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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.

Surveyor Local has earned hundreds of five star reviews from happy clients.

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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  • RICS surveyors in Knightsbridge
From £225
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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
  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
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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 Knightsbridge

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if buying a property constructed from conventional building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Knightsbridge

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Knightsbridge) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as box frame construction houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Knightsbridge

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Knightsbridge and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Knightsbridge property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations on the Knightsbridge property, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Knightsbridge property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Knightsbridge Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When I was shown a property I expect to acquire, it looked like there was no RCD on the fuse board , will a Knightsbridge Homebuyer Report advise electrical defects?

When performing a Homebuyer Report in Knightsbridge your RICS surveyor should report on the state of the electrics if it appears that the electrics are in a poor state of repair. A Chartered surveyor is trained to report back on issues like confirming the type of electrical fittings in bathrooms.

Verifying the existence of any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should be part of the survey. Inspecting any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical wiring conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the survey.

The IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers) advise that a Periodic Inspection Report (PIR) is carried out at least every 10 years (or every 5 if letting).

Other external areas of the property

In a Knightsbridge HomeBuyer Report what impact can a Condition rating 3 have on 'E9 - Other' ?

Miscellaneous external elements are including here which do not fit into the other categories. Your surveyor can provide more details if required. Leaning, settled and heaved columns forming the structure of a conservatory or porch is an example.

Red, or condition rating 3, defects are serious, or require immediate attention. Such issues can have a significant impact on a Knightsbridge property's value.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about when buying a home proximate to a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes e.g. commercial waste. No one ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Worries include methane gas generation. Health concerns like spina bifida have been linked to landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Knightsbridge will find structural defects resulting from the site. Your lawyer will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and Kensington and Chelsea Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Knightsbridge and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Knightsbridge property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations on the Knightsbridge property, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does offer a thorough analysis of the Knightsbridge property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Knightsbridge Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Shocking Electrics

When I was shown a property I expect to acquire, it looked like there was no RCD on the fuse board , will a Knightsbridge Homebuyer Report advise electrical defects?

When performing a Homebuyer Report in Knightsbridge your RICS surveyor should report on the state of the electrics if it appears that the electrics are in a poor state of repair. A Chartered surveyor is trained to report back on issues like confirming the type of electrical fittings in bathrooms.



Verifying the existence of any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should be part of the survey. Inspecting any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical wiring conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the survey.

The IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers) advise that a Periodic Inspection Report (PIR) is carried out at least every 10 years (or every 5 if letting).

Other external areas of the property

In a Knightsbridge HomeBuyer Report what impact can a Condition rating 3 have on 'E9 - Other' ?

Miscellaneous external elements are including here which do not fit into the other categories. Your surveyor can provide more details if required. Leaning, settled and heaved columns forming the structure of a conservatory or porch is an example.

Red, or condition rating 3, defects are serious, or require immediate attention. Such issues can have a significant impact on a Knightsbridge property's value.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about when buying a home proximate to a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes e.g. commercial waste. No one ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Worries include methane gas generation. Health concerns like spina bifida have been linked to landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Knightsbridge will find structural defects resulting from the site. Your lawyer will carry out conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets and Kensington and Chelsea Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

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