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Valuation
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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 I choose for my home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in East Hunsbury

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected when buying a property built from conventional materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in East Hunsbury

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in East Hunsbury) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more thorough. Select this survey for non standard , for example stone or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in East Hunsbury

    This is an impartial valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in East Hunsbury and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is essentially the same.

If the East Hunsbury property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations on the East Hunsbury property, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the East Hunsbury property's general condition along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get a East Hunsbury Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My wife spotted signs of pests in the living room - What advice should we get?

Pests like cockroaches may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in East Hunsbury. When purchasing a property, this matter should be borne in mind. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. For example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Remedies to pest problems can include use of poison and removal or excision of affected timber. If you believe cockroaches,

or any pest, may be present, request that your surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Mould brings up bad memories for us. Will access to the roofing be difficult to arrange?

East Hunsbury property in otherwise fine condition can often hide difficulties with the roof. From tie beams to sheeting, every element of the roof must be reviewed. The East Hunsbury surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Fixing a leaking roof can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a East Hunsbury contractor can provide one. Call Premier Property Maintenance of 107 West Clyde St, Helensburgh, G84 8ER on 01436 679825 for more information.

Damage resulting from flooding

What's the danger of flooding in East Hunsbury. Can a HomeBuyer Report check for water damage?

Heavy rain, burst riverbanks and clogged drainage could all cause major flood damage, and property purchasers and owners are understandably concerned. A flood alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures.

Familiarity with characteristics of the local area likely to affect East Hunsbury house enables the property surveyor to surmise flooding may be a risk, even if the property has not itself flooded before. The property surveyor may ask the occupier about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in East Hunsbury and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is essentially the same.

If the East Hunsbury property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations on the East Hunsbury property, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap but it will provide you with comprehensive details of the East Hunsbury property's general condition along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not get a East Hunsbury Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

My wife spotted signs of pests in the living room - What advice should we get?

Pests like cockroaches may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in East Hunsbury. When purchasing a property, this matter should be borne in mind. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. For example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Remedies to pest problems can include use of poison and removal or excision of affected timber. If you believe cockroaches,



or any pest, may be present, request that your surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Mould brings up bad memories for us. Will access to the roofing be difficult to arrange?

East Hunsbury property in otherwise fine condition can often hide difficulties with the roof. From tie beams to sheeting, every element of the roof must be reviewed. The East Hunsbury surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Fixing a leaking roof can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a East Hunsbury contractor can provide one. Call Premier Property Maintenance of 107 West Clyde St, Helensburgh, G84 8ER on 01436 679825 for more information.

Damage resulting from flooding

What's the danger of flooding in East Hunsbury. Can a HomeBuyer Report check for water damage?

Heavy rain, burst riverbanks and clogged drainage could all cause major flood damage, and property purchasers and owners are understandably concerned. A flood alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures.

Familiarity with characteristics of the local area likely to affect East Hunsbury house enables the property surveyor to surmise flooding may be a risk, even if the property has not itself flooded before. The property surveyor may ask the occupier about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

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