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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  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 Home Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bala

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if buying a property built from conventional materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bala

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Bala) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this when buying a non standard , for example stone wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bala

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Bala and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Bala property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, you should you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Bala property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Bala Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a Bala home but are worried about insects - Will a chartered surveyor look into this?

Any questions about pests affecting a Bala home may not be asked by the lawyer. Regrettably, vermin can impact a home's worth and carry serious health risks. An affected home may not always be easy to identify, for example, mice are able to squeeze through even small gaps and holes, and quickly spread disease through their droppings. Treatment for pest problems may include professional cleaning or removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of vermin are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your Bala surveyor.

Damage resulting from flooding

Does a home buyers survey investigate signs of flood damage?

It is estimated that over two million properties are exposed to floods, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for properties in flood-risk areas. It is strongly recommended that a home is protected, before water damage starts. The property survey may also, where appropriate, offer suggestions for better flood defences.Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. appropriate drainage. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a property survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the residential property is at risk.

Building Surveys on apartments

Should I upgrade to full structural survey prior to buying an extended Edwardian basement apartment in Bala?

Full Structural Surveys are now called Building Surveys. When planning to buy an unconventional home e.g. a neglected house, it is now the right home survey to opt for. A HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail for a post 1950s Bala property of conventional construction materials. Usually within 2 to 3 days after an exhaustive inspection of any accessible parts of the house, the surveyor's formal report is posted to the client giving any frequently critical information about the construction of the house. There are certain limitations with any residential survey as a surveyor cannot (unless owners consent provided) open up the fabric of the of the Bala building e.g. undoing electrical fittings. This page for more info what is and is not included.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Bala and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Bala property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, you should you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Bala property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Bala Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a Bala home but are worried about insects - Will a chartered surveyor look into this?

Any questions about pests affecting a Bala home may not be asked by the lawyer. Regrettably, vermin can impact a home's worth and carry serious health risks. An affected home may not always be easy to identify, for example, mice are able to squeeze through even small gaps and holes, and quickly spread disease through their droppings. Treatment for pest problems may include professional cleaning or removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of vermin are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your Bala surveyor.



Damage resulting from flooding

Does a home buyers survey investigate signs of flood damage?

It is estimated that over two million properties are exposed to floods, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for properties in flood-risk areas. It is strongly recommended that a home is protected, before water damage starts. The property survey may also, where appropriate, offer suggestions for better flood defences.Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. appropriate drainage. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a property survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the residential property is at risk.

Building Surveys on apartments

Should I upgrade to full structural survey prior to buying an extended Edwardian basement apartment in Bala?

Full Structural Surveys are now called Building Surveys. When planning to buy an unconventional home e.g. a neglected house, it is now the right home survey to opt for. A HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail for a post 1950s Bala property of conventional construction materials. Usually within 2 to 3 days after an exhaustive inspection of any accessible parts of the house, the surveyor's formal report is posted to the client giving any frequently critical information about the construction of the house. There are certain limitations with any residential survey as a surveyor cannot (unless owners consent provided) open up the fabric of the of the Bala building e.g. undoing electrical fittings. This page for more info what is and is not included.

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