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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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 Home Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Tadcaster

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a property constructed from conventional building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Tadcaster

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Tadcaster) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this option for unconventional , for example mundic houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Tadcaster

    This is a professional valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Tadcaster and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Tadcaster property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make significant alterations on the property, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does offer comprehensive details of the Tadcaster property's condition as well as advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Tadcaster Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on maisonettes

Is it best to spend a bit more on full structural survey prior to acquiring a dilapidated, Edwardian mansion maisonette in Tadcaster?

Structural surveys are now known as Building Surveys. When buying an unusual Tadcaster house, for example a tatty maisonette - this is the most suitable property survey. The report can give comprehensive and salient insight in relation to the houses construction as well as any technical details, shortly after a thorough visual inspection of the accessible areas of the house. External buildings will also be looked at as part of the process.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be bugs at the home we're buying, but we are not certain. What can we do?

Tadcaster purchasers should know that is not a requirement that a seller to disclose a vermin problem.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be costly to fix. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, silverfish are common in damp kitchens and bathrooms, but only appear at night, and can therefore be difficult to spot. Remedies to vermin can include insecticides.

Damaged Render

What will your RICS Surveyor look for on a roughcast rendered (stucco) Victorian house in Tadcaster which we wish to buy.

Stucco is really just a specific type of render. Commonly it is layered over brick (sometimes also ceilings) hardens to form an even finish. Stucco is very aesthetic and is common on some Victorian homes. Sometimes it can have lime in it as well as plant fibres to stop cracks. Stucco is often problematic and Tadcaster Building Surveys sometimes highlight any number of problems e.g. trapped moisture culminating in internal damp problems which need attention.

Another example of problems associated with stucco could include sulphate attack from salts derived from wet bricks. Fixing Stucco problems may be dear as craftsmen are becoming more difficult to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Tadcaster and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Tadcaster property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make significant alterations on the property, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does offer comprehensive details of the Tadcaster property's condition as well as advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Tadcaster Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on maisonettes

Is it best to spend a bit more on full structural survey prior to acquiring a dilapidated, Edwardian mansion maisonette in Tadcaster?

Structural surveys are now known as Building Surveys. When buying an unusual Tadcaster house, for example a tatty maisonette - this is the most suitable property survey. The report can give comprehensive and salient insight in relation to the houses construction as well as any technical details, shortly after a thorough visual inspection of the accessible areas of the house. External buildings will also be looked at as part of the process.



Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be bugs at the home we're buying, but we are not certain. What can we do?

Tadcaster purchasers should know that is not a requirement that a seller to disclose a vermin problem.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can be costly to fix. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, silverfish are common in damp kitchens and bathrooms, but only appear at night, and can therefore be difficult to spot. Remedies to vermin can include insecticides.

Damaged Render

What will your RICS Surveyor look for on a roughcast rendered (stucco) Victorian house in Tadcaster which we wish to buy.

Stucco is really just a specific type of render. Commonly it is layered over brick (sometimes also ceilings) hardens to form an even finish. Stucco is very aesthetic and is common on some Victorian homes. Sometimes it can have lime in it as well as plant fibres to stop cracks. Stucco is often problematic and Tadcaster Building Surveys sometimes highlight any number of problems e.g. trapped moisture culminating in internal damp problems which need attention.

Another example of problems associated with stucco could include sulphate attack from salts derived from wet bricks. Fixing Stucco problems may be dear as craftsmen are becoming more difficult to find.

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