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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

The surveyor who produces your report will be local to you with local knowledge of the area.

  • RICS qualified surveyor
  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • Thorough and accurate report
  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

Surveyor Local only works with surveyors regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

Surveyor Local has earned hundreds of five star reviews from happy clients.

All Surveyor Local's surveyors are independent and not linked to any mortgage lenders.

Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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  • RICS surveyors in Stone
From £225
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The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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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Need a Home Survey ? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Stone

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a property built from conventional materials such as brick and tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Stone

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Stone) is also conducted by a RICS surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as timber frame or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Stone

    This is an independent valuation of the property. It is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • HomeBuyer Report
    Goodall Close, Stone, Staffordshire, ST15

  • Building Survey
    The Moorings, Stone, Staffs, ST15

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Stone and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Stone property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations on the Stone property, you should you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Stone property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Stone Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Asbestos roof tiles

The vendor has mentioned there may be loose blue asbestos containing roof tiles at the flat. What is asbestos and is it hazardous?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous substance. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White may be in building materials e.g. boards around radiators. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has excellent sound absorption properties, it may be found in artex.

All forms are ultimately dangerous and may lead to lung cancer or pleural disease if inhaled over sustained periods.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered not to disturb it and professional advice should be sought urgently. Surveyors will not tell you whether there is asbestos

during a Stone building survey. Your surveyor will report on potential asbestos during the Stone survey and will recommend relevant tests.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property in Stone but are worried about pests. Will a residential surveyor look into this?

Stone property will often be free of major pests. However, if you do have specific concerns, you should seek advice.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be very expensive to resolve. Signs may not be obvious. As an example, cockroaches hide during the day, in light-fittings, beneath cracks in floor tiles or behind appliances. You may not spot them until moving in. Remedies to insect infestation can include traps and removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of pests are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your home surveyor.

Traditionally built property

I am purchasing a converted cow-house. What consequences will the structure's unusual construction have on repairs?

Many purchasers have looked at purchasing a old, characterful home one day. The age of a structure, however, can often be problematic. Stone structures featuring traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be unexpectedly hard to maintain. You should bear in mind that specialist expertise may be needed. Especially for a home in one of Stone's conservation areas, Traditional building materials may be required. This may mean it is a good idea to discuss current upkeep needs with the seller. If the structure you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact your building surveyor for further advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Stone and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Stone property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations on the Stone property, you should you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Stone property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Stone Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Asbestos roof tiles

The vendor has mentioned there may be loose blue asbestos containing roof tiles at the flat. What is asbestos and is it hazardous?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous substance. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White may be in building materials e.g. boards around radiators. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has excellent sound absorption properties, it may be found in artex.

All forms are ultimately dangerous and may lead to lung cancer or pleural disease if inhaled over sustained periods.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered not to disturb it and professional advice should be sought urgently. Surveyors will not tell you whether there is asbestos



during a Stone building survey. Your surveyor will report on potential asbestos during the Stone survey and will recommend relevant tests.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property in Stone but are worried about pests. Will a residential surveyor look into this?

Stone property will often be free of major pests. However, if you do have specific concerns, you should seek advice.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be very expensive to resolve. Signs may not be obvious. As an example, cockroaches hide during the day, in light-fittings, beneath cracks in floor tiles or behind appliances. You may not spot them until moving in. Remedies to insect infestation can include traps and removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of pests are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your home surveyor.

Traditionally built property

I am purchasing a converted cow-house. What consequences will the structure's unusual construction have on repairs?

Many purchasers have looked at purchasing a old, characterful home one day. The age of a structure, however, can often be problematic. Stone structures featuring traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be unexpectedly hard to maintain. You should bear in mind that specialist expertise may be needed. Especially for a home in one of Stone's conservation areas, Traditional building materials may be required. This may mean it is a good idea to discuss current upkeep needs with the seller. If the structure you are buying may require specialist maintenance, contact your building surveyor for further advice.

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