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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 Home Buyers Survey? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Whissendine

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a property constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Whissendine

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Whissendine) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this survey for non standard , for example stone houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Whissendine

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Whissendine property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make major works, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Whissendine property's general condition along with an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Whissendine Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any things we need to look out for if planning to buy a period property in Whissendine near a conservation area ?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are governed by local councils.

Home Buyers Surveys in Whissendine need to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local area factors and any relation may have with the building and its value. House prices are typically greater because of them being preserved. However many have been neglected and are in a poor state for example - the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors can be expected to advise you if the planned purchase is/might be is designated and Section I of the Whissendine Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are conducted by your conveyancer. Unauthorised extensions to the property should be advised, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

I have learnt that clay soil can be a source of difficulty for homes in Whissendine. Can we expect the Home Survey to mention this, and will the Surveyor advise on upkeep?

Whether a house was built in 1709 or 2009, factors as varied as termites or fungal decay can create difficulties for an owner. Foundations dug into clay-rich soil, for example, can result in a number of issues. Subsidence is one obvious concern, but there are others, including shrinking of clay soil. Clay soil is naturally lower in volume, and will compact over several months in the case of new-builds. This settlement is predictable and necessary - the real concern is contraction in clay soil caused by changes in the local water table. Visible results may be anything from warping of floorboards to sticking doors. During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the house will be considered. Additional strengthening or support of the structure's foundations may be required, including underpinning or piling.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a 17th Century barn conversion in Whissendine. What consequences will the house's slate roof have on maintenance?

Many purchasers hope to own a house with personality, like a cottage. Vernacular, or traditional, architecture, however, can worry purchasers. Property showcasing traditional methods can be costly to maintain. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Especially for , for example, a Grade II listed house, .

Construction materials, such as locally-quarried stone, may be required. If you have doubts, speak to your chartered surveyor for further advice.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Whissendine property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make major works, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Whissendine property's general condition along with an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Whissendine Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any things we need to look out for if planning to buy a period property in Whissendine near a conservation area ?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are governed by local councils.

Home Buyers Surveys in Whissendine need to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local area factors and any relation may have with the building and its value. House prices are typically greater because of them being preserved. However many have been neglected and are in a poor state for example - the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors can be expected to advise you if the planned purchase is/might be is designated and Section I of the Whissendine Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are conducted by your conveyancer. Unauthorised extensions to the property should be advised, however these should be concern for the solicitor.



Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

I have learnt that clay soil can be a source of difficulty for homes in Whissendine. Can we expect the Home Survey to mention this, and will the Surveyor advise on upkeep?

Whether a house was built in 1709 or 2009, factors as varied as termites or fungal decay can create difficulties for an owner. Foundations dug into clay-rich soil, for example, can result in a number of issues. Subsidence is one obvious concern, but there are others, including shrinking of clay soil. Clay soil is naturally lower in volume, and will compact over several months in the case of new-builds. This settlement is predictable and necessary - the real concern is contraction in clay soil caused by changes in the local water table. Visible results may be anything from warping of floorboards to sticking doors. During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the house will be considered. Additional strengthening or support of the structure's foundations may be required, including underpinning or piling.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a 17th Century barn conversion in Whissendine. What consequences will the house's slate roof have on maintenance?

Many purchasers hope to own a house with personality, like a cottage. Vernacular, or traditional, architecture, however, can worry purchasers. Property showcasing traditional methods can be costly to maintain. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Especially for , for example, a Grade II listed house, .

Construction materials, such as locally-quarried stone, may be required. If you have doubts, speak to your chartered surveyor for further advice.

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