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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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What HomeBuyers Survey should I pick for my property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Silverstone

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are purchasing a property constructed from standard building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Silverstone

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Silverstone) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this for unconventional , for example stone or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Silverstone

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Silverstone and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Silverstone property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Silverstone property's general condition in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Silverstone Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't understand the reason to choose a full structural survey when investing in a neglected detached cottage in Silverstone over a HomeBuyer Report?

Although frequently (incorrectly) described as Full Structural Surveys by many this most technical survey has been replaced by Building Surveys Select the Building Survey for the house described. A HomeBuyer Report is appropriate if investigating a post fifties unmodified Silverstone house of conventional construction materials and methods i.e. brick and tile.

Bear in mind that one or two caveats exist with a property survey - your local Silverstone surveyor cannot open up the structure of the property or comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Silverstone Surveys include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of rebuilding a boundary wall) and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report on a Silverstone property will include an independent valuation and a "reinstatement cost". To work out the value of the property your surveyor will call upon area knowledge and other things relating to the property for instance: number of bedrooms Surveyors also reflect on materials used and will draw upon key assumptions like the building connected to mains services such as electricity. Surveyors don't value things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Further area conjectures, like water and drainage connectivity, are made in addition to Silverstone environmental issues like industrial buildings, which will also be factored in.

A Building survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Sussex bond brick on this Victorian terrace is in poor condition. What are the possible consequences? What impact do Silverstone environmental conditions have?

Silverstone brick-walled properties can show signs of considerable issues, including inadequate damp-proofing and defective mortar. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. Burns Builders at Wilbraham Rd, Manchester, M14 7EN on 0161-317 0467.

Brick-build property have been a feature of house construction in this country for 100s of years, leading to a selection of different courses and brick making techniques. Consider renegotiating the price of the Silverstone property, based on the results of your survey. Works to remedy even some superficial brick wall defects can be both expensive and disruptive.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Silverstone and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Silverstone property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Silverstone property's general condition in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Silverstone Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't understand the reason to choose a full structural survey when investing in a neglected detached cottage in Silverstone over a HomeBuyer Report?

Although frequently (incorrectly) described as Full Structural Surveys by many this most technical survey has been replaced by Building Surveys Select the Building Survey for the house described. A HomeBuyer Report is appropriate if investigating a post fifties unmodified Silverstone house of conventional construction materials and methods i.e. brick and tile.

Bear in mind that one or two caveats exist with a property survey - your local Silverstone surveyor cannot open up the structure of the property or comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Silverstone Surveys include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of rebuilding a boundary wall) and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report on a Silverstone property will include an independent valuation and a "reinstatement cost". To work out the value of the property your surveyor will call upon area knowledge and other things relating to the property for instance: number of bedrooms Surveyors also reflect on materials used and will draw upon key assumptions like the building connected to mains services such as electricity. Surveyors don't value things like furnishings e.g. carpets.

Further area conjectures, like water and drainage connectivity, are made in addition to Silverstone environmental issues like industrial buildings, which will also be factored in.

A Building survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Sussex bond brick on this Victorian terrace is in poor condition. What are the possible consequences? What impact do Silverstone environmental conditions have?

Silverstone brick-walled properties can show signs of considerable issues, including inadequate damp-proofing and defective mortar. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. Burns Builders at Wilbraham Rd, Manchester, M14 7EN on 0161-317 0467.

Brick-build property have been a feature of house construction in this country for 100s of years, leading to a selection of different courses and brick making techniques. Consider renegotiating the price of the Silverstone property, based on the results of your survey. Works to remedy even some superficial brick wall defects can be both expensive and disruptive.

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