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Valuation
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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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Do you need a Home Buyers Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Twickenham Park

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a home built from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Twickenham Park

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Twickenham Park) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Twickenham Park

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Twickenham Park and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same.

If the Twickenham Park property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a thorough analysis of the Twickenham Park property's general condition as well as information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Twickenham Park Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Does the surveyor look at the safety of the gas supply?

The RICS surveyor will visually examine any accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at the mains gas installation as part of the survey, as well as gas connected fittings, for instance the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. Fittings or covers won't however be taken off. Needless to say, gas is potentially deadly, should you have any concerns relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

Deteriorated timber

In the HomeBuyer Report what are the usual a green light rating defects affecting 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

In Twickenham Park, examples include missing paint or caulking on concrete sidings. They are visually inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. The type and condition of such components are reported on.

The format of the RICS HomeBuyer Report is clear and easy to read. As buyers in Twickenham Park are unlikely to be experts in local building techniques and materials themselves, the report is written with as little jargon as possible. Red, amber and green ratings give house purchasers indicate the severity of any defects or points of interest included in the report. Green (condition rating 1) is the best possible assessment, and confirms that this part of the home is in a good state. Nevertheless, the surveyor may still recommend that regular upkeep is carried out.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations we would need to check on when purchasing a home in Twickenham Park in a conservation area, particularly in respect of to house prices?

There are 9, 300 of designated conservation areas throughout the country which are governed by the local council. Twickenham Park surveyors need to have relevant knowledge of relevant local factors and any relation they have with the home. The value of homes is typically more than prices outside the area as a result of them being in their original state.

Property surveyors are expected advise you whether the building is/might be is so classified and Section I of the Twickenham Park Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out by the conveyancing solicitor. Unsympathetic developments to the property may also be advised in your survey and these will be investigated in more detail by your conveyancer.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Twickenham Park and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same.

If the Twickenham Park property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a thorough analysis of the Twickenham Park property's general condition as well as information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Twickenham Park Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Does the surveyor look at the safety of the gas supply?

The RICS surveyor will visually examine any accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at the mains gas installation as part of the survey, as well as gas connected fittings, for instance the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. Fittings or covers won't however be taken off. Needless to say, gas is potentially deadly, should you have any concerns relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.



Deteriorated timber

In the HomeBuyer Report what are the usual a green light rating defects affecting 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

In Twickenham Park, examples include missing paint or caulking on concrete sidings. They are visually inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. The type and condition of such components are reported on.

The format of the RICS HomeBuyer Report is clear and easy to read. As buyers in Twickenham Park are unlikely to be experts in local building techniques and materials themselves, the report is written with as little jargon as possible. Red, amber and green ratings give house purchasers indicate the severity of any defects or points of interest included in the report. Green (condition rating 1) is the best possible assessment, and confirms that this part of the home is in a good state. Nevertheless, the surveyor may still recommend that regular upkeep is carried out.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations we would need to check on when purchasing a home in Twickenham Park in a conservation area, particularly in respect of to house prices?

There are 9, 300 of designated conservation areas throughout the country which are governed by the local council. Twickenham Park surveyors need to have relevant knowledge of relevant local factors and any relation they have with the home. The value of homes is typically more than prices outside the area as a result of them being in their original state.

Property surveyors are expected advise you whether the building is/might be is so classified and Section I of the Twickenham Park Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out by the conveyancing solicitor. Unsympathetic developments to the property may also be advised in your survey and these will be investigated in more detail by your conveyancer.

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