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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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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Looking for a Building Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Treforest

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a home built from conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Treforest

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Treforest) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this survey when buying a non standard , for example stone houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Treforest

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Treforest and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Treforest property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Treforest property's condition as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Treforest Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When we visited the unmodernised property we are meaning to lease it appeared that there could be corrosion of the wiring. Will a Treforest Homebuyer Report write anything on any faults with the electrics?

When performing a Home Survey in Treforest a RICS surveyor will usually mention the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that they are in a dangerous condition. A Surveyor is trained to concerns such as ascertaining the condition of fitted appliances, for example water heaters. .

Examining the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Treforest.

Asbestos roof tiles

I am concerned that there is asbestos pipe lagging insulation being found in property. What are the issues with asbestos, are there any health risks and does the HomeBuyer report cover this?

Asbestos is a potentially deadly fibrous material. Some types were commonly found in the building materials for example rain water goods.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in gutters.

All forms are ultimately dangerous and may lead to lung cancer or fibrosis if inhaled over sustained periods. Should you find asbestos, you should be careful never to remove the asbestos and expert advice should be sought as soon as possible.

Surveyors will not confirm the existence asbestos on a Treforest survey. Your surveyor will note the risk of asbestos and should recommend relevant tests.

Gas flame

Does the local surveyor look into the serviceability of the gas supply?

A qualified RICS surveyor will visually check out the easily accessible parts of the gas system. The surveyor will look at the meter location/position where relevant, in addition to gas connected gas installations in the house for example - the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. A Treforest qualified RICS surveyor won't actually remove external fittings nor will they conduct any tests of any kind on the system. Gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any worries relating to gas installations, contact a gas safe engineer immediately.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Treforest and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Treforest property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Treforest property's condition as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Treforest Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When we visited the unmodernised property we are meaning to lease it appeared that there could be corrosion of the wiring. Will a Treforest Homebuyer Report write anything on any faults with the electrics?

When performing a Home Survey in Treforest a RICS surveyor will usually mention the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that they are in a dangerous condition. A Surveyor is trained to concerns such as ascertaining the condition of fitted appliances, for example water heaters. .

Examining the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Treforest.



Asbestos roof tiles

I am concerned that there is asbestos pipe lagging insulation being found in property. What are the issues with asbestos, are there any health risks and does the HomeBuyer report cover this?

Asbestos is a potentially deadly fibrous material. Some types were commonly found in the building materials for example rain water goods.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in gutters.

All forms are ultimately dangerous and may lead to lung cancer or fibrosis if inhaled over sustained periods. Should you find asbestos, you should be careful never to remove the asbestos and expert advice should be sought as soon as possible.

Surveyors will not confirm the existence asbestos on a Treforest survey. Your surveyor will note the risk of asbestos and should recommend relevant tests.

Gas flame

Does the local surveyor look into the serviceability of the gas supply?

A qualified RICS surveyor will visually check out the easily accessible parts of the gas system. The surveyor will look at the meter location/position where relevant, in addition to gas connected gas installations in the house for example - the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. A Treforest qualified RICS surveyor won't actually remove external fittings nor will they conduct any tests of any kind on the system. Gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any worries relating to gas installations, contact a gas safe engineer immediately.

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