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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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Looking for a Home Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Adderbury

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a home built from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Adderbury

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Adderbury) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for unconventional e.g. box frame construction properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Adderbury

    This is an independent valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Adderbury and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Adderbury property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out alterations, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it does give a thorough analysis of the Adderbury property's general condition in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Adderbury Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Substandard guttering

For the Adderbury HomeBuyer Report, what effect will a green light rating have on rainwater pipes and gutters?

A condition rating of 1 states that no repair work is needed, but this does not mean that no future work is required. Seasonal checks may still be appropriate to prevent deterioration. For a Adderbury house, one example could be downspouts discharging onto the ground. The rainwater goods are inspected by eye.

E3 does not cover internal parts of the water system, such as suspected issues relating to a combined heating and water system.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the mid-century home I am interested to acquire I think we saw that there could be corrosion of the wiring; will the surveyor report on the electrical system?

When carrying out a Building Survey in Adderbury the home surveyor will usually report on the electrical system if it appears that they are in a dangerous state. A Surveyor should also report back on things like checking the state of repair of any fitted appliances, e.g. storage heaters. Ascertaining the whereabouts of any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical wiring handled by a suitably qualified electrician should usually be part of the survey in Adderbury.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Do we need to investigate rainwater goods? And could it affect the property value?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the effect which rainfall has on houses in Adderbury is rarely considered properly by property buyers. For example, rotten wooden gutters could mean that the drainage are damaged. Fortunately, this is usually easy to remedy. If untreated or poorly maintained, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Adderbury and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Adderbury property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out alterations, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it does give a thorough analysis of the Adderbury property's general condition in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Adderbury Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Substandard guttering

For the Adderbury HomeBuyer Report, what effect will a green light rating have on rainwater pipes and gutters?

A condition rating of 1 states that no repair work is needed, but this does not mean that no future work is required. Seasonal checks may still be appropriate to prevent deterioration. For a Adderbury house, one example could be downspouts discharging onto the ground. The rainwater goods are inspected by eye.



E3 does not cover internal parts of the water system, such as suspected issues relating to a combined heating and water system.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the mid-century home I am interested to acquire I think we saw that there could be corrosion of the wiring; will the surveyor report on the electrical system?

When carrying out a Building Survey in Adderbury the home surveyor will usually report on the electrical system if it appears that they are in a dangerous state. A Surveyor should also report back on things like checking the state of repair of any fitted appliances, e.g. storage heaters. Ascertaining the whereabouts of any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical wiring handled by a suitably qualified electrician should usually be part of the survey in Adderbury.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Do we need to investigate rainwater goods? And could it affect the property value?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the effect which rainfall has on houses in Adderbury is rarely considered properly by property buyers. For example, rotten wooden gutters could mean that the drainage are damaged. Fortunately, this is usually easy to remedy. If untreated or poorly maintained, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

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