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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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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Need a Property Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bedwas

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to purchase a home made of conventional building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bedwas

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Bedwas) is also conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Select this survey for unconventional , for example cellared properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bedwas

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Bedwas and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Bedwas property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, but it does offer comprehensive details of the Bedwas property's general condition in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Bedwas Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

Can property constructed with stone generate high upkeep costs for residents? What issues should we be aware of, and what does the survey cover?

Buyers of a stone-walled listed building should consider that appropriate maintenance methods and goods are used. This is enforced by the council. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves. Bear in mind that some defects will affect regular or irregularly cut stone equally, whereas others will not, and may require a local surveyors expertise to identify. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. Property surveys

should give some repair guidance, like careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage.

Timber damage by insect larvae

A local warned us about pests affecting properties nearby - How do we investigate further?

Scare stories about home infestations are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as house longhorn beetle as minor annoyances.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can impact a home's worth.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, for example, silverfish are common in damp kitchens and bathrooms, but only appear at night, and can therefore be difficult to spot. Treatment for insect infestation may include chemical treatment or removal of infected furniture. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the reasons for conducting the full structural survey instead of a HomeBuyer Report if buying a derelict property?

Structural Surveys are no longer offered by RICS Surveyors as a newer format which is given the name Building Survey is now available. If you are contemplating the buying of an unconventional Bedwas house, for example a neglected house, this is the most appropriate survey. The formal report will outline comprehensive and often critical insight in relation to the homes condition and any defects, shortly after a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Bedwas and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Bedwas property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, but it does offer comprehensive details of the Bedwas property's general condition in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Bedwas Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

Can property constructed with stone generate high upkeep costs for residents? What issues should we be aware of, and what does the survey cover?

Buyers of a stone-walled listed building should consider that appropriate maintenance methods and goods are used. This is enforced by the council. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves. Bear in mind that some defects will affect regular or irregularly cut stone equally, whereas others will not, and may require a local surveyors expertise to identify. Stone will also decay as a result of environmental conditions, for example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. Property surveys



should give some repair guidance, like careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage.

Timber damage by insect larvae

A local warned us about pests affecting properties nearby - How do we investigate further?

Scare stories about home infestations are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as house longhorn beetle as minor annoyances.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can impact a home's worth.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, for example, silverfish are common in damp kitchens and bathrooms, but only appear at night, and can therefore be difficult to spot. Treatment for insect infestation may include chemical treatment or removal of infected furniture. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the reasons for conducting the full structural survey instead of a HomeBuyer Report if buying a derelict property?

Structural Surveys are no longer offered by RICS Surveyors as a newer format which is given the name Building Survey is now available. If you are contemplating the buying of an unconventional Bedwas house, for example a neglected house, this is the most appropriate survey. The formal report will outline comprehensive and often critical insight in relation to the homes condition and any defects, shortly after a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings.

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