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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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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Need a Property Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in West Dean

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a home built from conventional materials such as brick and tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in West Dean

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in West Dean) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this for non standard property such as box frame construction or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in West Dean

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in West Dean and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the West Dean property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out substantial modifications, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer exhaustive analysis of the West Dean property's state of repair as well as information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant West Dean House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we would be advised to consider when purchasing a period property in West Dean inside a conservation area, particularly with regards to house prices?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas throughout England and Wales that are designated and monitored by the local council. Surveyors in West Dean must have knowledge of local factors and the relation they have with the property and its value. The price of property is, more often than not, greater owing to them resisting change. However many have fallen into poor condition for example - ugly satellite dishes

Surveyors can be expected to inform you whether the property is or might be is designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the West Dean Homebuyer Report will advise the proper questions are carried out by your legal representation. Unsympathetic modifications to the property may also be reported but these are really more a investigated by the lawyer.

Damaged Render

What defects will the Surveyor look out for on a stucco Victorian house in West Dean that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is in fact just a type of render. Normally it is layered over brick to form an even finish. The effect is very grand in appearance and is was often applied to Regency properties. Stucco is often prone to defect and West Dean Building Surveys can highlight defects such as when there is movement of the underlying wall leads to cracks.

Another example of problems associated with stucco might result from the heavy loads such as cracking under the roof joists. Re-applying problems can be difficult and costly as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are becoming harder to find.

Gas flame

Does the chartered surveyor check out the safety of the gas installations?

A chartered surveyor will locate and visually look at any easily accessible parts of the system. A surveyor will want to inspect gas heaters as part of the West Dean survey, in addition to gas associated fixtures like associated asbestos. Your West Dean local surveyor will not remove external fittings nor will they run any tests whatsoever on the functionality of the gas system. Most people are aware that gas can be dangerous and if there are any worries relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in West Dean and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the West Dean property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out substantial modifications, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer exhaustive analysis of the West Dean property's state of repair as well as information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant West Dean House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we would be advised to consider when purchasing a period property in West Dean inside a conservation area, particularly with regards to house prices?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas throughout England and Wales that are designated and monitored by the local council. Surveyors in West Dean must have knowledge of local factors and the relation they have with the property and its value. The price of property is, more often than not, greater owing to them resisting change. However many have fallen into poor condition for example - ugly satellite dishes



Surveyors can be expected to inform you whether the property is or might be is designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the West Dean Homebuyer Report will advise the proper questions are carried out by your legal representation. Unsympathetic modifications to the property may also be reported but these are really more a investigated by the lawyer.

Damaged Render

What defects will the Surveyor look out for on a stucco Victorian house in West Dean that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is in fact just a type of render. Normally it is layered over brick to form an even finish. The effect is very grand in appearance and is was often applied to Regency properties. Stucco is often prone to defect and West Dean Building Surveys can highlight defects such as when there is movement of the underlying wall leads to cracks.

Another example of problems associated with stucco might result from the heavy loads such as cracking under the roof joists. Re-applying problems can be difficult and costly as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are becoming harder to find.

Gas flame

Does the chartered surveyor check out the safety of the gas installations?

A chartered surveyor will locate and visually look at any easily accessible parts of the system. A surveyor will want to inspect gas heaters as part of the West Dean survey, in addition to gas associated fixtures like associated asbestos. Your West Dean local surveyor will not remove external fittings nor will they run any tests whatsoever on the functionality of the gas system. Most people are aware that gas can be dangerous and if there are any worries relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

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