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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 Building Survey? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Mevagissey

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to purchase a home made of standard materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Mevagissey

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Mevagissey) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this for an unconventional property, for example thatched roof or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Mevagissey

    This is a professional surveyor 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

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Mevagissey and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Mevagissey property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works on the property, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will offer comprehensive details of the Mevagissey property's condition as well as including information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Mevagissey Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when purchasing a house near to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste e.g. commercial waste material. No one ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Worries include complex organic chemicals. Health issues such as congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveyors will notice structural defects linked to the site. Your legal representative will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets and Cornwall Local Authority and advise you .

Damaged Render

What will the Property Surveyor examine on a stipple rendered (stucco) regency home in Mevagissey that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is actually just a smooth and flat render. Commonly stucco is applied to brick (sometimes also ceilings) hardens to form an attractive smooth appearance that resembles stone. The effect is highly grand in appearance and is found on Victorian homes. it can be problematic and Mevagissey Homebuyer Reports commonly focus on defects for example, when movement of the underlying wall causes cracks

Another example of problems could result from the heavy loads such as cracking under supports carrying concrete roof tiles that have absorbed water. Re-covering problems can be surprisingly expensive as the skills are getting rarer.

Building Surveys on houses

Are there any advantages to order the full structural survey instead of a HomeBuyer Report when looking into a extended property?

Although often and incorrectly described as Full Structural Surveys, these technical property surveys are now named Building Surveys. The HomeBuyer Report is enough if investigating a post 1950s unmodified Mevagissey house assembled from standard construction materials. The Building Survey would be the suitable survey to choose for the house mentioned. Two to three days after an exhaustive survey of the inside and outside of the house, a non prescribed format of report will be provided to the client summarising comprehensive and significant insight about the construction and uses of the home. Be aware that certain caveats exist with any residential survey insofar as your local Mevagissey surveyor cannot open up the fabric of the property for example, or comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Mevagissey and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Mevagissey property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works on the property, it would be better that you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will offer comprehensive details of the Mevagissey property's condition as well as including information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Mevagissey Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when purchasing a house near to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste e.g. commercial waste material. No one ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Worries include complex organic chemicals. Health issues such as congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveyors will notice structural defects linked to the site. Your legal representative will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets and Cornwall Local Authority and advise you .



Damaged Render

What will the Property Surveyor examine on a stipple rendered (stucco) regency home in Mevagissey that I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is actually just a smooth and flat render. Commonly stucco is applied to brick (sometimes also ceilings) hardens to form an attractive smooth appearance that resembles stone. The effect is highly grand in appearance and is found on Victorian homes. it can be problematic and Mevagissey Homebuyer Reports commonly focus on defects for example, when movement of the underlying wall causes cracks

Another example of problems could result from the heavy loads such as cracking under supports carrying concrete roof tiles that have absorbed water. Re-covering problems can be surprisingly expensive as the skills are getting rarer.

Building Surveys on houses

Are there any advantages to order the full structural survey instead of a HomeBuyer Report when looking into a extended property?

Although often and incorrectly described as Full Structural Surveys, these technical property surveys are now named Building Surveys. The HomeBuyer Report is enough if investigating a post 1950s unmodified Mevagissey house assembled from standard construction materials. The Building Survey would be the suitable survey to choose for the house mentioned. Two to three days after an exhaustive survey of the inside and outside of the house, a non prescribed format of report will be provided to the client summarising comprehensive and significant insight about the construction and uses of the home. Be aware that certain caveats exist with any residential survey insofar as your local Mevagissey surveyor cannot open up the fabric of the property for example, or comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.

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