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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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Do you need a Property Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Wolvey

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to buy a home built from 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 Wolvey

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Wolvey) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more detailed. Choose this for non standard property such as granite wall or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Wolvey

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Home Buyers Survey Wolvey

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Wolvey and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Wolvey property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Wolvey property's state of repair as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Wolvey Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damaged Render

What will the RICS Surveyor be focused on, on a stucco coated home in Wolvey.

Stucco is actually just dense solid render. Typically it is layered over brick that sets to a smooth and attractive finish. Stucco is highly beautiful and is/was often found on Regency houses. it can be prone to defect and Surveyors can show issues such as horizontal cracking revealing the lines of mortar in the brickwork. Other potential problems might be when moisture gets in beneath sills which causes detachment. Re-applying Stucco problems may be difficult as craftsmen are becoming rarer.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We have made an offer for a house with a converted attic in Wolvey , and we are sensitive to the cost of roof repairs. What advice would the property surveyor in Wolvey give in their report?

This is a common concern for buyers in Wolveywith a roofing 'horror story' from a previous home. Many homes will suffer roofing woes, like cracked and loose slates or tiles. Any part of the roof or loft, such as tie beams, ought to be checked. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by a poor asphalt covering.

Costly quotes for roofing jobs (such as laying tar paper or felt) 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 contractor with solid references should be able to assist with a quote. Call RK Roofcare of 54 Shakespeare Drive, Nuneaton, CV11 6NW on 024 7674 4161 for a quote.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't get the reason in spending a bit more on the full structural survey if purchasing a extended terraced home in Wolvey as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Frequently referred to as the Full Structural Survey, this survey is now defunct and as it has been given a new title by RICS and the correct name is now the Building Survey. If planning to buy an unusual Wolvey house like an older house, it is now the most suitable property survey. It should outline relevant professional advice about the property's construction materials on top of any technical details after a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the house.

There will be one or two restrictions with any survey to bear in mind insofar as your surveyor will not be able to open up the fabric of the of the Wolvey house e.g. removing secured hatches. External buildings will also be reported on on the Wolvey property survey.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Wolvey and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Wolvey property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Wolvey property's state of repair as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Wolvey Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damaged Render

What will the RICS Surveyor be focused on, on a stucco coated home in Wolvey.

Stucco is actually just dense solid render. Typically it is layered over brick that sets to a smooth and attractive finish. Stucco is highly beautiful and is/was often found on Regency houses. it can be prone to defect and Surveyors can show issues such as horizontal cracking revealing the lines of mortar in the brickwork. Other potential problems might be when moisture gets in beneath sills which causes detachment. Re-applying Stucco problems may be difficult as craftsmen are becoming rarer.



Roof defects identified during a survey

We have made an offer for a house with a converted attic in Wolvey , and we are sensitive to the cost of roof repairs. What advice would the property surveyor in Wolvey give in their report?

This is a common concern for buyers in Wolveywith a roofing 'horror story' from a previous home. Many homes will suffer roofing woes, like cracked and loose slates or tiles. Any part of the roof or loft, such as tie beams, ought to be checked. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by a poor asphalt covering.

Costly quotes for roofing jobs (such as laying tar paper or felt) 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 contractor with solid references should be able to assist with a quote. Call RK Roofcare of 54 Shakespeare Drive, Nuneaton, CV11 6NW on 024 7674 4161 for a quote.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't get the reason in spending a bit more on the full structural survey if purchasing a extended terraced home in Wolvey as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Frequently referred to as the Full Structural Survey, this survey is now defunct and as it has been given a new title by RICS and the correct name is now the Building Survey. If planning to buy an unusual Wolvey house like an older house, it is now the most suitable property survey. It should outline relevant professional advice about the property's construction materials on top of any technical details after a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the house.

There will be one or two restrictions with any survey to bear in mind insofar as your surveyor will not be able to open up the fabric of the of the Wolvey house e.g. removing secured hatches. External buildings will also be reported on on the Wolvey property survey.

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