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  Homebuyer Report
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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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Which Home Buyers Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Burton upon Trent

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a property built from conventional materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Burton upon Trent

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Burton upon Trent) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Select this for unconventional e.g. stone buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Burton upon Trent

    This is an impartial valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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    Bretby Lane, Bretby, Burton-on-Trent, Derbyshire, DE15-on-Trent, Derbyshire, DE15

  • Property Valuation Report
    Alexandra Road, Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE15-on-Trent, Staffordshire, DE15

Home Buyers Survey Burton upon Trent

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Burton upon Trent and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Burton upon Trent property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make major works on the Burton upon Trent property, you should you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Burton upon Trent property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Burton upon Trent House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect can rainfall have on a house? Where there are problems, what should we do?

Both in Burton upon Trent, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the impact heavy rainfall can have on Burton upon Trent houses is not considered by property buyers. If you have only been to the new home on a dry day, issues may have been hidden. Signs that gutters are worth a closer look include rotten roofing elements.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive. However, if the drains are poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.

House Prices

Is £142, 184 a reasonable amount to pay for a detached property close to Burton upon Trent in DE13 for and what considerations will a qualified RICS surveyor consider when calculating house prices in Burton upon Trent ?

There are a huge number of issues that can add to or subtract from house prices like its proximity to transport or issues with drainage. As an indicator, one can try to analyse the prices of house recorded in Burton upon Trent for similar properties.

The means house prices paid between July and October in 2012 was £140, 984, which is £1, 200 less than the amount being asked. The combined house/flat average was £138, 552. 15, Ridge End Drive, Burton-On-Trent, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13 0RW a detached property sold for £249, 950 .

The most reliable way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as a core component.

A professional chartered surveyor will always go to the building in addition to considering the wealth of area variables that might affect property values.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour commented - saying there is a concern of asbestos sprayed on coatings concealed in the flat. What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous mineral formed from metamorphic rocks. Some types were commonly found in the building materials e.g. roof tiles.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has a range of useful characteristic including tensile strength qualities and it may be found in roof gutters. Technically all forms including white ( Chrysotile) are deadly and can lead to lung cancer or fibrosis if inhaled over sustained periods.

If discovered, one must be careful however, not to remove the asbestos. Professional advice must be taken ASAP. On no account attempt to handle it yourself. Surveyors will not verify the presence of asbestos on a survey. Your surveyor will report on possible asbestos during the Burton upon Trent survey and should recommend professional testing.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Burton upon Trent and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Burton upon Trent property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make major works on the Burton upon Trent property, you should you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Burton upon Trent property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Burton upon Trent House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect can rainfall have on a house? Where there are problems, what should we do?

Both in Burton upon Trent, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the impact heavy rainfall can have on Burton upon Trent houses is not considered by property buyers. If you have only been to the new home on a dry day, issues may have been hidden. Signs that gutters are worth a closer look include rotten roofing elements.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive. However, if the drains are poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.



House Prices

Is £142, 184 a reasonable amount to pay for a detached property close to Burton upon Trent in DE13 for and what considerations will a qualified RICS surveyor consider when calculating house prices in Burton upon Trent ?

There are a huge number of issues that can add to or subtract from house prices like its proximity to transport or issues with drainage. As an indicator, one can try to analyse the prices of house recorded in Burton upon Trent for similar properties.

The means house prices paid between July and October in 2012 was £140, 984, which is £1, 200 less than the amount being asked. The combined house/flat average was £138, 552. 15, Ridge End Drive, Burton-On-Trent, East Staffordshire, Staffordshire, DE13 0RW a detached property sold for £249, 950 .

The most reliable way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as a core component.

A professional chartered surveyor will always go to the building in addition to considering the wealth of area variables that might affect property values.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour commented - saying there is a concern of asbestos sprayed on coatings concealed in the flat. What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous mineral formed from metamorphic rocks. Some types were commonly found in the building materials e.g. roof tiles.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has a range of useful characteristic including tensile strength qualities and it may be found in roof gutters. Technically all forms including white ( Chrysotile) are deadly and can lead to lung cancer or fibrosis if inhaled over sustained periods.

If discovered, one must be careful however, not to remove the asbestos. Professional advice must be taken ASAP. On no account attempt to handle it yourself. Surveyors will not verify the presence of asbestos on a survey. Your surveyor will report on possible asbestos during the Burton upon Trent survey and should recommend professional testing.

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