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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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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Do you need a Home Survey ? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Woodford

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property made of conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Woodford

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Woodford) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more comprehensive. Select this for non standard e.g. stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Woodford

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Woodford and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same survey.

If the Woodford property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Woodford property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Woodford Home Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What suggestions can a Woodford property surveyor make for a residence with Sussex bond brick? Is age a factor?

Brick-built Woodford residential property demonstrate several benefits. Unfortunately, they also suffer from various issues and defects, including erosion and spalling. The chartered surveyor can investigate these as part of their report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. An especially severe issue is extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork. West Brickwork at 3 Noel Rise, Burgess Hill, RH15 8BW should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01444 242810.

Examples of decorative or unusual usage of brick include diapering' (using contrast and varied colours of bricks to enliven a plain surface).

Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

House Prices

Is £462, 537 a good amount to pay for a detached property in Woodford in IG8 for and What things will a qualified surveyor evaluate when valuing house prices in Woodford ?

There are many factors which could positively or negatively affect the price of property such as whether work needs to be to the property or the likelihood of development occurring nearby. One method is to look at the prices of house registered at the Land Registry for similar properties.

The means house prices registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £448, 037, which is £14, 500 less than the amount you are intending to pay and the flat/house average was £378, 365. 52, Princes Avenue, Woodford Green, Redbridge, Greater London, IG8 0LP a detached home sold for £1, 000, 000 .

The best way for home buyers to get a formal home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as an integral component.

The surveyor will go to the site as well as considering any other variables that might affect values.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to spend a bit more on the full structural survey when considering a doer-upper sixties property near Woodford instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Periodically referred to as a Full Structural Survey by house buyers, this survey is now defunct and has actually been reclassified by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the proper name is now the Building Survey. If planning to buy an altered home, for example a tatty house, it is now the most appropriate RICS survey to go for. Once an exhaustive inspection of the accessible parts, a formal report will be sent to the prospective purchaser providing in depth and serious details in relation to the construction materials used on the house.

There are certain no go areas with any survey insofar as a local surveyor will not be able to (unless owners consent provided) force or open up the fabric of the Woodford house, an example being the removing secured hatches.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Woodford and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same survey.

If the Woodford property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Woodford property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Woodford Home Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What suggestions can a Woodford property surveyor make for a residence with Sussex bond brick? Is age a factor?

Brick-built Woodford residential property demonstrate several benefits. Unfortunately, they also suffer from various issues and defects, including erosion and spalling. The chartered surveyor can investigate these as part of their report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. An especially severe issue is extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork. West Brickwork at 3 Noel Rise, Burgess Hill, RH15 8BW should give an estimate for any work. Call them on 01444 242810.

Examples of decorative or unusual usage of brick include diapering' (using contrast and varied colours of bricks to enliven a plain surface).

Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.



House Prices

Is £462, 537 a good amount to pay for a detached property in Woodford in IG8 for and What things will a qualified surveyor evaluate when valuing house prices in Woodford ?

There are many factors which could positively or negatively affect the price of property such as whether work needs to be to the property or the likelihood of development occurring nearby. One method is to look at the prices of house registered at the Land Registry for similar properties.

The means house prices registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £448, 037, which is £14, 500 less than the amount you are intending to pay and the flat/house average was £378, 365. 52, Princes Avenue, Woodford Green, Redbridge, Greater London, IG8 0LP a detached home sold for £1, 000, 000 .

The best way for home buyers to get a formal home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as an integral component.

The surveyor will go to the site as well as considering any other variables that might affect values.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to spend a bit more on the full structural survey when considering a doer-upper sixties property near Woodford instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Periodically referred to as a Full Structural Survey by house buyers, this survey is now defunct and has actually been reclassified by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the proper name is now the Building Survey. If planning to buy an altered home, for example a tatty house, it is now the most appropriate RICS survey to go for. Once an exhaustive inspection of the accessible parts, a formal report will be sent to the prospective purchaser providing in depth and serious details in relation to the construction materials used on the house.

There are certain no go areas with any survey insofar as a local surveyor will not be able to (unless owners consent provided) force or open up the fabric of the Woodford house, an example being the removing secured hatches.

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