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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 Building Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Walton Merseyside

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are buying a property made of standard building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Walton Merseyside

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Walton Merseyside) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more thorough. Select this when buying a non standard , for example stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Walton Merseyside

    This is an independent valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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    Fieldton Road, Liverpool, L11

Home Buyers Survey Walton Merseyside

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Walton Merseyside and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Walton Merseyside property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Walton Merseyside property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get an instant Walton Merseyside House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

I intend to acquire a detached property in Walton Merseyside (L4), being marketed for £101, 632. What things does a Walton Merseyside surveyor take into account in the process of a property valuation report ?

There are many factors which could have a bearing on house prices from location of nearby transport links to its proximity to other factors sought after amenities. It often helps to consider values achieved in Walton Merseyside at the same time for similar houses.

The average house price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £77, 732, which is £23, 900 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The average factoring in houses and flats was £77, 514. 227, Kingfield Road, Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, L9 3AN a detached property was purchased for £152, 000 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get an impartial property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a professional valuation by default. A qualified surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme. The scheme is intended to raise consumer confidence and improves standards.

A professional local surveyor should make a site visit to the home as well as allowing for the countless things that might affect the value of property.

Shocking Electrics

When I saw the period property I intend to lease, it looked like there were damaged electrical sockets; will a surveyor report on electrical system condition?

During a Homebuyer Report in Walton Merseyside the RICS surveyor will add detail on the state of the electrics if it is clear that they are in a hazardous state of repair. This will include a general inspection of any revealed areas of the wiring or fusebox and other issues like checking the category of electrical fittings in bathrooms. Reporting on any evidence of any recent PIR carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should form part of the Homebuyer report in Walton Merseyside. Looking at any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections conducted by an electrician on the property will form part of the Homebuyer report in Walton Merseyside .

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a house in Walton Merseyside, and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What advice would the Walton Merseyside house surveyor give in their report?

This often causes anxiety for Walton Merseyside buyers who have had to put up with weeks of scaffolding around their home while work is underway. Homes throughout Walton Merseyside can often hide roofing problems. From wind braces to trusses, many parts of the roof and loft will be considered. The are also numerous flat-roofed properties in Walton Merseyside, including many apartment blocks. In these cases, the Walton Merseyside surveyors will look for a range of signs, including a slope of less than 12 to 15 degrees.

The maintenance of a roof can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a roofing contractor in Walton Merseyside can provide one.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Walton Merseyside and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Walton Merseyside property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Walton Merseyside property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get an instant Walton Merseyside House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

I intend to acquire a detached property in Walton Merseyside (L4), being marketed for £101, 632. What things does a Walton Merseyside surveyor take into account in the process of a property valuation report ?

There are many factors which could have a bearing on house prices from location of nearby transport links to its proximity to other factors sought after amenities. It often helps to consider values achieved in Walton Merseyside at the same time for similar houses.

The average house price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £77, 732, which is £23, 900 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The average factoring in houses and flats was £77, 514. 227, Kingfield Road, Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, L9 3AN a detached property was purchased for £152, 000 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get an impartial property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a professional valuation by default. A qualified surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme. The scheme is intended to raise consumer confidence and improves standards.



A professional local surveyor should make a site visit to the home as well as allowing for the countless things that might affect the value of property.

Shocking Electrics

When I saw the period property I intend to lease, it looked like there were damaged electrical sockets; will a surveyor report on electrical system condition?

During a Homebuyer Report in Walton Merseyside the RICS surveyor will add detail on the state of the electrics if it is clear that they are in a hazardous state of repair. This will include a general inspection of any revealed areas of the wiring or fusebox and other issues like checking the category of electrical fittings in bathrooms. Reporting on any evidence of any recent PIR carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should form part of the Homebuyer report in Walton Merseyside. Looking at any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections conducted by an electrician on the property will form part of the Homebuyer report in Walton Merseyside .

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a house in Walton Merseyside, and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What advice would the Walton Merseyside house surveyor give in their report?

This often causes anxiety for Walton Merseyside buyers who have had to put up with weeks of scaffolding around their home while work is underway. Homes throughout Walton Merseyside can often hide roofing problems. From wind braces to trusses, many parts of the roof and loft will be considered. The are also numerous flat-roofed properties in Walton Merseyside, including many apartment blocks. In these cases, the Walton Merseyside surveyors will look for a range of signs, including a slope of less than 12 to 15 degrees.

The maintenance of a roof can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a roofing contractor in Walton Merseyside can provide one.

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