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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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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
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 choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Great Sankey

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a home built from standard materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Great Sankey

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Great Sankey) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more comprehensive. Select this survey when buying a non standard , for example stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Great Sankey

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation of the property. It is often chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Great Sankey and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Great Sankey property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Great Sankey property's condition as well as advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get a Great Sankey Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I am going to purchase a property in Great Sankey (WA5) for an asking price of £184, 918. What will a surveyor consider in the process of a home buyers survey ?

There are a huge number of issues which could affect house prices from the tenure i.e. freehold or leasehold to whether there is a flying freehold. As an indicator, one can try to compare with house prices registered at the Land Registry for comparable properties.

The means house prices completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £172, 718, which is £12, 200 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £167, 176. Dunbrook,

Burtonwood Road, Great Sankey, Warrington, Warrington, Warrington, WA5 3AN a detached home sold for £360, 250 .

The only way to get a formal property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as standard.

Stone block wall damage

Can homes partially constructed with stone generate high upkeep costs for a new owner? What defects must we watch out for, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

Purchasers in Great Sankey should be aware that stone walls can be much weaker than they appear. Defects affecting stone-built houses can vary, erosion of pointing joints being relatively common. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to houses, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to bear in mind when buying older property? What impact will the house's thatched roof have on repairs?

For houses in Great Sankey built before the 20th Century, age can occasionally give buyers second thoughts. Houses built using traditional methods can be surprisingly expensive to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Traditional building materials, which could increase the importance of getting a comprehensive building survey.If you plan to make alterations to a period home, discuss options with your surveyor for further advice.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Great Sankey and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Great Sankey property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Great Sankey property's condition as well as advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get a Great Sankey Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I am going to purchase a property in Great Sankey (WA5) for an asking price of £184, 918. What will a surveyor consider in the process of a home buyers survey ?

There are a huge number of issues which could affect house prices from the tenure i.e. freehold or leasehold to whether there is a flying freehold. As an indicator, one can try to compare with house prices registered at the Land Registry for comparable properties.

The means house prices completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £172, 718, which is £12, 200 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £167, 176. Dunbrook,



Burtonwood Road, Great Sankey, Warrington, Warrington, Warrington, WA5 3AN a detached home sold for £360, 250 .

The only way to get a formal property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as standard.

Stone block wall damage

Can homes partially constructed with stone generate high upkeep costs for a new owner? What defects must we watch out for, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

Purchasers in Great Sankey should be aware that stone walls can be much weaker than they appear. Defects affecting stone-built houses can vary, erosion of pointing joints being relatively common. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to houses, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Traditionally built property

What do I need to bear in mind when buying older property? What impact will the house's thatched roof have on repairs?

For houses in Great Sankey built before the 20th Century, age can occasionally give buyers second thoughts. Houses built using traditional methods can be surprisingly expensive to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Traditional building materials, which could increase the importance of getting a comprehensive building survey.If you plan to make alterations to a period home, discuss options with your surveyor for further advice.

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