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  Mortgage Valuation
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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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Do you need a Building Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Silvertown

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if buying a home built from standard building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Silvertown

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Silvertown) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this option for non standard property such as wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Silvertown

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Silvertown property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Silvertown property's condition and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Silvertown Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

We are shortly to be investing in a house in the centre of. What things does the qualified surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Silvertown ?

There are a great number of factors which could positively or negatively affect the price of property such as any number of structural defects or the height of ceilings. .

An impartial way for home buyers to get an independent property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component. Your RICS surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Surveyor be focused on, on a stipple rendered (stucco) Victorian home in Silvertown.

Stucco is a sort of flat finish render. Commonly it is applied to brick (sometimes also ceilings) that sets to a smooth flat finish. The effect is very attractive and is was often applied to Regency buildings for example. it can be prone to defect and Silvertown Homebuyer Reports commonly detail potentially expensive to remedy problems for instance damp trapped under paint which cannot escape leading to worsening damp issues.

Another example of problems could be when moisture below windows which causes large areas of detachment. Fixing Stucco problems can be expensive as the skills are getting rarer.

Building Surveys on houses

Shall I do the full structural survey when considering a extended regency cottage in Silvertown as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Conventionally referred to as a Structural Survey by many home buyers, this survey is no longer available as it has been re-titled by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the correct name is now the Building Survey. Select the Building Survey for the house you mention. The HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail for a post fifties unmodified house of normal construction materials. There are a few caveats exist with any survey - a local Silvertown surveyor cannot open up the structure of the property nor can they assess heating installations.

HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Silvertown property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Silvertown property's condition and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Silvertown Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

We are shortly to be investing in a house in the centre of. What things does the qualified surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Silvertown ?

There are a great number of factors which could positively or negatively affect the price of property such as any number of structural defects or the height of ceilings. .

An impartial way for home buyers to get an independent property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component. Your RICS surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).



Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Surveyor be focused on, on a stipple rendered (stucco) Victorian home in Silvertown.

Stucco is a sort of flat finish render. Commonly it is applied to brick (sometimes also ceilings) that sets to a smooth flat finish. The effect is very attractive and is was often applied to Regency buildings for example. it can be prone to defect and Silvertown Homebuyer Reports commonly detail potentially expensive to remedy problems for instance damp trapped under paint which cannot escape leading to worsening damp issues.

Another example of problems could be when moisture below windows which causes large areas of detachment. Fixing Stucco problems can be expensive as the skills are getting rarer.

Building Surveys on houses

Shall I do the full structural survey when considering a extended regency cottage in Silvertown as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Conventionally referred to as a Structural Survey by many home buyers, this survey is no longer available as it has been re-titled by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the correct name is now the Building Survey. Select the Building Survey for the house you mention. The HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail for a post fifties unmodified house of normal construction materials. There are a few caveats exist with any survey - a local Silvertown surveyor cannot open up the structure of the property nor can they assess heating installations.

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