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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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 one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Holly Village

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are purchasing a property constructed from conventional materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Holly Village

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Holly Village) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more thorough. Select this when buying a non standard , for example box frame construction buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Holly Village

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . It is usually chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Holly Village and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Holly Village property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Holly Village property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Holly Village Home Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damaged Render

What will the Chartered Surveyor look for on a smooth stucco regency house in Holly Village that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is a kind of smooth solid render. Usually stucco render is applied to brick to form a smooth and even finish. The coating is very attractive and was common on some Victorian and Georgian homes. it can be problematic and Holly Village Home Buyers Suveys sometimes show defects such as dampness trapped behind paint. Other potential problems might be when water enters under sills that causes detachment requiring raking back and reapplying. Re-coating problems may be difficult as the skills are getting harder to find.

House Prices

There is a potentially interesting investment property located in. What will a qualified surveyor evaluate when valuing house prices in Holly Village on a Home Survey ?

There are a huge number of issues which could have a bearing on the price of property e.g. the existence of damp or whether there are any original features. .

In order for home buyers to get an accurate and professional property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report in Holly Village which includes a Property Valuation Report by default.

A RICS surveyor will always visit the building as well as allowing for the variety of area issues that have a bearing on property values.

Asbestos roof tiles

The mortgage valuation surveyor informed me there may be powdery white asbestos duct connectors situated in the home. What is asbestos and does the Holly Village HomeBuyer Report go into it?

Asbestos is a pernicious fibrous material. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials e.g. pipe lagging.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good heat resistance properties, it may be found in pipe insulation. Technically all forms including white ( Chrysotile) are pernicious and may lead to lung cancer or asbestosis if inhaled over sustained periods. If found, care should be taken on no account to break it. Professional advice must be taken without delay.

Surveyors cannot test for asbestos on a survey. Surveyors will note potential asbestos during the survey and should inform you of the options.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Holly Village and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Holly Village property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give an in-depth analysis of the Holly Village property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Holly Village Home Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damaged Render

What will the Chartered Surveyor look for on a smooth stucco regency house in Holly Village that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is a kind of smooth solid render. Usually stucco render is applied to brick to form a smooth and even finish. The coating is very attractive and was common on some Victorian and Georgian homes. it can be problematic and Holly Village Home Buyers Suveys sometimes show defects such as dampness trapped behind paint. Other potential problems might be when water enters under sills that causes detachment requiring raking back and reapplying. Re-coating problems may be difficult as the skills are getting harder to find.



House Prices

There is a potentially interesting investment property located in. What will a qualified surveyor evaluate when valuing house prices in Holly Village on a Home Survey ?

There are a huge number of issues which could have a bearing on the price of property e.g. the existence of damp or whether there are any original features. .

In order for home buyers to get an accurate and professional property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report in Holly Village which includes a Property Valuation Report by default.

A RICS surveyor will always visit the building as well as allowing for the variety of area issues that have a bearing on property values.

Asbestos roof tiles

The mortgage valuation surveyor informed me there may be powdery white asbestos duct connectors situated in the home. What is asbestos and does the Holly Village HomeBuyer Report go into it?

Asbestos is a pernicious fibrous material. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials e.g. pipe lagging.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good heat resistance properties, it may be found in pipe insulation. Technically all forms including white ( Chrysotile) are pernicious and may lead to lung cancer or asbestosis if inhaled over sustained periods. If found, care should be taken on no account to break it. Professional advice must be taken without delay.

Surveyors cannot test for asbestos on a survey. Surveyors will note potential asbestos during the survey and should inform you of the options.

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