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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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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Do you need a Property Survey ? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Presteigne

    The Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a property made of conventional materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Presteigne

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Presteigne) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this when buying a non standard e.g. timber frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Presteigne

    This is an independent valuation . This report is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Presteigne and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Presteigne property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it will give you comprehensive details of the Presteigne property's general condition along with more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Presteigne House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

I want to buy a detached property in LD8, being marketed for £231, 827. What considerations will a Presteigne local surveyor allow for when carrying out a home buyers survey ?

There are a huge number of issues that can add to or subtract from property values ranging from noise from flight paths to whether the property is listed. It can help to look at house prices achieved in the area for similar houses.

This means house prices paid in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £223, 227, which is £8, 600 less than the price you are intending to pay. 15, Kings Court, Presteigne, Powys, Powys, LD8 2AJ a detached property sold for £212, 000 .

The best way for you to get an accurate and professional property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report in Presteigne which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect can heavy rainfall have on a property in Presteigne? Will the property surveyor report on this? Also, if there is necessary work, will they be a hassle to fix?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet damp weather and the effect it can have on houses in Presteigne are not given more thought. Signs that drainage are a cause for concern include mildew in the attic. Poor drainage can lead to staining of wallpaper and damp.

The good news is that these defects are usually easy to remedy, if not neglected. However, if the drains are poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Presteigne. Is there any brick wall repair tips we should be aware of?? Does render make a difference?

Brick-built Presteigne structures demonstrate several benefits compared to other types of construction. Unfortunately, they also experience numerous defects. Such defects will be discussed in the report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. One defect surveyors commonly report on brick buildings is diagonal cracks which widen as they move upwards. These may result from ground movement, or where a timber element of the wall has rotted away. T K Brickwork may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 07825 395762 or Mandarin Way, Cheltenham, GL50 4RR.

Brick-build property are used in properties built throughout the ages, leading to a good selection of methods and styles. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Presteigne and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Presteigne property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any alterations, you should you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it will give you comprehensive details of the Presteigne property's general condition along with more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Presteigne House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

I want to buy a detached property in LD8, being marketed for £231, 827. What considerations will a Presteigne local surveyor allow for when carrying out a home buyers survey ?

There are a huge number of issues that can add to or subtract from property values ranging from noise from flight paths to whether the property is listed. It can help to look at house prices achieved in the area for similar houses.

This means house prices paid in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £223, 227, which is £8, 600 less than the price you are intending to pay. 15, Kings Court, Presteigne, Powys, Powys, LD8 2AJ a detached property sold for £212, 000 .

The best way for you to get an accurate and professional property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report in Presteigne which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard.



Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect can heavy rainfall have on a property in Presteigne? Will the property surveyor report on this? Also, if there is necessary work, will they be a hassle to fix?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet damp weather and the effect it can have on houses in Presteigne are not given more thought. Signs that drainage are a cause for concern include mildew in the attic. Poor drainage can lead to staining of wallpaper and damp.

The good news is that these defects are usually easy to remedy, if not neglected. However, if the drains are poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Presteigne. Is there any brick wall repair tips we should be aware of?? Does render make a difference?

Brick-built Presteigne structures demonstrate several benefits compared to other types of construction. Unfortunately, they also experience numerous defects. Such defects will be discussed in the report, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. One defect surveyors commonly report on brick buildings is diagonal cracks which widen as they move upwards. These may result from ground movement, or where a timber element of the wall has rotted away. T K Brickwork may be able to give a quote for any maintenance work. Contact them at 07825 395762 or Mandarin Way, Cheltenham, GL50 4RR.

Brick-build property are used in properties built throughout the ages, leading to a good selection of methods and styles. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

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