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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.

  • 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.

Surveyor Local only works with surveyors regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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

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Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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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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  Homebuyer Report
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Valuation
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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 Home Buyers Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Atherton

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a property constructed from conventional building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Atherton

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Atherton) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for unconventional e.g. box frame construction buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Atherton

    This is an independent valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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    Aldford Drive, Atherton, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M46

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Atherton and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same survey.

If the Atherton property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Atherton property's state of repair and it includes more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Atherton Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of if buying a flat in the region a landfill site

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste e.g. hazardous refuse disposal. Understandably, no one ideally wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Concerns include hazardous chemicals. Potential health problems for example birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors in Atherton will notice any structural defects connected with the landfill. Your conveyancer will commission environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database in addition to Wigan Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

Building Surveys on houses

We are acquiring a substantially modified Edwardian semi detached property - is it best to commission a full structural survey?

Full Structural Surveys are now called Building Surveys. We would suggest that you commission the Building Survey in relation to the house you are contemplating. A HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough if buying a non period unmodified house of typical construction materials and methods. There are some limitations that are integral with any residential survey as a RICS surveyor cannot open up the structure of the property for example, or comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we need to be conscious of if intending to buy a period property in Atherton in a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 of designated conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with the local authority. Your surveyor must have relevant knowledge of relevant local area issues and the relation they have with the building. The value of homes is usually higher because of them retaining original features. However a growing number are falling into shoddy condition for example - badly maintained and potholed roads and pavements

Property surveyors are expected note if the house looks to be is designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Atherton Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are conducted by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unconsented extensions to the property may also be advised in your survey, however these should be investigated by the solicitor. Swift Lawyers Ltd are a local firm situated at 123 Market Street, Wigan, Greater Manchester, M46 0DF should be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 0191 886 825

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Atherton and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same survey.

If the Atherton property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Atherton property's state of repair and it includes more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Atherton Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of if buying a flat in the region a landfill site

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste e.g. hazardous refuse disposal. Understandably, no one ideally wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Concerns include hazardous chemicals. Potential health problems for example birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors in Atherton will notice any structural defects connected with the landfill. Your conveyancer will commission environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database in addition to Wigan Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .



Building Surveys on houses

We are acquiring a substantially modified Edwardian semi detached property - is it best to commission a full structural survey?

Full Structural Surveys are now called Building Surveys. We would suggest that you commission the Building Survey in relation to the house you are contemplating. A HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough if buying a non period unmodified house of typical construction materials and methods. There are some limitations that are integral with any residential survey as a RICS surveyor cannot open up the structure of the property for example, or comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we need to be conscious of if intending to buy a period property in Atherton in a conservation area?

There are nearly 10, 000 of designated conservation areas in England and Wales, responsibility for which lies with the local authority. Your surveyor must have relevant knowledge of relevant local area issues and the relation they have with the building. The value of homes is usually higher because of them retaining original features. However a growing number are falling into shoddy condition for example - badly maintained and potholed roads and pavements

Property surveyors are expected note if the house looks to be is designated and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Atherton Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are conducted by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unconsented extensions to the property may also be advised in your survey, however these should be investigated by the solicitor. Swift Lawyers Ltd are a local firm situated at 123 Market Street, Wigan, Greater Manchester, M46 0DF should be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 0191 886 825

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