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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 Seaforth

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a property constructed from conventional materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Seaforth

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Seaforth) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this for non standard , for example architecturally unusual or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Seaforth

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Seaforth and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same survey.

If the Seaforth property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Seaforth property's general condition as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Seaforth Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on houses

Is it best to order a full structural survey before buying an extended thirties home in Seaforth?

Full Structural Surveys are now known as Building Surveys. A Building Survey is the correct RICS survey if planning to buy an altered house - such as an older house. A Building Survey specifies in depth and often critical information about the buildings construction and uses and any maintenance needs, following a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings. For further info on HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys visit surveys compared.

Gas flame

Will a RICS surveyor look into the state of repair of the gas flues?

The RICS surveyor will visually survey the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like the condition of the meter at the building, as well as gas connected installations like the possibility of asbestos. The fittings won't be undone. The system won't be tested in any way. Gas is potentially unsafe, should there be any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Regulations stipulate landlords must to carry out appliance and installation inspections yearly. Non compliance penalties are criminal .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The brick on this Edwardian terrace is badly worn - what should we do?

Brick-constructed houses in Seaforth demonstrate several benefits, but they can also suffer from considerable issues, such as crypto-florescence. These issues will be mentioned in the report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. An issue of particular concern is rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered. Tyers & Son Brickwork Ltd may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 01234 782333 or Office 7/The Old Embankment/Station Road, Sharnbrook, Bedford, MK44 1PU.

Buyers in Seaforth should consider that a number of styles have been used across the country for centuries. As an example, Monk bond, which is similar to Flemish bond, but with two long bricks between every short one.

If the Seaforth surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Seaforth and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same survey.

If the Seaforth property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Seaforth property's general condition as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Seaforth Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on houses

Is it best to order a full structural survey before buying an extended thirties home in Seaforth?

Full Structural Surveys are now known as Building Surveys. A Building Survey is the correct RICS survey if planning to buy an altered house - such as an older house. A Building Survey specifies in depth and often critical information about the buildings construction and uses and any maintenance needs, following a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings. For further info on HomeBuyer Reports and Building Surveys visit surveys compared.



Gas flame

Will a RICS surveyor look into the state of repair of the gas flues?

The RICS surveyor will visually survey the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like the condition of the meter at the building, as well as gas connected installations like the possibility of asbestos. The fittings won't be undone. The system won't be tested in any way. Gas is potentially unsafe, should there be any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Regulations stipulate landlords must to carry out appliance and installation inspections yearly. Non compliance penalties are criminal .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The brick on this Edwardian terrace is badly worn - what should we do?

Brick-constructed houses in Seaforth demonstrate several benefits, but they can also suffer from considerable issues, such as crypto-florescence. These issues will be mentioned in the report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. An issue of particular concern is rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered. Tyers & Son Brickwork Ltd may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 01234 782333 or Office 7/The Old Embankment/Station Road, Sharnbrook, Bedford, MK44 1PU.

Buyers in Seaforth should consider that a number of styles have been used across the country for centuries. As an example, Monk bond, which is similar to Flemish bond, but with two long bricks between every short one.

If the Seaforth surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

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