HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Kingswood

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Kingswood

Download sample reports

From £225
inc. VAT

Instant online quote:

Your information stays private

 

X

Select Survey Sample

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.

Click preferred survey type to begin download.

Download sample HomeBuyer Report HomeBuyer Report sample

Download sample Building Survey Building Survey sample

Download sample Property Valuation Property Valuation sample

Survey reports can be large files containing many photos of a property. On slower connections these files may take a short while to download.

Compare Kingswood Property Surveys

X

  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
  Tick Tick Tick
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
    Tick  Tick
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
  Tick Tick Tick
Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
    Tick  
Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
    Tick Tick
Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
Tick Tick Tick Tick
Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
  Tick Tick  
Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
      Tick
Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
      Tick
Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
    Tick Tick
Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
    Tick Tick
Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
    Tick  
Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
    Tick  
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
      Tick
Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
    Tick Tick
    Get Property Valuation Quote Get HomeBuyer Survey Quote Get Building Survey Quote
 

Which Home Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Kingswood

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are purchasing a property built from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Kingswood

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Kingswood) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this for non standard property such as granite wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Kingswood

    This is an independent valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

Reviews

Kingswood Surveyors

"Surveyor Local were fast, affordable and thorough. I couldn't fault them in any way."

Kingswood Surveyors

Recent Home Surveys
in Kingswood

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Capel Close, Bristol, Somerset, BS15

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Station Road, Kingswood, Bristol, Gloucestershire, BS15

Home Buyers Survey Kingswood

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 683 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 683 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 685 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 685 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 685 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 685 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 689 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 689 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 689 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 689 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 690 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 690 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: outputDisabled in navtax_main() (line 694 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: block in internal_analytics_block_view() (line 115 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/internal_analytics/internal_analytics.module).
HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Kingswood and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Kingswood property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, but it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Kingswood property's general condition along with information on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Kingswood Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Stone block wall damage

We are buying a conversion with Forest of Dean stone walls. Are there any potential issues that need to be investigated, and what will the survey reveal?

From Swaledale Fossil Limestone to Brown Woodkirk Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Buyers should also be aware that the potential severity of issues like cracks will vary with the particular type of stone. The two main forms of mortared stone wall construction found in Kingswood are regular and irregular.

Dry stone construction is used in garden walls and field boundaries, but is rarely employed for inhabited structures. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include repointing mortar with a suitable material.

The sheer breadth of varying stone materials can make it difficult for purchasers to correctly identify the particular stone used in the building of a home. Quarries in Kingswood should be able to supply local stone.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Kingswood Surveys include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for site clearance)

The Homebuyer Report contains a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and will also include a Reinstatement Cost included in the cost of the survey. To be able to determine the valuation your chartered surveyor will call upon local Kingswood market factors and other factors relating to the property for instance: state of repair.

The surveyor will also consider style of architecture and will use other assumptions, for example the ground is not land filled.

A Building Survey does not 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.

Additional local Kingswood area conjectures, like the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to any local environmental problems like busy roads, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are purchasing a property in Kingswood, does the surveyor check for flooding damage, or whether flooding has affected neighbour's houses?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for properties in flood-risk areas. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes. The Building Survey may also, where appropriate, make recommendations for repair work or improved flood protection.Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. The residential surveyor may ask the residents about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Kingswood and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Kingswood property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, but it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Kingswood property's general condition along with information on defects and maintenance options .

For more details get a Kingswood Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Stone block wall damage

We are buying a conversion with Forest of Dean stone walls. Are there any potential issues that need to be investigated, and what will the survey reveal?

From Swaledale Fossil Limestone to Brown Woodkirk Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Buyers should also be aware that the potential severity of issues like cracks will vary with the particular type of stone. The two main forms of mortared stone wall construction found in Kingswood are regular and irregular.

Dry stone construction is used in garden walls and field boundaries, but is rarely employed for inhabited structures. In addition, lime mortar may feature in the building's construction. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include repointing mortar with a suitable material.

The sheer breadth of varying stone materials can make it difficult for purchasers to correctly identify the particular stone used in the building of a home. Quarries in Kingswood should be able to supply local stone.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Which Kingswood Surveys include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for site clearance)

The Homebuyer Report contains a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and will also include a Reinstatement Cost included in the cost of the survey. To be able to determine the valuation your chartered surveyor will call upon local Kingswood market factors and other factors relating to the property for instance: state of repair.

The surveyor will also consider style of architecture and will use other assumptions, for example the ground is not land filled.

A Building Survey does not 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.

Additional local Kingswood area conjectures, like the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to any local environmental problems like busy roads, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are purchasing a property in Kingswood, does the surveyor check for flooding damage, or whether flooding has affected neighbour's houses?

2012 was the 2nd wettest year on record, and insurance premiums. can be significantly affected for properties in flood-risk areas. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes. The Building Survey may also, where appropriate, make recommendations for repair work or improved flood protection.Less expensive preventative measures include door guards. The residential surveyor may ask the residents about historical floods, although the result of these enquires should be treated as a guide only.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote