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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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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Do you need a Home Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Chinnor

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when buying a home made of standard materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Chinnor

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Chinnor) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more detailed. Choose this survey for non standard , for example stone wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Chinnor

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Chinnor and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Chinnor property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any works or an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Chinnor property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Chinnor Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1820s property in Chinnor with stone walls. What should we look in to? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Ranging from Plumpton Red Lazonby Sandstone to Broadway Dark Cream Limestone, the stone used in a home's structure will impact maintenance. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Irregular stone often has a more rustic appearance, but the mortar used may be susceptible to a higher rate of decay. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example,

slate is far more water-resistant than many other stones. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like removal of invasive plants, such as ivy.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

We are buying a Chinnor property built in the mid 70s, but it has clay foundations. Can the Chinnor HomeBuyer Report investigate this?

Clay soil can create a number of issues for property owners, with subsidence being a common example. There are two terms used to describe clay soils likely to be problematic, 'expansive' and 'reactive'. If a home owner is aware that the surrounding soil has a high clay content, they should monitor for possible signs. .

If present, expansive clay soil can put lateral pressure on a Chinnor property's foundations, forcing them inward. A Chinnor surveyor will take into account and clay soil related concerns, and advise accordingly.

House Prices

I would like to acquire a house in Chinnor. What will the surveyor allow for during a property valuation report ?

There is a vast array of things that can add to or subtract from house prices from the length of lease to general regional pricing. .

The best way for you to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part.

A qualified RICS surveyor will attend home in addition to factoring in the countless variables affecting house prices.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Chinnor and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey and is essentially the same.

If the Chinnor property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any works or an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Chinnor property's general condition and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Chinnor Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1820s property in Chinnor with stone walls. What should we look in to? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Ranging from Plumpton Red Lazonby Sandstone to Broadway Dark Cream Limestone, the stone used in a home's structure will impact maintenance. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Irregular stone often has a more rustic appearance, but the mortar used may be susceptible to a higher rate of decay. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example,



slate is far more water-resistant than many other stones. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like removal of invasive plants, such as ivy.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

We are buying a Chinnor property built in the mid 70s, but it has clay foundations. Can the Chinnor HomeBuyer Report investigate this?

Clay soil can create a number of issues for property owners, with subsidence being a common example. There are two terms used to describe clay soils likely to be problematic, 'expansive' and 'reactive'. If a home owner is aware that the surrounding soil has a high clay content, they should monitor for possible signs. .

If present, expansive clay soil can put lateral pressure on a Chinnor property's foundations, forcing them inward. A Chinnor surveyor will take into account and clay soil related concerns, and advise accordingly.

House Prices

I would like to acquire a house in Chinnor. What will the surveyor allow for during a property valuation report ?

There is a vast array of things that can add to or subtract from house prices from the length of lease to general regional pricing. .

The best way for you to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part.

A qualified RICS surveyor will attend home in addition to factoring in the countless variables affecting house prices.

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