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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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  • RICS qualified surveyor
  • 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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Valuation
Homebuyer
Report
Building
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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 planned home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Askam In Furness

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when buying a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Askam In Furness

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Askam In Furness) will also be conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this for unconventional e.g. stone homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Askam In Furness

    This is an independent valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Askam In Furness and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Askam In Furness property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Askam In Furness property's condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Askam In Furness Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Damp in the attic has created issues for us in the old property - What will our property surveyor investigate as part of the survey?

This is a common concern for home buyers who know how costly roofing work can be. Many homes may be exposed to difficulties with the roof, for example, mould. From the eaves to the valley gutters, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. The house surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like wholesale replacement, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs

do take place. Prior to exchange, it may be worth sourcing from a contractor a quote for any suggested work.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Askam In Furness Surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report will contain a valuation and a reinstatement cost estimate. When calculating the value of the property your surveyor will refer to knowledge of Askam In Furness as well as other factors relating to the property for instance: style of architecture Surveyors also reflect on style of architecture and will make certain key assumptions, for example there are no damaging materials. Surveyors disregard things like sales incentives.

Further area conjectures, for example services, are made in addition to local environmental issues like intrusive noises or smells, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rain an issue in Askam In Furness?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which heavy rainfall has on property in Askam In Furness is rarely considered properly. As an example, spalling masonry will likely suggest that the downspouts are under performing. This can lead to a damp or flooded cellar.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to repair, if identified early, unless they are disregarded. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Askam In Furness and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Askam In Furness property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Askam In Furness property's condition as well as including advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Askam In Furness Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Damp in the attic has created issues for us in the old property - What will our property surveyor investigate as part of the survey?

This is a common concern for home buyers who know how costly roofing work can be. Many homes may be exposed to difficulties with the roof, for example, mould. From the eaves to the valley gutters, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. The house surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like wholesale replacement, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs



do take place. Prior to exchange, it may be worth sourcing from a contractor a quote for any suggested work.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Askam In Furness Surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report will contain a valuation and a reinstatement cost estimate. When calculating the value of the property your surveyor will refer to knowledge of Askam In Furness as well as other factors relating to the property for instance: style of architecture Surveyors also reflect on style of architecture and will make certain key assumptions, for example there are no damaging materials. Surveyors disregard things like sales incentives.

Further area conjectures, for example services, are made in addition to local environmental issues like intrusive noises or smells, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rain an issue in Askam In Furness?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which heavy rainfall has on property in Askam In Furness is rarely considered properly. As an example, spalling masonry will likely suggest that the downspouts are under performing. This can lead to a damp or flooded cellar.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to repair, if identified early, unless they are disregarded. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

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