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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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  • 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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Valuation
Homebuyer
Report
Building
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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 Home Buyers Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Little Hulton

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if planning to purchase a property built from conventional building materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Little Hulton

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Little Hulton) is also conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more detailed. Select this option when buying a non standard property such as stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Little Hulton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This report is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Little Hulton and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Little Hulton property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, it would be better that you book a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Little Hulton property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Little Hulton Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Are Little Hulton properties at risk, and does a chartered surveyor search for signs of flooding, or if neighbouring property have been affected?

Soil-clogged drainage, rain and overflowing waterways can all result in extensive flooding damage. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision. A flood alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency.

Flood water can enter a Little Hulton property through several routes, including window frames. Less expensive preventative measures include air brick covers. Flooding issues will only be raised

in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the building surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the Little Hulton property is at risk.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Is clay soil an issue in Little Hulton? Can a Home Survey consider this?

Soil composition can have a great impact on a house. Specific issues include swelling of the soil. In Little Hulton's relatively mild climate, the variations in volume which clay soil experiences will be barely noticeable, but extended dry or wet spells may well impact the soil's stability and affecting the property itself., such as warping of floorboards. Steps like after flooding or heavy rain, checking for standing water around the building can help maintain clay-rich soil, but a purchaser should discuss specifics with the surveyor if extensive upkeep is warranted. If soil moisture levels must be kept stable, uniform spread of the moisture is essential. Subsidence and heave can be caused by a general increase or decrease in moisture, but isolated patches of wet and dry can just as easily warp foundations, putting them under even greater pressure.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about when purchasing a building proximate to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites take many forms e.g. commercial refuse disposal. Nobody would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns might include chemicals like dioxins. Potential health concerns such as birth defects have been associated to landfill sites .

Little Hulton RICS surveyors will examine structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to Salford Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Little Hulton and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Little Hulton property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, it would be better that you book a Building Survey instead. This survey is not as cheap however it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Little Hulton property's condition in addition to advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Little Hulton Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Are Little Hulton properties at risk, and does a chartered surveyor search for signs of flooding, or if neighbouring property have been affected?

Soil-clogged drainage, rain and overflowing waterways can all result in extensive flooding damage. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision. A flood alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency.

Flood water can enter a Little Hulton property through several routes, including window frames. Less expensive preventative measures include air brick covers. Flooding issues will only be raised



in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the building surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the Little Hulton property is at risk.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Is clay soil an issue in Little Hulton? Can a Home Survey consider this?

Soil composition can have a great impact on a house. Specific issues include swelling of the soil. In Little Hulton's relatively mild climate, the variations in volume which clay soil experiences will be barely noticeable, but extended dry or wet spells may well impact the soil's stability and affecting the property itself., such as warping of floorboards. Steps like after flooding or heavy rain, checking for standing water around the building can help maintain clay-rich soil, but a purchaser should discuss specifics with the surveyor if extensive upkeep is warranted. If soil moisture levels must be kept stable, uniform spread of the moisture is essential. Subsidence and heave can be caused by a general increase or decrease in moisture, but isolated patches of wet and dry can just as easily warp foundations, putting them under even greater pressure.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about when purchasing a building proximate to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites take many forms e.g. commercial refuse disposal. Nobody would want to live near one (most people do live near one). Concerns might include chemicals like dioxins. Potential health concerns such as birth defects have been associated to landfill sites .

Little Hulton RICS surveyors will examine structural issues resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will commission environmental searches of the British Geological data sets in addition to Salford Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

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