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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 Home Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ulverston

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen when purchasing a property constructed from standard materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ulverston

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Ulverston) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this survey for non standard property such as timber wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ulverston

    This is an independent valuation . It is chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Ulverston and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Ulverston property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, you should you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it does give exhaustive analysis of the Ulverston property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Ulverston Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

There is a detached property in LA12 for £217, 507. What things does the Ulverston surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Ulverston ?

There are a great number of factors which could affect the price of property for example plumbing problems or the home having hard to change bad taste parts. It may help to set against house prices recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The average house price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £194, 007 - £23, 500 less than £217, 507. The house/flat average was £191, 783. 2, Leven Court, Backbarrow, Ulverston, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12 8RB a detached property was purchased for £90, 000 .

The best way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard. Your local surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a building in Ulverston. Will access to the building's roof be a problem?

Houses in Ulverston that are otherwise ideal can be hiding serious bad drainage, among a range of other roofing issues. Every element should be checked, e.g. sheeting. Problems can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by being literally flat, as opposed to on a small incline so that water can drain correctly.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Ulverston, but it is a health and safety necessity. A roofing contractor can provide an estimate.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to investigate when buying an older property? Will the age of the property be a problem?

Some buyers have considered buying property with real personality. A property's age, however, can sometimes be an issue. Homes showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be difficult to repair. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Construction materials, such as matching stone or wood, may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of Grade I listed property. This may mean that it is all the more vital that you get a building survey prior to exchanging. If you plan to make alterations to a period residence, discuss options with your RICS surveyor for further advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Ulverston and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Ulverston property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, you should you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it does give exhaustive analysis of the Ulverston property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Ulverston Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

There is a detached property in LA12 for £217, 507. What things does the Ulverston surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Ulverston ?

There are a great number of factors which could affect the price of property for example plumbing problems or the home having hard to change bad taste parts. It may help to set against house prices recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The average house price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £194, 007 - £23, 500 less than £217, 507. The house/flat average was £191, 783. 2, Leven Court, Backbarrow, Ulverston, South Lakeland, Cumbria, LA12 8RB a detached property was purchased for £90, 000 .



The best way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard. Your local surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a building in Ulverston. Will access to the building's roof be a problem?

Houses in Ulverston that are otherwise ideal can be hiding serious bad drainage, among a range of other roofing issues. Every element should be checked, e.g. sheeting. Problems can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by being literally flat, as opposed to on a small incline so that water can drain correctly.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Ulverston, but it is a health and safety necessity. A roofing contractor can provide an estimate.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to investigate when buying an older property? Will the age of the property be a problem?

Some buyers have considered buying property with real personality. A property's age, however, can sometimes be an issue. Homes showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be difficult to repair. It is often the case that specialist knowledge is necessary. Construction materials, such as matching stone or wood, may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of Grade I listed property. This may mean that it is all the more vital that you get a building survey prior to exchanging. If you plan to make alterations to a period residence, discuss options with your RICS surveyor for further advice.

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