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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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What HomeBuyers Survey should I select for my prospective house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Upper Holloway

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are buying a property constructed from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Upper Holloway

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Upper Holloway) will also be conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this for unconventional e.g. stone slab roof properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Upper Holloway

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This report is often chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Upper Holloway and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Upper Holloway property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it does give you exhaustive analysis of the Upper Holloway property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get a Upper Holloway Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact will wet weather have on our new Upper Holloway home? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

Despite England's reputation for wet weather the impact rain can have on properties is not considered. If you have investigated the property you intend to purchase in the Summer, obvious defects may be harder to find. Signs that drainage are blocked include "gushing" gutters. Whether buying in Upper Holloway or elsewhere, difficult drainage does not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to resolve, if maintenance is taken seriously, unless they are poorly maintained. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

Conservatory

On the HomeBuyer Report what effect will a an amber light rating have on 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

For a Upper Holloway property, one example could be contact between the conservatory skirting and the soil. Porches, conservatories and similar elements of the property's construction are included here. Any signs of inappropriate use, such as using a conservatory as a bedroom or kitchen will be considered too.

A condition rating of two means that the element covered will need work at some point, but this may not be urgent.

House Prices

There is a potential buy to let semi detached property in N19 - Upper Holloway for £812, 404. What considerations will a RICS surveyor allow for when valuing house prices in Upper Holloway ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect property values like any number of structural defects or the location and proximity of nearby schools. One method is to analyse values recorded in the same area for similar houses.

The average house price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £787, 904, which is £24, 500 less than the price you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £496, 568. 2A, Carriage House, Tavistock Terrace, London, Islington, Greater London, N19 4DB a semi detached property sold for £710, 000 .

The only way for you to get an impartial home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report in Upper Holloway which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard. Your chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

The surveyor should attend the property in addition to factoring in all other location variables that might affect house prices.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Upper Holloway and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Upper Holloway property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it does give you exhaustive analysis of the Upper Holloway property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get a Upper Holloway Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact will wet weather have on our new Upper Holloway home? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

Despite England's reputation for wet weather the impact rain can have on properties is not considered. If you have investigated the property you intend to purchase in the Summer, obvious defects may be harder to find. Signs that drainage are blocked include "gushing" gutters. Whether buying in Upper Holloway or elsewhere, difficult drainage does not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often simple to resolve, if maintenance is taken seriously, unless they are poorly maintained. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.



Conservatory

On the HomeBuyer Report what effect will a an amber light rating have on 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

For a Upper Holloway property, one example could be contact between the conservatory skirting and the soil. Porches, conservatories and similar elements of the property's construction are included here. Any signs of inappropriate use, such as using a conservatory as a bedroom or kitchen will be considered too.

A condition rating of two means that the element covered will need work at some point, but this may not be urgent.

House Prices

There is a potential buy to let semi detached property in N19 - Upper Holloway for £812, 404. What considerations will a RICS surveyor allow for when valuing house prices in Upper Holloway ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect property values like any number of structural defects or the location and proximity of nearby schools. One method is to analyse values recorded in the same area for similar houses.

The average house price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £787, 904, which is £24, 500 less than the price you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £496, 568. 2A, Carriage House, Tavistock Terrace, London, Islington, Greater London, N19 4DB a semi detached property sold for £710, 000 .

The only way for you to get an impartial home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report in Upper Holloway which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard. Your chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

The surveyor should attend the property in addition to factoring in all other location variables that might affect house prices.

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