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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 should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Bishop Auckland

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a home built from conventional materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Bishop Auckland

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Bishop Auckland) is also carried out by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this for non standard property such as stone slab roof houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Bishop Auckland

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation of the property. This is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Bishop Auckland and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same survey.

If the Bishop Auckland property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out substantial modifications, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This option is less cheap but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Bishop Auckland property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Bishop Auckland Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I intend to buy a detached house in DL14, being marketed for £139, 077. What will a Bishop Auckland chartered surveyor allow for when conducting a valuation ?

There is a vast array of things which could affect the price of property ranging from the tenure i.e. freehold or leasehold to the size of the garden. It can help to put side by side the prices of house achieved in the area for similar properties.

The average house price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £121, 277, which is £17, 800 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £115, 634. 8, St Aidans

Drive, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, County Durham, DL14 6DF a detached property sold for £175, 702 .

The most reliable way to get a formal home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as a core component.

A local surveyor will always attend the house in addition to considering any other issues affecting property values.

English Heritage

We are intending to buy a building close to Cambokeels Medieval Site , will this affect the property's value?

Cambokeels Medieval Site is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance will usually add to the attractiveness of an area. Examples of other monuments of interest are Camp At High Northgate, Coke Ovens At Inkerman Farm and Enclosure Nw Of Old Park House.. The RICS surveyor will include all local criteria during the home buyers survey in Bishop Auckland. See the English Heritage website for more information on Cambokeels Medieval Site.

Building Surveys on houses

If investing in an abandoned period end of terrace property in Bishop Auckland, should I commission a full structural survey?

Structural surveys have been renamed as Building Surveys. One should go for the Building Survey for the house mentioned. A HomeBuyer Report will suffice if investigating a post 1950s unmodified property made out of conventional construction materials and methods. Be aware that a few limitations exist with any survey as a surveyor will not be able to force or open up the structure of the building nor can he/she inspect any part that could risk personal injury.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Bishop Auckland and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same survey.

If the Bishop Auckland property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out substantial modifications, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This option is less cheap but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Bishop Auckland property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Bishop Auckland Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I intend to buy a detached house in DL14, being marketed for £139, 077. What will a Bishop Auckland chartered surveyor allow for when conducting a valuation ?

There is a vast array of things which could affect the price of property ranging from the tenure i.e. freehold or leasehold to the size of the garden. It can help to put side by side the prices of house achieved in the area for similar properties.

The average house price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £121, 277, which is £17, 800 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £115, 634. 8, St Aidans



Drive, Bishop Auckland, County Durham, County Durham, DL14 6DF a detached property sold for £175, 702 .

The most reliable way to get a formal home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as a core component.

A local surveyor will always attend the house in addition to considering any other issues affecting property values.

English Heritage

We are intending to buy a building close to Cambokeels Medieval Site , will this affect the property's value?

Cambokeels Medieval Site is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local importance will usually add to the attractiveness of an area. Examples of other monuments of interest are Camp At High Northgate, Coke Ovens At Inkerman Farm and Enclosure Nw Of Old Park House.. The RICS surveyor will include all local criteria during the home buyers survey in Bishop Auckland. See the English Heritage website for more information on Cambokeels Medieval Site.

Building Surveys on houses

If investing in an abandoned period end of terrace property in Bishop Auckland, should I commission a full structural survey?

Structural surveys have been renamed as Building Surveys. One should go for the Building Survey for the house mentioned. A HomeBuyer Report will suffice if investigating a post 1950s unmodified property made out of conventional construction materials and methods. Be aware that a few limitations exist with any survey as a surveyor will not be able to force or open up the structure of the building nor can he/she inspect any part that could risk personal injury.

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