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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.

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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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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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in Marylebone

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  • RICS surveyors in Marylebone
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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
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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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Do you need a Home Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Marylebone

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if you are purchasing a home built from conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Marylebone

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Marylebone) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this when buying a non standard , for example stone houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Marylebone

    This is a professional valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Marylebone and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Marylebone property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make an extension, you should you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Marylebone property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get an instant Marylebone Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests. What can we do?

Pests like dust mites may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Marylebone. This concern should be taken seriously. Signs may not be obvious. For example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Remedies to insect infestation can include chemical treatment. The RICS surveyor may include notes on any signs of vermin or other pests in their report. It is, however, advisable that specific worries you may have be raised ASAP.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

The agent said subsidence has been a problem. Is this a urgent risk, and what subsidence issues does the Property Surveyor report on?

Subsidence refers to the movement of a home and its foundations. Subsidence and settlement are often confused. Settlement usually occurs in newly constructed homes, and is rarely a cause for concern. The building's weight can cause the ground beneath the foundations to compact, this should quickly settle. In some older homes cracks appear in the Summer[ that close up in the winter] when the materials absorb moisture. These cracks are usually completely harmless.

A relatively small number of issues are usually found to be the cause of movement to a property. One such issue is that soil on ground which slopes downward is not as stable as that sitting flat. In very wet or flooded conditions, the soil layer could then become unsteady and begin to slide downward. In some cases, the presence of organic material, which then decomposes, can also undermine the foundations. This causes the volume of soil to reduce so that foundations can crush the subsoil.

Finding the cause of any subsidence is key. The removal of trees may make the problem worse, however, so professional advice should be sought. Specialist geological and drain surveys may also be required as the movement of soil can sometimes crack drains or water mains.

Gas flame

Will a chartered surveyor look into the state of repair of the gas heaters?

Your chartered surveyor will visually examine any easily accessible parts of the system. The survey will include gas (and oil heaters) as part of the Marylebone survey, in addition to gas affiliated installations like chimney breasts. External fittings or housings will not however be taken off. The gas system will not be tested. Needless to say, gas can be fatal, should you have any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Westminster based local companies include Plumbforce Direct Ltd of 26, York Street, London, . Tel. 0800 699 0000 and D&T Plumbing and Heating of Unit 16, 145 Seymour Place, London, Uk Tel. 0800 651 0026.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Marylebone and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Marylebone property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make an extension, you should you go for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Marylebone property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get an instant Marylebone Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests. What can we do?

Pests like dust mites may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Marylebone. This concern should be taken seriously. Signs may not be obvious. For example, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Remedies to insect infestation can include chemical treatment. The RICS surveyor may include notes on any signs of vermin or other pests in their report. It is, however, advisable that specific worries you may have be raised ASAP.



Wall cracks caused by subsidence

The agent said subsidence has been a problem. Is this a urgent risk, and what subsidence issues does the Property Surveyor report on?

Subsidence refers to the movement of a home and its foundations. Subsidence and settlement are often confused. Settlement usually occurs in newly constructed homes, and is rarely a cause for concern. The building's weight can cause the ground beneath the foundations to compact, this should quickly settle. In some older homes cracks appear in the Summer[ that close up in the winter] when the materials absorb moisture. These cracks are usually completely harmless.

A relatively small number of issues are usually found to be the cause of movement to a property. One such issue is that soil on ground which slopes downward is not as stable as that sitting flat. In very wet or flooded conditions, the soil layer could then become unsteady and begin to slide downward. In some cases, the presence of organic material, which then decomposes, can also undermine the foundations. This causes the volume of soil to reduce so that foundations can crush the subsoil.

Finding the cause of any subsidence is key. The removal of trees may make the problem worse, however, so professional advice should be sought. Specialist geological and drain surveys may also be required as the movement of soil can sometimes crack drains or water mains.

Gas flame

Will a chartered surveyor look into the state of repair of the gas heaters?

Your chartered surveyor will visually examine any easily accessible parts of the system. The survey will include gas (and oil heaters) as part of the Marylebone survey, in addition to gas affiliated installations like chimney breasts. External fittings or housings will not however be taken off. The gas system will not be tested. Needless to say, gas can be fatal, should you have any concerns about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Westminster based local companies include Plumbforce Direct Ltd of 26, York Street, London, . Tel. 0800 699 0000 and D&T Plumbing and Heating of Unit 16, 145 Seymour Place, London, Uk Tel. 0800 651 0026.

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