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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 Property Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Watton

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen when purchasing a property built from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Watton

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Watton) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this survey when buying a non standard property such as architecturally unusual or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Watton

    This is an impartial valuation . This is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing 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 for a house in Watton and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Watton property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any alterations, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Watton property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Watton Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Watton include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a garage) and what does it include?

The Homebuyer Report contains a valuation and will also include a rebuilding cost. To estimate the correct valuation your chartered surveyor will pair local property market knowledge and other factors about the property for instance: general condition.

Surveyors also reflect on materials used and make certain other assumptions like the building connected to mains services such as electricity.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Additional local area conjectures, for example the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to Watton environmental issues like industrial buildings, also being considered.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Watton - Which issues relating to the loft will be investigated?

Questions like this are often asked of RICS surveyors by Watton buyers who are aware that property can be blighted by difficulties with the roof. All aspects of the roof should be reviewed, from the trusses to the parapet walls, and any defects addressed as soon as possible.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Watton, but it is a health and safety necessity. A quote (or several) for any necessary work should be acquired as soon as possible.

Contact AKA Roofing of 13 Moorfield Rd, Mattishall, Dereham, NR20 3NZ on 01362 850689 for more information.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a 15th Century farmhouse. What effect will the age have on regular maintenance?

Vernacular architecture can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers, and Watton property built with traditional methods can be a drain to upkeep. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Traditional building materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of , for example, a Grade II listed house. If you are uncertain, speak to your property surveyor for more information.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Watton and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Watton property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any alterations, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it will provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Watton property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Watton Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Watton include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a garage) and what does it include?

The Homebuyer Report contains a valuation and will also include a rebuilding cost. To estimate the correct valuation your chartered surveyor will pair local property market knowledge and other factors about the property for instance: general condition.

Surveyors also reflect on materials used and make certain other assumptions like the building connected to mains services such as electricity.



A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Additional local area conjectures, for example the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to Watton environmental issues like industrial buildings, also being considered.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Watton - Which issues relating to the loft will be investigated?

Questions like this are often asked of RICS surveyors by Watton buyers who are aware that property can be blighted by difficulties with the roof. All aspects of the roof should be reviewed, from the trusses to the parapet walls, and any defects addressed as soon as possible.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Watton, but it is a health and safety necessity. A quote (or several) for any necessary work should be acquired as soon as possible.

Contact AKA Roofing of 13 Moorfield Rd, Mattishall, Dereham, NR20 3NZ on 01362 850689 for more information.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a 15th Century farmhouse. What effect will the age have on regular maintenance?

Vernacular architecture can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers, and Watton property built with traditional methods can be a drain to upkeep. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Traditional building materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of , for example, a Grade II listed house. If you are uncertain, speak to your property surveyor for more information.

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