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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 property survey do I need for my home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in St Werburghs

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are purchasing a home made of conventional materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in St Werburghs

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in St Werburghs) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this survey for non standard e.g. stone slab roof properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in St Werburghs

    This is an independent valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in St Werburghs and which would be cheaper?

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

If the St Werburghs property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give a thorough analysis of the St Werburghs property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a St Werburghs Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1810s conversion with stone walls. Are there specific issues to bear in mind?

There are numerous of defects and issues associated with stone-built property. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction. Stone quarried in the area is common to local properties in St Werburghs, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Maintenance tips include clearance of nearby trees and plants. Pulling these up can cause more damage, so your surveyor may recommend a specialist perform the work. Purchasers renovating properties in St Werburghs should be aware that the British Geological Survey's GeoReport

includes a stone matching service. To source stone quarried in St Werburghs, you can contact local suppliers.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations I should check out when buying a converted flat in St Werburghs near a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 official conservation areas throughout the country which are governed by local authorities.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess local knowledge of relevant local considerations and any bearing may have with the home and its value. Property Prices tends to be greater which is down to the areas retaining original features. However many have been neglected and are in a state for example - badly maintained and potholed roads and pavements

Property surveyors are expected inform you whether the building could be so designated and Section I of your St Werburghs Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are raised by your conveyancer. Out of keeping adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may be commented on but these are really more a concern for your legal representative.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in St Werburghs? Are repairs going to be expensive?

Regular rainfall is common in St Werburghs and across the country, but the effect which rain has on your home is not given enough thought by buyers. If you have visited the new home on a sunny day, defects may not have been obvious.

Signs that drainage are a cause for concern include water pooling below gutters, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to repair. Where this is not cleared out regularly, the damage becomes increasing costly to remedy.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in St Werburghs and which would be cheaper?

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

If the St Werburghs property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give a thorough analysis of the St Werburghs property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a St Werburghs Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1810s conversion with stone walls. Are there specific issues to bear in mind?

There are numerous of defects and issues associated with stone-built property. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction. Stone quarried in the area is common to local properties in St Werburghs, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Maintenance tips include clearance of nearby trees and plants. Pulling these up can cause more damage, so your surveyor may recommend a specialist perform the work. Purchasers renovating properties in St Werburghs should be aware that the British Geological Survey's GeoReport



includes a stone matching service. To source stone quarried in St Werburghs, you can contact local suppliers.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations I should check out when buying a converted flat in St Werburghs near a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 official conservation areas throughout the country which are governed by local authorities.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess local knowledge of relevant local considerations and any bearing may have with the home and its value. Property Prices tends to be greater which is down to the areas retaining original features. However many have been neglected and are in a state for example - badly maintained and potholed roads and pavements

Property surveyors are expected inform you whether the building could be so designated and Section I of your St Werburghs Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are raised by your conveyancer. Out of keeping adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may be commented on but these are really more a concern for your legal representative.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in St Werburghs? Are repairs going to be expensive?

Regular rainfall is common in St Werburghs and across the country, but the effect which rain has on your home is not given enough thought by buyers. If you have visited the new home on a sunny day, defects may not have been obvious.

Signs that drainage are a cause for concern include water pooling below gutters, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to repair. Where this is not cleared out regularly, the damage becomes increasing costly to remedy.

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