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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 survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Writtle

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a property constructed from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Writtle

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Writtle) is also conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for unconventional , for example stone wall or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Writtle

    This is an independent valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Writtle and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same.

If the Writtle property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Writtle property's general condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Writtle Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

Is £120, 344 in the right area amount to be buying a property located in CM1 in Writtle for and what will the Writtle qualified RICS surveyor allow for when conducting a professional valuation ?

There is a vast array of things which could positively or negatively affect the price of property such as plumbing problems or whether there is a flying freehold. It is useful to look at the prices of flat recorded in the same area for similar flats. The mean flat price registered at the Land Registry in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £142, 444, which is £22, 100 more than the amount you are intending to pay. The average for houses and flats was £278, 952. 165, Rookes Crescent, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3GN a leasehold flat recently sold for £114, 995 .

The most reliable way for home buyers to get an impartial home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service. Your chartered surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).

Gas flame

Does a Writtle surveyor look at the serviceability of the gas mains supply?

The local surveyor will visually survey the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as the routing of any gas pipes at the building, in addition to gas affiliated fixtures for example - ventilation of flue (if blocked). External covers will not however be detached. Gas can be hazardous, should there be any concerns about gas fittings of any type, call a gas engineer.

Conservation area

Are there any things I would need to be conscious of when intending to buy an extended house in Writtle in conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by local councils.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to have local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any effect they have with the building and its value. House prices are generally higher than non conservation area equivalents due to them being unspoilt. However many conservation areas have been neglected and are in a poor state e.g. unauthorised alterations to the fronts, roofs and chimneys of buildings

RICS surveyors are trained to report whether the building could be is so classified and Section I of a Writtle Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are conducted during the legal process. Unauthorised modifications that do not have Local Authority approval should be reported in the Writtle survey, however these should be concern for your lawyer. PWP Solicitors are a local firm situated at Cloville Hall, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8XA will be prepared to advise. Tel: 01277 841104

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Writtle and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same.

If the Writtle property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Writtle property's general condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Writtle Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

Is £120, 344 in the right area amount to be buying a property located in CM1 in Writtle for and what will the Writtle qualified RICS surveyor allow for when conducting a professional valuation ?

There is a vast array of things which could positively or negatively affect the price of property such as plumbing problems or whether there is a flying freehold. It is useful to look at the prices of flat recorded in the same area for similar flats. The mean flat price registered at the Land Registry in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £142, 444, which is £22, 100 more than the amount you are intending to pay. The average for houses and flats was £278, 952. 165, Rookes Crescent, Chelmsford, Essex, CM1 3GN a leasehold flat recently sold for £114, 995 .



The most reliable way for home buyers to get an impartial home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service. Your chartered surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).

Gas flame

Does a Writtle surveyor look at the serviceability of the gas mains supply?

The local surveyor will visually survey the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as the routing of any gas pipes at the building, in addition to gas affiliated fixtures for example - ventilation of flue (if blocked). External covers will not however be detached. Gas can be hazardous, should there be any concerns about gas fittings of any type, call a gas engineer.

Conservation area

Are there any things I would need to be conscious of when intending to buy an extended house in Writtle in conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by local councils.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to have local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any effect they have with the building and its value. House prices are generally higher than non conservation area equivalents due to them being unspoilt. However many conservation areas have been neglected and are in a poor state e.g. unauthorised alterations to the fronts, roofs and chimneys of buildings

RICS surveyors are trained to report whether the building could be is so classified and Section I of a Writtle Homebuyer Report will recommend additional enquiries are conducted during the legal process. Unauthorised modifications that do not have Local Authority approval should be reported in the Writtle survey, however these should be concern for your lawyer. PWP Solicitors are a local firm situated at Cloville Hall, Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 8XA will be prepared to advise. Tel: 01277 841104

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