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Homebuyer
Report
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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 HomeBuyers Survey is right for my prospective property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Shrewton

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to buy a home constructed from standard building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Shrewton

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Shrewton) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more detailed. Select this option for non standard , for example granite wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Shrewton

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is often chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Shrewton and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Shrewton property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Shrewton property's state of repair as well as including advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Shrewton Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does the surveyor check the serviceability of the gas supply?

Your chartered surveyor will visually check out the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) at the building, in addition to gas associated installations e.g. balanced flues (where immediately extended from appliance/external element).. However, the Shrewton RICS surveyor will not remove fittings nor will they run any tests of any kind on the functionality of the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially dangerous, should there be any worries about gas, contact a gas safe engineer.

Damaged Render

What will the Property Surveyor look out for on a smooth stucco coated regency house in Shrewton that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually just dense render. Usually it is applied to brick hardens to form a smooth stone like appearance. The finish is highly attractive and is often found on Victorian and Georgian buildings. Stucco is often prone to defect and Shrewton Building Surveys commonly reveal issues such as horizontal cracking revealing the mortar joints underneath

Another example of problems associated with stucco can possibly result be when dampness under flashings that causes large areas of detachment. Re-applying Stucco problems may be costly as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are planning to purchase a ground floor flat in Shrewton, does the chartered surveyor investigate water damage, or whether flooding has affected other houses on the street?

A wide variety of factors can cause floods, from inadequate drainage to tidal activity, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the home survey may advise on urgent repairs.Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. The chartered surveyor may ask the vendor or agent about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the Boscombe, Cholderton, Collingbourne Ducis, Hanging Langford, Hindon, Hurdcott, Idmiston, Newton Tony, Orcheston, Porton, Salisbury, Shipton Bellinger, Shrewton, Stratford Sub Castle, Tidworth, Tilshead, Tisbury, Wilton, Winterbourne Stoke and Woodford, near Shrewton, .

*Correct as of 4th January 2013

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Shrewton and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Shrewton property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Shrewton property's state of repair as well as including advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Shrewton Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does the surveyor check the serviceability of the gas supply?

Your chartered surveyor will visually check out the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) at the building, in addition to gas associated installations e.g. balanced flues (where immediately extended from appliance/external element).. However, the Shrewton RICS surveyor will not remove fittings nor will they run any tests of any kind on the functionality of the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially dangerous, should there be any worries about gas, contact a gas safe engineer.



Damaged Render

What will the Property Surveyor look out for on a smooth stucco coated regency house in Shrewton that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually just dense render. Usually it is applied to brick hardens to form a smooth stone like appearance. The finish is highly attractive and is often found on Victorian and Georgian buildings. Stucco is often prone to defect and Shrewton Building Surveys commonly reveal issues such as horizontal cracking revealing the mortar joints underneath

Another example of problems associated with stucco can possibly result be when dampness under flashings that causes large areas of detachment. Re-applying Stucco problems may be costly as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are planning to purchase a ground floor flat in Shrewton, does the chartered surveyor investigate water damage, or whether flooding has affected other houses on the street?

A wide variety of factors can cause floods, from inadequate drainage to tidal activity, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the home survey may advise on urgent repairs.Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. The chartered surveyor may ask the vendor or agent about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the Boscombe, Cholderton, Collingbourne Ducis, Hanging Langford, Hindon, Hurdcott, Idmiston, Newton Tony, Orcheston, Porton, Salisbury, Shipton Bellinger, Shrewton, Stratford Sub Castle, Tidworth, Tilshead, Tisbury, Wilton, Winterbourne Stoke and Woodford, near Shrewton, .

*Correct as of 4th January 2013

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