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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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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 Home Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Northfleet

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if purchasing a property made of conventional building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Northfleet

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Northfleet) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more detailed. Select this for non standard property such as wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Northfleet

    This is an independent valuation . It is often chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • HomeBuyer Report
    St Peters Close, Swanscombe, Kent, DA10

  • Building Survey
    College Lodge, College Road, North Fleet, Kent, DA11

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Northfleet and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Northfleet property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give you comprehensive details of the Northfleet property's state of repair along with advice on structural defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Northfleet Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Poor roof maintenance has created issues for us at our old property. What advice would the building surveyor give in their report?

Residential property in Northfleet with no other major issues may be exposed to problems like incorrectly applied waterproofing. From wind braces to decking, every element of the roof must be reviewed. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like a poor asphalt covering.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like laying tar paper or felt, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A roofing contractor in the local area with professional accreditation should be able to assist with a quote.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when buying a flat close to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites take many forms including domestic rubbish. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example. Potential health concerns such as spina bifida have been associated to landfill sites .

Northfleet surveyors will note structural issues connected with the landfill. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets and Dartford Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

As well as reporting on condition, will I get a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report on a Northfleet property will contain an independent valuation in addition to a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. To estimate an accurate value estimate the surveyor will pair knowledge of Northfleet as well as other factors relating to the property for instance: style of architecture The RICS surveyor will also consider style of architecture and use other assumptions such as no damaging building techniques have been employed. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Additional local Northfleet area conjectures, for example connection to sewers, are made in addition to local environmental problems like local industry, which will also be factored in.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Northfleet and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Northfleet property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give you comprehensive details of the Northfleet property's state of repair along with advice on structural defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Northfleet Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Poor roof maintenance has created issues for us at our old property. What advice would the building surveyor give in their report?

Residential property in Northfleet with no other major issues may be exposed to problems like incorrectly applied waterproofing. From wind braces to decking, every element of the roof must be reviewed. Flat roofs can also be a nuisance, caused by factors like a poor asphalt covering.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like laying tar paper or felt, some homeowners may defer maintenance indefinitely. This makes both the cause and the consequences harder and even more expensive to treat when repairs do take place. A roofing contractor in the local area with professional accreditation should be able to assist with a quote.



Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of when buying a flat close to a rubbish landfill

Landfill Sites take many forms including domestic rubbish. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Concerns include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example. Potential health concerns such as spina bifida have been associated to landfill sites .

Northfleet surveyors will note structural issues connected with the landfill. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets and Dartford Local Authority and will advise you accordingly .

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

As well as reporting on condition, will I get a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report on a Northfleet property will contain an independent valuation in addition to a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. To estimate an accurate value estimate the surveyor will pair knowledge of Northfleet as well as other factors relating to the property for instance: style of architecture The RICS surveyor will also consider style of architecture and use other assumptions such as no damaging building techniques have been employed. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Additional local Northfleet area conjectures, for example connection to sewers, are made in addition to local environmental problems like local industry, which will also be factored in.

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