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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

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A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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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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What HomeBuyers Survey do I need for my home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ardleigh Green

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if purchasing a property made of conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Ardleigh Green

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Ardleigh Green) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Select this when buying a non standard , for example stone houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ardleigh Green

    This is an impartial valuation . It is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Ardleigh Green and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Ardleigh Green property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, you should you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer comprehensive details of the Ardleigh Green property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Ardleigh Green House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any things I need to look out for when buying a house in Ardleigh Green in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by local councils.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess sufficient knowledge of relevant local area factors and any relation may have on the property. Property values will be inflated as a result of them being in their original state. However many of them are falling into are falling into disrepair for example - the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors are trained to note if the planned purchase might be within a conservation area and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will recommend further investigations are raised by your solicitor. Unauthorised modifications that do not have Local

Authority approval should be reported in the Ardleigh Green survey but these are really more a investigated by the lawyer. Sanders are based in 2 Queens Park Road, Havering, London, RM3 0HJ and may be prepared to give you some pointers. Tel: 0844 353 3553

Damaged Render

What will the RICS Surveyor take into account on a stucco rendered regency home in Ardleigh Green that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is just a smooth and flat render. Normally stucco render is layered over brick that dries to a smooth and attractive finish. Stucco render is very grand in appearance and is found on Regency buildings. it can be prone to defect and Ardleigh Green Home Buyers Suveys frequently highlight any number of problems for instance damp trapped under paint. Other issues may be when moisture enters below windows which results in the render detaching. Re-coating problems with stucco can be costly as the skills are getting rarer.

Stone block wall damage

Can structures built with stone cause issues for buyers? Which major matters should we consider, and what will the survey reveal?

Purchasers in Ardleigh Green should be aware that stone walls can be much weaker than they appear. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future. For example, slate is far more water-resistant than many other stones. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Ardleigh Green and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Ardleigh Green property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, you should you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer comprehensive details of the Ardleigh Green property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Ardleigh Green House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any things I need to look out for when buying a house in Ardleigh Green in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are nearly 10, 000 of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by local councils.

A Building Surveyors are required by RICS to possess sufficient knowledge of relevant local area factors and any relation may have on the property. Property values will be inflated as a result of them being in their original state. However many of them are falling into are falling into disrepair for example - the unsightly effect of billboard advertising

Surveyors are trained to note if the planned purchase might be within a conservation area and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will recommend further investigations are raised by your solicitor. Unauthorised modifications that do not have Local



Authority approval should be reported in the Ardleigh Green survey but these are really more a investigated by the lawyer. Sanders are based in 2 Queens Park Road, Havering, London, RM3 0HJ and may be prepared to give you some pointers. Tel: 0844 353 3553

Damaged Render

What will the RICS Surveyor take into account on a stucco rendered regency home in Ardleigh Green that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is just a smooth and flat render. Normally stucco render is layered over brick that dries to a smooth and attractive finish. Stucco render is very grand in appearance and is found on Regency buildings. it can be prone to defect and Ardleigh Green Home Buyers Suveys frequently highlight any number of problems for instance damp trapped under paint. Other issues may be when moisture enters below windows which results in the render detaching. Re-coating problems with stucco can be costly as the skills are getting rarer.

Stone block wall damage

Can structures built with stone cause issues for buyers? Which major matters should we consider, and what will the survey reveal?

Purchasers in Ardleigh Green should be aware that stone walls can be much weaker than they appear. The properties of a stone can affect wear as much as upkeep or construction.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future. For example, slate is far more water-resistant than many other stones. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage.

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