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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.

The surveyor who produces your report will be local to you with local knowledge of the area.

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  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • Thorough and accurate report
  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
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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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Home Buyers Survey
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The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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 Arundel

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to purchase a property made of conventional building materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Arundel

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Arundel) is also conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this when buying a non standard , for example thatched roof or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Arundel

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Arundel and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Arundel property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is less cheap but it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Arundel property's condition along with advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Arundel Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Window frame

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Arundel what does a Condition Rating 1 mean for 'E5 - Windows' ?

One example issue could be a sash window with a damaged mechanism. Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily. Condition rating one indicates that no repairs are necessary, but this does not mean that no future work is required. Seasonal checks may still be appropriate to prevent deterioration.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Arundel. Is there any London brick maintenance advice we should be aware of?? Will it make a difference if render is applied?

Brick-walled Arundel flats can indicate a number of issues, such as efflorescence. For instance, sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall and should be taken very seriously. For more information, contact a local builder, Hand J of 15 Osborne Rd, Crowborough, TN6 2HN on 01892 661752.

For buyers interested in less common uses of brick, consider adding other characterful elements of masonry, such as flushwork. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to bear in mind when purchasing an older property? What consequences will the construction have on regular maintenance?

Use of traditional methods can create issues for homeowners, and Arundel structures featuring traditional methods can be challenging to maintain. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed. Especially for listed property, Traditional building materials may be required. This may make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea. Discuss this with your building surveyor for further advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Arundel and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Arundel property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make substantial modifications, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is less cheap but it does provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Arundel property's condition along with advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Arundel Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Window frame

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Arundel what does a Condition Rating 1 mean for 'E5 - Windows' ?

One example issue could be a sash window with a damaged mechanism. Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily. Condition rating one indicates that no repairs are necessary, but this does not mean that no future work is required. Seasonal checks may still be appropriate to prevent deterioration.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Arundel. Is there any London brick maintenance advice we should be aware of?? Will it make a difference if render is applied?

Brick-walled Arundel flats can indicate a number of issues, such as efflorescence. For instance, sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall and should be taken very seriously. For more information, contact a local builder, Hand J of 15 Osborne Rd, Crowborough, TN6 2HN on 01892 661752.

For buyers interested in less common uses of brick, consider adding other characterful elements of masonry, such as flushwork. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to bear in mind when purchasing an older property? What consequences will the construction have on regular maintenance?

Use of traditional methods can create issues for homeowners, and Arundel structures featuring traditional methods can be challenging to maintain. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed. Especially for listed property, Traditional building materials may be required. This may make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea. Discuss this with your building surveyor for further advice.

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