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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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  • 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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Home Buyers Survey
in Becontree

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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
  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 is the right choice for my planned house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Becontree

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a property built from conventional building materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Becontree

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Becontree) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more detailed. Choose this for non standard e.g. stone wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Becontree

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

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • Property Valuation Report
    Page Close, Dagenham, Essex, London, RM9

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Stamford Road, Dagenham, RM9

Home Buyers Survey Becontree

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Becontree and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Becontree property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Becontree property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Becontree Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will a chartered surveyor give details on the state of repair of the gas mains supply?

Yes. The qualified RICS surveyor will locate and visually survey the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include the condition of the meter at the building, as well as gas related gas fittings in the home such as the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. The Becontree local surveyor won't remove external fittings or housings and will not run any tests whatsoever on the system. Needless to say, gas is potentially hazardous, should there be any worries about gas, call a gas engineer.

The regulations stipulate that all landlords are obligated to complete appliance and installation inspections every 12 months. Non compliance penalties include heavy fines .

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when buying a property in the region a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including industrial rubbish disposal. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Risks include structurally instability .

Becontree RICS surveyors will examine structural issues connected with the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases as well as Barking and Dagenham Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Building Surveys on houses

Should I opt for a full structural survey if purchasing a derelict period bungalow near Becontree over a HomeBuyer Report?

Regularly, and incorrectly, called a Full Structural Survey by house buyers, it is no longer available has actually been replaced by RICS and the proper name is now the Building Survey. Opt for a RICS Building Survey for the property you mention. A HomeBuyer Report is all you really need if buying a non period unmodified Becontree house built out of normal building materials. There are certain caveats exist with any residential survey as RICS chartered surveyor is not authorised force or open up the structure of the house for example, or look into the internal condition of chimneys.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Becontree and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Becontree property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Becontree property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Becontree Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will a chartered surveyor give details on the state of repair of the gas mains supply?

Yes. The qualified RICS surveyor will locate and visually survey the easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include the condition of the meter at the building, as well as gas related gas fittings in the home such as the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. The Becontree local surveyor won't remove external fittings or housings and will not run any tests whatsoever on the system. Needless to say, gas is potentially hazardous, should there be any worries about gas, call a gas engineer.



The regulations stipulate that all landlords are obligated to complete appliance and installation inspections every 12 months. Non compliance penalties include heavy fines .

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when buying a property in the region a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including industrial rubbish disposal. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Risks include structurally instability .

Becontree RICS surveyors will examine structural issues connected with the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases as well as Barking and Dagenham Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Building Surveys on houses

Should I opt for a full structural survey if purchasing a derelict period bungalow near Becontree over a HomeBuyer Report?

Regularly, and incorrectly, called a Full Structural Survey by house buyers, it is no longer available has actually been replaced by RICS and the proper name is now the Building Survey. Opt for a RICS Building Survey for the property you mention. A HomeBuyer Report is all you really need if buying a non period unmodified Becontree house built out of normal building materials. There are certain caveats exist with any residential survey as RICS chartered surveyor is not authorised force or open up the structure of the house for example, or look into the internal condition of chimneys.

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