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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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Which Property Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Tibshelf

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected if buying a property made of standard materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Tibshelf

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Tibshelf) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more thorough. Select this for unconventional such as granite wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Tibshelf

    This is an independent valuation . This is chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Tibshelf and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Tibshelf property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, you should you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Tibshelf property's state of repair and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Tibshelf Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our house surveyor inquire into flood damage?

Burst dams, poor drainage and tidal activity can all result in extensive water damage caused by flooding, and purchasers and owners are understandably concerned. A flood risk alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency, but a surveyor will also make recommendations to prepare for the worst. 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.

Gas flame

Will the RICS surveyor examine the safety of the gas installations?

Yes. A RICS chartered surveyor will locate and visually inspect the easily accessible parts of the gas system. A surveyor will want to inspect gas heaters as part of the Tibshelf survey, as well as gas related installations like the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. Your Tibshelf local surveyor won't remove the gas fittings nor will the surveyor conduct any tests of any kind on the appliances or system. Most people are aware that gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any worries about gas or if you suspect a gas issue, contact a gas safe engineer.

Gas regulations ensure that landlords have to complete appliance and installation inspections every year. Non compliance penalties are criminal .

House Prices

We are would like to buying a property in Tibshelf (S45). It is on the market for £110, 995. What things will a qualified surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Tibshelf ?

There are a huge number of issues that can affect property values for instance the existence of any restrictions over use of the property or if it is near a potential development. It often helps to weigh up prices against prices achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties. The average flat price registered between July and October in 2012 was £89, 995, which is £21, 000 less than the amount the vendor is asking for. The house/flat average was £129, 790. Sanders House, 3, Hetton Drive, Clay Cross, Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S45 9TU was purchased for £89, 995 .

The only way for home buyers to get an impartial house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default. A RICS chartered surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

A professional chartered surveyor will go to the home as well as allowing for the countless items that have a bearing on house prices.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Tibshelf and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Tibshelf property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, you should you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Tibshelf property's state of repair and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Tibshelf Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our house surveyor inquire into flood damage?

Burst dams, poor drainage and tidal activity can all result in extensive water damage caused by flooding, and purchasers and owners are understandably concerned. A flood risk alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency, but a surveyor will also make recommendations to prepare for the worst. 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.



Gas flame

Will the RICS surveyor examine the safety of the gas installations?

Yes. A RICS chartered surveyor will locate and visually inspect the easily accessible parts of the gas system. A surveyor will want to inspect gas heaters as part of the Tibshelf survey, as well as gas related installations like the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. Your Tibshelf local surveyor won't remove the gas fittings nor will the surveyor conduct any tests of any kind on the appliances or system. Most people are aware that gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any worries about gas or if you suspect a gas issue, contact a gas safe engineer.

Gas regulations ensure that landlords have to complete appliance and installation inspections every year. Non compliance penalties are criminal .

House Prices

We are would like to buying a property in Tibshelf (S45). It is on the market for £110, 995. What things will a qualified surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Tibshelf ?

There are a huge number of issues that can affect property values for instance the existence of any restrictions over use of the property or if it is near a potential development. It often helps to weigh up prices against prices achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties. The average flat price registered between July and October in 2012 was £89, 995, which is £21, 000 less than the amount the vendor is asking for. The house/flat average was £129, 790. Sanders House, 3, Hetton Drive, Clay Cross, Chesterfield, North East Derbyshire, Derbyshire, S45 9TU was purchased for £89, 995 .

The only way for home buyers to get an impartial house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default. A RICS chartered surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

A professional chartered surveyor will go to the home as well as allowing for the countless items that have a bearing on house prices.

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