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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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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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Looking for a Home Buyers Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Henley In Arden

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if planning to buy a property built from conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Henley In Arden

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Henley In Arden) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this option for non standard e.g. stone wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Henley In Arden

    This is an independent valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Henley In Arden and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Henley In Arden property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap, however it will give you exhaustive analysis of the Henley In Arden property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Henley In Arden Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will the chartered surveyor consider possible flooding?

The Law Society estimate that 2.2m residences are at risk of floods, and the value of a property can decrease if in an exposed area, even if it has never flooded. The Environment Agency maintain a flood alert service, with regular updated risk assessments.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a house in Henley In Arden, such as via badly fitted air bricks.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. correctly installed window and door frames. The surveyor may ask the occupier if the house in Henley In Arden has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.

Window frame

In the HomeBuyer Report, what impact can a Condition rating 2 have on windows?

Issues requiring some attention are labelled condition rating 2, but this may not be urgent. The RICS HomeBuyer Report is designed to be user-friendly, with a minimum of technical jargon. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate how concerning each aspect of the report is. An example defect for this is a rusted metal window frame. Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Henley In Arden and are looking for properties constructed with handmade bricks. What advice would the surveyor give? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Henley In Arden flats with brick walls can experience both minor and serious issues, from moisture damage to defective mortar. For instance, patchwork cracks caused by tie failure. This cracking may only be visible internally, and is accompanied by an irregular wall surface and should be taken very seriously. Pelham Builders may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 4 Pelham Rd, Wallasey, CH44 3AD or 0151-630 3807.

Examples of decorative or unusual usage of brick include adding other characterful elements of masonry, such as flushwork. It may be appropriate to renegotiate the price of a property if a survey reveals even superficial brick wall problems.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Henley In Arden and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Henley In Arden property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap, however it will give you exhaustive analysis of the Henley In Arden property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Henley In Arden Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will the chartered surveyor consider possible flooding?

The Law Society estimate that 2.2m residences are at risk of floods, and the value of a property can decrease if in an exposed area, even if it has never flooded. The Environment Agency maintain a flood alert service, with regular updated risk assessments.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a house in Henley In Arden, such as via badly fitted air bricks.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. correctly installed window and door frames. The surveyor may ask the occupier if the house in Henley In Arden has previously flooded. Note that the response to such enquires should not be exclusively relied upon.



Window frame

In the HomeBuyer Report, what impact can a Condition rating 2 have on windows?

Issues requiring some attention are labelled condition rating 2, but this may not be urgent. The RICS HomeBuyer Report is designed to be user-friendly, with a minimum of technical jargon. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate how concerning each aspect of the report is. An example defect for this is a rusted metal window frame. Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Henley In Arden and are looking for properties constructed with handmade bricks. What advice would the surveyor give? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Henley In Arden flats with brick walls can experience both minor and serious issues, from moisture damage to defective mortar. For instance, patchwork cracks caused by tie failure. This cracking may only be visible internally, and is accompanied by an irregular wall surface and should be taken very seriously. Pelham Builders may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 4 Pelham Rd, Wallasey, CH44 3AD or 0151-630 3807.

Examples of decorative or unusual usage of brick include adding other characterful elements of masonry, such as flushwork. It may be appropriate to renegotiate the price of a property if a survey reveals even superficial brick wall problems.

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