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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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Need a Property Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Boldon Colliery

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to buy a home built from standard materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Boldon Colliery

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Boldon Colliery) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this for unconventional , for example timber frame or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Boldon Colliery

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

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • HomeBuyer Report
    Burns Ave, West Boldon, Tyne & Wear, NE35

  • Building Survey
    Nailsworth Close, Boldon Colliery, NE35

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Boldon Colliery and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Boldon Colliery property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any major works on the Boldon Colliery property, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Boldon Colliery property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Boldon Colliery Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

Can structures built with stone cause issues for residents? Which defects should we consider?

There are numerous of defects and issues associated with stone-built property. Problems which impact stone-built Boldon Colliery houses can vary greatly, with issues like deteriorating mortar being quote common. Irregular stone walls are found throughout the county, and can require more care and attention that regular, brick-like stone walls due greater impact the weather can have on exposed mortar. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction.

Home Buyers Surveys will usually offer guidance on these matters. An example would be repointing mortar with a suitable material.

Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the mid-century home we intend to acquire, it appeared that there could be corrosion of the wiring - will a Homebuyer Report in Boldon Colliery advise the wiring and fusebox?

When conducting a Boldon Colliery Home Buyers Survey a RICS surveyor will typically make a note on the electrical system if it appears that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. This will include a by sight check (i.e. no removal of fittings) of any revealed areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to areas e.g. inspecting the state of repair of any fixed electrical appliances such as electric showers or if there are residual circuit breakers. .

Examining the documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical installations carried out by an electrician should form part of the survey in Boldon Colliery.

Always seek local advice on all things electrical try Intergrated Electrical & Electronic Services , 11 Hutton St, Boldon Colliery, NE35 9LW .

Damage resulting from flooding

We're planning to purchase in Boldon Colliery. Is there a flood risk, and will the surveyor inquire into flood damage?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record; sensible owners and property buyers in Boldon Colliery are right to consider precautions. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the property survey may offer advice to limit damage in the event of flooding.Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the home in Boldon Colliery or on adjacent sites. The surveyor may ask the current owner about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Boldon Colliery and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Boldon Colliery property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any major works on the Boldon Colliery property, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will offer an in-depth analysis of the Boldon Colliery property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Boldon Colliery Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

Can structures built with stone cause issues for residents? Which defects should we consider?

There are numerous of defects and issues associated with stone-built property. Problems which impact stone-built Boldon Colliery houses can vary greatly, with issues like deteriorating mortar being quote common. Irregular stone walls are found throughout the county, and can require more care and attention that regular, brick-like stone walls due greater impact the weather can have on exposed mortar. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction.

Home Buyers Surveys will usually offer guidance on these matters. An example would be repointing mortar with a suitable material.



Shocking Electrics

When we were shown the mid-century home we intend to acquire, it appeared that there could be corrosion of the wiring - will a Homebuyer Report in Boldon Colliery advise the wiring and fusebox?

When conducting a Boldon Colliery Home Buyers Survey a RICS surveyor will typically make a note on the electrical system if it appears that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. This will include a by sight check (i.e. no removal of fittings) of any revealed areas of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to areas e.g. inspecting the state of repair of any fixed electrical appliances such as electric showers or if there are residual circuit breakers. .

Examining the documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical installations carried out by an electrician should form part of the survey in Boldon Colliery.

Always seek local advice on all things electrical try Intergrated Electrical & Electronic Services , 11 Hutton St, Boldon Colliery, NE35 9LW .

Damage resulting from flooding

We're planning to purchase in Boldon Colliery. Is there a flood risk, and will the surveyor inquire into flood damage?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record; sensible owners and property buyers in Boldon Colliery are right to consider precautions. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the property survey may offer advice to limit damage in the event of flooding.Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the home in Boldon Colliery or on adjacent sites. The surveyor may ask the current owner about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

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