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Homebuyer
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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 property survey is the right choice for my planned property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Calstock

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are purchasing a home made of standard building materials such as brick and tile, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Calstock

    A Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Calstock) is also carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this survey when buying a non standard , for example stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Calstock

    This is a professional valuation . This is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Calstock and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Calstock property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap, however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Calstock property's general condition in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Calstock Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for brick wall repair tips - can a property surveyor in Calstock assist?

Brick converted property in Calstock will be subject to various issues and defects, from frost damaged pointing to cracks. For example, diagonal cracking caused by ground movement and may require immediate attention. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Pullen Brickwork Ltd of Frome Farm/Badminton Rd, Old Sodbury, Bristol, BS37 6LU on 01454 319822.

E.g. English garden wall bond or stretcher bond may be used in the construction of converted property in Calstock. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

House Prices

There is a detached property in PL20 in Calstock for £188, 798. What things does a RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Calstock ?

There is a near endless list of things that can affect the price of property e.g. the existence of double glazing or the quality of the bathroom and fittings. It may help to look at the prices of house recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The means house prices registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £216, 598, which is £27, 800 more than the price being asked. The house/flat average was £213, 106. 8, Chapel Street, Gunnislake, Cornwall, Cornwall, PL18 9NA a detached home sold for £128, 000 .

The most accurate way to get an impartial property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report by default. A surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact should wet weather have on a property in Calstock? Where there are problems, what should we do?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However rainfall and the effect it can have on your property are not given more thought by property buyers. If you have only visited the new home in on a sunny day, obvious defects may be harder to find. This could then result in hazardous mould.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to resolve, if caught early, unless they are not cared for. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Calstock and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Calstock property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap, however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Calstock property's general condition in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Calstock Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for brick wall repair tips - can a property surveyor in Calstock assist?

Brick converted property in Calstock will be subject to various issues and defects, from frost damaged pointing to cracks. For example, diagonal cracking caused by ground movement and may require immediate attention. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Pullen Brickwork Ltd of Frome Farm/Badminton Rd, Old Sodbury, Bristol, BS37 6LU on 01454 319822.

E.g. English garden wall bond or stretcher bond may be used in the construction of converted property in Calstock. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.



House Prices

There is a detached property in PL20 in Calstock for £188, 798. What things does a RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Calstock ?

There is a near endless list of things that can affect the price of property e.g. the existence of double glazing or the quality of the bathroom and fittings. It may help to look at the prices of house recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The means house prices registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £216, 598, which is £27, 800 more than the price being asked. The house/flat average was £213, 106. 8, Chapel Street, Gunnislake, Cornwall, Cornwall, PL18 9NA a detached home sold for £128, 000 .

The most accurate way to get an impartial property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report by default. A surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact should wet weather have on a property in Calstock? Where there are problems, what should we do?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However rainfall and the effect it can have on your property are not given more thought by property buyers. If you have only visited the new home in on a sunny day, obvious defects may be harder to find. This could then result in hazardous mould.

These issues are, generally speaking, straightforward to resolve, if caught early, unless they are not cared for. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

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