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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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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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Looking for a Building Survey? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Plaistow

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are buying a property made of conventional building materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Plaistow

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Plaistow) is also conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this when buying a non standard e.g. thatched buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Plaistow

    This is an impartial valuation . This is chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Plaistow and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Plaistow property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any alterations, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will give comprehensive details of the Plaistow property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Plaistow House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Will the chartered surveyor look into the safety of the gas flues?

A chartered surveyor will locate and visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This will include the routing of any gas pipes for instance, in addition to gas related installations, for instance prefabricated flues. External covers however, won't be taken off. Gas is potentially deadly and if there are any worries about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe Register firms in Plaistow include Planned Solutions Limited of 265, Barking Road, London Tel. 07962481858 and Gas Solutions of 56, Thorngrove Road, London, . Tel. 07958688885.

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 require that all landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections yearly and punishments for failure to comply include heavy fines or imprisonment .

Traditionally built property

We are buying in Plaistow. What will we need to bear in mind when buying older property? What impact will the structure's architecture have on maintenance?

Many buyers in Plaistow have considered buying a home with character. A property's age, however, can create difficulties for an owner. Plaistow homes constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be expensive to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as locally-quarried stone, , which could mean it is a good idea to discuss current upkeep needs with the seller.If you plan to make alterations to a period property, discuss options with the Plaistow surveyor for more detail.

House Prices

I want to acquire a flat in E13 for around £154, 027. What things will a Plaistow chartered surveyor evaluate on a RICS valuation ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from house prices from proximity to road noise to the amount of accommodation it offers. It can help to benchmark prices the prices of flat achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties. The mean flat price recorded at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £143, 327, which is £10, 700 less than the asking price. The combined house/flat average was £187, 906. The Griffin, 3, Flat 3, Wattsdown Close, London, Newham, Greater London, E13 0NY a leasehold flat recently sold for £80, 400 .

In order for home buyers to get a professional house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component.

The qualified surveyor will always actually visit the house in addition to considering the multiple area variables that have a bearing on values.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Plaistow and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey and is basically the same the same survey.

If the Plaistow property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any alterations, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will give comprehensive details of the Plaistow property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Plaistow House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Will the chartered surveyor look into the safety of the gas flues?

A chartered surveyor will locate and visually check out any accessible parts of the system. This will include the routing of any gas pipes for instance, in addition to gas related installations, for instance prefabricated flues. External covers however, won't be taken off. Gas is potentially deadly and if there are any worries about gas fittings, contact a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe Register firms in Plaistow include Planned Solutions Limited of 265, Barking Road, London Tel. 07962481858 and Gas Solutions of 56, Thorngrove Road, London, . Tel. 07958688885.

The Gas Safety (Installation & Use) Regulations 1998 require that all landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections yearly and punishments for failure to comply include heavy fines or imprisonment .



Traditionally built property

We are buying in Plaistow. What will we need to bear in mind when buying older property? What impact will the structure's architecture have on maintenance?

Many buyers in Plaistow have considered buying a home with character. A property's age, however, can create difficulties for an owner. Plaistow homes constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be expensive to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as locally-quarried stone, , which could mean it is a good idea to discuss current upkeep needs with the seller.If you plan to make alterations to a period property, discuss options with the Plaistow surveyor for more detail.

House Prices

I want to acquire a flat in E13 for around £154, 027. What things will a Plaistow chartered surveyor evaluate on a RICS valuation ?

There are many factors that can add to or subtract from house prices from proximity to road noise to the amount of accommodation it offers. It can help to benchmark prices the prices of flat achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties. The mean flat price recorded at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £143, 327, which is £10, 700 less than the asking price. The combined house/flat average was £187, 906. The Griffin, 3, Flat 3, Wattsdown Close, London, Newham, Greater London, E13 0NY a leasehold flat recently sold for £80, 400 .

In order for home buyers to get a professional house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component.

The qualified surveyor will always actually visit the house in addition to considering the multiple area variables that have a bearing on values.

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