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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 Sewardstonebury

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to buy a property made of conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Sewardstonebury

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Sewardstonebury) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this for non standard property such as timber frame houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Sewardstonebury

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Sewardstonebury and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Sewardstonebury property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will give a more detailed analysis of the Sewardstonebury property's general condition along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Sewardstonebury Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

There is a property in Sewardstonebury. What factors will RICS surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Sewardstonebury ?

There are a huge number of issues that might affect the price of property such as the likelihood of getting planning permission to extend or whether there is any subsidence. .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a formal valuation as standard. A RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A professional local surveyor will go to the home in addition to factoring in the wealth of location related influences that have a bearing on values.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a home in Sewardstonebury but are worried about bugs. What can we do?

Any questions about pests affecting a Sewardstonebury building may not be asked by the lawyer.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be costly to fix. Signs may not be obvious. As an example, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Treatment for a serious infestation may include traps or removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of pest problems are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your surveyor.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the building I am planning to lease it looked like there was evidence of an overload of the fuses - does a the Sewardstonebury surveyor go into detail on the wiring and fusebox?

When conducting a Sewardstonebury Building Survey your surveyor should comment on the condition of the electrics if it looks like they are in a less than satisfactory state. A Home surveyor should also give detail on concerns such as making sure that supplementary bonding is in the usual place. Inspecting the evidence of any recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician should usually be part of the survey in Sewardstonebury. Inspecting the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey.

The IEE strongly advise that a PIR be conducted every ten years (or every 5 if letting).

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Sewardstonebury and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Sewardstonebury property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will give a more detailed analysis of the Sewardstonebury property's general condition along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Sewardstonebury Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

There is a property in Sewardstonebury. What factors will RICS surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Sewardstonebury ?

There are a huge number of issues that might affect the price of property such as the likelihood of getting planning permission to extend or whether there is any subsidence. .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a formal valuation as standard. A RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A professional local surveyor will go to the home in addition to factoring in the wealth of location related influences that have a bearing on values.



Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a home in Sewardstonebury but are worried about bugs. What can we do?

Any questions about pests affecting a Sewardstonebury building may not be asked by the lawyer.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be costly to fix. Signs may not be obvious. As an example, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Treatment for a serious infestation may include traps or removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of pest problems are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your surveyor.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the building I am planning to lease it looked like there was evidence of an overload of the fuses - does a the Sewardstonebury surveyor go into detail on the wiring and fusebox?

When conducting a Sewardstonebury Building Survey your surveyor should comment on the condition of the electrics if it looks like they are in a less than satisfactory state. A Home surveyor should also give detail on concerns such as making sure that supplementary bonding is in the usual place. Inspecting the evidence of any recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician should usually be part of the survey in Sewardstonebury. Inspecting the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey.

The IEE strongly advise that a PIR be conducted every ten years (or every 5 if letting).

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