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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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 should I select for my intended house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Stilton

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to purchase a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Stilton

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Stilton) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more comprehensive. Select this for unconventional e.g. stone wall or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Stilton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is often chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Stilton and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Stilton property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make major works, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Stilton property's condition as well as information on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Stilton House Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are planning to buy a ground floor flat in Stilton, does the surveyor check for indications of flood damage?

Recent conflict between insurers has the government has caused a great deal of uncertainty; sensible owners and home purchasers in Stilton are right to consider precautions.

As with many aspects of home ownership, flood prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure. Flood water can enter a Stilton property through several routes, including door frames. Details relating to signs of flooding may be reported in Section J of the HomeBuyer Report, the data used to compile third-party flood assessments also takes into account flood defences and historic claims.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Stilton? And could it affect the property value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However heavy rain and the effect it can have on a structure are often overlooked. If you have only visited the home on a sunny day, obvious defects may be harder to find. Signs that rainwater goods are damaged include damp stains around drainage.

Luckily, problems with drains are usually easy to resolve.However, the damage caused, where not cleared out regularly, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

As well as reporting on condition, will I get a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and how does the surveyor work it out?

Stilton Homebuyer Reports a surveyor valuation in addition to a "reinstatement cost" as an integral part of the report. To fully consider the value of the property the valuer will pair awareness of the Stilton property market and other considerations relating to the property for instance: style of architecture The RICS surveyor will also consider construction methods and make certain key assumptions such as there are no damaging materials. Surveyors disregard certain things like furnishings, for example curtains.

Further area assumptions, for example connection to sewers, are made in addition to any environmental concerns like intrusive noises or smells, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Stilton and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Stilton property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make major works, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Stilton property's condition as well as information on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Stilton House Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are planning to buy a ground floor flat in Stilton, does the surveyor check for indications of flood damage?

Recent conflict between insurers has the government has caused a great deal of uncertainty; sensible owners and home purchasers in Stilton are right to consider precautions.

As with many aspects of home ownership, flood prevention is better (and cheaper) than a cure. Flood water can enter a Stilton property through several routes, including door frames. Details relating to signs of flooding may be reported in Section J of the HomeBuyer Report, the data used to compile third-party flood assessments also takes into account flood defences and historic claims.



Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Stilton? And could it affect the property value?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However heavy rain and the effect it can have on a structure are often overlooked. If you have only visited the home on a sunny day, obvious defects may be harder to find. Signs that rainwater goods are damaged include damp stains around drainage.

Luckily, problems with drains are usually easy to resolve.However, the damage caused, where not cleared out regularly, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

As well as reporting on condition, will I get a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and how does the surveyor work it out?

Stilton Homebuyer Reports a surveyor valuation in addition to a "reinstatement cost" as an integral part of the report. To fully consider the value of the property the valuer will pair awareness of the Stilton property market and other considerations relating to the property for instance: style of architecture The RICS surveyor will also consider construction methods and make certain key assumptions such as there are no damaging materials. Surveyors disregard certain things like furnishings, for example curtains.

Further area assumptions, for example connection to sewers, are made in addition to any environmental concerns like intrusive noises or smells, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

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