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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 select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Shoeburyness

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a home built from standard building materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Shoeburyness

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Shoeburyness) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as stone or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Shoeburyness

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is often chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing 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 Shoeburyness and of the 3, which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Shoeburyness property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make major works, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Shoeburyness property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Shoeburyness Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a garage) and how is it worked out

The Homebuyer Report includes a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and also a cost of reinstatement. To ascertain the property's value your chartered surveyor will call upon local Shoeburyness market factors and other things about the property for instance: size Surveyors also examine certain fixtures and fittings and will use key assumptions, for example no contamination in or from ground.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Further area conjectures, such as stairway access to a flat or connection to sewers, are made as well as any significant Shoeburyness environmental concerns like nearby pubs, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Building Surveys on houses

I am purchasing a poor condition Victorian bungalow home in Shoeburyness, is it best to commission a full structural survey?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed as the Building Survey. If buying an unusual Shoeburyness house like a property in poor condition house - this is now the correct home survey. Following an exhaustive survey of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings, the RICS surveyors report will be sent to the client going through any significant professional advice on the materials used for the construction of the house. There are certain limitations with a property survey insofar as a RICS surveyor is not able to (unless safe to do so) force or open up the fabric of the Shoeburyness building e.g. removing roof space contents.

Gas flame

Does the RICS surveyor check the safety of the gas heaters?

Your qualified surveyor will locate and visually look at any easily accessible parts of the gas system. The survey will include the condition of the meter for example, in addition to gas connected installations like fixed external ventilation hearths. Any external fittings or housings won't however be taken off. Gas is potentially unsafe, if you have any concerns about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Shoeburyness and of the 3, which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Shoeburyness property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make major works, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Shoeburyness property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Shoeburyness Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a garage) and how is it worked out

The Homebuyer Report includes a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and also a cost of reinstatement. To ascertain the property's value your chartered surveyor will call upon local Shoeburyness market factors and other things about the property for instance: size Surveyors also examine certain fixtures and fittings and will use key assumptions, for example no contamination in or from ground.



A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Further area conjectures, such as stairway access to a flat or connection to sewers, are made as well as any significant Shoeburyness environmental concerns like nearby pubs, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Building Surveys on houses

I am purchasing a poor condition Victorian bungalow home in Shoeburyness, is it best to commission a full structural survey?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed as the Building Survey. If buying an unusual Shoeburyness house like a property in poor condition house - this is now the correct home survey. Following an exhaustive survey of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings, the RICS surveyors report will be sent to the client going through any significant professional advice on the materials used for the construction of the house. There are certain limitations with a property survey insofar as a RICS surveyor is not able to (unless safe to do so) force or open up the fabric of the Shoeburyness building e.g. removing roof space contents.

Gas flame

Does the RICS surveyor check the safety of the gas heaters?

Your qualified surveyor will locate and visually look at any easily accessible parts of the gas system. The survey will include the condition of the meter for example, in addition to gas connected installations like fixed external ventilation hearths. Any external fittings or housings won't however be taken off. Gas is potentially unsafe, if you have any concerns about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

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