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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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Need a Property Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Cheadle Hulme

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a property made of standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cheadle Hulme

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Cheadle Hulme) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for non standard e.g. wychert buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cheadle Hulme

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Cheadle Hulme and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Cheadle Hulme property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out significant alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Cheadle Hulme property's state of repair along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Cheadle Hulme Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect can rain have on our new building in Cheadle Hulme? Where there are problems, what should we do?

Both in Cheadle Hulme, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the effect which wet conditions has on Cheadle Hulme houses is overlooked. One indication that gutters are under performing is leaves or other vegetation causing a blockage. Blocked rainwater goods can result in a damp or flooded cellar.

Whether buying in Cheadle Hulme or elsewhere, difficult gutters does not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are

often simple to remedy, unless they are left untreated. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will the Cheadle Hulme Surveyor take into account on a stipple rendered (stucco) regency house in Cheadle Hulme.

Stucco is in fact just smooth type of render. Normally stucco is applied to red brick that sets to a smooth flat finish. The coating is very appealing and is found on Victorian properties. it can be prone to defect and Cheadle Hulme Home Buyers Suveys commonly discover defects e.g. horizontal cracking revealing the mortar joints underneath. Other issues may result from the burden of heavy load such as cracking under the roof joists. Re-covering problems with stucco may be difficult as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Gas flame

Will a local surveyor give details on the condition or the safety of the gas mains supply?

Your surveyor will visually look at the easily accessible parts of the system. This means things like whether the meter is in an escape route for instance, as well as gas connected installations e.g. flue/chimney maintenance. Fittings will not be removed. The system won't be tested. Anything related to gas should be handled with care as it is potentially dangerous, should you have any worries relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

The regulations stipulate that all landlords are obligated to complete appliance and installation inspections every 12 months and punishments for failure to comply include heavy fines .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Cheadle Hulme and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Cheadle Hulme property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out significant alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Cheadle Hulme property's state of repair along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Cheadle Hulme Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect can rain have on our new building in Cheadle Hulme? Where there are problems, what should we do?

Both in Cheadle Hulme, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the effect which wet conditions has on Cheadle Hulme houses is overlooked. One indication that gutters are under performing is leaves or other vegetation causing a blockage. Blocked rainwater goods can result in a damp or flooded cellar.

Whether buying in Cheadle Hulme or elsewhere, difficult gutters does not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are



often simple to remedy, unless they are left untreated. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will the Cheadle Hulme Surveyor take into account on a stipple rendered (stucco) regency house in Cheadle Hulme.

Stucco is in fact just smooth type of render. Normally stucco is applied to red brick that sets to a smooth flat finish. The coating is very appealing and is found on Victorian properties. it can be prone to defect and Cheadle Hulme Home Buyers Suveys commonly discover defects e.g. horizontal cracking revealing the mortar joints underneath. Other issues may result from the burden of heavy load such as cracking under the roof joists. Re-covering problems with stucco may be difficult as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are getting more difficult to find.

Gas flame

Will a local surveyor give details on the condition or the safety of the gas mains supply?

Your surveyor will visually look at the easily accessible parts of the system. This means things like whether the meter is in an escape route for instance, as well as gas connected installations e.g. flue/chimney maintenance. Fittings will not be removed. The system won't be tested. Anything related to gas should be handled with care as it is potentially dangerous, should you have any worries relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

The regulations stipulate that all landlords are obligated to complete appliance and installation inspections every 12 months and punishments for failure to comply include heavy fines .

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