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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.

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  • 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.

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A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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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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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 you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Grange Over Sands

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a property made of standard building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Grange Over Sands

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Grange Over Sands) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for unconventional such as cellared homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Grange Over Sands

    This is an independent valuation . 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 opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Grange Over Sands and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same survey.

If the Grange Over Sands property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make alterations on the Grange Over Sands property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Grange Over Sands property's general condition as well as including advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Grange Over Sands House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will pests affect the purchase price of a property. What should we do?

Grange Over Sands homes will often be free of major pest problems. However, if you do have specific concerns, you should seek advice.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, for example, woodworm can be extremely destructive, but fortunately their 'tunnels' in timber and wood furniture are usually quite easy to spot. Treatment for pests may include chemical treatment and removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of pest problems are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your home surveyor.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Grange Over Sands, what advice would you give for a 60s residence built from stretcher bond walls? Will it make a difference if render is applied?

Brick-built Grange Over Sands residential property feature several advantages over buildings using regular cut stone. Unfortunately, they also experience a range of defects, from crypto-florescence to badly applied render. Such defects will be discussed in the report. One problem often found is thermal movement, caused by more extreme temperature variation, and resulting in vertical cracks. A local builder should be able to assist. Call Froggot Adam, 22 Manvers Rd, Beighton, Sheffield, S20 1AY on 0114-269 0756 for a quote for repair work.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include alternating courses of brick and stone, e.g. flint.

Shocking Electrics

When we visited a property we are interested to move into it appeared that there could be corrosion of the wiring; does the Grange Over Sands surveyor report on the wiring and fusebox?

During a Home Buyers Survey in Grange Over Sands your surveyor will usually add detail on the overall electrical system if it is clear that the electrics are in a dangerous state.

This will include a non invasive view of open or exposed sections of the wiring in addition to concerns such as inspecting the state of any fitted appliances e.g. storage radiators. Examining the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician on the property being surveyed should usually be part of the survey. Looking at any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical wiring carried out by an electrician will usually form part of the survey.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same survey.

If the Grange Over Sands property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make alterations on the Grange Over Sands property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Grange Over Sands property's general condition as well as including advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Grange Over Sands House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will pests affect the purchase price of a property. What should we do?

Grange Over Sands homes will often be free of major pest problems. However, if you do have specific concerns, you should seek advice.

It may not be obvious that a home is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, for example, woodworm can be extremely destructive, but fortunately their 'tunnels' in timber and wood furniture are usually quite easy to spot. Treatment for pests may include chemical treatment and removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of pest problems are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your home surveyor.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Grange Over Sands, what advice would you give for a 60s residence built from stretcher bond walls? Will it make a difference if render is applied?

Brick-built Grange Over Sands residential property feature several advantages over buildings using regular cut stone. Unfortunately, they also experience a range of defects, from crypto-florescence to badly applied render. Such defects will be discussed in the report. One problem often found is thermal movement, caused by more extreme temperature variation, and resulting in vertical cracks. A local builder should be able to assist. Call Froggot Adam, 22 Manvers Rd, Beighton, Sheffield, S20 1AY on 0114-269 0756 for a quote for repair work.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include alternating courses of brick and stone, e.g. flint.

Shocking Electrics

When we visited a property we are interested to move into it appeared that there could be corrosion of the wiring; does the Grange Over Sands surveyor report on the wiring and fusebox?

During a Home Buyers Survey in Grange Over Sands your surveyor will usually add detail on the overall electrical system if it is clear that the electrics are in a dangerous state.

This will include a non invasive view of open or exposed sections of the wiring in addition to concerns such as inspecting the state of any fitted appliances e.g. storage radiators. Examining the evidence of the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician on the property being surveyed should usually be part of the survey. Looking at any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical wiring carried out by an electrician will usually form part of the survey.

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