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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 should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Saltash

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to buy a home constructed from conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Saltash

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Saltash) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more detailed. Select this when buying a non standard , for example thatched roof buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Saltash

    This is an impartial valuation . This is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Saltash and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Saltash property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations on the Saltash property, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will give you exhaustive analysis of the Saltash property's state of repair as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Saltash Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does a RICS chartered surveyor inspect the condition or the safety of the gas heaters?

Yes. A will visually inspect the easily accessible parts of the system. This means things like the location of the meter as part of the Saltash survey, as well as gas connected appliances, for instance chimney breasts or flues. External fittings or housings will not however be undone. The system will not be tested at all. Gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas engineer.

Gas Safe firms in Saltash include ADS Gas of 3 Harebell Close, Pillmere, Saltash, Cornwall Tel. 07813746786 and Hodge Electrical & Mechanical Ltd of Lower Castle Cottage, Trematon, Saltash, Cornwall Tel. 01752843707.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about when purchasing a property near to Roodscroft Landfill near Saltash and landfill sites generally

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes e.g. inert waste material. There are thousands of sites affect hundreds of thousands of people in the UK including Saltash. Risks include complex organic chemicals. Potential health problems for example congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Saltash surveyors will consider structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets as well as Cornwall Local Authority and give you the results of the search .

Conservation area

Are there any considerations we would need to verify if purchasing a flat in Saltash near a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand official conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by local councils.

A Building Surveyors need to have relevant knowledge of relevant local factors and any bearing they have on the building. Property values will be higher than non conservation area equivalents which is down to them resisting change.

Property surveyors are trained to note whether the building looks like it may be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are carried out as part of the legal process. Unapproved changes to the building may also be noted in the survey but these are really more a concern for the solicitor. Nicholls & Sainsbury are based in 131-135 Fore Street, Cornwall, Cornwall, PL12 6AB and may be prepared to advise further. Tel: 01752 846116

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Saltash and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Saltash property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations on the Saltash property, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will give you exhaustive analysis of the Saltash property's state of repair as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Saltash Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does a RICS chartered surveyor inspect the condition or the safety of the gas heaters?

Yes. A will visually inspect the easily accessible parts of the system. This means things like the location of the meter as part of the Saltash survey, as well as gas connected appliances, for instance chimney breasts or flues. External fittings or housings will not however be undone. The system will not be tested at all. Gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas engineer.

Gas Safe firms in Saltash include ADS Gas of 3 Harebell Close, Pillmere, Saltash, Cornwall Tel. 07813746786 and Hodge Electrical & Mechanical Ltd of Lower Castle Cottage, Trematon, Saltash, Cornwall Tel. 01752843707.



Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about when purchasing a property near to Roodscroft Landfill near Saltash and landfill sites generally

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes e.g. inert waste material. There are thousands of sites affect hundreds of thousands of people in the UK including Saltash. Risks include complex organic chemicals. Potential health problems for example congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Saltash surveyors will consider structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets as well as Cornwall Local Authority and give you the results of the search .

Conservation area

Are there any considerations we would need to verify if purchasing a flat in Saltash near a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand official conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by local councils.

A Building Surveyors need to have relevant knowledge of relevant local factors and any bearing they have on the building. Property values will be higher than non conservation area equivalents which is down to them resisting change.

Property surveyors are trained to note whether the building looks like it may be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are carried out as part of the legal process. Unapproved changes to the building may also be noted in the survey but these are really more a concern for the solicitor. Nicholls & Sainsbury are based in 131-135 Fore Street, Cornwall, Cornwall, PL12 6AB and may be prepared to advise further. Tel: 01752 846116

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