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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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Which Home Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Melton Mowbray

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice when purchasing a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Melton Mowbray

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Melton Mowbray) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Select this survey when buying a non standard e.g. stone buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Melton Mowbray

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . It is usually chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • HomeBuyer Report
    Highfield House, Melton Road, Long Clawson, Melton Mowbray, LE14

  • Building Survey
    Delamare Road, Melton Mowbray, LE13

Home Buyers Survey Melton Mowbray

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Melton Mowbray and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Melton Mowbray property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations on the Melton Mowbray property, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give exhaustive analysis of the Melton Mowbray property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Melton Mowbray House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Deteriorated timber

In the HomeBuyer Report what are the usual a green light rating defects affecting 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

One example would be loose render. Section E8 covers more decorative aspects of the property's exterior, inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. The type and condition of such components will be covered.

A condition rating of 1 states that no repair work is needed. Elements of Section E marked as condition rating 1 may however still require regular maintenance.

Conservation area

Are there any concerns we would be advised to check on if purchasing a flat in Melton Mowbray near Melton Mowbray conservation area ?

Melton Mowbray is in a conservation area and has been classed as poor by English Heritage, with low vulnerability and improving. For detailed information visit their website or call Richard Spooner on 01664 502382. There are thousands of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by the local council. Melton Mowbray is looked after by Melton Borough Council at Council Offices, Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0UL. Call 01664 502 502.

A Building Surveyors must have local knowledge of local area factors and any connection may have with the home and its value. House prices is, more often than not, greater as a result of conservation areas being unspoilt.

Property surveyors are expected advise you if the property looks like it may be in a conservation area and Section I of the Melton Mowbray Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are raised during the legal process. Unapproved adjustments to the property should be commented on but these are really more a concern for the solicitor. Oldham Marsh Page Flavell are a local firm situated at White House, Melton, Leicestershire, LE13 0TZ might be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01664 563162

Gas flame

Will a chartered surveyor give details on the condition of the gas heaters?

The chartered surveyor will visually check any accessible parts of the system. This will include the location of the meter as part of the Melton Mowbray survey, as well as gas related appliances for example - flue/chimney maintenance. The external fittings or housings will not be detached. Needless to say, gas can be dangerous, should there be any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Melton Mowbray based gas engineers include David Brewin of 2, Hunt Drive, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Tel. 07952921913 and M A Scott Plumbing & Heating of 8 Trefoil Close, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Tel. 07949173763.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Melton Mowbray and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the Melton Mowbray property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations on the Melton Mowbray property, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give exhaustive analysis of the Melton Mowbray property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Melton Mowbray House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Deteriorated timber

In the HomeBuyer Report what are the usual a green light rating defects affecting 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

One example would be loose render. Section E8 covers more decorative aspects of the property's exterior, inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. The type and condition of such components will be covered.

A condition rating of 1 states that no repair work is needed. Elements of Section E marked as condition rating 1 may however still require regular maintenance.



Conservation area

Are there any concerns we would be advised to check on if purchasing a flat in Melton Mowbray near Melton Mowbray conservation area ?

Melton Mowbray is in a conservation area and has been classed as poor by English Heritage, with low vulnerability and improving. For detailed information visit their website or call Richard Spooner on 01664 502382. There are thousands of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by the local council. Melton Mowbray is looked after by Melton Borough Council at Council Offices, Nottingham Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 0UL. Call 01664 502 502.

A Building Surveyors must have local knowledge of local area factors and any connection may have with the home and its value. House prices is, more often than not, greater as a result of conservation areas being unspoilt.

Property surveyors are expected advise you if the property looks like it may be in a conservation area and Section I of the Melton Mowbray Homebuyer Report will recommend the proper questions are raised during the legal process. Unapproved adjustments to the property should be commented on but these are really more a concern for the solicitor. Oldham Marsh Page Flavell are a local firm situated at White House, Melton, Leicestershire, LE13 0TZ might be happy to tell you what to look out for. Tel: 01664 563162

Gas flame

Will a chartered surveyor give details on the condition of the gas heaters?

The chartered surveyor will visually check any accessible parts of the system. This will include the location of the meter as part of the Melton Mowbray survey, as well as gas related appliances for example - flue/chimney maintenance. The external fittings or housings will not be detached. Needless to say, gas can be dangerous, should there be any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Melton Mowbray based gas engineers include David Brewin of 2, Hunt Drive, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Tel. 07952921913 and M A Scott Plumbing & Heating of 8 Trefoil Close, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire Tel. 07949173763.

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