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  Mortgage Valuation
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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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What Home Survey is right for my prospective house purchase in Little Haven?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Little Haven

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a home constructed from conventional materials such as brick and tile, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Little Haven

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Little Haven) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor and is more thorough. Select this survey when buying a non standard property such as stone properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Little Haven

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Little Haven and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Little Haven property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Little Haven property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Little Haven Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact does rain have on a building? Will the Little Haven HomeBuyer Report give details on this? Also, if there is work that needs to be done, will they be expensive to fix?

Both in Little Haven, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately this issue is not given enough thought by buyers. If you have only seen the house in warm weather, obvious defects may be harder to find.

Fortunately, issues with rainwater goods are quite easy to fix. If disregarded, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be an infestation at the Little Haven property we're buying, but we are not certain. Should we get a RICS surveyor?

Any questions about pests affecting a Little Haven property may not be asked by the lawyer. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, damage to stored clothes or carpets is a sign of a moth infestation, but may not be spotted for months. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Little Haven home survey include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes and what does it include?

The Homebuyer Report contains a valuation and will also include a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. When calculating an accurate estimate of the value of the building your RICS valuer will factor in local Little Haven market factors and other considerations relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. The surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and will make certain other assumptions, for example no damaging building techniques have been used. Surveyors disregard certain things like sales incentives.

Further area conjectures, for example issues with access, are made in addition to any local environmental concerns like pig farms, also being considered.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Little Haven and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Little Haven property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Little Haven property's general condition as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Little Haven Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact does rain have on a building? Will the Little Haven HomeBuyer Report give details on this? Also, if there is work that needs to be done, will they be expensive to fix?

Both in Little Haven, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately this issue is not given enough thought by buyers. If you have only seen the house in warm weather, obvious defects may be harder to find.

Fortunately, issues with rainwater goods are quite easy to fix. If disregarded, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.



Timber damage by insect larvae

There may be an infestation at the Little Haven property we're buying, but we are not certain. Should we get a RICS surveyor?

Any questions about pests affecting a Little Haven property may not be asked by the lawyer. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, damage to stored clothes or carpets is a sign of a moth infestation, but may not be spotted for months. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Little Haven home survey include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes and what does it include?

The Homebuyer Report contains a valuation and will also include a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. When calculating an accurate estimate of the value of the building your RICS valuer will factor in local Little Haven market factors and other considerations relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. The surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and will make certain other assumptions, for example no damaging building techniques have been used. Surveyors disregard certain things like sales incentives.

Further area conjectures, for example issues with access, are made in addition to any local environmental concerns like pig farms, also being considered.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

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