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  • 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.

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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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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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What HomeBuyers Survey is the right choice for my planned property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Hornsey Rise

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a property made of conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Hornsey Rise

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Hornsey Rise) is also conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this for non standard e.g. thatched roof or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Hornsey Rise

    This is a professional valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Hornsey Rise and of the 3, which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Hornsey Rise property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Hornsey Rise property's general condition in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Hornsey Rise Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Window frame

In a Hornsey Rise HomeBuyer Report what effect can a an amber light rating have on 'E5 - Windows' ?

One example issue could be a sash window with a damaged mechanism. 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. The home buyer report is intended to be easy to read and understand. Three colour coded ratings give an understanding of to what extent each defect requires attention. Amber, or condition rating 2, defects

will need to be repaired or replaced at some point. This may not be urgent, however. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific Hornsey Rise property being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. If a Hornsey Rise property does not have a porch or conservatory, for example, these aspects of the report will be omitted.

Landfill site near home

What should we be wary of if buying a home in the region a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: commercial rubbish disposal. No one really wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include tars and other hazardous materials. Health issues such as birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors will note any structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to East Riding of Yorkshire Local Authority and give you the results of the search .

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be vermin at the Hornsey Rise home we're buying, but we are not certain - What should we do?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. This issue should be taken seriously. It may not be obvious that a house is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, for example, mice are able to squeeze through even small gaps and holes, and quickly spread disease through their droppings. Remedies to a serious infestation can include destruction of tainted materials. If you strongly suspect an issue with vermin, or any pest, speak to your Hornsey Rise surveyor

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Hornsey Rise and of the 3, which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Hornsey Rise property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, however it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Hornsey Rise property's general condition in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Hornsey Rise Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Window frame

In a Hornsey Rise HomeBuyer Report what effect can a an amber light rating have on 'E5 - Windows' ?

One example issue could be a sash window with a damaged mechanism. 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. The home buyer report is intended to be easy to read and understand. Three colour coded ratings give an understanding of to what extent each defect requires attention. Amber, or condition rating 2, defects



will need to be repaired or replaced at some point. This may not be urgent, however. Parts of the report which do not apply to the specific Hornsey Rise property being surveyed will be indicated with a 'NI', or 'not inspected'. If a Hornsey Rise property does not have a porch or conservatory, for example, these aspects of the report will be omitted.

Landfill site near home

What should we be wary of if buying a home in the region a rubbish landfill

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: commercial rubbish disposal. No one really wants to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include tars and other hazardous materials. Health issues such as birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors will note any structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to East Riding of Yorkshire Local Authority and give you the results of the search .

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be vermin at the Hornsey Rise home we're buying, but we are not certain - What should we do?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. This issue should be taken seriously. It may not be obvious that a house is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, for example, mice are able to squeeze through even small gaps and holes, and quickly spread disease through their droppings. Remedies to a serious infestation can include destruction of tainted materials. If you strongly suspect an issue with vermin, or any pest, speak to your Hornsey Rise surveyor

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