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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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Which Building Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Cullompton

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to buy a home constructed from conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Cullompton

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Cullompton) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this for unconventional such as stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Cullompton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Cullompton and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Cullompton property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make substantial modifications on the property, you should you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Cullompton property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Cullompton Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour stated there may be a risk of brown asbestos boiler cupboard being found in property. Why would there be asbestos, are there any health risks and will the building survey in Cullompton report on it?

Asbestos is a dangerous substance. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White are often building materials e.g. cement.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent sound absorption qualities and it may be found in ceilings. Technically all forms are ultimately carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer or scarring of the lung following prolonged exposure. Finding asbestos does not necessarily constitute a risk to health.

If discovered, one must be careful on no account to remove asbestos. Professional advice should be sought without delay. On no account attempt to handle it yourself. Cullompton Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos on a Cullompton HomeBuyer report. Surveyors will mention possible asbestos and should advise accordingly.

Damage resulting from flooding

Are Cullompton properties at risk, and does a HomeBuyer Report consider flood damage, or if nearby homes have been affected?

The impact of flooding, both in the region of Cullompton and nationwide, is a serious concern for homeowners. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Building Survey will inform your decision. It is strongly recommended that action is taken, before flood damage occurs.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a home in Cullompton, such as via seepage through external walls. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the home in Cullompton or on adjacent sites. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Building Survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the home in Cullompton is at risk.

House Prices

Is £144, 412 the right sort of price to be buying a flat in Cullompton in EX15 for and what things does the qualified surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Cullompton ?

A myriad of factors exist which could positively or negatively affect house prices e.g. whether it is freehold, leasehold or share of freehold or whether there are any original features. It may help to weigh up prices against flat prices achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties. The mean flat price recorded between Jul and Oct 2012 was £139, 712, which is £4, 700 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £190, 942. 27, Flat 2, Raleigh Drive, Cullompton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15 1FZ sold for £135, 995 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get an independent property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Cullompton and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Cullompton property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make substantial modifications on the property, you should you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Cullompton property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Cullompton Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour stated there may be a risk of brown asbestos boiler cupboard being found in property. Why would there be asbestos, are there any health risks and will the building survey in Cullompton report on it?

Asbestos is a dangerous substance. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White are often building materials e.g. cement.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent sound absorption qualities and it may be found in ceilings. Technically all forms are ultimately carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer or scarring of the lung following prolonged exposure. Finding asbestos does not necessarily constitute a risk to health.

If discovered, one must be careful on no account to remove asbestos. Professional advice should be sought without delay. On no account attempt to handle it yourself. Cullompton Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos on a Cullompton HomeBuyer report. Surveyors will mention possible asbestos and should advise accordingly.



Damage resulting from flooding

Are Cullompton properties at risk, and does a HomeBuyer Report consider flood damage, or if nearby homes have been affected?

The impact of flooding, both in the region of Cullompton and nationwide, is a serious concern for homeowners. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Building Survey will inform your decision. It is strongly recommended that action is taken, before flood damage occurs.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a home in Cullompton, such as via seepage through external walls. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the home in Cullompton or on adjacent sites. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Building Survey if the surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the home in Cullompton is at risk.

House Prices

Is £144, 412 the right sort of price to be buying a flat in Cullompton in EX15 for and what things does the qualified surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Cullompton ?

A myriad of factors exist which could positively or negatively affect house prices e.g. whether it is freehold, leasehold or share of freehold or whether there are any original features. It may help to weigh up prices against flat prices achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties. The mean flat price recorded between Jul and Oct 2012 was £139, 712, which is £4, 700 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £190, 942. 27, Flat 2, Raleigh Drive, Cullompton, Mid Devon, Devon, EX15 1FZ sold for £135, 995 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get an independent property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

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