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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Branston

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are buying a home constructed from standard building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Branston

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Branston) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more detailed. Choose this for unconventional such as box frame construction properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Branston

    This is an independent valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Branston and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Branston property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension on the property, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap however it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Branston property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Branston Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservation area

Are there any problems I would be advised to check on if planning to buy a building in Branston near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to house prices?

There are around ten thousand official conservation areas in the UK that are designated and monitored by local councils.

A Building Surveyors must have local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any effect they have on the building. The value of homes is usually inflated owing to them being in their original state.

Surveyors will report if the home is or might be so designated and Section I of the Branston Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are raised during the legal process. Unauthorised modifications to the property should be reported in the Branston survey, however these should be investigated by your legal adviser. R W Skinner & Son are a local firm situated

at 12 Market Place, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE14 1HB should be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01283 561694

External walls

In a Branston HomeBuyer Report what are common defects Condition rating 2 impacting 'E4 - Main walls' ?

In Branston, an example may be a cracked arch. Note that concealed elements will not be considered, an in-depth building survey may be required if serious foundational issues are suspected. Observations on the Damp Proof Course are also reported here. Issues requiring some attention are labelled condition rating 2. In contrast to more serious, 'red' rated, defects, these issues do not require immediate attention. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the residence. Irrelevant subsections of the HomeBuyer Report, like an assessment of a conservatory where the home in question does not have one, are disregarded.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for Flemish bond guidelines for upkeep - can the surveyor assist?

Brick-constructed residential property in Branston demonstrate several benefits, but they can also suffer from a range of defects, including frost damaged pointing and vertical cracking. One frequently reported defect is sulphate attack. This results if a cement mortared-wall suffers a prolonged period of damp. It is effectively impossible to treat. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Cooney T Brickwork Ltd of 37 Harlesden Gdns, London, NW10 4EY on 07930 718071.

For home purchasers in Branston seeking a rare example of brick architecture, look for unusual course styles like sailor bond is a decorative bond featuring vertically oriented bricks with their widest faces parallel to the wall. Consider renegotiating the price of the Branston property, based on the results of your survey. Works to remedy even some superficial brick wall defects can be both expensive and disruptive.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Branston and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Branston property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension on the property, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap however it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Branston property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Branston Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Conservation area

Are there any problems I would be advised to check on if planning to buy a building in Branston near a conservation area, particularly in respect of to house prices?

There are around ten thousand official conservation areas in the UK that are designated and monitored by local councils.

A Building Surveyors must have local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any effect they have on the building. The value of homes is usually inflated owing to them being in their original state.

Surveyors will report if the home is or might be so designated and Section I of the Branston Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are raised during the legal process. Unauthorised modifications to the property should be reported in the Branston survey, however these should be investigated by your legal adviser. R W Skinner & Son are a local firm situated



at 12 Market Place, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE14 1HB should be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01283 561694

External walls

In a Branston HomeBuyer Report what are common defects Condition rating 2 impacting 'E4 - Main walls' ?

In Branston, an example may be a cracked arch. Note that concealed elements will not be considered, an in-depth building survey may be required if serious foundational issues are suspected. Observations on the Damp Proof Course are also reported here. Issues requiring some attention are labelled condition rating 2. In contrast to more serious, 'red' rated, defects, these issues do not require immediate attention. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the residence. Irrelevant subsections of the HomeBuyer Report, like an assessment of a conservatory where the home in question does not have one, are disregarded.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for Flemish bond guidelines for upkeep - can the surveyor assist?

Brick-constructed residential property in Branston demonstrate several benefits, but they can also suffer from a range of defects, including frost damaged pointing and vertical cracking. One frequently reported defect is sulphate attack. This results if a cement mortared-wall suffers a prolonged period of damp. It is effectively impossible to treat. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Cooney T Brickwork Ltd of 37 Harlesden Gdns, London, NW10 4EY on 07930 718071.

For home purchasers in Branston seeking a rare example of brick architecture, look for unusual course styles like sailor bond is a decorative bond featuring vertically oriented bricks with their widest faces parallel to the wall. Consider renegotiating the price of the Branston property, based on the results of your survey. Works to remedy even some superficial brick wall defects can be both expensive and disruptive.

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