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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.

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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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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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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What property survey is right for my potential home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Great Stanmore

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when buying a home made of conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Great Stanmore

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Great Stanmore) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this for unconventional e.g. stone slab roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Great Stanmore

    This is an impartial valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Great Stanmore and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Great Stanmore property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any major works on the property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Great Stanmore property's state of repair in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Great Stanmore Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How important is it to consider guttering?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the effect which rainfall has on buildings is not considered. As an example, a waterlogged garden indicate that the downspouts are a cause for concern. This could then result in rotten roof timbers.

In most cases, guttering issues are quite easy to repair fairly cheaply. If not cared for, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Great Stanmore and are looking for a residence built with Fletton brick. What recommendations will a Great Stanmore property surveyor make? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-constructed residential property do benefit from many advantages. However, they can also experience various issues and defects. These can include crypto-florescence or thermal movement. Your chartered surveyor can investigate these as part of their report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. McDonough Construction Ltd at 3 Farmstead Rd, Dalgety Bay, Dunfermline, KY11 9HW on 01383 822035.

A range of techniques of brick building feature in construction throughout Great Stanmore. Maintenance work may be more time-consuming and costly than you assume. The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

Roof defects identified during a survey

A neighbour said that loose tiles had been a concern. What should we pay attention to during the survey?

Homes in the area that are otherwise ideal will suffer difficulties with the roof, for example, bowing beams. Any part of the roof or loft, such as wind braces, ought to be checked, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

Roof maintenance can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A roofing contractor can provide an estimate.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Great Stanmore and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Great Stanmore property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any major works on the property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Great Stanmore property's state of repair in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Great Stanmore Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How important is it to consider guttering?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the effect which rainfall has on buildings is not considered. As an example, a waterlogged garden indicate that the downspouts are a cause for concern. This could then result in rotten roof timbers.

In most cases, guttering issues are quite easy to repair fairly cheaply. If not cared for, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Great Stanmore and are looking for a residence built with Fletton brick. What recommendations will a Great Stanmore property surveyor make? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-constructed residential property do benefit from many advantages. However, they can also experience various issues and defects. These can include crypto-florescence or thermal movement. Your chartered surveyor can investigate these as part of their report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered.

To arrange a quote for repairs, contact a local specialist, e.g. McDonough Construction Ltd at 3 Farmstead Rd, Dalgety Bay, Dunfermline, KY11 9HW on 01383 822035.

A range of techniques of brick building feature in construction throughout Great Stanmore. Maintenance work may be more time-consuming and costly than you assume. The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

Roof defects identified during a survey

A neighbour said that loose tiles had been a concern. What should we pay attention to during the survey?

Homes in the area that are otherwise ideal will suffer difficulties with the roof, for example, bowing beams. Any part of the roof or loft, such as wind braces, ought to be checked, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

Roof maintenance can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. A roofing contractor can provide an estimate.

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