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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 Survey should I choose for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in West Ewell

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a home made of standard building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in West Ewell

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in West Ewell) is also carried out by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as wood frame homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in West Ewell

    This is an independent valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in West Ewell and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same.

If the West Ewell property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out alterations on the West Ewell property, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does give you comprehensive details of the West Ewell property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a West Ewell Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a property and the seller's agent has informed us that it has been partially constructed with Cotswold stone. Are there specific factors to bear in mind, and what will the survey reveal?

From Dukes Gritstone to Naylor Hill Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Defects such as displacement affect many stone-walled property. Regular stone describes cut stone, generally forming brick-like courses. These may require less maintenance than more irregularly built walls, but this is heavily dependent on the type of stone used. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future.

For example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements.

Home Buyers Surveys will usually offer guidance on these matters. An example would be. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in West Ewell. Is there any English Garden Wall bond guidelines for upkeep we should be aware of?? Is brick more susceptible to the weather?

Brick-built West Ewell properties feature several advantages. Unfortunately, they also experience diverse problems, ranging from crumbling mortar to frost damage. Defects like these ought to be referenced in the survey. One defect surveyors of brick property frequently address is diagonal cracking caused by ground movement. Ackie A at 60 Moor End Rd, Huddersfield, HD4 5HE should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01484 543971.

One example is Scottish bond, featuring five courses (rows) of long-oriented bricks then one row of short faced bricks, before repeating the pattern.

If the West Ewell surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The seller mentioned that the had been issues with damp from the leaking roof, and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What aspects of the roof will be looked into?

This is frequently addressed by surveyors in West Ewell. Houses across West Ewell will suffer roofing problems, such as. From the trusses to the parapet walls, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed, and any defects addressed as soon as possible.

Fixing a leaking roof can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange. Call Crown Height of 116 Princes Av, Surbiton, KT6 7JW on 07754 115549 for an estimate.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in West Ewell and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same.

If the West Ewell property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out alterations on the West Ewell property, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does give you comprehensive details of the West Ewell property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a West Ewell Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a property and the seller's agent has informed us that it has been partially constructed with Cotswold stone. Are there specific factors to bear in mind, and what will the survey reveal?

From Dukes Gritstone to Naylor Hill Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Defects such as displacement affect many stone-walled property. Regular stone describes cut stone, generally forming brick-like courses. These may require less maintenance than more irregularly built walls, but this is heavily dependent on the type of stone used. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future.

For example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements.



Home Buyers Surveys will usually offer guidance on these matters. An example would be. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in West Ewell. Is there any English Garden Wall bond guidelines for upkeep we should be aware of?? Is brick more susceptible to the weather?

Brick-built West Ewell properties feature several advantages. Unfortunately, they also experience diverse problems, ranging from crumbling mortar to frost damage. Defects like these ought to be referenced in the survey. One defect surveyors of brick property frequently address is diagonal cracking caused by ground movement. Ackie A at 60 Moor End Rd, Huddersfield, HD4 5HE should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01484 543971.

One example is Scottish bond, featuring five courses (rows) of long-oriented bricks then one row of short faced bricks, before repeating the pattern.

If the West Ewell surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The seller mentioned that the had been issues with damp from the leaking roof, and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What aspects of the roof will be looked into?

This is frequently addressed by surveyors in West Ewell. Houses across West Ewell will suffer roofing problems, such as. From the trusses to the parapet walls, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed, and any defects addressed as soon as possible.

Fixing a leaking roof can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange. Call Crown Height of 116 Princes Av, Surbiton, KT6 7JW on 07754 115549 for an estimate.

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