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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 Buyers Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Southwell

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are purchasing a property built from conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Southwell

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Southwell) will also be conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example box frame construction buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Southwell

    This is an independent valuation . It 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 choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Southwell and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Southwell property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Southwell property's general condition as well as advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Southwell Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about when buying a property near to Fiskerton Landfill on Fiskerton Road and landfill sites generally

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste including inert refuse disposal. A huge number of sites affect hundreds of thousands of people in England including Southwell. Worries might include complex organic chemicals .

Southwell surveyors will consider structural issues linked to the landfill. Your solicitor will carry out conveyancing searches of the British Geological database and Newark and Sherwood Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

English Heritage

I am buying a building near Archbishop'S Palace , will this affect the property's value?

Archbishop'S Palace is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest can increase the desirability of an area. Other sites of interest are Oldox Camp, Roman Building E Of Minster and Settlement Site At Morton.. Your RICS surveyor will include all local and regional factors when carrying out the homebuyer report in Southwell. See the English Heritage website for further information on Archbishop'S Palace.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I have put in an offer on a Southwell house with a loft conversion. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What advice would the surveyor in Southwell give in their report?

This is often asked by Southwell home buyers who know that homes can be hiding serious roof maintenance problems, such as cracked and loose slates or tiles. From valley gutters to eaves, every part of the roof should be investigated. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of badly installed felting.

Roof repairs can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable roofing specialist. Speak to L & P Roofing of 12 Mickledale La, Bilsthorpe, Newark, NG22 8QA on 07868 036493 for details.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Southwell and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Southwell property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Southwell property's general condition as well as advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Southwell Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about when buying a property near to Fiskerton Landfill on Fiskerton Road and landfill sites generally

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste including inert refuse disposal. A huge number of sites affect hundreds of thousands of people in England including Southwell. Worries might include complex organic chemicals .

Southwell surveyors will consider structural issues linked to the landfill. Your solicitor will carry out conveyancing searches of the British Geological database and Newark and Sherwood Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .



English Heritage

I am buying a building near Archbishop'S Palace , will this affect the property's value?

Archbishop'S Palace is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local interest can increase the desirability of an area. Other sites of interest are Oldox Camp, Roman Building E Of Minster and Settlement Site At Morton.. Your RICS surveyor will include all local and regional factors when carrying out the homebuyer report in Southwell. See the English Heritage website for further information on Archbishop'S Palace.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I have put in an offer on a Southwell house with a loft conversion. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What advice would the surveyor in Southwell give in their report?

This is often asked by Southwell home buyers who know that homes can be hiding serious roof maintenance problems, such as cracked and loose slates or tiles. From valley gutters to eaves, every part of the roof should be investigated. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of badly installed felting.

Roof repairs can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable roofing specialist. Speak to L & P Roofing of 12 Mickledale La, Bilsthorpe, Newark, NG22 8QA on 07868 036493 for details.

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