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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

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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 Buyers Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Onslow Village

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to purchase a property constructed from standard building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Onslow Village

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Onslow Village) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as timber frame homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Onslow Village

    This is a professional valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • Property Valuation Report
    Hopkin Close, Guildford, Surrey, GU2

Home Buyers Survey Onslow Village

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Onslow Village and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same.

If the Onslow Village property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out major works, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give exhaustive analysis of the Onslow Village property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Onslow Village House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Deteriorated timber

On a Onslow Village HomeBuyer Report, what might 'E8' cover?

RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give house purchasers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy. The report employs 'traffic light' ratings of red, amber and green the severity of defects uncovered during the survey. This section includes visual aspects of the roof, checked with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Any timber or PVC cladding fixed to the main walling are reported on. Broken stucco render is one example.

Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of if buying a home proximate to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste e.g. industrial refuse. Of course nobody really wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Risks include heavy metals. Potential health concerns for example spina bifida have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveyors in Onslow Village will consider any structural issues connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets as well as Guildford Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Is clay soil an issue in Onslow Village? Will my HomeBuyer Report look into this, and what defects will be reported on?

Clay soil-related issues can work slowly over many years, or can arise without warning after a bout of extreme weather or flooding. Issues range from sub-soil shrinkage to consolidation, or the change in volume of soil resulting from water loss, both of which can put a property's foundations under great strain. There may be little evidence of underlying defects. Signs like warped window frames in the drawing room can be an early warning, suggesting severe underlying structural deficiencies. During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the property will be considered. Additional strengthening or support of the structure's foundations may be required, including underpinning or piling.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Onslow Village and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same.

If the Onslow Village property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out major works, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give exhaustive analysis of the Onslow Village property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Onslow Village House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Deteriorated timber

On a Onslow Village HomeBuyer Report, what might 'E8' cover?

RICS created the HomeBuyer Report to give house purchasers a clear and easy to read report on the condition of the home they plan to buy. The report employs 'traffic light' ratings of red, amber and green the severity of defects uncovered during the survey. This section includes visual aspects of the roof, checked with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Any timber or PVC cladding fixed to the main walling are reported on. Broken stucco render is one example.



Landfill site near home

What should I be wary of if buying a home proximate to a refuse tip

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste e.g. industrial refuse. Of course nobody really wants to live near one (most people do live within 1.5m of one!). Risks include heavy metals. Potential health concerns for example spina bifida have been associated with landfill sites .

Surveyors in Onslow Village will consider any structural issues connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological data sets as well as Guildford Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Is clay soil an issue in Onslow Village? Will my HomeBuyer Report look into this, and what defects will be reported on?

Clay soil-related issues can work slowly over many years, or can arise without warning after a bout of extreme weather or flooding. Issues range from sub-soil shrinkage to consolidation, or the change in volume of soil resulting from water loss, both of which can put a property's foundations under great strain. There may be little evidence of underlying defects. Signs like warped window frames in the drawing room can be an early warning, suggesting severe underlying structural deficiencies. During the HomeBuyer Report or Building Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the property will be considered. Additional strengthening or support of the structure's foundations may be required, including underpinning or piling.

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