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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

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

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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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What building survey should I pick for my prospective home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Costessey

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected if purchasing a property made of standard materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Costessey

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Costessey) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this for unconventional such as stone slab roof houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Costessey

    This is an impartial valuation . It is often chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Costessey and which would be the cheapest?

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

If the Costessey property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make significant alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does give a thorough analysis of the Costessey property's general condition along with an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Costessey Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I am going to acquire a property in NR8. The asking price is £193, 323. What things does a Costessey local surveyor consider when carrying out a Home Survey ?

There is a vast array of things which could have a bearing on the price of property ranging from location of nearby transport links to the quality of the bathroom and fittings. It is useful to set against prices recorded in Costessey for comparable properties.

The average house price recorded at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £186, 323 - £7, 000 less than £193, 323. The house/flat average was £183, 990. 12, Stony Grove, Costessey, Norwich, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR8 5HP a detached home sold for £197, 950 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get an accurate and professional house valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard. A RICS surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A professional RICS chartered surveyor should go to the property as well as factoring in the long list of influences affecting the value of property.

Gas flame

Does a Costessey surveyor go into detail on the state of the gas mains supply?

Your will visually examine any easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the routing of any gas pipes where relevant, as well as gas connected fixtures such as associated asbestos. Any external fittings or housings won't actually be taken off. The gas system won't be tested. Most people are aware that gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any worries about gas fittings of any type, call a gas engineer.

Damaged Render

What will the Costessey Surveyor look for on a spar dash rendered (stucco) Victorian home in Costessey that I intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually just a specific type of render. Commonly it is layered over brick to form a smooth and attractive finish. Stucco is very grand in appearance and is was often applied to Victorian houses. It is very similar to plaster in its nature. it can be problematic and Surveyors in Costessey frequently report potentially expensive to remedy problems such as when it is exposed to driving rain which becomes saturated and prone to frost damage. Other issues could result from the carrying of heavy weight or loads such as cracking under supports carrying concrete roof tiles that have absorbed water. Resolving Stucco problems can be difficult and costly as the skills are becoming harder to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Costessey and which would be the cheapest?

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

If the Costessey property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make significant alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does give a thorough analysis of the Costessey property's general condition along with an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Costessey Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I am going to acquire a property in NR8. The asking price is £193, 323. What things does a Costessey local surveyor consider when carrying out a Home Survey ?

There is a vast array of things which could have a bearing on the price of property ranging from location of nearby transport links to the quality of the bathroom and fittings. It is useful to set against prices recorded in Costessey for comparable properties.

The average house price recorded at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £186, 323 - £7, 000 less than £193, 323. The house/flat average was £183, 990. 12, Stony Grove, Costessey, Norwich, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR8 5HP a detached home sold for £197, 950 .



The most accurate way for home buyers to get an accurate and professional house valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard. A RICS surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A professional RICS chartered surveyor should go to the property as well as factoring in the long list of influences affecting the value of property.

Gas flame

Does a Costessey surveyor go into detail on the state of the gas mains supply?

Your will visually examine any easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the routing of any gas pipes where relevant, as well as gas connected fixtures such as associated asbestos. Any external fittings or housings won't actually be taken off. The gas system won't be tested. Most people are aware that gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any worries about gas fittings of any type, call a gas engineer.

Damaged Render

What will the Costessey Surveyor look for on a spar dash rendered (stucco) Victorian home in Costessey that I intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually just a specific type of render. Commonly it is layered over brick to form a smooth and attractive finish. Stucco is very grand in appearance and is was often applied to Victorian houses. It is very similar to plaster in its nature. it can be problematic and Surveyors in Costessey frequently report potentially expensive to remedy problems such as when it is exposed to driving rain which becomes saturated and prone to frost damage. Other issues could result from the carrying of heavy weight or loads such as cracking under supports carrying concrete roof tiles that have absorbed water. Resolving Stucco problems can be difficult and costly as the skills are becoming harder to find.

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