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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
  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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Do you need a Building Survey? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Gurnard

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are buying a property made of standard materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Gurnard

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Gurnard) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. wychert buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Gurnard

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Gurnard property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any alterations, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Gurnard property's state of repair along with information on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Gurnard Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Mould caused problems in the old property, and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What will our Gurnard surveyor look for?

Residences in Gurnard in good condition can be hiding serious problems like ponding. Any part of the roof or loft, such as roof battens, ought to be checked. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of amateur repairs.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like wholesale replacement, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable Gurnard roofing contractor.

Asbestos roof tiles

The mortgage valuation surveyor informed me there is a possibility of asbestos wallpaper present in property. Which types of asbestos are a concern, what are the risks and does the building survey in Gurnard report on it?

Asbestos is a pernicious silicate material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and may be in building materials e.g. cement sheet.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good tensile strength qualities and it may be found in cement. Technically all forms are ultimately dangerous and may lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered on no account to remove the asbestos. Professional advice should be sought without delay.

Surveyors do not test for asbestos on a Gurnard HomeBuyer report. Surveyors will note the risk of asbestos and should advise accordingly.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property in Gurnard but are worried about bugs. What should we do?

Pests like mites may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Gurnard. This issue should be taken seriously. It may not be obvious that a building 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. Remedies to insect infestation can include professional cleaning and destruction of tainted materials. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy.

HomeBuyer Report

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

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

If the Gurnard property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any alterations, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Gurnard property's state of repair along with information on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Gurnard Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Mould caused problems in the old property, and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What will our Gurnard surveyor look for?

Residences in Gurnard in good condition can be hiding serious problems like ponding. Any part of the roof or loft, such as roof battens, ought to be checked. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of amateur repairs.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like wholesale replacement, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable Gurnard roofing contractor.



Asbestos roof tiles

The mortgage valuation surveyor informed me there is a possibility of asbestos wallpaper present in property. Which types of asbestos are a concern, what are the risks and does the building survey in Gurnard report on it?

Asbestos is a pernicious silicate material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and may be in building materials e.g. cement sheet.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good tensile strength qualities and it may be found in cement. Technically all forms are ultimately dangerous and may lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered on no account to remove the asbestos. Professional advice should be sought without delay.

Surveyors do not test for asbestos on a Gurnard HomeBuyer report. Surveyors will note the risk of asbestos and should advise accordingly.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying a property in Gurnard but are worried about bugs. What should we do?

Pests like mites may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Gurnard. This issue should be taken seriously. It may not be obvious that a building 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. Remedies to insect infestation can include professional cleaning and destruction of tainted materials. Rather than pulling out, it may be possible to agree a reduction in the purchase price to cover the cost of remedy.

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