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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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  • RICS surveyors in Newington
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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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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 building survey should I pick for my potential house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Newington

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a home built from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Newington

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Newington) will also be carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Select this when buying a non standard e.g. stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Newington

    This is an independent valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Newington and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Newington property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does offer comprehensive details of the Newington property's general condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Newington Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will the surveyor advise on the condition or the safety of the gas mains supply?

Your chartered surveyor will visually examine the accessible parts of the system. This will include the condition of the meter where relevant, as well as gas associated fittings, for instance fireplaces. The fittings will not however be taken off. Needless to say, gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Flemish bond walls on this Tudor property is in poor condition - what should we do?

Brick-constructed property in Newington do benefit from many advantages, but they can also suffer from distinct issues. This could be anything from vertical cracking to inadequate damp-proofing. For example, sulphate attack. This results if a cement mortared-wall suffers a prolonged period of damp. It is effectively impossible to treat and may require immediate attention. Contact several local builders for quotes, including S J Brickwork of 45 Kingfisher Dr, Greenhithe, DA9 9RT on 01322 313932.

One example is header bond or basket weave bonds are both used in Newington property. The advice of a brickwork specialist should be sought before attempting repairs.

Chimney stacks

For the Newington HomeBuyer Report can you give examples of an amber light rating defects affecting 'E1 - Chimney stacks' ?

Section E elements are visually inspected from the ground. Loose, missing or deteriorated mortar is one example. Condition rating 2 suggests that the aspect of the Newington home in question will need some work. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Newington and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Newington property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make an extension, you should you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does offer comprehensive details of the Newington property's general condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Newington Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Will the surveyor advise on the condition or the safety of the gas mains supply?

Your chartered surveyor will visually examine the accessible parts of the system. This will include the condition of the meter where relevant, as well as gas associated fittings, for instance fireplaces. The fittings will not however be taken off. Needless to say, gas is potentially hazardous, if you have any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Flemish bond walls on this Tudor property is in poor condition - what should we do?

Brick-constructed property in Newington do benefit from many advantages, but they can also suffer from distinct issues. This could be anything from vertical cracking to inadequate damp-proofing. For example, sulphate attack. This results if a cement mortared-wall suffers a prolonged period of damp. It is effectively impossible to treat and may require immediate attention. Contact several local builders for quotes, including S J Brickwork of 45 Kingfisher Dr, Greenhithe, DA9 9RT on 01322 313932.

One example is header bond or basket weave bonds are both used in Newington property. The advice of a brickwork specialist should be sought before attempting repairs.

Chimney stacks

For the Newington HomeBuyer Report can you give examples of an amber light rating defects affecting 'E1 - Chimney stacks' ?

Section E elements are visually inspected from the ground. Loose, missing or deteriorated mortar is one example. Condition rating 2 suggests that the aspect of the Newington home in question will need some work. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however.

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