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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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Looking for a Home Buyers Survey? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Woodford Green

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a property constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Woodford Green

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Woodford Green) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as mundic or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Woodford Green

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This is chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Woodford Green property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it will offer exhaustive analysis of the Woodford Green property's general condition as well as including advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Woodford Green Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Woodford Green home survey include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes

The Homebuyer Report contains a surveyor valuation and a Reinstatement Cost. To ascertain an accurate value estimate your surveyor will use local property market knowledge and other considerations about the property e.g. accommodation The valuer will also consider construction type and make certain other assumptions e.g. there being no significant defects.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The valuation also assumes that there is an absence of any compromising legal issues e.g. access to the property over estate roadways. These will be investigated by your legal representative.

Further Woodford Green assumptions, such as use of communal facilities or services, are made in addition to any environmental concerns like nearby railway tracks, which will also be factored in.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is damp weather an issue in Woodford Green? And could it affect the property value?

Both in Woodford Green, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the effect which high levels of rainfall has on houses in Woodford Green is overlooked by buyers. Signs that gutters are worth a closer look include mildew in the attic. Fortunately, these defects are generally easy to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive.However, the damage caused, where disregarded, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of if buying a home proximate to a refuse landfill site

Landfill Sites take many forms including inert waste material. Of course nobody wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Risks might include chemicals like dioxins .

Surveyors will examine structural issues linked to the landfill. Your lawyer will conduct environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to Redbridge Local Authority and give you the results of the search .

HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Woodford Green property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it will offer exhaustive analysis of the Woodford Green property's general condition as well as including advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Woodford Green Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Woodford Green home survey include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes

The Homebuyer Report contains a surveyor valuation and a Reinstatement Cost. To ascertain an accurate value estimate your surveyor will use local property market knowledge and other considerations about the property e.g. accommodation The valuer will also consider construction type and make certain other assumptions e.g. there being no significant defects.



A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The valuation also assumes that there is an absence of any compromising legal issues e.g. access to the property over estate roadways. These will be investigated by your legal representative.

Further Woodford Green assumptions, such as use of communal facilities or services, are made in addition to any environmental concerns like nearby railway tracks, which will also be factored in.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is damp weather an issue in Woodford Green? And could it affect the property value?

Both in Woodford Green, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the effect which high levels of rainfall has on houses in Woodford Green is overlooked by buyers. Signs that gutters are worth a closer look include mildew in the attic. Fortunately, these defects are generally easy to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive.However, the damage caused, where disregarded, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of if buying a home proximate to a refuse landfill site

Landfill Sites take many forms including inert waste material. Of course nobody wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Risks might include chemicals like dioxins .

Surveyors will examine structural issues linked to the landfill. Your lawyer will conduct environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to Redbridge Local Authority and give you the results of the search .

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