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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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All Surveyor Local's surveyors are independent and not linked to any mortgage lenders.

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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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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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Need a Home Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Dulwich

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to purchase a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Dulwich

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Dulwich) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this for non standard , for example thatched roof or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Dulwich

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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    Croxted Road, London, SE21

  • Full Structural Survey
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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Dulwich and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Dulwich property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap but it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Dulwich property's condition and it includes advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more information get a Dulwich Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The house we plan to buy is built on clay soil. Will a Property Survey look into this?

Subsidence is often the result of unseen, subterranean causes, including clay soil. Subsidence is one obvious concern, but there are others, including soil compaction or compression. Given the moisture content does have such a great affect of clay-rich soil, owners should be aware that defects can arise if environmental conditions change. Some clay soils are prone to creep, if the top soil and property lie on a slope. Either as a result of erosion or extreme weather, in rare situations, the soil layer can shift without warning, as a landslide, resulting in the structural failure and collapse of the whole building! During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the house will be considered. In some more extreme cases, the building foundations may need extra support, but this can be costly.

Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to order the full structural survey if buying a abandoned Victorian property in Dulwich instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Very Often referred to as a Full Structural Survey by many home buyers, it is now defunct and and has been replaced by RICS and the proper name is actually now the Building Survey. You should have a Building Survey in relation to the house you are considering. A HomeBuyer Report is appropriate if investigating a mid century or later unmodified house made out of normal construction materials and methods. Bear in mind that a number limitations exist with any survey as the surveyor will not be able to force or open up the structure of the property for example, or inspect where doing so could cause damage to the house.

House Prices

There is a property in SE22 on for £296, 152. What things will a Dulwich chartered surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Dulwich on a RICS valuation ?

There are a huge number of issues which could positively or negatively affect the price of property for example plumbing problems or whether the property is on an adopted road. It may help to put side by side prices achieved in Dulwich at the same time for similar flats. The average flat price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £273, 652 - £22, 500 less than £296, 152 and the flat/house average was £399, 426. 342, Upland Road, London, Southwark, Greater London, SE22 0DP sold for £165, 000 .

An impartial way to get a professional house valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

A RICS chartered surveyor will attend the building as well as allowing for the variety of things that might affect property prices.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Dulwich and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Dulwich property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap but it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Dulwich property's condition and it includes advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more information get a Dulwich Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The house we plan to buy is built on clay soil. Will a Property Survey look into this?

Subsidence is often the result of unseen, subterranean causes, including clay soil. Subsidence is one obvious concern, but there are others, including soil compaction or compression. Given the moisture content does have such a great affect of clay-rich soil, owners should be aware that defects can arise if environmental conditions change. Some clay soils are prone to creep, if the top soil and property lie on a slope. Either as a result of erosion or extreme weather, in rare situations, the soil layer can shift without warning, as a landslide, resulting in the structural failure and collapse of the whole building! During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the house will be considered. In some more extreme cases, the building foundations may need extra support, but this can be costly.



Building Surveys on houses

Do we need to order the full structural survey if buying a abandoned Victorian property in Dulwich instead of a HomeBuyer Report?

Very Often referred to as a Full Structural Survey by many home buyers, it is now defunct and and has been replaced by RICS and the proper name is actually now the Building Survey. You should have a Building Survey in relation to the house you are considering. A HomeBuyer Report is appropriate if investigating a mid century or later unmodified house made out of normal construction materials and methods. Bear in mind that a number limitations exist with any survey as the surveyor will not be able to force or open up the structure of the property for example, or inspect where doing so could cause damage to the house.

House Prices

There is a property in SE22 on for £296, 152. What things will a Dulwich chartered surveyor allow for when estimating house prices in Dulwich on a RICS valuation ?

There are a huge number of issues which could positively or negatively affect the price of property for example plumbing problems or whether the property is on an adopted road. It may help to put side by side prices achieved in Dulwich at the same time for similar flats. The average flat price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £273, 652 - £22, 500 less than £296, 152 and the flat/house average was £399, 426. 342, Upland Road, London, Southwark, Greater London, SE22 0DP sold for £165, 000 .

An impartial way to get a professional house valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation by default.

A RICS chartered surveyor will attend the building as well as allowing for the variety of things that might affect property prices.

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