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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.

  • RICS qualified surveyor
  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • 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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Home Buyers Survey
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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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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 Home Buyers Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Mossley Hill

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a property built from standard materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Mossley Hill

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Mossley Hill) is also conducted by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this for unconventional , for example stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Mossley Hill

    This is an independent valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Mossley Hill and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Mossley Hill property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Mossley Hill property's general condition as well as including information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Mossley Hill Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Mossley Hill include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of rebuilding a boundary wall) and what does it include?

Homebuyer Reports include a valuation as well as a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as part of the report. To be able to determine the valuation the valuer will call upon awareness of the Mossley Hill property market as well as other factors about the property for instance: square metres.

Surveyors also reflect on materials used and will make certain other assumptions such as the ground is not land filled.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Further area assumptions, for example the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to local environmental problems like busy roads, also being considered.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a structure in Mossley Hill. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What does a building surveyor look into during the survey?

Mossley Hill homes with no other major issues can often hide roof maintenance problems, such as poor insulation. From the dormer windows to the ridge flashing, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. The are also numerous flat-roofed properties in Mossley Hill, including many apartment blocks. In these cases, the property surveyors will look for a range of signs, including a slope of less than 12 to 15 degrees.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Mossley Hill, but it is a health and safety necessity. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a Mossley Hill roofing specialist can provide one.

Damaged Render

What defects will the Surveyor take into account on a stucco coated regency home in Mossley Hill.

Stucco is really a smooth and flat render. Usually stucco render is layered over underlying brick to form an even finish. The finish is highly beautiful and is found on Victorian homes. Stucco is very like plaster. It can contain lime (to make it workable) in it as well as plant fibres to stop cracks. it can be prone to defect and Surveyors in Mossley Hill commonly show potentially expensive to remedy problems such as trapped moisture leading to the surface breaking. Other issues may include when the render is taken down to ground level and short circuits the Damp Proof Course. Re-coating problems can be surprisingly expensive as skilled tradesmen are getting rarer.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Mossley Hill and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Mossley Hill property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, however it will provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Mossley Hill property's general condition as well as including information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Mossley Hill Home Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Mossley Hill include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of rebuilding a boundary wall) and what does it include?

Homebuyer Reports include a valuation as well as a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as part of the report. To be able to determine the valuation the valuer will call upon awareness of the Mossley Hill property market as well as other factors about the property for instance: square metres.

Surveyors also reflect on materials used and will make certain other assumptions such as the ground is not land filled.

A Building Survey won't include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.



Further area assumptions, for example the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to local environmental problems like busy roads, also being considered.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a structure in Mossley Hill. I am particularly concerned about the state of the roof. What does a building surveyor look into during the survey?

Mossley Hill homes with no other major issues can often hide roof maintenance problems, such as poor insulation. From the dormer windows to the ridge flashing, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. The are also numerous flat-roofed properties in Mossley Hill, including many apartment blocks. In these cases, the property surveyors will look for a range of signs, including a slope of less than 12 to 15 degrees.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Mossley Hill, but it is a health and safety necessity. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a Mossley Hill roofing specialist can provide one.

Damaged Render

What defects will the Surveyor take into account on a stucco coated regency home in Mossley Hill.

Stucco is really a smooth and flat render. Usually stucco render is layered over underlying brick to form an even finish. The finish is highly beautiful and is found on Victorian homes. Stucco is very like plaster. It can contain lime (to make it workable) in it as well as plant fibres to stop cracks. it can be prone to defect and Surveyors in Mossley Hill commonly show potentially expensive to remedy problems such as trapped moisture leading to the surface breaking. Other issues may include when the render is taken down to ground level and short circuits the Damp Proof Course. Re-coating problems can be surprisingly expensive as skilled tradesmen are getting rarer.

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