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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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Home Buyers Survey
in Greenwich

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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
  Property Valuation
  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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Which Home Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Greenwich

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a property built from standard materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Greenwich

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Greenwich) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this survey for unconventional such as stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Greenwich

    This is an impartial valuation of the property. It is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Greenwich and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is essentially the same.

If the Greenwich property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works on the Greenwich property, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will offer comprehensive details of the Greenwich property's state of repair in addition to information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Greenwich Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about if buying a building close to a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill take many forms for example: inert waste. Understandably, no one wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns might include methane gas generation. Potential health issues such as gut problems have been linked to landfill sites .

Greenwich RICS surveyors will find structural defects resulting from the site. Your conveyancer will commission conveyancing searches of the Environmental Agency databases and Greenwich Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Damaged Render

What will the Surveyor consider on a stipple rendered (stucco) house in Greenwich.

Stucco is really a form of render. Commonly it is applied to brick hardens to a smooth flat finish. The finish is highly beautiful and is found on Victorian and Georgian homes for example. It is similar to mortar (sand and cement). It used to contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it in addition to a grid underneath to help prevent cracks. it can be problematic and Greenwich Homebuyer Reports can focus on issues for example trapped water resulting in the surface breaking. Other issues may be when the application is taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course. Remedying Stucco problems can be dear as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are becoming harder to find.

For a local stucco advice contact D C PLASTERING, 100, Dunkery Rd, London, SE9 4HU Tel. 020 8289 7196

Conservation area

Are there any considerations I would need to consider if intending to buy a converted house in Greenwich inside a conservation area ?

There are many thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local authorities. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have knowledge of relevant local factors and the relation may have with the home and its value. Property values is usually significantly higher because of them being in their original state. However a growing number are falling into a state e.g. increasing amounts of scruffy green spaces

Surveyors are trained to inform you if the house could be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Greenwich Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are raised by your legal adviser. Unauthorised adjustments to the property may be advised, however these should be concern for your legal adviser.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Greenwich and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is essentially the same.

If the Greenwich property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works on the Greenwich property, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will offer comprehensive details of the Greenwich property's state of repair in addition to information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Greenwich Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about if buying a building close to a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill take many forms for example: inert waste. Understandably, no one wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns might include methane gas generation. Potential health issues such as gut problems have been linked to landfill sites .

Greenwich RICS surveyors will find structural defects resulting from the site. Your conveyancer will commission conveyancing searches of the Environmental Agency databases and Greenwich Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .



Damaged Render

What will the Surveyor consider on a stipple rendered (stucco) house in Greenwich.

Stucco is really a form of render. Commonly it is applied to brick hardens to a smooth flat finish. The finish is highly beautiful and is found on Victorian and Georgian homes for example. It is similar to mortar (sand and cement). It used to contain lime (which makes it set harder) in it in addition to a grid underneath to help prevent cracks. it can be problematic and Greenwich Homebuyer Reports can focus on issues for example trapped water resulting in the surface breaking. Other issues may be when the application is taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course. Remedying Stucco problems can be dear as despite the craft being thousands of years old, the skills are becoming harder to find.

For a local stucco advice contact D C PLASTERING, 100, Dunkery Rd, London, SE9 4HU Tel. 020 8289 7196

Conservation area

Are there any considerations I would need to consider if intending to buy a converted house in Greenwich inside a conservation area ?

There are many thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local authorities. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have knowledge of relevant local factors and the relation may have with the home and its value. Property values is usually significantly higher because of them being in their original state. However a growing number are falling into a state e.g. increasing amounts of scruffy green spaces

Surveyors are trained to inform you if the house could be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Greenwich Homebuyer Report will recommend suitable questions are raised by your legal adviser. Unauthorised adjustments to the property may be advised, however these should be concern for your legal adviser.

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