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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 property survey should I select for my house purchase in Pentwyn?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Pentwyn

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home made of conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Pentwyn

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Pentwyn) will also be carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this for unconventional such as stone houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Pentwyn

    This is an impartial valuation of the property. This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Pentwyn and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is essentially the same.

If the Pentwyn property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Pentwyn property's general condition and it includes information on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Pentwyn Home Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the benefits for having the full structural survey as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report if buying a shabby mid terrace home?

Structural Surveys are now defunct as a newer which has been called a Building Survey is now available. Opt for a Building Survey for the property described. The HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough if buying a mid century or later unmodified property assembled from normal construction materials and methods. Bear in mind that certain caveats

exist with the survey as your local Pentwyn surveyor will not be able to (unless owners consent provided) open up the structure of the house of inspect where doing so could cause damage to the house.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying in Pentwyn, and think we saw signs of vermin in the kitchen - How do we investigate further?

Houses are generally free of infestations, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. This concern should be taken seriously. An affected property may not always be easy to identify. As an example, skin irritation or spots of blood on bedsheets may indicate the presence of bed bugs. Treatment for a serious infestation may include chemical treatment or destruction of tainted materials. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

House Prices

What considerations will a RICS surveyor consider when valuing house prices in Pentwyn on a RICS valuation ?

There are a huge number of issues which could have a bearing on the price of property such as the likelihood of getting planning permission to extend or whether it has any outdoor space. .

In order to get a formal home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as part of the service.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Pentwyn and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is essentially the same.

If the Pentwyn property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Pentwyn property's general condition and it includes information on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Pentwyn Home Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the benefits for having the full structural survey as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report if buying a shabby mid terrace home?

Structural Surveys are now defunct as a newer which has been called a Building Survey is now available. Opt for a Building Survey for the property described. The HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough if buying a mid century or later unmodified property assembled from normal construction materials and methods. Bear in mind that certain caveats



exist with the survey as your local Pentwyn surveyor will not be able to (unless owners consent provided) open up the structure of the house of inspect where doing so could cause damage to the house.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying in Pentwyn, and think we saw signs of vermin in the kitchen - How do we investigate further?

Houses are generally free of infestations, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. This concern should be taken seriously. An affected property may not always be easy to identify. As an example, skin irritation or spots of blood on bedsheets may indicate the presence of bed bugs. Treatment for a serious infestation may include chemical treatment or destruction of tainted materials. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

House Prices

What considerations will a RICS surveyor consider when valuing house prices in Pentwyn on a RICS valuation ?

There are a huge number of issues which could have a bearing on the price of property such as the likelihood of getting planning permission to extend or whether it has any outdoor space. .

In order to get a formal home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as part of the service.

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