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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
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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 Survey should I select for my prospective house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Harmondsworth

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when you are purchasing a home built from standard building materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Harmondsworth

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Harmondsworth) will also be conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for non standard e.g. wood frame homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Harmondsworth

    This is an independent valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Harmondsworth and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Harmondsworth property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Harmondsworth property's state of repair along with more detailed advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Harmondsworth Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I've put in an offer in Harmondsworth. What recommendations will a surveyor in Harmondsworth make? Is age a factor?

Harmondsworth property with brick walls can experience several common problems, such as lack of a damp proof course. For instance, sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall and should be taken very seriously. For more information, contact a local builder, Benson Brickwork Ltd of 98 Foresters Dr, Wallington, SM6 9JZ on 020 8254 9144.

Examples of decorative or unusual usage of brick include adding other characterful elements of masonry, such as flushwork, but it is strongly advised that professional advice be sought prior to attempting repairs.

Gas flame

Will a qualified RICS surveyor examine the condition of the gas mains supply?

Yes. A RICS chartered surveyor will visually check the accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at gas (and oil heaters) for example, as well as gas associated fittings e.g. flue/chimney maintenance. However, the Harmondsworth RICS surveyor will not remove any gas fittings and he or she won't do any tests on the appliances or system. Of course, gas is potentially deadly and if there are any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Hillingdon based local firms include R Davis Plumbing of 52, Thornton Avenue, West Drayton, Middlesex Tel. 07958 629116 and Gas Pro of 30 East Road, West Drayton, Middlesex Tel. 07956613926.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about if buying a house near to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including inert waste material disposal. Nobody really wants to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Concerns include structurally instability. Health issues for example congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Harmondsworth will find structural defects linked to the site. Your lawyer will commission environmental searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Hillingdon Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Harmondsworth and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey but is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Harmondsworth property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a more detailed analysis of the Harmondsworth property's state of repair along with more detailed advice on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Harmondsworth Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I've put in an offer in Harmondsworth. What recommendations will a surveyor in Harmondsworth make? Is age a factor?

Harmondsworth property with brick walls can experience several common problems, such as lack of a damp proof course. For instance, sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall and should be taken very seriously. For more information, contact a local builder, Benson Brickwork Ltd of 98 Foresters Dr, Wallington, SM6 9JZ on 020 8254 9144.



Examples of decorative or unusual usage of brick include adding other characterful elements of masonry, such as flushwork, but it is strongly advised that professional advice be sought prior to attempting repairs.

Gas flame

Will a qualified RICS surveyor examine the condition of the gas mains supply?

Yes. A RICS chartered surveyor will visually check the accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at gas (and oil heaters) for example, as well as gas associated fittings e.g. flue/chimney maintenance. However, the Harmondsworth RICS surveyor will not remove any gas fittings and he or she won't do any tests on the appliances or system. Of course, gas is potentially deadly and if there are any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Hillingdon based local firms include R Davis Plumbing of 52, Thornton Avenue, West Drayton, Middlesex Tel. 07958 629116 and Gas Pro of 30 East Road, West Drayton, Middlesex Tel. 07956613926.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about if buying a house near to a landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes including inert waste material disposal. Nobody really wants to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Concerns include structurally instability. Health issues for example congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Harmondsworth will find structural defects linked to the site. Your lawyer will commission environmental searches of the Landmark data sets as well as Hillingdon Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

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