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Valuation
Homebuyer
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Building
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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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Which building survey do I need for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in East Coker

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when buying a property built from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in East Coker

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in East Coker) is also conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this option for unconventional e.g. box frame construction homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in East Coker

    This is an independent valuation of the property. This is often chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in East Coker and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the East Coker property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out major works on the East Coker property, you should you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the East Coker property's state of repair as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a East Coker House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about when purchasing a house near to a rubbish tip

Landfill Sites take many forms including industrial waste material. Nobody really wants to live near one (most people do live under 2km away from one). Risks might include structurally instability. Potential health concerns for example spina bifida have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in East Coker will examine structural defects linked to the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Landmark database and South Somerset Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Damaged Render

What sort of issues will the Surveyor examine on a spar dash rendered (stucco) home in East Coker which I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is really smooth type of render. Typically stucco is layered over brick that sets to a smooth surface that is sometimes scored to resemble stone. The finish is highly attractive and is common on some Victorian buildings. it can be problematic and Surveyors sometimes show potentially expensive to remedy problems for instance when movement of the underlying wall causes cracks

Another example of problems associated with stucco might result from the heavy loads such as cracking under the roof joists. Remedying problems with stucco may be difficult and costly as craftsmen are becoming rarer.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in East Coker, what input does a property surveyor in East Coker give for houses with Diagonal bond walls? Does the age of the property matter?

East Coker brick-walled residential property can be affected by a number of issues, from crypto-florescence to crumbling mortar. One problem often found is diagonal cracking caused by ground movement. A local builder should be able to assist. Call Derek J Sully, 2 Dovetons Cl, Williton, Taunton, TA4 4SS on 01984 632089 for a quote for repair work.

A good selection of methods and styles of brick building are used in properties built throughout the ages. Maintenance work may be more time-consuming and costly than you assume. It may be appropriate to renegotiate the price of a property if a survey reveals even superficial brick wall problems.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in East Coker and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the East Coker property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out major works on the East Coker property, you should you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the East Coker property's state of repair as well as an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a East Coker House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about when purchasing a house near to a rubbish tip

Landfill Sites take many forms including industrial waste material. Nobody really wants to live near one (most people do live under 2km away from one). Risks might include structurally instability. Potential health concerns for example spina bifida have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in East Coker will examine structural defects linked to the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Landmark database and South Somerset Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .



Damaged Render

What sort of issues will the Surveyor examine on a spar dash rendered (stucco) home in East Coker which I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is really smooth type of render. Typically stucco is layered over brick that sets to a smooth surface that is sometimes scored to resemble stone. The finish is highly attractive and is common on some Victorian buildings. it can be problematic and Surveyors sometimes show potentially expensive to remedy problems for instance when movement of the underlying wall causes cracks

Another example of problems associated with stucco might result from the heavy loads such as cracking under the roof joists. Remedying problems with stucco may be difficult and costly as craftsmen are becoming rarer.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in East Coker, what input does a property surveyor in East Coker give for houses with Diagonal bond walls? Does the age of the property matter?

East Coker brick-walled residential property can be affected by a number of issues, from crypto-florescence to crumbling mortar. One problem often found is diagonal cracking caused by ground movement. A local builder should be able to assist. Call Derek J Sully, 2 Dovetons Cl, Williton, Taunton, TA4 4SS on 01984 632089 for a quote for repair work.

A good selection of methods and styles of brick building are used in properties built throughout the ages. Maintenance work may be more time-consuming and costly than you assume. It may be appropriate to renegotiate the price of a property if a survey reveals even superficial brick wall problems.

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