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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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Need a Building Survey? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in North Shields

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when you are purchasing a home made of conventional materials i.e. tile & brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in North Shields

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in North Shields) will also be carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. architecturally unusual houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in North Shields

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in North Shields and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the North Shields property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations on the property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you exhaustive analysis of the North Shields property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a North Shields House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't get the argument of carrying out the full structural survey when considering a un-loved terraced bungalow near North Shields as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Periodically called a Structural Survey by some, this survey is no longer available and this most technical survey has been superseded by RICS and the correct name is now the Building Survey.

The HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail for a non period North Shields property assembled from conventional building materials. A RICS Building Survey is definitely the advisable type of survey in relation to the house described. Be aware that certain limitations exist with a Building Survey as the surveyor will not be able to (unless owners consent provided) force or open up the structure of the building nor can he/she inspect under floor (unless accessible).

House Prices

I want to buy a house in North Shields, NE29 for around £190, 788. What will the North Shields qualified RICS surveyor take into account when conducting a property valuation report ?

Any number of issues that can impact on house prices from anti social neighbours to whether it has any outdoor space. You can try to put side by side the prices of house achieved in North Shields at the same time for similar properties.

The means house prices paid in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £167, 388, which is £23, 400 less than the amount the vendor is asking for. The average factoring in houses and flats was £142, 917. 15, Warrington Grove, North Shields, North Tyneside, Tyne And Wear, NE29 7DA a detached house sold for £134, 995 .

The most reliable way to get an accurate home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as an inclusive part. Your RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

A surveyor will always attend the house in addition to allowing for all other items that have a bearing on the value of property.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a home in North Shields - What should we do about roof repairs?

Homes in North Shields that are otherwise ideal can be hiding serious difficulties with the roof. Any part of the roof or loft, such as collar beams, ought to be checked. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like holes or cracks in the waterproof layer.

Roof upkeep need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange. However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in North Shields and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the North Shields property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations on the property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give you exhaustive analysis of the North Shields property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain a North Shields House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Building Surveys on houses

I don't get the argument of carrying out the full structural survey when considering a un-loved terraced bungalow near North Shields as an alternative to a HomeBuyer Report?

Periodically called a Structural Survey by some, this survey is no longer available and this most technical survey has been superseded by RICS and the correct name is now the Building Survey.

The HomeBuyer Report goes into enough detail for a non period North Shields property assembled from conventional building materials. A RICS Building Survey is definitely the advisable type of survey in relation to the house described. Be aware that certain limitations exist with a Building Survey as the surveyor will not be able to (unless owners consent provided) force or open up the structure of the building nor can he/she inspect under floor (unless accessible).



House Prices

I want to buy a house in North Shields, NE29 for around £190, 788. What will the North Shields qualified RICS surveyor take into account when conducting a property valuation report ?

Any number of issues that can impact on house prices from anti social neighbours to whether it has any outdoor space. You can try to put side by side the prices of house achieved in North Shields at the same time for similar properties.

The means house prices paid in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £167, 388, which is £23, 400 less than the amount the vendor is asking for. The average factoring in houses and flats was £142, 917. 15, Warrington Grove, North Shields, North Tyneside, Tyne And Wear, NE29 7DA a detached house sold for £134, 995 .

The most reliable way to get an accurate home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as an inclusive part. Your RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (established register of valuers).

A surveyor will always attend the house in addition to allowing for all other items that have a bearing on the value of property.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a home in North Shields - What should we do about roof repairs?

Homes in North Shields that are otherwise ideal can be hiding serious difficulties with the roof. Any part of the roof or loft, such as collar beams, ought to be checked. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like holes or cracks in the waterproof layer.

Roof upkeep need not always be costly, but they should be budgeted for carefully. A building survey prior to exchange is highly recommended, so that you fully understand what expenses you will be facing. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange. However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal.

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