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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 Home Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Sandbach

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when 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 Sandbach

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Sandbach) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this for an unconventional property, for example stone slab roof or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Sandbach

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Sandbach and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Sandbach property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Sandbach property's general condition along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Sandbach Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

English Heritage

We are purchasing a flat close to Sandbach Anglo-Saxon Crosses , will this affect the property's value?

Sandbach Anglo-Saxon Crosses is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest can enhance the desirability of an area. A RICS valuer will include many local and regional factors when carrying out the homebuyer report in Sandbach. Visit the English Heritage site for further information on Sandbach Anglo-Saxon Crosses.

Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls we should on guard for if planning to buy a flat in Sandbach in a conservation area?

There are thousands of designated conservation areas in the UK, responsibility for which lies with the local council. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have knowledge of local considerations and any relation they have on the building and its value. Prices will likely be greater owing to them being in their original state. However many of them are falling into are falling into disrepair for example - the addition of PVC windows and doors

Surveyors are trained to note if the planned purchase is possibly is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are carried out by your legal representation. Out of keeping extensions to the property may also be reported in the Sandbach survey, however these should be concern for your conveyancer.

Damage resulting from flooding

Does a Sandbach surveyor inquire into possible flood damage, or if neighbouring property have been affected?

Soil-clogged drainage, rain and overflowing waterways can all result in extensive flooding damage, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for houses and flats in flood-risk areas.

As with many aspects of home ownership, flood prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure. The HomeBuyer Report may also, where appropriate, offer suggestions for better flood defences.Details relating to signs of flooding may be reported in Section J of the HomeBuyer Report. The property surveyor may ask the current owner if the house in Sandbach has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Sandbach and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Sandbach property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Sandbach property's general condition along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Sandbach Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

English Heritage

We are purchasing a flat close to Sandbach Anglo-Saxon Crosses , will this affect the property's value?

Sandbach Anglo-Saxon Crosses is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest can enhance the desirability of an area. A RICS valuer will include many local and regional factors when carrying out the homebuyer report in Sandbach. Visit the English Heritage site for further information on Sandbach Anglo-Saxon Crosses.



Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls we should on guard for if planning to buy a flat in Sandbach in a conservation area?

There are thousands of designated conservation areas in the UK, responsibility for which lies with the local council. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have knowledge of local considerations and any relation they have on the building and its value. Prices will likely be greater owing to them being in their original state. However many of them are falling into are falling into disrepair for example - the addition of PVC windows and doors

Surveyors are trained to note if the planned purchase is possibly is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are carried out by your legal representation. Out of keeping extensions to the property may also be reported in the Sandbach survey, however these should be concern for your conveyancer.

Damage resulting from flooding

Does a Sandbach surveyor inquire into possible flood damage, or if neighbouring property have been affected?

Soil-clogged drainage, rain and overflowing waterways can all result in extensive flooding damage, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for houses and flats in flood-risk areas.

As with many aspects of home ownership, flood prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure. The HomeBuyer Report may also, where appropriate, offer suggestions for better flood defences.Details relating to signs of flooding may be reported in Section J of the HomeBuyer Report. The property surveyor may ask the current owner if the house in Sandbach has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.

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