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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 select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Pontprennau

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Pontprennau

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Pontprennau) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for unconventional , for example stone buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Pontprennau

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is often chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Pontprennau and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Pontprennau property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out major works, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Pontprennau property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Pontprennau House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need English Garden Wall bond advice, can a surveyor in Pontprennau help? Is brick more susceptible to the weather?

Pontprennau brick-walled residences can suffer from several common problems, such as cracks. These issues will be mentioned in the report, with advice on the consequences were they to go untreated. A serious concern is sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall. Brickwork may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 4 Burton Cl, Wool, Wareham, BH20 6ET or 01929 463078.

For instance, basket weave bonds or stretcher bond may be used in the construction of residences in Pontprennau. Consider the advice

of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a property in Pontprennau - Which issues relating to the roof of the property will be considered?

Questions like this are often asked of surveyors by property purchasers who are aware that property could feature difficulties with the roof. From the gables to the tie beams, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. Problems can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by being literally flat, as opposed to on a small incline so that water can drain correctly.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like insulating the attic, 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. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange.

However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal.

Traditionally built property

I am purchasing a 19th Century converted barn in Pontprennau. What effect will the building's cruck frame have on repairs?

Some purchasers would like to own a home with character. Older construction methods and materials, however, can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers, and Pontprennau property built using traditional methods can be a chore to upkeep. You should consider that specialist expertise may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Traditional materials, which could result in longer-term maintenance obligations.Contact the surveyor for more detail.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Pontprennau and which one is cheaper?

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

If the Pontprennau property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out major works, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap, but it does offer an in-depth analysis of the Pontprennau property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain an instant Pontprennau House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need English Garden Wall bond advice, can a surveyor in Pontprennau help? Is brick more susceptible to the weather?

Pontprennau brick-walled residences can suffer from several common problems, such as cracks. These issues will be mentioned in the report, with advice on the consequences were they to go untreated. A serious concern is sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall. Brickwork may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 4 Burton Cl, Wool, Wareham, BH20 6ET or 01929 463078.

For instance, basket weave bonds or stretcher bond may be used in the construction of residences in Pontprennau. Consider the advice



of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a property in Pontprennau - Which issues relating to the roof of the property will be considered?

Questions like this are often asked of surveyors by property purchasers who are aware that property could feature difficulties with the roof. From the gables to the tie beams, the status of the whole roof should be reviewed. Problems can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by being literally flat, as opposed to on a small incline so that water can drain correctly.

Given the high cost of major roof repairs like insulating the attic, 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. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange.

However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal.

Traditionally built property

I am purchasing a 19th Century converted barn in Pontprennau. What effect will the building's cruck frame have on repairs?

Some purchasers would like to own a home with character. Older construction methods and materials, however, can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers, and Pontprennau property built using traditional methods can be a chore to upkeep. You should consider that specialist expertise may be needed, and it could also be necessary to find Traditional materials, which could result in longer-term maintenance obligations.Contact the surveyor for more detail.

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