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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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What HomeBuyers Survey is right for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in North Plymouth

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected when buying a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in North Plymouth

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in North Plymouth) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this survey when buying a non standard e.g. architecturally unusual buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in North Plymouth

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in North Plymouth and which is the cheapest?

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

If the North Plymouth property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the North Plymouth property's state of repair in addition to information on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more details get an instant North Plymouth Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I am planning to buy a property in North Plymouth. What will the surveyor evaluate when conducting a home buyers survey ?

There are a great number of factors that can impact on the price of property from whether it is freehold, leasehold or share of freehold to the quality of the bathroom and fittings. .

The most accurate way to get an independent property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report in North Plymouth which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part. Your RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.

The RICS surveyor will always attend the house as well as allowing for the multiple location factors that can impact on values.

Other external areas of the property

In a North Plymouth HomeBuyer Report what impact can a Condition rating 3 have on 'E9 - Other' ?

Miscellaneous external elements are including here that do not sit comfortably elsewhere in section E. Contact your surveyor if you require more information. A conservatory floor suffering wet rot or other damage, for example, would be reported here.

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate how concerning each aspect of the report is. Red, or condition rating 3, defects are serious, or require immediate attention. Such issues can have a significant impact on a property's value.

Gas flame

Does a RICS surveyor look into the condition of the gas appliances?

Your surveyor will visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This will include the meter location/position for instance, in addition to gas associated fittings e.g. associated asbestos. External fittings or housings will not be detached. You should never attempt to fix gas fittings your self as it can be unsafe, should there be any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 stipulate landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply are severe .

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in North Plymouth and which is the cheapest?

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

If the North Plymouth property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make substantial modifications, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the North Plymouth property's state of repair in addition to information on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more details get an instant North Plymouth Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

I am planning to buy a property in North Plymouth. What will the surveyor evaluate when conducting a home buyers survey ?

There are a great number of factors that can impact on the price of property from whether it is freehold, leasehold or share of freehold to the quality of the bathroom and fittings. .

The most accurate way to get an independent property valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report in North Plymouth which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part. Your RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.



The RICS surveyor will always attend the house as well as allowing for the multiple location factors that can impact on values.

Other external areas of the property

In a North Plymouth HomeBuyer Report what impact can a Condition rating 3 have on 'E9 - Other' ?

Miscellaneous external elements are including here that do not sit comfortably elsewhere in section E. Contact your surveyor if you require more information. A conservatory floor suffering wet rot or other damage, for example, would be reported here.

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property. Colour coded ratings are used to communicate how concerning each aspect of the report is. Red, or condition rating 3, defects are serious, or require immediate attention. Such issues can have a significant impact on a property's value.

Gas flame

Does a RICS surveyor look into the condition of the gas appliances?

Your surveyor will visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This will include the meter location/position for instance, in addition to gas associated fittings e.g. associated asbestos. External fittings or housings will not be detached. You should never attempt to fix gas fittings your self as it can be unsafe, should there be any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 stipulate landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply are severe .

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