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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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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
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 Survey is the best choice for my prospective house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Lower Holloway

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if buying a property made of conventional building materials such as brick & tile, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Lower Holloway

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Lower Holloway) is also conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this when buying a non standard , for example timber frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Lower Holloway

    This is an independent valuation . It is often chosen by cash purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Lower Holloway and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Lower Holloway property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Lower Holloway property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Lower Holloway Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

Can Hopton Wood stone-built homes be difficult to repair. Are there any problems that need to be investigated, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

The sturdy appearance of stone walls may hide serious concerns. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to property, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used for elements such as the junctions of external walls. Ashlar courses are often used to finish more irregular stone walls. These are employed as a decorative front, with brick or irregular walls. This can give rise to maintenance issues if either element

of the wall has been treated with a non-breathable material. These walls will need frequent upkeep.

Ask you surveyor for details, but the report may specify clearing of ivy-like plant life and weeds.

Gas flame

Does the RICS surveyor examine the safety of the gas supply?

A qualified surveyor will visually inspect the easily accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at the mains gas installation where relevant, as well as gas affiliated fixtures for example - the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. A Lower Holloway surveyor won't remove the external fittings or housings nor will they do any tests of any kind on the serviceability of the system. Of course, gas is potentially dangerous, if you have any worries relating to gas installations, call a gas safe engineer.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems I would be advised to be aware of if purchasing an extended house in Lower Holloway near a conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 official conservation areas in the UK which are governed by local authorities. Surveyors in Lower Holloway must have knowledge of local factors and any connection may have on the building and its value. Property Prices are typically higher due to the areas being in good order. However a growing number are falling into a state of neglect e.g. badly maintained and potholed roads and pavements

Surveyors can be expected to inform you if the house is possibly is so classified and Section I of the Lower Holloway Homebuyer Report will suggest the proper questions are raised during the conveyancing process. Unsympathetic modifications to the building may also be noted, however these should be investigated by the solicitor.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Lower Holloway and which would be cheaper?

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

If the Lower Holloway property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Lower Holloway property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant Lower Holloway Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

Can Hopton Wood stone-built homes be difficult to repair. Are there any problems that need to be investigated, and will the surveyor offer any advice?

The sturdy appearance of stone walls may hide serious concerns. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to property, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used for elements such as the junctions of external walls. Ashlar courses are often used to finish more irregular stone walls. These are employed as a decorative front, with brick or irregular walls. This can give rise to maintenance issues if either element



of the wall has been treated with a non-breathable material. These walls will need frequent upkeep.

Ask you surveyor for details, but the report may specify clearing of ivy-like plant life and weeds.

Gas flame

Does the RICS surveyor examine the safety of the gas supply?

A qualified surveyor will visually inspect the easily accessible parts of the system. The surveyor will look at the mains gas installation where relevant, as well as gas affiliated fixtures for example - the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. A Lower Holloway surveyor won't remove the external fittings or housings nor will they do any tests of any kind on the serviceability of the system. Of course, gas is potentially dangerous, if you have any worries relating to gas installations, call a gas safe engineer.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems I would be advised to be aware of if purchasing an extended house in Lower Holloway near a conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 official conservation areas in the UK which are governed by local authorities. Surveyors in Lower Holloway must have knowledge of local factors and any connection may have on the building and its value. Property Prices are typically higher due to the areas being in good order. However a growing number are falling into a state of neglect e.g. badly maintained and potholed roads and pavements

Surveyors can be expected to inform you if the house is possibly is so classified and Section I of the Lower Holloway Homebuyer Report will suggest the proper questions are raised during the conveyancing process. Unsympathetic modifications to the building may also be noted, however these should be investigated by the solicitor.

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