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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 Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Isle Of Dogs

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are buying a home made of conventional materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Isle Of Dogs

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Isle Of Dogs) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this for non standard e.g. mundic or older properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Isle Of Dogs

    This is a professional valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Isle Of Dogs and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Isle Of Dogs property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you comprehensive details of the Isle Of Dogs property's state of repair in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Isle Of Dogs Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a maisonette in Isle Of Dogs, does the home surveyor search for any flood damage, or if other properties have been affected?

Flooding has become a serious concern, more so after it was reported that last year was the second wettest on record (source: Evening Standard), and the value of a property can decrease if in an exposed area, even if it has never flooded. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes.

Flood water can enter a property through several routes, including poorly installed doors.

Familiarity with characteristics of the local area likely to affect property enables the home surveyor to surmise flooding may be a risk, even if the property has not itself flooded before. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the vendor or agent, but this information may not be accurate.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the River Thames riverside from the Thames Barrier to Putney Bridge, near Isle Of Dogs, to 'No warnings' at 07:25 on 18/12/12.

*Data accurate 04/01/2013

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

I'm confused - which surveys include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of reconstructing permanent outbuildings) and what does it include?

Homebuyer Reports include an impartial valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost as a standard part of the survey. To fully consider the value of the property the valuer will combine in depth understanding of the Isle Of Dogs market and other things about the property e.g. general condition. Your Isle Of Dogs surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and use key assumptions like there being no major problems. Surveyors ignore certain things like furnishings. The surveyor relies on standard assumptions that there is an absence of any impossible to rectify legal issues such as access to the property over estate roadways. Advice should be sought from your solicitor.

Further area assumptions like the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to any environmental problems like the area being prone to flooding, which will also be factored in. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will the Property Surveyor look for on a stucco Victorian house in Isle Of Dogs that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually a form of render. Typically stucco is applied to brick that dries to an even finish. Stucco render is very grand in appearance and is common on some Regency homes. Stucco is often problematic and Isle Of Dogs Home Buyers Suveys commonly focus on issues such as dampness trapped beneath paint.

Another example of problems may be when moisture gets in below flashings that results in the render detaching. Re-applying problems with stucco may be difficult as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Isle Of Dogs and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Isle Of Dogs property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey instead. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you comprehensive details of the Isle Of Dogs property's state of repair in addition to information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a Isle Of Dogs Home Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a maisonette in Isle Of Dogs, does the home surveyor search for any flood damage, or if other properties have been affected?

Flooding has become a serious concern, more so after it was reported that last year was the second wettest on record (source: Evening Standard), and the value of a property can decrease if in an exposed area, even if it has never flooded. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes.

Flood water can enter a property through several routes, including poorly installed doors.

Familiarity with characteristics of the local area likely to affect property enables the home surveyor to surmise flooding may be a risk, even if the property has not itself flooded before. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the vendor or agent, but this information may not be accurate.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the River Thames riverside from the Thames Barrier to Putney Bridge, near Isle Of Dogs, to 'No warnings' at 07:25 on 18/12/12.



*Data accurate 04/01/2013

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

I'm confused - which surveys include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of reconstructing permanent outbuildings) and what does it include?

Homebuyer Reports include an impartial valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost as a standard part of the survey. To fully consider the value of the property the valuer will combine in depth understanding of the Isle Of Dogs market and other things about the property e.g. general condition. Your Isle Of Dogs surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and use key assumptions like there being no major problems. Surveyors ignore certain things like furnishings. The surveyor relies on standard assumptions that there is an absence of any impossible to rectify legal issues such as access to the property over estate roadways. Advice should be sought from your solicitor.

Further area assumptions like the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to any environmental problems like the area being prone to flooding, which will also be factored in. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will the Property Surveyor look for on a stucco Victorian house in Isle Of Dogs that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually a form of render. Typically stucco is applied to brick that dries to an even finish. Stucco render is very grand in appearance and is common on some Regency homes. Stucco is often problematic and Isle Of Dogs Home Buyers Suveys commonly focus on issues such as dampness trapped beneath paint.

Another example of problems may be when moisture gets in below flashings that results in the render detaching. Re-applying problems with stucco may be difficult as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

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