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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 is the right choice for my planned property purchase in South Molton?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in South Molton

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to purchase a property constructed from standard materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in South Molton

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in South Molton) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as granite wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in South Molton

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Recent Home Surveys
in South Molton

  • Building Survey
    Poltimore Close, South Molton, EX36

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Raleigh Mead, South Molton, Devon, EX36

Home Buyers Survey South Molton

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in South Molton and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the South Molton property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it will give you a more detailed analysis of the South Molton property's state of repair along with more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant South Molton Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on apartments

Is it the right choice to spend a bit more on full structural survey prior to buying a modified eighties first floor apartment near South Molton?

The Building Survey has now superseded the Full Structural Survey following its new title a couple of years ago by the RICS. A HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough if investigating a mid century or later unmodified home of normal construction materials i.e. brick/tile. The Building Survey would be the suitable selection for the apartment described. There are one or two limitations come with the survey - a qualified RICS surveyor is not authorised open up the fabric of the building nor can he/she assess serviceability of a boiler.

House Prices

There is a flat in EX36 for £95, 100. What different issues will your RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in South Molton on a RICS valuation ?

There are a huge number of issues which could have a bearing on the price of property for instance whether the property is mortgageable or the modernity of the kitchen. As an indicator, one can try to compare with the prices of flat recorded in South Molton for comparable properties. The mean flat price recorded at the Land Registry between July and October in 2012 was £113, 500 - £18, 400 more than £95, 100. The combined house/flat average was £226, 273. 2, Alfred Place, South Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36 3BB a leasehold flat sold for £109, 000 .

An impartial way to get an accurate and professional house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard. Your qualified surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

A RICS surveyor should attend the site in addition to factoring in the myriad of location related influences that can affect the value of property.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property but are worried about vermin. Will the Home Buyers Survey investigate this?

Homes in South Molton are generally free of vermin, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. Regrettably, vermin can be very expensive to resolve and affect the health of residents. An affected property may not always be easy to identify, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take. The home surveyor may include notes on any signs of vermin or other pests in their report. It is, however, advisable that specific worries you may have be raised ASAP.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in South Molton and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the South Molton property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it will give you a more detailed analysis of the South Molton property's state of repair along with more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant South Molton Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on apartments

Is it the right choice to spend a bit more on full structural survey prior to buying a modified eighties first floor apartment near South Molton?

The Building Survey has now superseded the Full Structural Survey following its new title a couple of years ago by the RICS. A HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough if investigating a mid century or later unmodified home of normal construction materials i.e. brick/tile. The Building Survey would be the suitable selection for the apartment described. There are one or two limitations come with the survey - a qualified RICS surveyor is not authorised open up the fabric of the building nor can he/she assess serviceability of a boiler.



House Prices

There is a flat in EX36 for £95, 100. What different issues will your RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in South Molton on a RICS valuation ?

There are a huge number of issues which could have a bearing on the price of property for instance whether the property is mortgageable or the modernity of the kitchen. As an indicator, one can try to compare with the prices of flat recorded in South Molton for comparable properties. The mean flat price recorded at the Land Registry between July and October in 2012 was £113, 500 - £18, 400 more than £95, 100. The combined house/flat average was £226, 273. 2, Alfred Place, South Molton, North Devon, Devon, EX36 3BB a leasehold flat sold for £109, 000 .

An impartial way to get an accurate and professional house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard. Your qualified surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

A RICS surveyor should attend the site in addition to factoring in the myriad of location related influences that can affect the value of property.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property but are worried about vermin. Will the Home Buyers Survey investigate this?

Homes in South Molton are generally free of vermin, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. Regrettably, vermin can be very expensive to resolve and affect the health of residents. An affected property may not always be easy to identify, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take. The home surveyor may include notes on any signs of vermin or other pests in their report. It is, however, advisable that specific worries you may have be raised ASAP.

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