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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 Building Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Broughton

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are buying a home built from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Broughton

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Broughton) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. thatched houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Broughton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is typically chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Broughton and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same.

If the Broughton property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Broughton property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Broughton Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Broughton include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as professional fees e.g legal fees)

A Homebuyer Report on a Broughton property will include a professional valuation and also a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as standard. To estimate an accurate estimate of the value of the building your RICS valuer will call upon in depth understanding of the Broughton market and other factors about the property for instance: size The valuer will also consider construction type and will draw upon other assumptions like the building connected to mains services such as electricity.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Additional local Broughton area assumptions, such as access to a flat or water and drainage connectivity, are made in addition to environmental problems like industrial buildings, also being considered.

Asbestos roof tiles

The estate agent stated there might be asbestos pipe lagging in existence at the house. What is asbestos and will the survey look at this?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and were commonly found in the building materials such as cement. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has excellent sound absorption properties, it may be found in ceilings. Most asbestos was imported from South Africa. Technically all forms are potentially deadly and may lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. Contrary to common perception, inhaling a single fibre will not kill you.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered on no account to displace asbestos and expert advice should be sought without delay. Getting rid of asbestos is costly must always be completed by trained experts.

Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos on a Broughton survey. However, surveyors will note potential asbestos and should inform you of the options.

Other external areas of the property

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Broughton, what effect can a an red light rating have on factors covered in Section E?

Matters which require urgent action are highlighted with a 'red' or condition rating of 3. Defects marked in red may also need further inspection by an expert. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the Broughton home. If a Broughton home does not have a porch or conservatory, for example, these aspects of the report will be omitted. In Broughton, examples include rot and insect damage to the beams in a conservatory's fabric. Miscellaneous external elements are including here that do not fit elsewhere in Section E.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Broughton and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same.

If the Broughton property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it does give an in-depth analysis of the Broughton property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get an instant Broughton Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Broughton include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as professional fees e.g legal fees)

A Homebuyer Report on a Broughton property will include a professional valuation and also a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as standard. To estimate an accurate estimate of the value of the building your RICS valuer will call upon in depth understanding of the Broughton market and other factors about the property for instance: size The valuer will also consider construction type and will draw upon other assumptions like the building connected to mains services such as electricity.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.



Additional local Broughton area assumptions, such as access to a flat or water and drainage connectivity, are made in addition to environmental problems like industrial buildings, also being considered.

Asbestos roof tiles

The estate agent stated there might be asbestos pipe lagging in existence at the house. What is asbestos and will the survey look at this?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and were commonly found in the building materials such as cement. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has excellent sound absorption properties, it may be found in ceilings. Most asbestos was imported from South Africa. Technically all forms are potentially deadly and may lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. Contrary to common perception, inhaling a single fibre will not kill you.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered on no account to displace asbestos and expert advice should be sought without delay. Getting rid of asbestos is costly must always be completed by trained experts.

Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos on a Broughton survey. However, surveyors will note potential asbestos and should inform you of the options.

Other external areas of the property

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Broughton, what effect can a an red light rating have on factors covered in Section E?

Matters which require urgent action are highlighted with a 'red' or condition rating of 3. Defects marked in red may also need further inspection by an expert. Not inspected' is used to indicate those subsections of Section E which do not apply to the Broughton home. If a Broughton home does not have a porch or conservatory, for example, these aspects of the report will be omitted. In Broughton, examples include rot and insect damage to the beams in a conservatory's fabric. Miscellaneous external elements are including here that do not fit elsewhere in Section E.

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