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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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  • 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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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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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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Looking for a Home Buyers Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Beddington South

    A Homebuyer Report should be chosen when buying a home made of conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Beddington South

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Beddington South) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this survey for unconventional e.g. granite wall or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Beddington South

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Beddington South and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Beddington South property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension, you should you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer comprehensive details of the Beddington South property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Beddington South House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a risk of flooding in Beddington South, and can a Beddington South home surveyor look for flooding?

It is estimated that over two million properties are at a high risk of flood damage, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for properties in flood-risk areas. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes. In addition, the Home Buyers Survey may advise on needed maintenance.Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. correctly installed window and door frames. The building surveyor may ask the estate agent about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Fortunately, no recent Beddington South flood warnings have been made (source: Environment Agency).

*Correct as of 04/01/13

Conservatory

On the HomeBuyer Report what effect will a an amber light rating have on 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

Section E7 defects include those affect any porch or conservatory attached to the home. The type and condition of these parts will be considered too. A porch or conservatory that needs weatherproof paint or other protection is an example of this.

Defects which need some attention are rated 'amber' or condition rating 2, but they are not considered to be urgent or serious. They may also require frequent upkeep.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

We are buying a Beddington South house built in the early 40s, but it has clay foundations. Can we expect the Building Survey to mention this?

The adverse impact clay soil can have on a house can be significant. Specific problems include soil movement, capable of irreparably damaging a home if untreated. Expansive and reactive types of clay soil can be troublesome. Expansive clay soil is particularly sensitive to shifts in water content. For example, cracks along the bathroom ceiling may be benign, or a clue prompting a more thorough investigation. Steps like taking care not to let plant life, including some as bushes and trees, take root close to the property can help maintain clay-rich soil, but a purchaser should discuss specifics with the surveyor if extensive upkeep is warranted. The building foundations may need extra support in some cases. A surveyor can confirm if this is necessary, as it can be a lengthy process.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Beddington South and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Beddington South property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension, you should you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer comprehensive details of the Beddington South property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Beddington South House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a risk of flooding in Beddington South, and can a Beddington South home surveyor look for flooding?

It is estimated that over two million properties are at a high risk of flood damage, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for properties in flood-risk areas. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes. In addition, the Home Buyers Survey may advise on needed maintenance.Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. correctly installed window and door frames. The building surveyor may ask the estate agent about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.



Fortunately, no recent Beddington South flood warnings have been made (source: Environment Agency).

*Correct as of 04/01/13

Conservatory

On the HomeBuyer Report what effect will a an amber light rating have on 'E7 - Conservatory and porches' ?

Section E7 defects include those affect any porch or conservatory attached to the home. The type and condition of these parts will be considered too. A porch or conservatory that needs weatherproof paint or other protection is an example of this.

Defects which need some attention are rated 'amber' or condition rating 2, but they are not considered to be urgent or serious. They may also require frequent upkeep.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

We are buying a Beddington South house built in the early 40s, but it has clay foundations. Can we expect the Building Survey to mention this?

The adverse impact clay soil can have on a house can be significant. Specific problems include soil movement, capable of irreparably damaging a home if untreated. Expansive and reactive types of clay soil can be troublesome. Expansive clay soil is particularly sensitive to shifts in water content. For example, cracks along the bathroom ceiling may be benign, or a clue prompting a more thorough investigation. Steps like taking care not to let plant life, including some as bushes and trees, take root close to the property can help maintain clay-rich soil, but a purchaser should discuss specifics with the surveyor if extensive upkeep is warranted. The building foundations may need extra support in some cases. A surveyor can confirm if this is necessary, as it can be a lengthy process.

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