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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 Building Survey should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Neston

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to buy a home built from conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Neston

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Neston) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS accredited surveyor but is more detailed. Select this when buying a non standard , for example thatched properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Neston

    This is an impartial valuation . It is chosen by cash buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Neston and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Neston property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension on the property, you should you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Neston property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Neston House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

Is £225, 086 in the right area price to buy a house in CH64 for and what different issues will your Neston qualified RICS surveyor evaluate in the process of a survey ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from house prices e.g. any number of structural defects or the standard of the bathroom/s. It often helps to weigh up prices against house prices recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The average house price registered in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £226, 586, which is £1, 500 more than the amount the vendor is asking for (£221, 167 was the blended house/flat average). Red Gates, Liverpool Road, Neston, Ellesmere Port And Neston, Cheshire, CH64 7TN a detached property was sold in the last 3 months for £300, 500 .

The best way for you to get an impartial house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component. A surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact should wet conditions have on a property in Neston? If there are problems, will they be costly to fix?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which rain has on property in Neston is usually overlooked. One indication that gutters are damaged is spalling masonry. This can lead to lasting damage to the fabric of a home.

In most cases, issues with rainwater goods are generally easy to fix. If not cleared out regularly, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

Damaged Render

What will your Neston Surveyor be focused on, on a roughcast rendered (stucco) regency house in Neston which I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is really just dense render. Commonly stucco is applied to underlying red brick that dries to a smooth flat finish. The finish is highly beautiful and is common on some Victorian and Regency houses. It is very like any other render in its nature. It may contain lime (to make it workable) in it in addition to a wire under mesh. to help stop cracks. Stucco is often prone to defect and Neston surveyors sometimes highlight any number of problems e.g. trapped moisture resulting in the surface falling away. Other potential problems may include when the application is taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course (DPC). Re-coating problems with stucco can be expensive as craftsmen are getting rarer.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Neston and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Neston property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension on the property, you should you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Neston property's state of repair in addition to more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Neston House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

Is £225, 086 in the right area price to buy a house in CH64 for and what different issues will your Neston qualified RICS surveyor evaluate in the process of a survey ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from house prices e.g. any number of structural defects or the standard of the bathroom/s. It often helps to weigh up prices against house prices recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The average house price registered in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £226, 586, which is £1, 500 more than the amount the vendor is asking for (£221, 167 was the blended house/flat average). Red Gates, Liverpool Road, Neston, Ellesmere Port And Neston, Cheshire, CH64 7TN a detached property was sold in the last 3 months for £300, 500 .



The best way for you to get an impartial house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component. A surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact should wet conditions have on a property in Neston? If there are problems, will they be costly to fix?

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which rain has on property in Neston is usually overlooked. One indication that gutters are damaged is spalling masonry. This can lead to lasting damage to the fabric of a home.

In most cases, issues with rainwater goods are generally easy to fix. If not cleared out regularly, however, the damage can be very costly and time-consuming to remedy.

Damaged Render

What will your Neston Surveyor be focused on, on a roughcast rendered (stucco) regency house in Neston which I am thinking of purchasing.

Stucco is really just dense render. Commonly stucco is applied to underlying red brick that dries to a smooth flat finish. The finish is highly beautiful and is common on some Victorian and Regency houses. It is very like any other render in its nature. It may contain lime (to make it workable) in it in addition to a wire under mesh. to help stop cracks. Stucco is often prone to defect and Neston surveyors sometimes highlight any number of problems e.g. trapped moisture resulting in the surface falling away. Other potential problems may include when the application is taken down to ground level and bypasses the Damp Proof Course (DPC). Re-coating problems with stucco can be expensive as craftsmen are getting rarer.

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