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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.

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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.

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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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 survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hackbridge

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when you are buying a home constructed from conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hackbridge

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Hackbridge) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Select this for unconventional such as stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hackbridge

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Hackbridge and of the 3, which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Hackbridge property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Hackbridge property's general condition in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Hackbridge Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be pests at the Hackbridge building we're buying, but we are not certain. Will a residential surveyor look into this?

Houses are generally free of pests, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can carry serious health risks and affect its value. It may not be obvious that a building is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Treatment for bug or other pest issues may include insecticides or removal or excision of affected timber. Your RICS surveyor may report on signs of infestation, but if you have specific concerns they can be taken into account.

Conservation area

Will there be any factors we should look out for if purchasing a period property in Hackbridge in the vicinity of a conservation area, particularly with regards to house prices?

There are nearly 10, 000 official conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are governed by the local authority.

A Building Surveyors need to have local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any effect may have with the property and its value. Prices is typically higher as a result of them being preserved. However a growing number have fallen into a state of neglect for example - the removal front garden walls

Surveyors can be expected to inform you if the home is/might be within a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are conducted by the solicitor or conveyancer. Out of keeping adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may be reported in the Hackbridge survey but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Hackbridge Surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding a boundary wall) and what does it include?

Hackbridge Homebuyer Reports a surveyor valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost as standard. To be able to determine the property's value the valuer will call upon experience of property in Hackbridge as well as other factors relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. The RICS surveyor will also consider construction methods and draw upon other assumptions, for example no contamination in or from ground.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The valuation is also on the basis that there aren't any compromising legal problems e.g. there being no on going disputes. These will be investigated by your conveyancer.

Additional local area conjectures, such as access to a flat or the property being insurable, are made as well as any significant environmental concerns like nearby pubs, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Hackbridge and of the 3, which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Hackbridge property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Hackbridge property's general condition in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Hackbridge Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be pests at the Hackbridge building we're buying, but we are not certain. Will a residential surveyor look into this?

Houses are generally free of pests, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can carry serious health risks and affect its value. It may not be obvious that a building is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Treatment for bug or other pest issues may include insecticides or removal or excision of affected timber. Your RICS surveyor may report on signs of infestation, but if you have specific concerns they can be taken into account.



Conservation area

Will there be any factors we should look out for if purchasing a period property in Hackbridge in the vicinity of a conservation area, particularly with regards to house prices?

There are nearly 10, 000 official conservation areas throughout England and Wales which are governed by the local authority.

A Building Surveyors need to have local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any effect may have with the property and its value. Prices is typically higher as a result of them being preserved. However a growing number have fallen into a state of neglect for example - the removal front garden walls

Surveyors can be expected to inform you if the home is/might be within a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are conducted by the solicitor or conveyancer. Out of keeping adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval may be reported in the Hackbridge survey but these are really more a investigated by your legal adviser.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Hackbridge Surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding a boundary wall) and what does it include?

Hackbridge Homebuyer Reports a surveyor valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost as standard. To be able to determine the property's value the valuer will call upon experience of property in Hackbridge as well as other factors relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. The RICS surveyor will also consider construction methods and draw upon other assumptions, for example no contamination in or from ground.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The valuation is also on the basis that there aren't any compromising legal problems e.g. there being no on going disputes. These will be investigated by your conveyancer.

Additional local area conjectures, such as access to a flat or the property being insurable, are made as well as any significant environmental concerns like nearby pubs, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

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