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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 is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Skegness

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from standard building materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Skegness

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Skegness) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Select this option for non standard property such as stone homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Skegness

    This is an independent valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Skegness and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Skegness property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension, you should you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Skegness property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Skegness House Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Does the RICS surveyor check the state of the gas supply?

Your local surveyor will visually check out the accessible parts of the system. This will include the meter location/position at the property, as well as gas associated appliances like balanced flues. The external fittings won't however be taken off. The gas system will not be tested at all. Gas is potentially fatal, should you have any worries about gas fittings of any type, contact a gas safe engineer.

Lincolnshire based local firms include Bryanston Kenmore Southview Ltd of Southview Leisure Park, Burgh Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire Tel. 01754896001 and Coastfield Leisure Ltd t/a Coastfields of Vickers Point, Ingoldmells, Skegness, Lincolnshire Tel. 01754872592.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a 19th Century warehouse conversion in Skegness. What effect will the timber frame have on maintenance?

Some buyers in Skegness would be interested in owning property with real personality. Vernacular architecture, however, can create difficulties for an owner. Skegness houses featuring traditional methods can be costly to maintain. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We have made an offer for a home with a converted attic in Skegness. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What advice would the chartered surveyor give in their report?

This is frequently addressed by Skegness surveyors. Many residential properties can still be subject to roofing woes, like sagging beams. From the clay tiles to the ceiling joists, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. Your Skegness surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like replacing rotten rafters or soffits, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable roofing specialist. Call Keir G W of 1 Wilton Rd, Heacham, King's Lynn, PE31 7AD on 01485 571105 for an estimate.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Skegness and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Skegness property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension, you should you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Skegness property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Skegness House Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Does the RICS surveyor check the state of the gas supply?

Your local surveyor will visually check out the accessible parts of the system. This will include the meter location/position at the property, as well as gas associated appliances like balanced flues. The external fittings won't however be taken off. The gas system will not be tested at all. Gas is potentially fatal, should you have any worries about gas fittings of any type, contact a gas safe engineer.

Lincolnshire based local firms include Bryanston Kenmore Southview Ltd of Southview Leisure Park, Burgh Road, Skegness, Lincolnshire Tel. 01754896001 and Coastfield Leisure Ltd t/a Coastfields of Vickers Point, Ingoldmells, Skegness, Lincolnshire Tel. 01754872592.



Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a 19th Century warehouse conversion in Skegness. What effect will the timber frame have on maintenance?

Some buyers in Skegness would be interested in owning property with real personality. Vernacular architecture, however, can create difficulties for an owner. Skegness houses featuring traditional methods can be costly to maintain. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We have made an offer for a home with a converted attic in Skegness. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What advice would the chartered surveyor give in their report?

This is frequently addressed by Skegness surveyors. Many residential properties can still be subject to roofing woes, like sagging beams. From the clay tiles to the ceiling joists, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. Your Skegness surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like replacing rotten rafters or soffits, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable roofing specialist. Call Keir G W of 1 Wilton Rd, Heacham, King's Lynn, PE31 7AD on 01485 571105 for an estimate.

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