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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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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Which Property Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Moreton

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Moreton

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Moreton) will also be carried out by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this when buying a non standard e.g. timber wall buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Moreton

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is often chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Moreton and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Moreton property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make major works on the property, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does give you comprehensive details of the Moreton property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Moreton Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Will my survey give a property valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of professional fees) and how does the surveyor work it out?

The Homebuyer Report includes a valuation and will also include a cost of reinstatement as a standard part of the survey. To be able to determine the correct valuation your chartered surveyor will use experience of property in Moreton and other factors about the property for instance: style of architecture The surveyor will also consider construction methods and will use other assumptions e.g. there are no damaging materials.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The surveyor relies on standard assumptions that there is an absence of any serious legal problems

for example your potential purchase is sold with vacant possession. Such concerns will be clarified by your conveyancer.

Additional local Moreton area assumptions, such as any cost of repairs being shared amongst tenants or services, are made as well as any significant environmental issues like intrusive noises or smells, which will also be factored in.

Window frame

In a Moreton HomeBuyer Report what effect can a an amber light rating have on 'E5 - Windows' ?

In Moreton, examples include lintels above doors that are sagging or missing. Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily. An 'amber' condition rating of 2 implies that some repair work is needed to arrest further decay. This may not be urgent, however.

Asbestos roof tiles

The vendor has mentioned that there could be asbestos cement sheets at the building. What are the issues with asbestos, can it be removed, ?

Asbestos is a dangerous silicate material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and are often found in the building materials for example duct connectors.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has a range of useful characteristic heat resistance qualities and it may be found in pipe lagging insulation.

All forms including Chrysotile are hazardous and might lead to lung cancer or scarring of the lung if inhaled over sustained periods.

If found, care should be taken however, never to break asbestos and professional advice must be taken immediately. On no account endeavour to handle it yourself.

Surveyors do not tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. However they will note the risk of asbestos and will recommend relevant tests.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Moreton and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Moreton property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make major works on the property, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does give you comprehensive details of the Moreton property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Moreton Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Will my survey give a property valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of professional fees) and how does the surveyor work it out?

The Homebuyer Report includes a valuation and will also include a cost of reinstatement as a standard part of the survey. To be able to determine the correct valuation your chartered surveyor will use experience of property in Moreton and other factors about the property for instance: style of architecture The surveyor will also consider construction methods and will use other assumptions e.g. there are no damaging materials.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The surveyor relies on standard assumptions that there is an absence of any serious legal problems



for example your potential purchase is sold with vacant possession. Such concerns will be clarified by your conveyancer.

Additional local Moreton area assumptions, such as any cost of repairs being shared amongst tenants or services, are made as well as any significant environmental issues like intrusive noises or smells, which will also be factored in.

Window frame

In a Moreton HomeBuyer Report what effect can a an amber light rating have on 'E5 - Windows' ?

In Moreton, examples include lintels above doors that are sagging or missing. Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily. An 'amber' condition rating of 2 implies that some repair work is needed to arrest further decay. This may not be urgent, however.

Asbestos roof tiles

The vendor has mentioned that there could be asbestos cement sheets at the building. What are the issues with asbestos, can it be removed, ?

Asbestos is a dangerous silicate material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and are often found in the building materials for example duct connectors.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has a range of useful characteristic heat resistance qualities and it may be found in pipe lagging insulation.

All forms including Chrysotile are hazardous and might lead to lung cancer or scarring of the lung if inhaled over sustained periods.

If found, care should be taken however, never to break asbestos and professional advice must be taken immediately. On no account endeavour to handle it yourself.

Surveyors do not tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. However they will note the risk of asbestos and will recommend relevant tests.

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