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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 is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hope Valley

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to buy a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hope Valley

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Hope Valley) will also be conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this for non standard property such as stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hope Valley

    This is an impartial valuation . This is typically chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Hope Valley and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hope Valley property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will give you comprehensive details of the Hope Valley property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Hope Valley Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

There is a property in S32 in Hope Valley for £384, 400. What things will a Hope Valley RICS chartered surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Hope Valley ?

There is a near endless list of things which could positively or negatively affect house prices e.g. the history of the property (e.g does it have a murky past) or its proximity to other factors sought after amenities. It can help to consider values recorded in Hope Valley for comparable properties. The mean flat price recorded in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £382, 000, which is £2, 400 less than the amount being asked. The house/flat average was £303, 218. The Roost, 15, Heather Lane, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, S32 1DQ sold for £382, 000 .

An impartial way for home buyers to get an independent home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as a core component. Your RICS chartered surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme. The scheme is intended to raise consumer confidence and improves standards.

A professional qualified surveyor will attend the house as well as factoring in all other location variables that have a bearing on house prices.

Traditionally built property

We are buying a warehouse conversion in Hope Valley. What impact will the structure have on upkeep?

For traditionally-built Hope Valley property, age can occasionally give buyers second thoughts, and Buildings constructed with traditional methods can be difficult to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Traditional building materials. Contact your chartered surveyor for further advice.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a structure in Hope Valley. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What aspects of the roofing will be looked into for the survey?

Residential property in Hope Valley that are otherwise ideal will suffer roof maintenance problems. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from wind braces to trusses. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of badly installed felting.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like a complete replacement, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A contractor in Hope Valley with solid references should be able to assist with a quote. Speak to Ladderwork of 27 Botanical Rd, Sheffield, S11 8RP on 0114-266 1132 for a quote.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Hope Valley and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Hope Valley property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it will give you comprehensive details of the Hope Valley property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Hope Valley Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

There is a property in S32 in Hope Valley for £384, 400. What things will a Hope Valley RICS chartered surveyor evaluate when estimating house prices in Hope Valley ?

There is a near endless list of things which could positively or negatively affect house prices e.g. the history of the property (e.g does it have a murky past) or its proximity to other factors sought after amenities. It can help to consider values recorded in Hope Valley for comparable properties. The mean flat price recorded in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £382, 000, which is £2, 400 less than the amount being asked. The house/flat average was £303, 218. The Roost, 15, Heather Lane, Hathersage, Hope Valley, Derbyshire Dales, Derbyshire, S32 1DQ sold for £382, 000 .



An impartial way for home buyers to get an independent home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as a core component. Your RICS chartered surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme. The scheme is intended to raise consumer confidence and improves standards.

A professional qualified surveyor will attend the house as well as factoring in all other location variables that have a bearing on house prices.

Traditionally built property

We are buying a warehouse conversion in Hope Valley. What impact will the structure have on upkeep?

For traditionally-built Hope Valley property, age can occasionally give buyers second thoughts, and Buildings constructed with traditional methods can be difficult to upkeep. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find Traditional building materials. Contact your chartered surveyor for further advice.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a structure in Hope Valley. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What aspects of the roofing will be looked into for the survey?

Residential property in Hope Valley that are otherwise ideal will suffer roof maintenance problems. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from wind braces to trusses. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of badly installed felting.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like a complete replacement, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A contractor in Hope Valley with solid references should be able to assist with a quote. Speak to Ladderwork of 27 Botanical Rd, Sheffield, S11 8RP on 0114-266 1132 for a quote.

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