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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 select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Penryn

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Penryn

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Penryn) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this for an unconventional property, for example stone slab roof properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Penryn

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Penryn and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Penryn property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you a thorough analysis of the Penryn property's state of repair along with advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Penryn House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Shocking Electrics

When I viewed a property I am interested to acquire I saw that there might be an overload of the fuses/fusebox - will a Penryn survey report on the wiring and electrical system?

During a Homebuyer Report in Penryn a surveyor will make a note on the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in a dangerous state. The RICS surveyor will also provide detail on possible problems relating to things like the whereabouts of the meter.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from any recent PIR carried out by a suitably qualified electrician on the property should usually form part of the survey. Verifying the location of the documents from the most recent PIR carried out by an electrician on the building will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Penryn .

The Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) suggest a Periodic Inspection Report (PIR) be completed every 10 years (5 if letting out).

Traditionally built property

I am buying a property. Will maintenance costs be higher?

A property's age can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers, and Property built using traditional methods can be a drain to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, , which could mean expensive ongoing repairs.If you plan to make alterations to a period home, discuss options with your Penryn surveyor for further advice.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about vermin. How do we investigate further?

Be aware that your solicitor's forms may not ask about this issue. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can affect the health of residents and affect its value. Evidence may not be easy to find, for example, bed bugs do not live in mattresses, as in commonly thought, but in cracks in the bed frame, or around the room, and will feed on the host at night. Remedies to vermin can include use of insecticides or removal or excision of affected timber. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Penryn and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Penryn property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, you should you commission a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you a thorough analysis of the Penryn property's state of repair along with advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain a Penryn House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Shocking Electrics

When I viewed a property I am interested to acquire I saw that there might be an overload of the fuses/fusebox - will a Penryn survey report on the wiring and electrical system?

During a Homebuyer Report in Penryn a surveyor will make a note on the condition of the electrics if it is suspected that the electrics are in a dangerous state. The RICS surveyor will also provide detail on possible problems relating to things like the whereabouts of the meter.



Confirming the existence of any documentation from any recent PIR carried out by a suitably qualified electrician on the property should usually form part of the survey. Verifying the location of the documents from the most recent PIR carried out by an electrician on the building will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Penryn .

The Institute of Electrical Engineers (IEE) suggest a Periodic Inspection Report (PIR) be completed every 10 years (5 if letting out).

Traditionally built property

I am buying a property. Will maintenance costs be higher?

A property's age can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers, and Property built using traditional methods can be a drain to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, , which could mean expensive ongoing repairs.If you plan to make alterations to a period home, discuss options with your Penryn surveyor for further advice.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about vermin. How do we investigate further?

Be aware that your solicitor's forms may not ask about this issue. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can affect the health of residents and affect its value. Evidence may not be easy to find, for example, bed bugs do not live in mattresses, as in commonly thought, but in cracks in the bed frame, or around the room, and will feed on the host at night. Remedies to vermin can include use of insecticides or removal or excision of affected timber. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

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