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  Mortgage Valuation
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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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Looking for a Property Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Navenby

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if purchasing a home built from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Navenby

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Navenby) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this for unconventional such as box frame construction homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Navenby

    This is an impartial valuation . It is typically chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Navenby and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Navenby property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out an extension on the Navenby property, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Navenby property's state of repair and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Navenby Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend commented that there is a risk of asbestos flooring materials in existence at the apartment. What is asbestos and does the Navenby HomeBuyer Report go into it?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous structured mineral of several naturally occurring materials. Some types are found in the building materials including acoustic tiles. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has characteristic sound absorption qualities and it may be found in acoustic ceilings.

All forms are ultimately hazardous and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to move asbestos and expert advice must be taken urgently.

Surveyors do not test for asbestos as part of the survey. Your surveyor will report on suspected asbestos and will inform you of the options.

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will a Navenby Surveyor look for on a stucco rendered Victorian home in Navenby which we wish to buy.

Stucco (aka pargetting) is just smooth type of render. Typically stucco is layered over brick (sometimes also ceilings) hardens to a smooth stone like surface. The effect is highly grand in appearance and is/was was often applied to Regency properties. it can be problematic and Navenby Homebuyer Reports frequently reveal defects for example, lateral pattern like cracking that describes the lines of mortar in the brickwork.

Another example of problems associated with stucco can possibly result be when moisture enters below DPCs which causes the render detaching. Fixing problems may be costly as craftsmen are becoming more difficult to find.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests. What advice should we get?

Pests like moths may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Navenby. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. An affected house may not always be easy to identify, for example, cockroaches hide during the day, in light-fittings, beneath cracks in floor tiles or behind appliances. You may not spot them until moving in. Remedies to pest problems can include professional cleaning.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Navenby and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Navenby property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out an extension on the Navenby property, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Navenby property's state of repair and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Navenby Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend commented that there is a risk of asbestos flooring materials in existence at the apartment. What is asbestos and does the Navenby HomeBuyer Report go into it?

Asbestos is a noxious fibrous structured mineral of several naturally occurring materials. Some types are found in the building materials including acoustic tiles. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has characteristic sound absorption qualities and it may be found in acoustic ceilings.



All forms are ultimately hazardous and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to move asbestos and expert advice must be taken urgently.

Surveyors do not test for asbestos as part of the survey. Your surveyor will report on suspected asbestos and will inform you of the options.

Damaged Render

What sort of thing will a Navenby Surveyor look for on a stucco rendered Victorian home in Navenby which we wish to buy.

Stucco (aka pargetting) is just smooth type of render. Typically stucco is layered over brick (sometimes also ceilings) hardens to a smooth stone like surface. The effect is highly grand in appearance and is/was was often applied to Regency properties. it can be problematic and Navenby Homebuyer Reports frequently reveal defects for example, lateral pattern like cracking that describes the lines of mortar in the brickwork.

Another example of problems associated with stucco can possibly result be when moisture enters below DPCs which causes the render detaching. Fixing problems may be costly as craftsmen are becoming more difficult to find.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about pests. What advice should we get?

Pests like moths may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Navenby. Pests quite literally come in all shapes and sizes, and can be more difficult to treat than many buyers realise. An affected house may not always be easy to identify, for example, cockroaches hide during the day, in light-fittings, beneath cracks in floor tiles or behind appliances. You may not spot them until moving in. Remedies to pest problems can include professional cleaning.

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