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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Aberdovey

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to buy a property built from conventional building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Aberdovey

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Aberdovey) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this survey when buying a non standard , for example architecturally unusual or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Aberdovey

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Aberdovey and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Aberdovey property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any alterations, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a thorough analysis of the Aberdovey property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Aberdovey House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Aberdovey surveyor look for possible flooding, or whether flooding has affected neighbouring property?

Last year was the second wettest year on record (source: The Met Office), and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for houses and flats in flood-risk areas. The Environment Agency maintain a flood danger alert service, with regular updated risk assessments. In addition, the property survey may recommend maintenance.Less expensive preventative measures include the installation of air brick covers. The home surveyor may ask the vendor or agent if the property in Aberdovey has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Our agent said that amateur repairs had been a concern. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What advice would the chartered surveyor give in their report?

Aberdovey properties that are otherwise ideal could feature issues with the roof like. Any part of the roof or loft, such as collar ties, ought to be checked. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by a poor asphalt covering.

The expense of asbestos cement removal, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. A builder from the area with solid references can provide a quote.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Dutch bond brick on this converted property needs work. What are the possible consequences?

Brick-constructed residential property in Aberdovey feature several advantages, but they can also be affected by diverse problems, from DPC failure to badly applied render. Defects like these ought to be referenced in the survey and suggest potential remedies. One problem often found is sulphate attack. This results if a cement mortared-wall suffers a prolonged period of damp. It is effectively impossible to treat.

For home purchasers in Aberdovey seeking a rare example of brick architecture, look for unusual course styles like Scottish bond features five courses (rows) of long-oriented bricks then one row of short faced bricks, before repeating the pattern.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Aberdovey and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Aberdovey property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any alterations, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a thorough analysis of the Aberdovey property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Aberdovey House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Aberdovey surveyor look for possible flooding, or whether flooding has affected neighbouring property?

Last year was the second wettest year on record (source: The Met Office), and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for houses and flats in flood-risk areas. The Environment Agency maintain a flood danger alert service, with regular updated risk assessments. In addition, the property survey may recommend maintenance.Less expensive preventative measures include the installation of air brick covers. The home surveyor may ask the vendor or agent if the property in Aberdovey has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.



Roof defects identified during a survey

Our agent said that amateur repairs had been a concern. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What advice would the chartered surveyor give in their report?

Aberdovey properties that are otherwise ideal could feature issues with the roof like. Any part of the roof or loft, such as collar ties, ought to be checked. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by a poor asphalt covering.

The expense of asbestos cement removal, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. A builder from the area with solid references can provide a quote.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Dutch bond brick on this converted property needs work. What are the possible consequences?

Brick-constructed residential property in Aberdovey feature several advantages, but they can also be affected by diverse problems, from DPC failure to badly applied render. Defects like these ought to be referenced in the survey and suggest potential remedies. One problem often found is sulphate attack. This results if a cement mortared-wall suffers a prolonged period of damp. It is effectively impossible to treat.

For home purchasers in Aberdovey seeking a rare example of brick architecture, look for unusual course styles like Scottish bond features five courses (rows) of long-oriented bricks then one row of short faced bricks, before repeating the pattern.

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