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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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What Survey do I need for my planned house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Buckfastleigh

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a home constructed from standard building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Buckfastleigh

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Buckfastleigh) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this option for non standard , for example wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Buckfastleigh

    This is a professional valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Buckfastleigh and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Buckfastleigh property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it does give comprehensive details of the Buckfastleigh property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Buckfastleigh Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the thirties house I am intending to buy I noticed that there was no RCD on the fuse board - will the Buckfastleigh surveyor report on electrical defects?

During a Homebuyer Report in Buckfastleigh the home surveyor should make a note on the condition of the electrics if it is obvious that the electrics are in an unsatisfactory state of repair. A professional surveyor is expected to report on possible problems relating to things like inspecting the state of any fitted appliances e.g. storage radiators or checking the condition of a representative sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear. A check for the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by an electrician should usually form part of the survey in Buckfastleigh.

The IEE suggest that an electrical check be completed every 10 years (5 if letting out). We recommend you always get Buckfastleigh advice from a qualified electrician - E L M , 77-78 Fore St, Buckfastleigh, TQ110BS .

House Prices

I would like to buy a house in Buckfastleigh, TQ13. The asking price is £213, 965. What things will a Buckfastleigh chartered surveyor evaluate during a professional valuation ?

There are a great number of factors which could affect the price of property ranging from proximity to transport to the condition of shared common parts. One method is to compare with house values achieved in the area for comparable properties.

The means house prices registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £240, 865, which is £26, 900 more than the amount being asked. The house/flat average was £233, 440. Orchard Barns, Holne, Newton Abbot, South Hams, Devon, TQ13 7SP a detached property sold for £579, 500 .

The most accurate way to get an impartial house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as an inclusive part. Your RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

Roof defects identified during a survey

We have made an offer for a property with a converted attic in Buckfastleigh , and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What advice would the Buckfastleigh surveyor give in their report?

This is a common concern for purchasers who have had to shell out for major repairs in the past. Many homes can often hide damage to the roof, including. Any part of the roof or loft, such as ceiling joists, ought to be checked, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

Roof upkeep can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A builder in Buckfastleigh with accreditation should be able to assist with a quote.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Buckfastleigh and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Buckfastleigh property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it does give comprehensive details of the Buckfastleigh property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Buckfastleigh Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the thirties house I am intending to buy I noticed that there was no RCD on the fuse board - will the Buckfastleigh surveyor report on electrical defects?

During a Homebuyer Report in Buckfastleigh the home surveyor should make a note on the condition of the electrics if it is obvious that the electrics are in an unsatisfactory state of repair. A professional surveyor is expected to report on possible problems relating to things like inspecting the state of any fitted appliances e.g. storage radiators or checking the condition of a representative sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear. A check for the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by an electrician should usually form part of the survey in Buckfastleigh.

The IEE suggest that an electrical check be completed every 10 years (5 if letting out). We recommend you always get Buckfastleigh advice from a qualified electrician - E L M , 77-78 Fore St, Buckfastleigh, TQ110BS .



House Prices

I would like to buy a house in Buckfastleigh, TQ13. The asking price is £213, 965. What things will a Buckfastleigh chartered surveyor evaluate during a professional valuation ?

There are a great number of factors which could affect the price of property ranging from proximity to transport to the condition of shared common parts. One method is to compare with house values achieved in the area for comparable properties.

The means house prices registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £240, 865, which is £26, 900 more than the amount being asked. The house/flat average was £233, 440. Orchard Barns, Holne, Newton Abbot, South Hams, Devon, TQ13 7SP a detached property sold for £579, 500 .

The most accurate way to get an impartial house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as an inclusive part. Your RICS surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

Roof defects identified during a survey

We have made an offer for a property with a converted attic in Buckfastleigh , and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What advice would the Buckfastleigh surveyor give in their report?

This is a common concern for purchasers who have had to shell out for major repairs in the past. Many homes can often hide damage to the roof, including. Any part of the roof or loft, such as ceiling joists, ought to be checked, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

Roof upkeep can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A builder in Buckfastleigh with accreditation should be able to assist with a quote.

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