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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 Home Survey is right for my prospective property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Wingate

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when buying a home made of standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Wingate

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Wingate) is also carried out by a RICS surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this for non standard e.g. architecturally unusual or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Wingate

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Wingate and of the 3, which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Wingate property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension on the Wingate property, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Wingate property's state of repair along with an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Wingate Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations I would be advised to be conscious of if purchasing a property in Wingate in conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 of conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with local councils. Surveyors in Wingate are required by RICS to have knowledge of local area factors and the effect they have with the home. Prices is generally higher due to them being largely unspoilt However a large number have been neglected and are in shoddy condition for example - the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Property surveyors are trained to note whether the building is/might be classified as such and Section I of your Homebuyer Report will advise the proper questions are conducted

during the conveyancing process. Out of keeping modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be commented on, however these should be investigated by your lawyer.

Gas flame

Does the qualified RICS surveyor check out the safety of the gas supply?

The qualified RICS surveyor will visually inspect the accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) as part of the survey, as well as gas connected fixtures e.g. fireplaces. A Wingate surveyor will not remove any external fittings and will not carry out any tests on the functionality of the gas system. Of course, gas is potentially fatal and if there are any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

County Durham based local Gas Safe registered companies include Phil McLoughlin PMC Building Services of 53 Milbank Terrace, Station Town, Wingate, County Durham Tel. 0845 691 6047 and A & N Gas Services of 6, Arundel Walk, Wingate, County Durham Tel. 07769678679.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the benefits to commission a full structural survey instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Structural Surveys no longer exist now as the Building Survey has now superseded it. If you are buying an unusual Wingate property such as an older house, it is the correct survey to choose. A RICS Building Survey will detail in depth and salient information concerning the buildings construction materials on top of any defects, following a thorough visual inspection of the accessible areas. There are certain provisos with any survey as a qualified surveyor is not able to (unless owners consent provided) force or open up the fabric of the Wingate property e.g. removing loft contents. Certain external buildings should be checked out on the Wingate property survey.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Wingate and of the 3, which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Wingate property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any works or an extension on the Wingate property, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Wingate property's state of repair along with an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Wingate Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations I would be advised to be conscious of if purchasing a property in Wingate in conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 of conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with local councils. Surveyors in Wingate are required by RICS to have knowledge of local area factors and the effect they have with the home. Prices is generally higher due to them being largely unspoilt However a large number have been neglected and are in shoddy condition for example - the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Property surveyors are trained to note whether the building is/might be classified as such and Section I of your Homebuyer Report will advise the proper questions are conducted



during the conveyancing process. Out of keeping modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be commented on, however these should be investigated by your lawyer.

Gas flame

Does the qualified RICS surveyor check out the safety of the gas supply?

The qualified RICS surveyor will visually inspect the accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) as part of the survey, as well as gas connected fixtures e.g. fireplaces. A Wingate surveyor will not remove any external fittings and will not carry out any tests on the functionality of the gas system. Of course, gas is potentially fatal and if there are any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

County Durham based local Gas Safe registered companies include Phil McLoughlin PMC Building Services of 53 Milbank Terrace, Station Town, Wingate, County Durham Tel. 0845 691 6047 and A & N Gas Services of 6, Arundel Walk, Wingate, County Durham Tel. 07769678679.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the benefits to commission a full structural survey instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Structural Surveys no longer exist now as the Building Survey has now superseded it. If you are buying an unusual Wingate property such as an older house, it is the correct survey to choose. A RICS Building Survey will detail in depth and salient information concerning the buildings construction materials on top of any defects, following a thorough visual inspection of the accessible areas. There are certain provisos with any survey as a qualified surveyor is not able to (unless owners consent provided) force or open up the fabric of the Wingate property e.g. removing loft contents. Certain external buildings should be checked out on the Wingate property survey.

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