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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 do I need for my intended house purchase in Shotton?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Shotton

    A Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to buy a property constructed from conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Shotton

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Shotton) will also be carried out by a RICS surveyor but is more exhaustive. Choose this survey for non standard , for example cellared properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Shotton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Shotton property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations on the Shotton property, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Shotton property's general condition along with an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Shotton House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

I'm confused - which surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing permanent outbuildings) and how is it calculated?

A Homebuyer Report on a Shotton property will include a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and a reinstatement cost. When calculating an accurate value estimate your independent surveyor will use awareness of the Shotton property market and other considerations relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. Surveyors also examine construction type and will use other assumptions, for example no significant problems. Surveyors will disregard certain things like furnishings.

Further Shotton conjectures like connection to sewers, are made as well as any significant local environmental issues like local mining issues,

which are also considered as part of the valuation. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Conservation area

Are there any problems we would be advised to consider if intending to buy a converted house in Shotton in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are designated by local authorities. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have sufficient knowledge of local considerations and any relation they have with the home. The value of homes is generally higher than non conservation area equivalents which is down to them retaining their original character. However a growing number have been neglected and are in a state of neglect for example - the removal front garden walls

RICS surveyors will report whether the property is/might be so designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Shotton Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are raised by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unauthorised changes to the property may also be reported but these are really more a investigated by your conveyancer.

Traditionally built property

What should we take notice of when purchasing a building constructed in 1750 in Shotton? Will the house's age be a concern?

Some buyers plan to buy a old, characterful home one day. Vernacular architecture, however, can worry purchasers. Property employing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be challenging to repair. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Especially for a home in one of Shotton's conservation areas, Materials suitable for the work may be required.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Shotton property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations on the Shotton property, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Shotton property's general condition along with an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Shotton House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

I'm confused - which surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing permanent outbuildings) and how is it calculated?

A Homebuyer Report on a Shotton property will include a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and a reinstatement cost. When calculating an accurate value estimate your independent surveyor will use awareness of the Shotton property market and other considerations relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. Surveyors also examine construction type and will use other assumptions, for example no significant problems. Surveyors will disregard certain things like furnishings.

Further Shotton conjectures like connection to sewers, are made as well as any significant local environmental issues like local mining issues,



which are also considered as part of the valuation. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Conservation area

Are there any problems we would be advised to consider if intending to buy a converted house in Shotton in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are designated by local authorities. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have sufficient knowledge of local considerations and any relation they have with the home. The value of homes is generally higher than non conservation area equivalents which is down to them retaining their original character. However a growing number have been neglected and are in a state of neglect for example - the removal front garden walls

RICS surveyors will report whether the property is/might be so designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Shotton Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are raised by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unauthorised changes to the property may also be reported but these are really more a investigated by your conveyancer.

Traditionally built property

What should we take notice of when purchasing a building constructed in 1750 in Shotton? Will the house's age be a concern?

Some buyers plan to buy a old, characterful home one day. Vernacular architecture, however, can worry purchasers. Property employing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be challenging to repair. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Especially for a home in one of Shotton's conservation areas, Materials suitable for the work may be required.

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