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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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Which Property Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ystradgynlais

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are buying a property built from standard materials i.e. tile & brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ystradgynlais

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Ystradgynlais) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this for non standard , for example stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ystradgynlais

    This is a professional valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Ystradgynlais and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Ystradgynlais property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make significant alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does give you comprehensive details of the Ystradgynlais property's condition as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Ystradgynlais Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on apartments

Is it worth paying slightly more for a full structural survey when carrying out due diligence on an apartment in Ystradgynlais?

Building Survey has now superseded the Structural Survey following its renaming recently by RICS. When contemplating the buying of a modified Ystradgynlais property such as a period house, this is the correct survey to choose. The report (set out in the surveyor's individual format) will typically give comprehensive and relevant insight concerning the property's construction

and uses in conjunction with any defects, following a thorough inspection. External sports facilities (buildings not the facilities themselves) will also be reported on.

Traditionally built property

We are buying in Ystradgynlais. What will we need to look out for when buying an older property? Will the age of the house be a concern?

A property's age can worry purchasers. Properties constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be unexpectedly hard to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work, which could mean that it is all the more vital that you get a building survey prior to exchanging.If you plan to make alterations to a period house, discuss options with the Ystradgynlais surveyor for more detail.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My housemate spotted signs of insects in the loft. How do we investigate further?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. For example, sliverfish (lepisma saccharina), are rarely visible during the day. They will digest paper and wallpaper paste, but are more a symptom of damp than a serious problem themselves. As some pest problems can be very stubborn, knowing the risks, and chance of success before you buy is essential.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Ystradgynlais and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Ystradgynlais property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make significant alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does give you comprehensive details of the Ystradgynlais property's condition as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Ystradgynlais Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on apartments

Is it worth paying slightly more for a full structural survey when carrying out due diligence on an apartment in Ystradgynlais?

Building Survey has now superseded the Structural Survey following its renaming recently by RICS. When contemplating the buying of a modified Ystradgynlais property such as a period house, this is the correct survey to choose. The report (set out in the surveyor's individual format) will typically give comprehensive and relevant insight concerning the property's construction



and uses in conjunction with any defects, following a thorough inspection. External sports facilities (buildings not the facilities themselves) will also be reported on.

Traditionally built property

We are buying in Ystradgynlais. What will we need to look out for when buying an older property? Will the age of the house be a concern?

A property's age can worry purchasers. Properties constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be unexpectedly hard to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Materials suitable for the work, which could mean that it is all the more vital that you get a building survey prior to exchanging.If you plan to make alterations to a period house, discuss options with the Ystradgynlais surveyor for more detail.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My housemate spotted signs of insects in the loft. How do we investigate further?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. For example, sliverfish (lepisma saccharina), are rarely visible during the day. They will digest paper and wallpaper paste, but are more a symptom of damp than a serious problem themselves. As some pest problems can be very stubborn, knowing the risks, and chance of success before you buy is essential.

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