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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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What building survey should I pick for my intended home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Faringdon

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a property built from standard materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Faringdon

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Faringdon) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more comprehensive. Select this survey for non standard , for example stone wall or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Faringdon

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Faringdon and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Faringdon property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Faringdon property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Faringdon Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of if buying a flat proximate to Shellingford Quarry and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste e.g. domestic waste material. Thousands of sites affect many thousands of people in England and Wales including Faringdon. Worries might include heavy metals .

Faringdon surveyors will examine structural problems connected with the site. Your lawyer will commission environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases and Vale of White Horse Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect may heavy rain have on a property? Can damaged gutters decrease our property's value?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the impact rainfall can have on a home is not given enough thought by property buyers. Signs that drainage are blocked include spattered mud around the bottom of downspouts, and may lead to damp and mould. The good news is that issues with rainwater goods are usually easy to repair. If untreated or poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and will get increasingly difficult to successfully resolve.

House Prices

We are shortly to be buying a house in SN7 for around the £332, 933 mark. What things does the surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Faringdon ?

There is a vast array of things which could positively or negatively affect house prices from location of nearby transport links to whether the garden is overlooked. One method is to compare with house prices achieved in the nearby area for similar properties.

The average house price recorded between Jul and Oct 2012 was £309, 733, which is £23, 200 less than the asking price (£288, 059 was the blended house/flat average). The Garden House, Shotover Corner, Uffington, Faringdon, Vale Of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7 7RH a detached property was purchased for £250, 000 .

An impartial way for home buyers to get an accurate home valued is to get a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report as a core component. Your local surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A professional qualified RICS surveyor will always visit the house in addition to allowing for the long list of location variables affecting house prices.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Faringdon and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Faringdon property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Faringdon property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Faringdon Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should I be aware of if buying a flat proximate to Shellingford Quarry and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste e.g. domestic waste material. Thousands of sites affect many thousands of people in England and Wales including Faringdon. Worries might include heavy metals .

Faringdon surveyors will examine structural problems connected with the site. Your lawyer will commission environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases and Vale of White Horse Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .



Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect may heavy rain have on a property? Can damaged gutters decrease our property's value?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the impact rainfall can have on a home is not given enough thought by property buyers. Signs that drainage are blocked include spattered mud around the bottom of downspouts, and may lead to damp and mould. The good news is that issues with rainwater goods are usually easy to repair. If untreated or poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and will get increasingly difficult to successfully resolve.

House Prices

We are shortly to be buying a house in SN7 for around the £332, 933 mark. What things does the surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Faringdon ?

There is a vast array of things which could positively or negatively affect house prices from location of nearby transport links to whether the garden is overlooked. One method is to compare with house prices achieved in the nearby area for similar properties.

The average house price recorded between Jul and Oct 2012 was £309, 733, which is £23, 200 less than the asking price (£288, 059 was the blended house/flat average). The Garden House, Shotover Corner, Uffington, Faringdon, Vale Of White Horse, Oxfordshire, SN7 7RH a detached property was purchased for £250, 000 .

An impartial way for home buyers to get an accurate home valued is to get a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report as a core component. Your local surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A professional qualified RICS surveyor will always visit the house in addition to allowing for the long list of location variables affecting house prices.

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