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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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 Property Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Birchington

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if buying a home built from standard building materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Birchington

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Birchington) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this survey for non standard , for example architecturally unusual houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Birchington

    This is an independent valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Birchington and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Birchington property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it does give you exhaustive analysis of the Birchington property's state of repair as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Birchington Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Birchington? Can damaged downspouts decrease our property's value?

Both in Birchington, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the effect which rainfall has on Birchington property is usually overlooked. If you have visited the house you are buying in good weather, issues may have been hidden, and may lead to a damp or flooded cellar. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to resolve for a reasonable cost.

Building Surveys on houses

Should I get a full structural survey before investing in a substantially modified forties house in Birchington?

Structural surveys have been renamed as Building Surveys. Plump for the Building Survey in relation to the house mentioned. The HomeBuyer Report will suffice if buying a 60 year old or less Birchington property assembled from normal construction materials and methods. Be aware that a few restrictions exist with the survey because a qualified RICS surveyor cannot open up the structure of the property nor can they advise whether drainage meets appropriate regulations.

Substandard guttering

In a Birchington HomeBuyer Report what can 'E3' include?

For a Birchington property, one issue is clogged downspouts. The rainwater goods are inspected by eye. Buyers should be aware that although drainage is reported on in this section, other aspects of the water system are referred to elsewhere any defects in a combined system. RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give home purchasers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy, and avoid potentially unfamiliar technical language. Your property surveyor will mark each aspect of the property included in Section E with either a green, orange or red rating, to indicate how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific Birchington house or flat being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Birchington and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Birchington property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it does give you exhaustive analysis of the Birchington property's state of repair as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Birchington Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is rainfall an issue in Birchington? Can damaged downspouts decrease our property's value?

Both in Birchington, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the effect which rainfall has on Birchington property is usually overlooked. If you have visited the house you are buying in good weather, issues may have been hidden, and may lead to a damp or flooded cellar. These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to resolve for a reasonable cost.



Building Surveys on houses

Should I get a full structural survey before investing in a substantially modified forties house in Birchington?

Structural surveys have been renamed as Building Surveys. Plump for the Building Survey in relation to the house mentioned. The HomeBuyer Report will suffice if buying a 60 year old or less Birchington property assembled from normal construction materials and methods. Be aware that a few restrictions exist with the survey because a qualified RICS surveyor cannot open up the structure of the property nor can they advise whether drainage meets appropriate regulations.

Substandard guttering

In a Birchington HomeBuyer Report what can 'E3' include?

For a Birchington property, one issue is clogged downspouts. The rainwater goods are inspected by eye. Buyers should be aware that although drainage is reported on in this section, other aspects of the water system are referred to elsewhere any defects in a combined system. RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give home purchasers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy, and avoid potentially unfamiliar technical language. Your property surveyor will mark each aspect of the property included in Section E with either a green, orange or red rating, to indicate how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific Birchington house or flat being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed.

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