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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.

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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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Home Buyers Survey
in Littleborough

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  • RICS surveyors in Littleborough
From £225
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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
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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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Do you need a Property Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Littleborough

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when buying a property constructed from conventional building materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Littleborough

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Littleborough) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this survey for non standard property such as a thatched roof property.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Littleborough

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

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Recent Home Surveys
in Littleborough

  • Building Survey
    Hodder Avenue, Shore, Littleborough, OL15

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Broadfield Drive, Littleborough, Greater Manchester, OL15

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Littleborough and of the 3, which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Littleborough property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Littleborough property's general condition along with advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Littleborough Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect will wet conditions have on a Littleborough house? Could it affect the property value?

As a frequent surveyor of local property, I find it strange that the impact wet weather can have on a residence is overlooked. If you have only visited the residence in dry weather, problems are unlikely to be visible. Signs that rainwater goods are blocked include corroded downspouts. Poor drainage can lead to cracked foundations and subsidence.

Whether buying in Littleborough or elsewhere, difficult rainwater goods does not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often

simple to fix if dealt with quickly.However, the damage caused, where disregarded, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Littleborough Littleborough surveyor look for signs of flooding, or whether flooding has affected the garden?

It is estimated that over two million homes are at a high risk of flooding damage, and home purchasers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes. Flood water can enter a property in Littleborough through a number of routes, including air bricks, poorly fitted doors and windows, and seepage through external walls. An awareness of characteristics of the Littleborough area likely to affect the property in Littleborough also enables the residential surveyor to advise flooding may be a risk. The residential surveyor will usually recommend that the home purchasers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of when purchasing a home close to a rubbish dump

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including domestic waste material disposal. Nobody really wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Worries include heavy metals .

Surveys in Littleborough will consider structural issues connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Landmark data sets and Rochdale Local Authority and advise you .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Littleborough and of the 3, which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Littleborough property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it will provide you with a thorough analysis of the Littleborough property's general condition along with advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Littleborough Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect will wet conditions have on a Littleborough house? Could it affect the property value?

As a frequent surveyor of local property, I find it strange that the impact wet weather can have on a residence is overlooked. If you have only visited the residence in dry weather, problems are unlikely to be visible. Signs that rainwater goods are blocked include corroded downspouts. Poor drainage can lead to cracked foundations and subsidence.

Whether buying in Littleborough or elsewhere, difficult rainwater goods does not necessarily mean that you need to pull out. Such matters are often



simple to fix if dealt with quickly.However, the damage caused, where disregarded, will be expense to remedy and resulting damp and mould could become a health risk.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Littleborough Littleborough surveyor look for signs of flooding, or whether flooding has affected the garden?

It is estimated that over two million homes are at a high risk of flooding damage, and home purchasers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. It is easily possible to assess whether a house is susceptible to flooding via any of a number of routes. Flood water can enter a property in Littleborough through a number of routes, including air bricks, poorly fitted doors and windows, and seepage through external walls. An awareness of characteristics of the Littleborough area likely to affect the property in Littleborough also enables the residential surveyor to advise flooding may be a risk. The residential surveyor will usually recommend that the home purchasers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of when purchasing a home close to a rubbish dump

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including domestic waste material disposal. Nobody really wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Worries include heavy metals .

Surveys in Littleborough will consider structural issues connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Landmark data sets and Rochdale Local Authority and advise you .

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