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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 Home Survey should I choose for my prospective property purchase in Foots Cray?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Foots Cray

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when you are purchasing a home made of standard building materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Foots Cray

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Foots Cray) will also be conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this survey when buying a non standard e.g. wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Foots Cray

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Foots Cray and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Foots Cray property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Foots Cray property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get a Foots Cray Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when purchasing a maisonette next to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes for example: hazardous rubbish. Of course nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Worries might include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health concerns such as cancer have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveys in Foots Cray will flag up structural problems linked to the site. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to Bexley Local Authority and advise you .

Damage resulting from flooding

We're purchasing in Foots Cray. Is there a flood risk, and will the home surveyor look for any flooding damage, or whether flooding has affected the garden?

Flooding has become a major issue, not least because last year was the second wettest on record, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for properties in flood-risk areas. A flood warning service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a residence, such as via window frames. Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. The surveyor will usually recommend that the purchasers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for brick advice - can the surveyor assist?

Brick residences in Foots Cray will suffer from numerous defects. Defects like these ought to be referenced in the survey, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. One frequently reported defect is brick rot, resulting from decades of exposure to condensation or damp at ground level. Connolly D may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 020 8599 2080 or 249 South Park Drive, Ilford, IG3 9AL.

As an example, shiner bond or Dutch bond may be used in the construction of residences in Foots Cray. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Foots Cray and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Foots Cray property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Foots Cray property's general condition as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get a Foots Cray Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when purchasing a maisonette next to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes for example: hazardous rubbish. Of course nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Worries might include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Health concerns such as cancer have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveys in Foots Cray will flag up structural problems linked to the site. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to Bexley Local Authority and advise you .



Damage resulting from flooding

We're purchasing in Foots Cray. Is there a flood risk, and will the home surveyor look for any flooding damage, or whether flooding has affected the garden?

Flooding has become a major issue, not least because last year was the second wettest on record, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for properties in flood-risk areas. A flood warning service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a residence, such as via window frames. Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. The surveyor will usually recommend that the purchasers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for brick advice - can the surveyor assist?

Brick residences in Foots Cray will suffer from numerous defects. Defects like these ought to be referenced in the survey, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. One frequently reported defect is brick rot, resulting from decades of exposure to condensation or damp at ground level. Connolly D may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 020 8599 2080 or 249 South Park Drive, Ilford, IG3 9AL.

As an example, shiner bond or Dutch bond may be used in the construction of residences in Foots Cray. The apparent simplicity of brick repairs compared to plumbing or rewiring can lead to a DIY effort making a situation worse. Seek advice before undertaking such work, and do not disregard your surveyors advice.

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