, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

Re-flashing and re-tiling, among other aspects of roof repair, need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange.

Building Surveys on houses

Should we conduct the full structural survey if buying a converted sixties property near Robin Hood instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Commonly referred to as a Full Structural Survey by many, it is no longer available has actually been re-titled by RICS and the correct name is now the Building Survey. If you are buying an unusual Robin Hood house like a neglected house, this is the correct choice. It will detail thorough and important professional advice in relation to the property's state of repair in conjunction with any technical details a thorough visual inspection of the accessible areas. External buildings will typically be reported on.

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