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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 Building Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Banbury

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a property built from conventional building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Banbury

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Banbury) is also conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for non standard , for example granite wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Banbury

    This is a professional valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Banbury and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Banbury property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, you should you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Banbury property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Banbury Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I want to acquire a property in OX17. The vendor is asking £240, 332. What things will a Banbury RICS surveyor consider when conducting a property valuation report ?

There are a huge number of issues which could affect house prices from proximity to road noise to the size of bedrooms (single/double). It may help to analyse house prices achieved in Banbury at the same time for similar properties.

This means house prices completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £245, 232, which is £4, 900 more than £240, 332. The combined house/flat average was £226, 418. 24, Washle Drive, Middleton Cheney, Banbury, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17 2PY a detached property sold for £244, 500 .

The best way for you to get an accurate house valued is with a Homebuyer Report in Banbury which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the thirties house we are meaning to buy we think we noticed that there was no RCD on the fuse board - will the Banbury surveyor write anything on the electrics?

During a Home Buyers Survey in Banbury a qualified surveyor will add detail on the condition of the electrics if it is obvious that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. This will include an overview look-over of the superficial areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of areas e.g. where to find the meter or consumer unit or checking the condition of a representative sample of light fittings.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from the most recent PIR conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey. Reporting on any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical wiring handled by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey in Banbury .

Gas flame

Does a local surveyor check out the serviceability of the gas heaters?

The qualified RICS surveyor will visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This means things like the mains gas installation at the property, as well as gas related gas installations in the house for example - ventilation of flue (if blocked). Gas fittings won't actually be undone. Needless to say, gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any concerns about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

Oxfordshire based local companies include S.Heptinstall of 48 Pinhill Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire Tel. 07914863738 and Chris Bromley of 6 North Street, Banbury Tel. 07588449849.

The regulations stipulate that all landlords are obligated to conduct appliance and installation inspections every year. Non compliance penalties are severe .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Banbury and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Banbury property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, you should you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Banbury property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Banbury Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I want to acquire a property in OX17. The vendor is asking £240, 332. What things will a Banbury RICS surveyor consider when conducting a property valuation report ?

There are a huge number of issues which could affect house prices from proximity to road noise to the size of bedrooms (single/double). It may help to analyse house prices achieved in Banbury at the same time for similar properties.

This means house prices completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £245, 232, which is £4, 900 more than £240, 332. The combined house/flat average was £226, 418. 24, Washle Drive, Middleton Cheney, Banbury, South Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire, OX17 2PY a detached property sold for £244, 500 .

The best way for you to get an accurate house valued is with a Homebuyer Report in Banbury which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part.



Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the thirties house we are meaning to buy we think we noticed that there was no RCD on the fuse board - will the Banbury surveyor write anything on the electrics?

During a Home Buyers Survey in Banbury a qualified surveyor will add detail on the condition of the electrics if it is obvious that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. This will include an overview look-over of the superficial areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. on top of areas e.g. where to find the meter or consumer unit or checking the condition of a representative sample of light fittings.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from the most recent PIR conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey. Reporting on any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical wiring handled by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey in Banbury .

Gas flame

Does a local surveyor check out the serviceability of the gas heaters?

The qualified RICS surveyor will visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This means things like the mains gas installation at the property, as well as gas related gas installations in the house for example - ventilation of flue (if blocked). Gas fittings won't actually be undone. Needless to say, gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any concerns about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

Oxfordshire based local companies include S.Heptinstall of 48 Pinhill Road, Banbury, Oxfordshire Tel. 07914863738 and Chris Bromley of 6 North Street, Banbury Tel. 07588449849.

The regulations stipulate that all landlords are obligated to conduct appliance and installation inspections every year. Non compliance penalties are severe .

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