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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.

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  • 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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Valuation
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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 Survey do I need for my planned house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Kesgrave

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to buy a property built from standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Kesgrave

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Kesgrave) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this survey for unconventional such as stone wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Kesgrave

    This is an independent valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Kesgrave and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Kesgrave property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Kesgrave property's condition as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Kesgrave House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Kesgrave include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing a garage) and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report on a Kesgrave property will contain a valuation and also a reinstatement cost. To be able to determine the property's value your independent surveyor should use local Kesgrave market factors and other things relating to the property e.g. state of repair The RICS surveyor will also consider construction methods and make certain key assumptions like it is connected to mains services. Surveyors don't factor in certain things like furnishings.

Further Kesgrave conjectures, such as stairway access to a maisonette or issues with access, are made in addition to local environmental issues like flightpaths, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't get the justification to choose a full structural survey when considering a derelict mid terrace home in Kesgrave as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Commonly called the Full Structural Survey, this survey is no longer available and has been replaced by RICS and the right term is now the Building Survey. If you are buying an unconventional Kesgrave home such as a property in poor condition house, it is now the most appropriate survey. The written report will provide full and often serious advice concerning the property's standard of construction and repair in addition to any technical details, shortly after a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the main building. Out buildings and boundary walls should be surveyed as part of the process.

Gas flame

Will a qualified RICS surveyor advise on the condition of the gas supply?

A surveyor will visually inspect any accessible parts of the system. This will include the location of the meter at the property, as well as gas associated appliances or installations for example - fireplaces. Fittings or covers however, won't be dislodged. The system will not be tested at all. Of course, gas is potentially fatal, should there be any concerns about gas fittings at all, , contact a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe firms in Kesgrave include Derek Mehmed of 31 Turing Court, Kesgrave, Ipswich, Suffolk Tel. 07748 731516 and Mark Chisnall of 55, Main Road, Kesgrave, Suffolk Tel. 01473670573.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Kesgrave and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Kesgrave property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Kesgrave property's condition as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Kesgrave House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Kesgrave include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing a garage) and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report on a Kesgrave property will contain a valuation and also a reinstatement cost. To be able to determine the property's value your independent surveyor should use local Kesgrave market factors and other things relating to the property e.g. state of repair The RICS surveyor will also consider construction methods and make certain key assumptions like it is connected to mains services. Surveyors don't factor in certain things like furnishings.

Further Kesgrave conjectures, such as stairway access to a maisonette or issues with access, are made in addition to local environmental issues like flightpaths, which are also considered as part of the valuation.



A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't get the justification to choose a full structural survey when considering a derelict mid terrace home in Kesgrave as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Commonly called the Full Structural Survey, this survey is no longer available and has been replaced by RICS and the right term is now the Building Survey. If you are buying an unconventional Kesgrave home such as a property in poor condition house, it is now the most appropriate survey. The written report will provide full and often serious advice concerning the property's standard of construction and repair in addition to any technical details, shortly after a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the main building. Out buildings and boundary walls should be surveyed as part of the process.

Gas flame

Will a qualified RICS surveyor advise on the condition of the gas supply?

A surveyor will visually inspect any accessible parts of the system. This will include the location of the meter at the property, as well as gas associated appliances or installations for example - fireplaces. Fittings or covers however, won't be dislodged. The system will not be tested at all. Of course, gas is potentially fatal, should there be any concerns about gas fittings at all, , contact a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe firms in Kesgrave include Derek Mehmed of 31 Turing Court, Kesgrave, Ipswich, Suffolk Tel. 07748 731516 and Mark Chisnall of 55, Main Road, Kesgrave, Suffolk Tel. 01473670573.

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