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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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What building survey is the correct choice for my prospective property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hassocks

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to purchase a home constructed from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hassocks

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Hassocks) will also be conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more detailed. Choose this survey for non standard property such as timber wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hassocks

    This is an impartial valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Hassocks and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hassocks property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Hassocks property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Hassocks Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

Can structures built with stone create issues for residents? What should we look in to, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Waddington Sandstone to Totternhoe Limestone. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves. Stone quarried in the area is common to local houses in Hassocks, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Both regular or irregular stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar, though the use of this declined with the introduction of cement. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

Conservation area

Are there any concerns we need to check on if planning to buy an extended house in Hassocks in conservation area ?

There are thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country which are governed by the local authority. Surveyors in Hassocks need to have sufficient knowledge of relevant local issues and the relation may have with the building and its value. Prices is generally significantly higher due to conservation areas being in good order.

Property surveyors are expected advise whether the building is possibly is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Hassocks Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are raised by the conveyancing solicitor. Unauthorised adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval will also be noted in the survey, however these should be concern for your conveyancer.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Hassocks chartered surveyor check signs of flooding damage?

Unfortunately, distance from water or height above sea level is no guarantee that a home will be secure against floods, and home buyers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. It is strongly recommended that a home is protected, before flooding begins. In addition, the survey report may offer suggestions for better flood defences.An awareness of characteristics of the Hassocks area likely to affect the residence also enables the building surveyor to advise flooding may be a risk. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the current owner, but this information may not be accurate.

No recent flood alerts were made for Hassocks, according to the Environment Agency.

*Correct as of 04/01/13

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Hassocks and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hassocks property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Hassocks property's state of repair as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Hassocks Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

Can structures built with stone create issues for residents? What should we look in to, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Waddington Sandstone to Totternhoe Limestone. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves. Stone quarried in the area is common to local houses in Hassocks, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Both regular or irregular stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar, though the use of this declined with the introduction of cement. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage.



Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

Conservation area

Are there any concerns we need to check on if planning to buy an extended house in Hassocks in conservation area ?

There are thousands of designated conservation areas throughout the country which are governed by the local authority. Surveyors in Hassocks need to have sufficient knowledge of relevant local issues and the relation may have with the building and its value. Prices is generally significantly higher due to conservation areas being in good order.

Property surveyors are expected advise whether the building is possibly is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Hassocks Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are raised by the conveyancing solicitor. Unauthorised adjustments that do not have Local Authority approval will also be noted in the survey, however these should be concern for your conveyancer.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Hassocks chartered surveyor check signs of flooding damage?

Unfortunately, distance from water or height above sea level is no guarantee that a home will be secure against floods, and home buyers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. It is strongly recommended that a home is protected, before flooding begins. In addition, the survey report may offer suggestions for better flood defences.An awareness of characteristics of the Hassocks area likely to affect the residence also enables the building surveyor to advise flooding may be a risk. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the current owner, but this information may not be accurate.

No recent flood alerts were made for Hassocks, according to the Environment Agency.

*Correct as of 04/01/13

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