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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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Do you need a Building Survey? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Stonehouse

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if buying a home built from conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Stonehouse

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Stonehouse) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this when buying a non standard e.g. wychert homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Stonehouse

    This is an independent valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Stonehouse and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Stonehouse property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will give a thorough analysis of the Stonehouse property's state of repair as well as including information on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Stonehouse Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damaged Render

What will the Chartered Surveyor be focused on, on a stipple rendered (stucco) house in Stonehouse.

Stucco is just a form of render. Commonly stucco is layered over red brick to form a smooth stone like surface. The effect is highly appealing and was common on some Georgian homes. It can contain lime in it in addition to a wire under mesh. to stop cracks. it can be problematic and Stonehouse Homebuyer Reports can discover issues such as trapped moisture culminating in problems with damp which need attention.

Another example of problems could include when the render has been taken down to ground level bypassing the DPC. Resolving problems with stucco may be difficult and costly as the skills are becoming more difficult to find.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of if buying a house near to Colethrop Court Farm Landfill and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: hazardous rubbish. There are thousands of sites affect 100, 000's people in England and Wales including Stonehouse. Concerns might include structurally instability .

Stonehouse surveyors will flag up any structural defects connected with the site. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the British Geological databases as well as Stroud Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Shocking Electrics

When we went to see a sixties house we intend to move into it appeared that there is evidence of an overload of the fuses; will the Stonehouse surveyor advise electrical defects?

When performing a Building Survey in Stonehouse the RICS surveyor will remark on the overall electrical system if it is apparent that the electrics are in an unsafe state.

This will include a general check of the accessible sections of the wiring or fusebox in addition to things like the location of the meter and fuse board or verifying the condition of a representative sample of light fittings. Verifying the location of the documents from any recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey. Verifying the location of the documentation from any recent PIR handled by an electrician will usually be part of the survey.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Stonehouse and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Stonehouse property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will give a thorough analysis of the Stonehouse property's state of repair as well as including information on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Stonehouse Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damaged Render

What will the Chartered Surveyor be focused on, on a stipple rendered (stucco) house in Stonehouse.

Stucco is just a form of render. Commonly stucco is layered over red brick to form a smooth stone like surface. The effect is highly appealing and was common on some Georgian homes. It can contain lime in it in addition to a wire under mesh. to stop cracks. it can be problematic and Stonehouse Homebuyer Reports can discover issues such as trapped moisture culminating in problems with damp which need attention.

Another example of problems could include when the render has been taken down to ground level bypassing the DPC. Resolving problems with stucco may be difficult and costly as the skills are becoming more difficult to find.



Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of if buying a house near to Colethrop Court Farm Landfill and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: hazardous rubbish. There are thousands of sites affect 100, 000's people in England and Wales including Stonehouse. Concerns might include structurally instability .

Stonehouse surveyors will flag up any structural defects connected with the site. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the British Geological databases as well as Stroud Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Shocking Electrics

When we went to see a sixties house we intend to move into it appeared that there is evidence of an overload of the fuses; will the Stonehouse surveyor advise electrical defects?

When performing a Building Survey in Stonehouse the RICS surveyor will remark on the overall electrical system if it is apparent that the electrics are in an unsafe state.

This will include a general check of the accessible sections of the wiring or fusebox in addition to things like the location of the meter and fuse board or verifying the condition of a representative sample of light fittings. Verifying the location of the documents from any recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician should usually form part of the survey. Verifying the location of the documentation from any recent PIR handled by an electrician will usually be part of the survey.

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