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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 Home Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Whitechapel

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected when buying a home built from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Whitechapel

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Whitechapel) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor but is more exhaustive. Choose this when buying a non standard , for example cellared or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Whitechapel

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation of the property. This is chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Whitechapel and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Whitechapel property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give comprehensive details of the Whitechapel property's condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Whitechapel House Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when buying a building next to a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: domestic waste. Of course nobody really wants to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example. Health concerns such as cancer have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveys in Whitechapel will examine any structural issues linked to the landfill. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Tower Hamlets Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

House Prices

There is a property in E1 on for £587, 617. What different issues will your Whitechapel surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Whitechapel ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect the price of property e.g. any number of structural defects or whether the property is sold under probate. It can help to analyse house prices recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The average house price completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £583, 417, which is £4, 200 less than the selling price. The average factoring in houses and flats was £313, 773. 149, Woodseer Street, London, Tower Hamlets, Greater London, E1 5HG a Terraced property sold for £387, 500 .

The only way to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as standard. Your RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Whitechapel. What should we do about roof repairs?

Questions like this are often asked of RICS surveyors by Whitechapel home buyers who are aware that property will suffer roof maintenance problems, such as mould. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from wind braces to sheeting, and any defects addressed as soon as possible.

Costly quotes for roofing jobs (such as asbestos cement removal) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying out necessary work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable builder.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Whitechapel and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Whitechapel property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give comprehensive details of the Whitechapel property's condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Whitechapel House Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when buying a building next to a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: domestic waste. Of course nobody really wants to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example. Health concerns such as cancer have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveys in Whitechapel will examine any structural issues linked to the landfill. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Tower Hamlets Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .



House Prices

There is a property in E1 on for £587, 617. What different issues will your Whitechapel surveyor evaluate when calculating house prices in Whitechapel ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect the price of property e.g. any number of structural defects or whether the property is sold under probate. It can help to analyse house prices recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The average house price completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £583, 417, which is £4, 200 less than the selling price. The average factoring in houses and flats was £313, 773. 149, Woodseer Street, London, Tower Hamlets, Greater London, E1 5HG a Terraced property sold for £387, 500 .

The only way to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as standard. Your RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Whitechapel. What should we do about roof repairs?

Questions like this are often asked of RICS surveyors by Whitechapel home buyers who are aware that property will suffer roof maintenance problems, such as mould. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from wind braces to sheeting, and any defects addressed as soon as possible.

Costly quotes for roofing jobs (such as asbestos cement removal) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying out necessary work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable builder.

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