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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

The surveyor who produces your report will be local to you with local knowledge of the area.

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  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • Thorough and accurate report
  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

Surveyor Local only works with surveyors regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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All Surveyor Local's surveyors are independent and not linked to any mortgage lenders.

Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

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Valuation
Homebuyer
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Building
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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 Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Buntingford

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a property made of standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Buntingford

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Buntingford) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more thorough. Opt for this for unconventional , for example wychert properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Buntingford

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

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  • Building Survey
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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Buntingford and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

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

If you are planning to make any works or an extension, you should you go for a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give a thorough analysis of the Buntingford property's condition in addition to advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Buntingford Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Shocking Electrics

When I was shown the house I am intending to acquire I noticed that there are doubts as to then safety of the electrical system, will a Homebuyer Report in Buntingford advise on the electrical system condition?

During a Home Buyers Survey in Buntingford the RICS surveyor should usually add detail on the electrics if it appears that they are in an unsafe condition. This will include a non invasive look-over of the unconcealed sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to concerns such as checking that the supplementary bonding is in the usual place. .

Examining the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by an electrician on the building should form part of the survey in Buntingford. Inspecting the documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the building will usually be part of the survey.

The IEE advocate that a PIR should be carried out at least every 10 years (5 if letting).

English Heritage

I am buying a flat near Anstey Motte And Bailey Castle , will this affect the property's value?

Anstey Motte And Bailey Castle is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local interest often increase the desirability of an area. Examples of other nearby monuments of interest include Chamberlain'S Moat., Hankins Moated Site, Roe Green and Moated Mound Near Hale Farm.. The surveyor will include all local and regional factors during the homebuyer report in Buntingford. Refer to the English Heritage website for further information on Anstey Motte And Bailey Castle.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and what does it include?

The Homebuyer Report contains a property valuation in addition to a reinstatement cost as part of the survey. In order to determine an accurate value estimate your RICS valuer will take into account experience of property in Buntingford and other considerations relating to the property for instance: number of bedrooms Surveyors also examine materials used and draw upon other assumptions e.g. there being no serious defects. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The valuation is also on the basis that there is an absence of any serious legal problems such as the tenure being as indicated (e.g commonhold). Advice should be sought from your conveyancing solicitor.

Further area conjectures, for example connection to sewers, are made in addition to any local environmental concerns like brine mining activity, which will also be factored in.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Buntingford and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

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

If you are planning to make any works or an extension, you should you go for a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give a thorough analysis of the Buntingford property's condition in addition to advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Buntingford Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Shocking Electrics

When I was shown the house I am intending to acquire I noticed that there are doubts as to then safety of the electrical system, will a Homebuyer Report in Buntingford advise on the electrical system condition?

During a Home Buyers Survey in Buntingford the RICS surveyor should usually add detail on the electrics if it appears that they are in an unsafe condition. This will include a non invasive look-over of the unconcealed sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to concerns such as checking that the supplementary bonding is in the usual place. .

Examining the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by an electrician on the building should form part of the survey in Buntingford. Inspecting the documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the building will usually be part of the survey.



The IEE advocate that a PIR should be carried out at least every 10 years (5 if letting).

English Heritage

I am buying a flat near Anstey Motte And Bailey Castle , will this affect the property's value?

Anstey Motte And Bailey Castle is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Places of local interest often increase the desirability of an area. Examples of other nearby monuments of interest include Chamberlain'S Moat., Hankins Moated Site, Roe Green and Moated Mound Near Hale Farm.. The surveyor will include all local and regional factors during the homebuyer report in Buntingford. Refer to the English Heritage website for further information on Anstey Motte And Bailey Castle.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Should I get a separate valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and what does it include?

The Homebuyer Report contains a property valuation in addition to a reinstatement cost as part of the survey. In order to determine an accurate value estimate your RICS valuer will take into account experience of property in Buntingford and other considerations relating to the property for instance: number of bedrooms Surveyors also examine materials used and draw upon other assumptions e.g. there being no serious defects. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The valuation is also on the basis that there is an absence of any serious legal problems such as the tenure being as indicated (e.g commonhold). Advice should be sought from your conveyancing solicitor.

Further area conjectures, for example connection to sewers, are made in addition to any local environmental concerns like brine mining activity, which will also be factored in.

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