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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 correct choice for my potential house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bessacarr

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if buying a home built from standard materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bessacarr

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Bessacarr) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this option for non standard e.g. wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bessacarr

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Bessacarr and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Bessacarr property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will give comprehensive details of the Bessacarr property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Bessacarr Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be fearful of if buying a building next to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes including non-hazardous rubbish disposal. No one really wants to live near one (most people do live under 2km away from one). Worries might include complex organic chemicals. Health concerns for example abdominal wall problems have been associated to landfill sites .

Surveyors will notice structural problems connected with the site. Your legal representative will carry out conveyancing searches of the British Geological databases in addition to Doncaster Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Flemish bond advice for the Bessacarr home we're purchasing? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick-walled Bessacarr houses can be subject to numerous defects, ranging from spalling to lack of a damp proof course. For example, diagonal cracks which widen as they move upwards. These may result from ground movement, or where a timber element of the wall has rotted away and may require immediate attention.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. Potter Brickwork Ltd at Nortex Business Centre/105 Chorley Old Rd, Bolton, BL1 3AS on 01204 465530.

Bessacarr home purchasers may need to consider that good selection of methods and styles have been used for centuries. For example, stretcher bond, the most ubiquitous across England and Wales.

If the Bessacarr surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Other external areas of the property

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Bessacarr house what could a an amber light rating mean for 'E9 - Other' ?

The part of the HomeBuyer Report mentions other aspects that do not fit elsewhere in Section E. Your surveyor can provide more details if required. Stair tread widths which are dangerously short is an example. An 'amber' condition rating of 2 implies that some repair work is needed to arrest further decay. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific home being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. The HomeBuyer Report has a standard format, which the surveyor will complete according to the nuances of the particular home, omitting sections as necessary.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Bessacarr and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Bessacarr property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will give comprehensive details of the Bessacarr property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Bessacarr Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be fearful of if buying a building next to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes including non-hazardous rubbish disposal. No one really wants to live near one (most people do live under 2km away from one). Worries might include complex organic chemicals. Health concerns for example abdominal wall problems have been associated to landfill sites .

Surveyors will notice structural problems connected with the site. Your legal representative will carry out conveyancing searches of the British Geological databases in addition to Doncaster Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

Can we get Flemish bond advice for the Bessacarr home we're purchasing? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick-walled Bessacarr houses can be subject to numerous defects, ranging from spalling to lack of a damp proof course. For example, diagonal cracks which widen as they move upwards. These may result from ground movement, or where a timber element of the wall has rotted away and may require immediate attention.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. Potter Brickwork Ltd at Nortex Business Centre/105 Chorley Old Rd, Bolton, BL1 3AS on 01204 465530.

Bessacarr home purchasers may need to consider that good selection of methods and styles have been used for centuries. For example, stretcher bond, the most ubiquitous across England and Wales.

If the Bessacarr surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Other external areas of the property

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Bessacarr house what could a an amber light rating mean for 'E9 - Other' ?

The part of the HomeBuyer Report mentions other aspects that do not fit elsewhere in Section E. Your surveyor can provide more details if required. Stair tread widths which are dangerously short is an example. An 'amber' condition rating of 2 implies that some repair work is needed to arrest further decay. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific home being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. The HomeBuyer Report has a standard format, which the surveyor will complete according to the nuances of the particular home, omitting sections as necessary.

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