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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 HomeBuyers Survey is the right choice for my potential home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Trentham

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a home constructed from standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Trentham

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Trentham) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Select this option for non standard property such as stone slab roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Trentham

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Trentham and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Trentham property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Trentham property's general condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Trentham House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Will the surveyor give details on the safety of the gas installations?

The chartered surveyor will locate and visually check out the easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the location of the meter at the building, as well as gas affiliated fixtures such as chimney breasts or flues. The external fittings won't be detached. Most people are aware that gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Regulations stipulate that all landlords have to carry out appliance and installation inspections yearly. Non compliance penalties are criminal .

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We noticed cracks down the gable wall, is this subsidence? What subsidence-related defects will my Home Buyers Survey investigate?

Subsidence is the movement of the foundations of a home which compromises its structural integrity. Most homes will experience cracking at some stage. Less common than subsidence, but which can be as damaging to a home, heave describes the movement of earth upwards.

Subsidence can result from several issues, some common throughout Trentham. The roots of [trees and bushes], for example, impacting the property's structure in clay-rich soil, as water is drawn out of the soil by plant life. Inside, keep an eye out for rippling wallpaper that isn't caused by dampness.

Identifying what has caused the subsidence is a necessary first step. It is vital to arrest any further movement, or risk of movement. Specialist geological and drain surveys may also be required as the movement of soil can sometimes crack drains or water mains.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I've put in an offer in Trentham. What input does you give? Does brick decay faster in Trentham weather?

Brick-walled structures in Trentham can experience a range of defects, including erosion and defective mortar. Your chartered surveyor should report on these along with recommendations.

A defect often found is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely. Anway Brickwork may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 2 Titchfield Grange, Fareham, PO15 5AR or 01329 847709.

Brick-build property are found in many homes built in this country, leading to a great deal of variety. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Trentham and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Trentham property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Trentham property's general condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Trentham House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Will the surveyor give details on the safety of the gas installations?

The chartered surveyor will locate and visually check out the easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the location of the meter at the building, as well as gas affiliated fixtures such as chimney breasts or flues. The external fittings won't be detached. Most people are aware that gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Regulations stipulate that all landlords have to carry out appliance and installation inspections yearly. Non compliance penalties are criminal .



Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We noticed cracks down the gable wall, is this subsidence? What subsidence-related defects will my Home Buyers Survey investigate?

Subsidence is the movement of the foundations of a home which compromises its structural integrity. Most homes will experience cracking at some stage. Less common than subsidence, but which can be as damaging to a home, heave describes the movement of earth upwards.

Subsidence can result from several issues, some common throughout Trentham. The roots of [trees and bushes], for example, impacting the property's structure in clay-rich soil, as water is drawn out of the soil by plant life. Inside, keep an eye out for rippling wallpaper that isn't caused by dampness.

Identifying what has caused the subsidence is a necessary first step. It is vital to arrest any further movement, or risk of movement. Specialist geological and drain surveys may also be required as the movement of soil can sometimes crack drains or water mains.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I've put in an offer in Trentham. What input does you give? Does brick decay faster in Trentham weather?

Brick-walled structures in Trentham can experience a range of defects, including erosion and defective mortar. Your chartered surveyor should report on these along with recommendations.

A defect often found is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely. Anway Brickwork may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 2 Titchfield Grange, Fareham, PO15 5AR or 01329 847709.

Brick-build property are found in many homes built in this country, leading to a great deal of variety. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

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