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Homebuyer
Report
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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 property survey is the right choice for my house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Wem

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when you are purchasing a home made of standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Wem

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Wem) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this for unconventional , for example timber frame homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Wem

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation of the property. It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Wem and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Wem property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any major works on the property, you should you select a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Wem property's general condition as well as information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Wem Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I viewed a property I expect to lease I saw that there were damaged electrical sockets - will a Wem survey go into detail on the wiring and fusebox?

When conducting a Wem Homebuyer Report a surveyor should remark on the state of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in a dangerous state. He or she will also provide detail on things like verifying the type of any electrical fittings in shower rooms or verifying the condition of any visible wiring a sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear. Inspecting the documents from the most recent PIR conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the survey.

The IEE suggest that a periodic test should be carried out every ten years (or every 5 if letting).

Building Surveys on houses

I'm unsure about the argument for doing the full structural survey when acquiring a modified terraced cottage near Wem as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Albeit recurrently still referred to as Structural Surveys are no longer offered by Surveyors and are superseded by Building Surveys Choose the Building Survey if you are considering the house outlined. A HomeBuyer Report is sufficient if investigating a mid 20th century of later Wem property built out of conventional construction materials and methods.

Be aware that certain limitations exist with any survey - a local surveyor is not able to open up the structure of the house for example, or survey where hatches are over 3m above ground.

Damage resulting from flooding

We think this property is located near a stream. Is there a major flood risk? Would our chartered surveyor investigate flooding?

The lives of many homeowners in Wem and across the UK have been affected by flooding damage. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision. It is strongly recommended that the property is protected, before flood damage occurs.

Flood water can enter a house in Wem through a number of routes, including air bricks, poorly fitted doors and windows, and seepage through external walls.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. the use of lime-based plaster on walls. The surveyor may ask the vendor or agent if the house in Wem has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the Riverside locations and roads between Sticklepath and Taw Bridge, including Taw Green, Newland Cross, Bondleigh, Taw Bridge, vulnerable parts of North Tawton and the A3072 at Newland Mill, near Wem, to 'No warnings' at 06:24 on 06 Dec 2008.

*Data correct 04/01/2013

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Wem and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Wem property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any major works on the property, you should you select a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Wem property's general condition as well as information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Wem Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I viewed a property I expect to lease I saw that there were damaged electrical sockets - will a Wem survey go into detail on the wiring and fusebox?

When conducting a Wem Homebuyer Report a surveyor should remark on the state of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in a dangerous state. He or she will also provide detail on things like verifying the type of any electrical fittings in shower rooms or verifying the condition of any visible wiring a sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear. Inspecting the documents from the most recent PIR conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the survey.

The IEE suggest that a periodic test should be carried out every ten years (or every 5 if letting).



Building Surveys on houses

I'm unsure about the argument for doing the full structural survey when acquiring a modified terraced cottage near Wem as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Albeit recurrently still referred to as Structural Surveys are no longer offered by Surveyors and are superseded by Building Surveys Choose the Building Survey if you are considering the house outlined. A HomeBuyer Report is sufficient if investigating a mid 20th century of later Wem property built out of conventional construction materials and methods.

Be aware that certain limitations exist with any survey - a local surveyor is not able to open up the structure of the house for example, or survey where hatches are over 3m above ground.

Damage resulting from flooding

We think this property is located near a stream. Is there a major flood risk? Would our chartered surveyor investigate flooding?

The lives of many homeowners in Wem and across the UK have been affected by flooding damage. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision. It is strongly recommended that the property is protected, before flood damage occurs.

Flood water can enter a house in Wem through a number of routes, including air bricks, poorly fitted doors and windows, and seepage through external walls.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. the use of lime-based plaster on walls. The surveyor may ask the vendor or agent if the house in Wem has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the Riverside locations and roads between Sticklepath and Taw Bridge, including Taw Green, Newland Cross, Bondleigh, Taw Bridge, vulnerable parts of North Tawton and the A3072 at Newland Mill, near Wem, to 'No warnings' at 06:24 on 06 Dec 2008.

*Data correct 04/01/2013

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