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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 Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Shirebrook

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Shirebrook

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Shirebrook) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this for non standard , for example thatched roof or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Shirebrook

    This is a professional valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Shirebrook and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same.

If the Shirebrook property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Shirebrook property's condition along with advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Shirebrook Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are planning to purchase a ground floor flat in Shirebrook, does the house surveyor investigate possible water damage?

Overflowing rivers, rain and tides can all result in extensive floods, and house buyers and owners are understandably concerned. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a residential property, such as via loose patio doors. An awareness of characteristics

of the Shirebrook area likely to affect the residential property also enables the house surveyor to advise flooding may be a risk. The house surveyor may ask the seller about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My partner spotted signs of insects in the attic. Should we get a chartered surveyor?

Questions regarding the infestation of a Shirebrook building may not be raised during the conveyancing. Regrettably, vermin can seriously reduce the value of a property and carry serious health risks. Evidence may not be easy to find, 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 chemical treatment.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when purchasing a home proximate to a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. non-hazardous refuse disposal. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (most people do live under 2km away from one). Worries might include tars and other hazardous materials .

Shirebrook RICS surveyors will examine structural problems connected with the landfill. Your legal representative will conduct environmental searches of the Landmark database as well as Mansfield Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Shirebrook and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same.

If the Shirebrook property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Shirebrook property's condition along with advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Shirebrook Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are planning to purchase a ground floor flat in Shirebrook, does the house surveyor investigate possible water damage?

Overflowing rivers, rain and tides can all result in extensive floods, and house buyers and owners are understandably concerned. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a residential property, such as via loose patio doors. An awareness of characteristics



of the Shirebrook area likely to affect the residential property also enables the house surveyor to advise flooding may be a risk. The house surveyor may ask the seller about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My partner spotted signs of insects in the attic. Should we get a chartered surveyor?

Questions regarding the infestation of a Shirebrook building may not be raised during the conveyancing. Regrettably, vermin can seriously reduce the value of a property and carry serious health risks. Evidence may not be easy to find, 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 chemical treatment.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when purchasing a home proximate to a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. non-hazardous refuse disposal. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (most people do live under 2km away from one). Worries might include tars and other hazardous materials .

Shirebrook RICS surveyors will examine structural problems connected with the landfill. Your legal representative will conduct environmental searches of the Landmark database as well as Mansfield Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

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