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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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Home Buyers Survey
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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
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  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Limehouse

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when buying a property made of conventional building materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Limehouse

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Limehouse) will also be carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Select this survey for non standard e.g. cellared houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Limehouse

    This is a professional valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Limehouse and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same.

If the Limehouse property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it will give exhaustive analysis of the Limehouse property's condition as well as information on defects as well as maintenance options .

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

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a flood risk in Limehouse, and will the property surveyor inquire into any flood damage?

The Law Society estimate that 2.2m residences are at risk of floods, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the Limehouse home in question is in danger.

Flood water can enter a house through several routes, including loose patio doors.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. correctly installed window and door frames. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the property owner or occupier, but this information may not be accurate.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the River Thames riverside from the Thames Barrier to Putney Bridge, near Limehouse, to 'No warnings'.

*Data correct 04/01/2013

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a Limehouse house and the seller's agent has suggested that it has been partially constructed with York stone. Are there any defects that need to be investigated?

There are several of defects and issues associated with stone-built property, and the defects impacting a type of stone will vary according to its properties. The two main forms of mortared stone wall construction found in Limehouse are regular and irregular.

Dry stone construction is used in garden walls and field boundaries, but is rarely employed for inhabited structures. Different stone types will also decay a different rates based on environmental conditions.

For example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes monitoring of natural wear, watching for signs of sudden or severe change.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about when buying a property near to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste including inert refuse. Nobody ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Risks might include hazardous chemicals. Potential health issues such as congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Limehouse RICS surveyors will flag up structural issues linked to the site. Your legal representative will commission conveyancing searches of the Environmental Agency data sets as well as Tower Hamlets Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Limehouse and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same.

If the Limehouse property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any major works, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it will give exhaustive analysis of the Limehouse property's condition as well as information on defects as well as maintenance options .

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

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a flood risk in Limehouse, and will the property surveyor inquire into any flood damage?

The Law Society estimate that 2.2m residences are at risk of floods, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the Limehouse home in question is in danger.

Flood water can enter a house through several routes, including loose patio doors.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. correctly installed window and door frames. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the property owner or occupier, but this information may not be accurate.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the River Thames riverside from the Thames Barrier to Putney Bridge, near Limehouse, to 'No warnings'.



*Data correct 04/01/2013

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a Limehouse house and the seller's agent has suggested that it has been partially constructed with York stone. Are there any defects that need to be investigated?

There are several of defects and issues associated with stone-built property, and the defects impacting a type of stone will vary according to its properties. The two main forms of mortared stone wall construction found in Limehouse are regular and irregular.

Dry stone construction is used in garden walls and field boundaries, but is rarely employed for inhabited structures. Different stone types will also decay a different rates based on environmental conditions.

For example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes monitoring of natural wear, watching for signs of sudden or severe change.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about when buying a property near to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste including inert refuse. Nobody ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Risks might include hazardous chemicals. Potential health issues such as congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Limehouse RICS surveyors will flag up structural issues linked to the site. Your legal representative will commission conveyancing searches of the Environmental Agency data sets as well as Tower Hamlets Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

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