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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.

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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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Which property survey is the correct choice for my planned property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Letchworth Garden City

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are buying a home constructed from conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Letchworth Garden City

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Letchworth Garden City) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this survey for non standard , for example granite wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Letchworth Garden City

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Letchworth Garden City and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Letchworth Garden City property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any substantial modifications on the Letchworth Garden City property, you should you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it does give exhaustive analysis of the Letchworth Garden City property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Letchworth Garden City House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Does a chartered surveyor look at the state of the gas mains supply?

A RICS chartered surveyor will locate and visually examine any easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include the location of the meter at the property, as well as gas connected installations, for instance ventilation of flue (if blocked). However, the Letchworth Garden City qualified surveyor will not remove the fittings and he or she won't run any tests of any kind on the functionality of the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially deadly, should there be any worries about gas or if you suspect a gas issue, call a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe firms in Letchworth Garden City include D G Maintenance Services Ltd of Business Centre West, Avenue One, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire Tel. 08450763880 and Green Lane Services of 3 Bell Acre Gardens, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire Tel. 07876 256658.

The regulations require landlords must to conduct appliance and installation inspections yearly and punishments for failure to comply are criminal .

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about when buying a home close to a refuse tip

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. commercial waste material. No one would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns include hazardous chemicals. Potential health concerns for example congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Letchworth Garden City will flag up any structural issues connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the British Geological data sets as well as North Hertfordshire Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Traditionally built property

What should we take notice of when buying a building constructed in 1750 in Letchworth Garden City? Will the structure's age be a concern?

Some buyers hope to own a home with character, such as a period conversion. Vernacular architecture, however, can often be problematic, and Letchworth Garden City structures employing traditional methods can be costly to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as suitable timber, , which could make obtaining a full structural or building survey essential.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Letchworth Garden City and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Letchworth Garden City property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any substantial modifications on the Letchworth Garden City property, you should you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, however it does give exhaustive analysis of the Letchworth Garden City property's condition in addition to more detailed advice on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Letchworth Garden City House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Does a chartered surveyor look at the state of the gas mains supply?

A RICS chartered surveyor will locate and visually examine any easily accessible parts of the gas system. This will include the location of the meter at the property, as well as gas connected installations, for instance ventilation of flue (if blocked). However, the Letchworth Garden City qualified surveyor will not remove the fittings and he or she won't run any tests of any kind on the functionality of the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially deadly, should there be any worries about gas or if you suspect a gas issue, call a gas safe engineer.



Gas Safe firms in Letchworth Garden City include D G Maintenance Services Ltd of Business Centre West, Avenue One, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire Tel. 08450763880 and Green Lane Services of 3 Bell Acre Gardens, Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire Tel. 07876 256658.

The regulations require landlords must to conduct appliance and installation inspections yearly and punishments for failure to comply are criminal .

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about when buying a home close to a refuse tip

Sites used for landfill take many forms e.g. commercial waste material. No one would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns include hazardous chemicals. Potential health concerns for example congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Building Surveys and valuations in Letchworth Garden City will flag up any structural issues connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the British Geological data sets as well as North Hertfordshire Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

Traditionally built property

What should we take notice of when buying a building constructed in 1750 in Letchworth Garden City? Will the structure's age be a concern?

Some buyers hope to own a home with character, such as a period conversion. Vernacular architecture, however, can often be problematic, and Letchworth Garden City structures employing traditional methods can be costly to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as suitable timber, , which could make obtaining a full structural or building survey essential.

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