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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
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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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Need a Home Buyers Survey? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Henlow

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a property made of standard materials i.e. tile & brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Henlow

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Henlow) is also carried out by a RICS surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example cellared properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Henlow

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • Building Survey
    Astral Close, Lower Stondon, Henlow, SG16

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Langford Road, Henlow, Bedfordshire, SG16

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Henlow and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

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

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Henlow property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Henlow House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will a local surveyor go into detail on the state of the gas heaters?

A qualified surveyor will visually look at any accessible parts of the gas system. The surveyor will look at whether the mains is connected as part of the survey, in addition to gas associated appliances like fireplaces. A Henlow chartered surveyor won't remove the fittings and will not carry out any tests on the appliances or system. Gas can be unsafe, should there be any worries about gas fittings, call a gas engineer.

Gas Safe certified Bedfordshire based local companies include Paul Donald of 10 Bedford Road, Lower Stodon, Henlow, Bedfordshire Tel. 07973410957 and Jennings Heating Ltd of 4 Orchard Way, Lower Stondon, Henlow, Bedfordshire Tel. 07775731339.

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 require that all landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply are criminal .

Shocking Electrics

When we went to see the building we intend to acquire we think we noticed that there might be an overload of the fuses/fusebox, does a Homebuyer Report in Henlow report on electrical system condition?

When preparing a Homebuyer Report in Henlow the RICS surveyor will make a note on the state of the electrics if it is obvious that they are in an unsafe condition. The RICS surveyor is trained to provide detail on concerns such as the location of the meter or consumer unit. Verifying the location of the documents from any recent PIR conducted by an electrician should be part of the survey. .

Examining the evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by an electrician will form part of the Homebuyer report in Henlow .

The IEE recommend that a Periodic Inspection be completed every ten years (or every 5 if letting).

House Prices

There is a flat in SG16 - Henlow on for £98, 300. What factors will qualified RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Henlow ?

There are many factors which could positively or negatively affect house prices for instance the quality of nearby schools or whether there are any original features. It can help to benchmark prices flat values registered at the Land Registry for similar flats. The average flat price completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £97, 500, which is £800 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £215, 732. 19, Hillside Road, Lower Stondon, Henlow, Central Bedfordshire, Central Bedfordshire, SG16 6LQ a leasehold flat recently sold for £97, 500 .

In order for you to get an impartial home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Henlow and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

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

If you are planning to do any works or an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give you a more detailed analysis of the Henlow property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt you can get a Henlow House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will a local surveyor go into detail on the state of the gas heaters?

A qualified surveyor will visually look at any accessible parts of the gas system. The surveyor will look at whether the mains is connected as part of the survey, in addition to gas associated appliances like fireplaces. A Henlow chartered surveyor won't remove the fittings and will not carry out any tests on the appliances or system. Gas can be unsafe, should there be any worries about gas fittings, call a gas engineer.

Gas Safe certified Bedfordshire based local companies include Paul Donald of 10 Bedford Road, Lower Stodon, Henlow, Bedfordshire Tel. 07973410957 and Jennings Heating Ltd of 4 Orchard Way, Lower Stondon, Henlow, Bedfordshire Tel. 07775731339.

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 require that all landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply are criminal .



Shocking Electrics

When we went to see the building we intend to acquire we think we noticed that there might be an overload of the fuses/fusebox, does a Homebuyer Report in Henlow report on electrical system condition?

When preparing a Homebuyer Report in Henlow the RICS surveyor will make a note on the state of the electrics if it is obvious that they are in an unsafe condition. The RICS surveyor is trained to provide detail on concerns such as the location of the meter or consumer unit. Verifying the location of the documents from any recent PIR conducted by an electrician should be part of the survey. .

Examining the evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by an electrician will form part of the Homebuyer report in Henlow .

The IEE recommend that a Periodic Inspection be completed every ten years (or every 5 if letting).

House Prices

There is a flat in SG16 - Henlow on for £98, 300. What factors will qualified RICS surveyor allow for when calculating house prices in Henlow ?

There are many factors which could positively or negatively affect house prices for instance the quality of nearby schools or whether there are any original features. It can help to benchmark prices flat values registered at the Land Registry for similar flats. The average flat price completed in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £97, 500, which is £800 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £215, 732. 19, Hillside Road, Lower Stondon, Henlow, Central Bedfordshire, Central Bedfordshire, SG16 6LQ a leasehold flat recently sold for £97, 500 .

In order for you to get an impartial home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard.

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