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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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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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Which property survey should I choose for my planned house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Ladywood

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected if buying a property 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 Ladywood

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Ladywood) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this survey when buying a non standard e.g. wood frame buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Ladywood

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Ladywood and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same survey.

If the Ladywood property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any major works, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Ladywood property's condition as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Ladywood Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on houses

Do I need to order the full structural survey if purchasing a derelict Victorian home in Ladywood as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Very Often described as the Full Structural Survey, this survey is no longer available and this most technical survey has been given a new title by RICS and the right term is now the Building Survey. Choose a Building Survey for the house you describe. A HomeBuyer Report will suffice if investigating a post 1950s Ladywood house of typical construction materials and methods. Be aware that a number limitations come with the survey because a qualified surveyor is not authorised (unless safe to do so) open up the structure of the Ladywood house of assess serviceability of a boiler.

Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled property. Which major related issues should we consider, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

External wall maintenance is essential to the health of homes. Issues including deteriorating bedding affect many stone-walled homes. Irregular stone often has a more rustic appearance, but the mortar used may be susceptible to a higher rate of decay. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example, slate is more damp resistant than many other forms of stone, as is granite. A survey will include a range of suggestions or requirements for maintenance, such as resolution of underlying problems, like damp, before work on the wall starts.

Conservation area

Will there be any concerns I need to look out for if intending to buy a house in Ladywood near a conservation area?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local authorities.

Home Buyers Surveys in Ladywood need to have local knowledge of local area issues and the relation they have on the home. Values is typically enhanced owing to them retaining their original character. However many of them are falling into have fallen into a poor state e.g. the removal front garden walls

Surveyors will advise you whether the building is/might be within a conservation area and Section I of a Ladywood Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are carried out by your legal adviser. Unapproved modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be advised, however these should be investigated by your lawyer. Saffron Solicitors Ltd are a local firm situated at 2nd Floor, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2JB and may be happy to advise. Tel: 0121 698 8558

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Ladywood and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same survey.

If the Ladywood property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any major works, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Ladywood property's condition as well as advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Ladywood Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on houses

Do I need to order the full structural survey if purchasing a derelict Victorian home in Ladywood as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Very Often described as the Full Structural Survey, this survey is no longer available and this most technical survey has been given a new title by RICS and the right term is now the Building Survey. Choose a Building Survey for the house you describe. A HomeBuyer Report will suffice if investigating a post 1950s Ladywood house of typical construction materials and methods. Be aware that a number limitations come with the survey because a qualified surveyor is not authorised (unless safe to do so) open up the structure of the Ladywood house of assess serviceability of a boiler.



Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled property. Which major related issues should we consider, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

External wall maintenance is essential to the health of homes. Issues including deteriorating bedding affect many stone-walled homes. Irregular stone often has a more rustic appearance, but the mortar used may be susceptible to a higher rate of decay. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example, slate is more damp resistant than many other forms of stone, as is granite. A survey will include a range of suggestions or requirements for maintenance, such as resolution of underlying problems, like damp, before work on the wall starts.

Conservation area

Will there be any concerns I need to look out for if intending to buy a house in Ladywood near a conservation area?

There are over 9, 000 of conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local authorities.

Home Buyers Surveys in Ladywood need to have local knowledge of local area issues and the relation they have on the home. Values is typically enhanced owing to them retaining their original character. However many of them are falling into have fallen into a poor state e.g. the removal front garden walls

Surveyors will advise you whether the building is/might be within a conservation area and Section I of a Ladywood Homebuyer Report will suggest further enquiries are carried out by your legal adviser. Unapproved modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be advised, however these should be investigated by your lawyer. Saffron Solicitors Ltd are a local firm situated at 2nd Floor, Birmingham, West Midlands, B1 2JB and may be happy to advise. Tel: 0121 698 8558

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