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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

The surveyor who produces your report will be local to you with local knowledge of the area.

  • RICS qualified surveyor
  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • Thorough and accurate report
  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

Surveyor Local only works with surveyors regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

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

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Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

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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 Cuckfield

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

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cuckfield

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Cuckfield) will also be conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this option for non standard e.g. wychert or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cuckfield

    This is a professional valuation . This report is often chosen by cash buyers or someone 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 on a property in Cuckfield and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Cuckfield property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out major works, you should you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Cuckfield property's condition in addition to information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Cuckfield Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1820s Cuckfield property with stone walls. What should we look in to, and what does the survey cover?

Locally quarried stone may be more susceptible to specific issues. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include efflorescence. Stone quarried in the area is common to local Cuckfield properties, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include fast replacement of any stones which have become loose. Purchasers renovating Cuckfield properties should be aware that a stone matching service is operated by the British Geological Survey, as part of the Building Stone Assessment GeoReport. To source stone quarried in Cuckfield, you can contact local suppliers.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. Ardingly Rail Depot, College Road, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SH, which quarries Crushed Rock, for details. Call 01444 892661 for more information.

Building Surveys on houses

What is the reason to go for the full structural survey if buying a shabby mid terrace property near Cuckfield over a HomeBuyer Report?

Periodically and incorrectly called the Full Structural Survey, this survey is now defunct and and this most technical survey has been given a new name by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the proper name is now the Building Survey.

The HomeBuyer Report is enough for a post 1950s unmodified Cuckfield house of normal construction materials. The Building Survey is definitely the right one to choose for the house mentioned. Shortly after a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings, a written report is sent to the prospective purchaser outlining in depth and frequently critical advice on the state of repair of the house.

There will be certain limitations with a property survey to bear in mind insofar as a surveyor will not be able to, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, open up the fabric of the of the Cuckfield house, an example being the removing roof space contents.

Damaged Render

What will the RICS Surveyor take into account on a stucco house in Cuckfield which we wish to buy.

Stucco is really a form of render. Commonly stucco render is applied to brick that dries to a smooth stone like surface. It is highly aesthetic and is/was often found on Victorian houses. Stucco is often problematic and Cuckfield surveyors sometimes show defects for instance lateral hairline cracking that follows the mortar joints underneath. Other potential problems can possibly result be when moisture beneath flashings that causes large areas of detachment. Re-applying problems with stucco may be difficult as the skills are getting rarer.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Cuckfield and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Cuckfield property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out major works, you should you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Cuckfield property's condition in addition to information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Cuckfield Home Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1820s Cuckfield property with stone walls. What should we look in to, and what does the survey cover?

Locally quarried stone may be more susceptible to specific issues. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include efflorescence. Stone quarried in the area is common to local Cuckfield properties, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include fast replacement of any stones which have become loose. Purchasers renovating Cuckfield properties should be aware that a stone matching service is operated by the British Geological Survey, as part of the Building Stone Assessment GeoReport. To source stone quarried in Cuckfield, you can contact local suppliers.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. Ardingly Rail Depot, College Road, Ardingly, Haywards Heath, West Sussex, RH17 6SH, which quarries Crushed Rock, for details. Call 01444 892661 for more information.



Building Surveys on houses

What is the reason to go for the full structural survey if buying a shabby mid terrace property near Cuckfield over a HomeBuyer Report?

Periodically and incorrectly called the Full Structural Survey, this survey is now defunct and and this most technical survey has been given a new name by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors and the proper name is now the Building Survey.

The HomeBuyer Report is enough for a post 1950s unmodified Cuckfield house of normal construction materials. The Building Survey is definitely the right one to choose for the house mentioned. Shortly after a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the main building and permanent outbuildings, a written report is sent to the prospective purchaser outlining in depth and frequently critical advice on the state of repair of the house.

There will be certain limitations with a property survey to bear in mind insofar as a surveyor will not be able to, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, open up the fabric of the of the Cuckfield house, an example being the removing roof space contents.

Damaged Render

What will the RICS Surveyor take into account on a stucco house in Cuckfield which we wish to buy.

Stucco is really a form of render. Commonly stucco render is applied to brick that dries to a smooth stone like surface. It is highly aesthetic and is/was often found on Victorian houses. Stucco is often problematic and Cuckfield surveyors sometimes show defects for instance lateral hairline cracking that follows the mortar joints underneath. Other potential problems can possibly result be when moisture beneath flashings that causes large areas of detachment. Re-applying problems with stucco may be difficult as the skills are getting rarer.

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