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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 Building Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Symonds Yat

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a property constructed from standard materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Symonds Yat

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Symonds Yat) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this option when buying a non standard , for example cellared or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Symonds Yat

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Symonds Yat and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Symonds Yat property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give comprehensive details of the Symonds Yat property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Symonds Yat Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will the chartered surveyor check for indications of flooding?

Recent conflict between insurers has the government has caused a great deal of uncertainty, and owning a Symonds Yat house in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the HomeBuyer Report may advise appropriate repairs.The HomeBuyer Report will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. The RICS surveyor will usually recommend that the property buyers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Scottish bond guidelines for upkeep for the Georgian property we're buying? Is age a factor?

Brick-built Symonds Yat residential property feature several advantages over structures built with irregular stone. Unfortunately, they also be subject to a range of defects, including inadequate damp-proofing and sulphate attack. A problem regularly identified is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Holland A L at 124 Ryeland Rd, Duston, Northampton, NN5 6XN should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01604 757564.

One example is sailor bond or stretcher bond may be used in the construction of residential property in Symonds Yat. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect may rainfall have on a house in Symonds Yat? Will the property surveyor report on this?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet rainfall and the effect it can have on Symonds Yat property are rarely paid due attention. One indication that downspouts are damaged is rotten wooden gutters. Poor drainage can lead to fungi or mould which can be a health risk.

Luckily, this is quite easy to fix if dealt with quickly. If not unblocked on a regular basis, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Symonds Yat and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Symonds Yat property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give comprehensive details of the Symonds Yat property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Symonds Yat Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will the chartered surveyor check for indications of flooding?

Recent conflict between insurers has the government has caused a great deal of uncertainty, and owning a Symonds Yat house in or near a high-risk area can mean higher insurance premiums. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the HomeBuyer Report may advise appropriate repairs.The HomeBuyer Report will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. The RICS surveyor will usually recommend that the property buyers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Scottish bond guidelines for upkeep for the Georgian property we're buying? Is age a factor?

Brick-built Symonds Yat residential property feature several advantages over structures built with irregular stone. Unfortunately, they also be subject to a range of defects, including inadequate damp-proofing and sulphate attack. A problem regularly identified is wall tie failure. This occurs when ties supporting old cavity walls rust, leading to horizontal cracks and separation of the internal and eternal leaves of the wall. Holland A L at 124 Ryeland Rd, Duston, Northampton, NN5 6XN should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01604 757564.

One example is sailor bond or stretcher bond may be used in the construction of residential property in Symonds Yat. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect may rainfall have on a house in Symonds Yat? Will the property surveyor report on this?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet rainfall and the effect it can have on Symonds Yat property are rarely paid due attention. One indication that downspouts are damaged is rotten wooden gutters. Poor drainage can lead to fungi or mould which can be a health risk.

Luckily, this is quite easy to fix if dealt with quickly. If not unblocked on a regular basis, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

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