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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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Need a Home Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Yiewsley

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice if buying a property made of conventional building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Yiewsley

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Yiewsley) is also conducted by a RICS surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this survey for non standard e.g. wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Yiewsley

    This is a professional valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Yiewsley and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Yiewsley property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, RICS advise you select a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it does give comprehensive details of the Yiewsley property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Yiewsley Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Can clay soil foundations create problems? I am buying a property in Yiewsley. Can my HomeBuyer Report investigate this?

If not monitored appropriately, the make up of the soil surrounding a property's foundations can create difficulties. Specific issues include soil swelling. In Yiewsley's relatively mild climate, the variations in volume which clay soil experiences will be barely noticeable, but extended dry or wet spells may well impact the soil's stability and affecting the property itself., such as minor wall cracks in the lounge. When performing your Home Buyers Survey in Yiewsley, your surveyor will consider the impact the soil composition has had, and may have, on the property. If soil moisture levels must be kept stable, uniform spread of the moisture is essential. Subsidence and heave can be caused by a general

increase or decrease in moisture, but isolated patches of wet and dry can just as easily warp foundations, putting them under even greater pressure.

Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls I need to be wary of if buying a house in Yiewsley inside a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 official conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by the local authority. Yiewsley surveyors must have local knowledge of relevant local issues and the relation may have with the building and its value. The value of homes will be significantly higher due to them retaining original features. However many have been neglected and are in shoddy condition for example - ugly satellite dishes

Surveyors can be expected to inform you if the planned purchase is possibly classified as such and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will advise suitable questions are conducted as part of the legal process. Out of keeping modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be commented on, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

Shocking Electrics

When I saw the building I am hoping to move into, the agent said that there is an unsafe electrical system - will a Yiewsley Homebuyer Report give details on on electrical defects?

When preparing a Home Survey in Yiewsley the home surveyor will comment on the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. A Chartered surveyor is required to give detail on concerns such as the state of residual circuit breakers. .

Examining the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should form part of the survey in Yiewsley.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Yiewsley and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Yiewsley property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, RICS advise you select a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it does give comprehensive details of the Yiewsley property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Yiewsley Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Can clay soil foundations create problems? I am buying a property in Yiewsley. Can my HomeBuyer Report investigate this?

If not monitored appropriately, the make up of the soil surrounding a property's foundations can create difficulties. Specific issues include soil swelling. In Yiewsley's relatively mild climate, the variations in volume which clay soil experiences will be barely noticeable, but extended dry or wet spells may well impact the soil's stability and affecting the property itself., such as minor wall cracks in the lounge. When performing your Home Buyers Survey in Yiewsley, your surveyor will consider the impact the soil composition has had, and may have, on the property. If soil moisture levels must be kept stable, uniform spread of the moisture is essential. Subsidence and heave can be caused by a general



increase or decrease in moisture, but isolated patches of wet and dry can just as easily warp foundations, putting them under even greater pressure.

Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls I need to be wary of if buying a house in Yiewsley inside a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 official conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by the local authority. Yiewsley surveyors must have local knowledge of relevant local issues and the relation may have with the building and its value. The value of homes will be significantly higher due to them retaining original features. However many have been neglected and are in shoddy condition for example - ugly satellite dishes

Surveyors can be expected to inform you if the planned purchase is possibly classified as such and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will advise suitable questions are conducted as part of the legal process. Out of keeping modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be commented on, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

Shocking Electrics

When I saw the building I am hoping to move into, the agent said that there is an unsafe electrical system - will a Yiewsley Homebuyer Report give details on on electrical defects?

When preparing a Home Survey in Yiewsley the home surveyor will comment on the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. A Chartered surveyor is required to give detail on concerns such as the state of residual circuit breakers. .

Examining the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring conducted by a suitably qualified electrician should form part of the survey in Yiewsley.

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