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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 Survey is the correct choice for my property purchase in Shawbury?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Shawbury

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when buying a property built from standard materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Shawbury

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Shawbury) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for unconventional , for example architecturally unusual homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Shawbury

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Shawbury property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications on the property, you should you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give a more detailed analysis of the Shawbury property's state of repair along with an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a Shawbury Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When we saw the house we are intending to lease we saw that there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit; does Shawbury Homebuyer Report give details on on the electrics?

When performing a Building Survey in Shawbury the home surveyor should add detail on the condition of the electrics if it looks like they are in a poor state.

This will include a visual check of any revealed sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of areas like verifying the state of repair of the fixed electrical appliances, for example water heaters or verifying the condition of a sample of light fittings.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from any recent PIR conducted by an electrician on the building should usually be part of the survey in Shawbury.

The IEE suggest that a Periodic Inspection be conducted every ten years (or every 5 if letting).

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about vermin. Will the HomeBuyer Report investigate this?

Scare stories about home vermin are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as thrips as minor annoyances. When purchasing a home, this matter should be borne in mind. Signs may not be obvious, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Treatment for a serious infestation may include traps. Your home surveyor may report on signs of infestation, especially if you have raised your concerns beforehand.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about if buying a home near to a refuse tip

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including inert waste disposal. No one wants to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example. Health problems like downs syndrome have been linked to landfill sites .

Shawbury surveyors will flag up any structural defects linked to the landfill. Your lawyer will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets in addition to Telford and Wrekin Local Authority and advise you .

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Shawbury property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications on the property, you should you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give a more detailed analysis of the Shawbury property's state of repair along with an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a Shawbury Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When we saw the house we are intending to lease we saw that there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit; does Shawbury Homebuyer Report give details on on the electrics?

When performing a Building Survey in Shawbury the home surveyor should add detail on the condition of the electrics if it looks like they are in a poor state.

This will include a visual check of any revealed sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of areas like verifying the state of repair of the fixed electrical appliances, for example water heaters or verifying the condition of a sample of light fittings.



Confirming the existence of any documentation from any recent PIR conducted by an electrician on the building should usually be part of the survey in Shawbury.

The IEE suggest that a Periodic Inspection be conducted every ten years (or every 5 if letting).

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about vermin. Will the HomeBuyer Report investigate this?

Scare stories about home vermin are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as thrips as minor annoyances. When purchasing a home, this matter should be borne in mind. Signs may not be obvious, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Treatment for a serious infestation may include traps. Your home surveyor may report on signs of infestation, especially if you have raised your concerns beforehand.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about if buying a home near to a refuse tip

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including inert waste disposal. No one wants to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example. Health problems like downs syndrome have been linked to landfill sites .

Shawbury surveyors will flag up any structural defects linked to the landfill. Your lawyer will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets in addition to Telford and Wrekin Local Authority and advise you .

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