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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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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

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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 Property Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Merseyside

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if purchasing a property made of conventional materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Merseyside

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Merseyside) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this when buying a non standard e.g. stone wall or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Merseyside

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by cash purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Merseyside and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same survey.

If the Merseyside property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you exhaustive analysis of the Merseyside property's general condition as well as including advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get a Merseyside Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we would be advised to check on if intending to buy a period property in Merseyside in Prescot Town Centre conservation area ?

Prescot Town Centre is in a conservation area and has been classified as very bad by English Heritage, with medium vulnerability and improving. For more information visit their website or contact the conservation area administrator. There are 9, 300 of designated conservation areas in the UK that are designated and monitored by the local council. Prescot Town Centre is handled by Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council at Customer Contact Centre, Municipal Buildings, Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby, L32 1TX - Call 0151 489 6000. Merseyside surveyors need to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local area issues and any effect they have with the building. Prices is usually enhanced because of them resisting change.

Surveyors are trained to report if the house is possibly classified as such and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are raised by your solicitor. Unconsented adjustments to the property should be commented on, however these should be investigated by the lawyer.

House Prices

I would like to buy a property in Merseyside (L7). The vendor is asking £126, 229. What different issues will your Merseyside RICS surveyor allow for when carrying out a valuation ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect house prices from state (of neglect) of exterior to the number of bedrooms in the property. It can help to set against the prices of house registered at the Land Registry for comparable properties.

The average house price registered in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £111, 629, which is £14, 600 less than the amount the vendor is asking for. The combined house/flat average was £112, 266. 7, Pitsford Way, Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, L6 2BE a detached property sold for £165, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate and professional home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as part of the service.

A professional RICS chartered surveyor should make a site visit to the site in addition to factoring in the wealth of area issues affecting property prices.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the period property I am planning to move into I saw that there is an unsafe electrical system - does a the surveyor report on electrical defects?

When conducting a Merseyside Home Buyers Survey your RICS surveyor will typically report on the electrics if it is apparent that the electrics are in an unsatisfactory condition. This will include a general view of the accessible parts of the wiring and other concerns such as examining the category of electrical fittings in shower rooms or reporting on the condition of a representative sample of light fittings and switch gear. Looking at any evidence of the most recent PIR carried out by an electrician on the building should form part of the Homebuyer report in Merseyside.

The IEE recommend a PIR should be carried out every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out). To get advice on domestic electrical systems - Transformelectrical , 26 William Roberts Av, Liverpool, L32 0UN .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a home in Merseyside and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same survey.

If the Merseyside property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any an extension, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you exhaustive analysis of the Merseyside property's general condition as well as including advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get a Merseyside Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we would be advised to check on if intending to buy a period property in Merseyside in Prescot Town Centre conservation area ?

Prescot Town Centre is in a conservation area and has been classified as very bad by English Heritage, with medium vulnerability and improving. For more information visit their website or contact the conservation area administrator. There are 9, 300 of designated conservation areas in the UK that are designated and monitored by the local council. Prescot Town Centre is handled by Knowsley Metropolitan Borough Council at Customer Contact Centre, Municipal Buildings, Cherryfield Drive, Kirkby, L32 1TX - Call 0151 489 6000. Merseyside surveyors need to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local area issues and any effect they have with the building. Prices is usually enhanced because of them resisting change.

Surveyors are trained to report if the house is possibly classified as such and Section I of a Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are raised by your solicitor. Unconsented adjustments to the property should be commented on, however these should be investigated by the lawyer.



House Prices

I would like to buy a property in Merseyside (L7). The vendor is asking £126, 229. What different issues will your Merseyside RICS surveyor allow for when carrying out a valuation ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect house prices from state (of neglect) of exterior to the number of bedrooms in the property. It can help to set against the prices of house registered at the Land Registry for comparable properties.

The average house price registered in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £111, 629, which is £14, 600 less than the amount the vendor is asking for. The combined house/flat average was £112, 266. 7, Pitsford Way, Liverpool, Liverpool, Merseyside, L6 2BE a detached property sold for £165, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate and professional home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as part of the service.

A professional RICS chartered surveyor should make a site visit to the site in addition to factoring in the wealth of area issues affecting property prices.

Shocking Electrics

When I visited the period property I am planning to move into I saw that there is an unsafe electrical system - does a the surveyor report on electrical defects?

When conducting a Merseyside Home Buyers Survey your RICS surveyor will typically report on the electrics if it is apparent that the electrics are in an unsatisfactory condition. This will include a general view of the accessible parts of the wiring and other concerns such as examining the category of electrical fittings in shower rooms or reporting on the condition of a representative sample of light fittings and switch gear. Looking at any evidence of the most recent PIR carried out by an electrician on the building should form part of the Homebuyer report in Merseyside.

The IEE recommend a PIR should be carried out every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out). To get advice on domestic electrical systems - Transformelectrical , 26 William Roberts Av, Liverpool, L32 0UN .

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    By Stewart Heasman September 29th, 2012

    Wet rot is usually associated with neglect or poor detailing in buildings, occurring in timbers which are continually wet, or having persistent moisture content in excess of around 20%. This can be caused by leaking roofs, joinery exposed to the elements (as was the case in this property) or...