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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.

Surveyor Local has earned hundreds of five star reviews from happy clients.

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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Home Buyers Survey
in Enfield

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  • RICS surveyors in Enfield
From £225
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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
  Property Valuation
  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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Which Building Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Enfield

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected if planning to purchase a property built from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Enfield

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Enfield) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this option for non standard property such as wychert houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Enfield

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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    Ladbroke Road, Bush Hill Park, Enfield, EN1

  • Property Valuation Report
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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Enfield and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Enfield property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Enfield property's condition along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant Enfield Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The person in the flat below warned us that access to the roof of the structure could be time consuming to arrange, and we are sensitive to the cost of roof repairs. What does the building surveyor keep an eye out for during the investigation?

Questions like this are often asked of RICS surveyors by property purchasers who are aware that property can often hide difficulties with the roof, for example, bowing beams. From eaves to ridge flashing, all aspects of the roof should be investigated. The RICS surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Upkeep need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you

will be facing. Once the surveyor has delivered their report, consider arranging a quote from a local roofing specialist for the job itself. Speak to Locker D G Roofing of 11 Morice Road, Hoddesdon, EN11 9AX on 020 86250166 to request an estimate.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems I should look into when planning to buy a converted flat in Enfield in a conservation area?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are designated by local authorities. Surveyors in Enfield are required by RICS to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local area issues and any effect may have on the property and its value. The value of homes is usually greater which is down to the areas being largely unspoilt However a large number have been neglected and are in disrepair e.g. the huge increase in street clutter

Surveyors will report whether the property is possibly within a conservation area and Section I of the Enfield Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out as part of the legal process. Unsympathetic adjustments to the building may be reported, however these should be investigated by the solicitor.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when purchasing a home proximate to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste for example: non-hazardous waste material disposal. Understandably, no one wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Risks might include heavy metals. Health issues like congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors in Enfield will examine structural problems resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database as well as Enfield Local Authority and advise you .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Enfield and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Enfield property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, RICS advise you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Enfield property's condition along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant Enfield Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The person in the flat below warned us that access to the roof of the structure could be time consuming to arrange, and we are sensitive to the cost of roof repairs. What does the building surveyor keep an eye out for during the investigation?

Questions like this are often asked of RICS surveyors by property purchasers who are aware that property can often hide difficulties with the roof, for example, bowing beams. From eaves to ridge flashing, all aspects of the roof should be investigated. The RICS surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Upkeep need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you



will be facing. Once the surveyor has delivered their report, consider arranging a quote from a local roofing specialist for the job itself. Speak to Locker D G Roofing of 11 Morice Road, Hoddesdon, EN11 9AX on 020 86250166 to request an estimate.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems I should look into when planning to buy a converted flat in Enfield in a conservation area?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are designated by local authorities. Surveyors in Enfield are required by RICS to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local area issues and any effect may have on the property and its value. The value of homes is usually greater which is down to the areas being largely unspoilt However a large number have been neglected and are in disrepair e.g. the huge increase in street clutter

Surveyors will report whether the property is possibly within a conservation area and Section I of the Enfield Homebuyer Report will advise additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out as part of the legal process. Unsympathetic adjustments to the building may be reported, however these should be investigated by the solicitor.

Landfill site near home

What should I be fearful of when purchasing a home proximate to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste for example: non-hazardous waste material disposal. Understandably, no one wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Risks might include heavy metals. Health issues like congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors in Enfield will examine structural problems resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database as well as Enfield Local Authority and advise you .

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