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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 building survey should I pick for my prospective home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hemsworth

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are buying a property constructed from standard building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hemsworth

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Hemsworth) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as architecturally unusual homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hemsworth

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Hemsworth property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Hemsworth property's condition as well as including advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Hemsworth Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

There is a house in WF9 in Hemsworth on for £125, 493. What will the Hemsworth RICS chartered surveyor consider when calculating house prices in Hemsworth ?

There are a huge number of issues that can affect house prices e.g. the number of bedrooms or the quality of the bathroom and fittings. It often helps to benchmark prices the prices of house registered at the Land Registry for similar houses.

The average house price recorded between July and October in 2012 was £104, 693, which is £20, 800 less than £125, 493 - the amount you buying for. The house/flat average was £103, 454. 35, Wood Street, South Hiendley, Barnsley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S72 9BJ a detached property sold for £80, 000 .

The only way to get a formal home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as part of the service. Your surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme.

The chartered surveyor should actually visit the home in addition to considering the myriad of issues that can affect values.

Building Surveys on houses

Should I upgrade to the full structural survey when investing in a dilapidated Victorian property in Hemsworth as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Very Often still called the Structural Survey by many home buyers, it is no longer offered and has been superseded by RICS and the right name is now the Building Survey. A Building Survey is the best RICS survey when purchasing a modified house, for example an extended house. This type of survey spells out far-reaching advice about the buildings construction in addition to any maintenance needs, following a thorough inspection.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

I know that Hemsworth subsidence is a problem. Is this a urgent danger, and what options are to available to resolve this?

Movement of the foundations of a building is called subsidence. However, there is a difference between settlement and subsidence. Less common than subsidence, but potentially as destructive, heave occurs where the ground level moves upwards.

This issue can occur in areas with soil with a high sand content, as this soil is more easily washed away by leaks. A sudden, severe shift in weather can also impact a house susceptible to further settlement, either as a result of poor construction, materials or existing damage.

The root cause of any subsidence must be found before repairs can commence. The removal of trees may make the problem worse, however, so professional advice should be sought. Existing trees must be well managed, and new trees should be planted at a safe distance from the exterior walls of the property. Willow trees, for example, are often the culprits of serious subsidence. Buyers are often surprised to learn that a willow tree should be planted no neared than 40m from a home. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. Buyers should also be aware that a property may need to be monitored for several months before clear evidence of movement is found.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Hemsworth property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give an in-depth analysis of the Hemsworth property's condition as well as including advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Hemsworth Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

There is a house in WF9 in Hemsworth on for £125, 493. What will the Hemsworth RICS chartered surveyor consider when calculating house prices in Hemsworth ?

There are a huge number of issues that can affect house prices e.g. the number of bedrooms or the quality of the bathroom and fittings. It often helps to benchmark prices the prices of house registered at the Land Registry for similar houses.

The average house price recorded between July and October in 2012 was £104, 693, which is £20, 800 less than £125, 493 - the amount you buying for. The house/flat average was £103, 454. 35, Wood Street, South Hiendley, Barnsley, Wakefield, West Yorkshire, S72 9BJ a detached property sold for £80, 000 .

The only way to get a formal home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as part of the service. Your surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme.

The chartered surveyor should actually visit the home in addition to considering the myriad of issues that can affect values.



Building Surveys on houses

Should I upgrade to the full structural survey when investing in a dilapidated Victorian property in Hemsworth as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

Very Often still called the Structural Survey by many home buyers, it is no longer offered and has been superseded by RICS and the right name is now the Building Survey. A Building Survey is the best RICS survey when purchasing a modified house, for example an extended house. This type of survey spells out far-reaching advice about the buildings construction in addition to any maintenance needs, following a thorough inspection.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

I know that Hemsworth subsidence is a problem. Is this a urgent danger, and what options are to available to resolve this?

Movement of the foundations of a building is called subsidence. However, there is a difference between settlement and subsidence. Less common than subsidence, but potentially as destructive, heave occurs where the ground level moves upwards.

This issue can occur in areas with soil with a high sand content, as this soil is more easily washed away by leaks. A sudden, severe shift in weather can also impact a house susceptible to further settlement, either as a result of poor construction, materials or existing damage.

The root cause of any subsidence must be found before repairs can commence. The removal of trees may make the problem worse, however, so professional advice should be sought. Existing trees must be well managed, and new trees should be planted at a safe distance from the exterior walls of the property. Willow trees, for example, are often the culprits of serious subsidence. Buyers are often surprised to learn that a willow tree should be planted no neared than 40m from a home. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. Buyers should also be aware that a property may need to be monitored for several months before clear evidence of movement is found.

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