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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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Do you need a Property Survey ? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Redland

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are purchasing a property made of standard building materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Redland

    A Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Redland) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this for unconventional , for example wood frame houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Redland

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Redland and which one would be the cheapest?

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

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

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give you comprehensive details of the Redland property's general condition in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a Redland Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a home in Redland - Which issues relating to the loft will be looked into?

This is a common concern for buyers. Many properties will suffer roofing problems. Every element should be checked, e.g. slates. The RICS surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Costly quotes for roofing jobs (such as replacing rotten rafters or soffits) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying

out necessary work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable roofing contractor in Redland.

Defective door frame

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Redland what might a green light rating mean for 'E6 - Outside doors' ?

The surveyor will confirm that all external doors work if keys are present, but they cannot otherwise be forced open. Broadly speaking, the type and condition of the property's windows are included in the report. A damaged door frame is one defect applicable to this section. Green, or condition rating 1, indicates that no repair is currently needed. Elements of Section E marked as condition rating 1 may however still require regular maintenance.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing a 16th Century barn conversion. Will the residence's age be a problem?

Many buyers plan to buy a home with character. For houses in Redland built before the 20th Century, age, however, can create difficulties for an owner. Properties showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be costly to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed. Traditional building materials may also need to be sourced. Speak to your building surveyor for more information.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Redland and which one would be the cheapest?

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

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

If you are planning to carry out any alterations, RICS advise you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give you comprehensive details of the Redland property's general condition in addition to an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a Redland Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

I am going to put in an offer in on a home in Redland - Which issues relating to the loft will be looked into?

This is a common concern for buyers. Many properties will suffer roofing problems. Every element should be checked, e.g. slates. The RICS surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

Costly quotes for roofing jobs (such as replacing rotten rafters or soffits) may have scared off some homeowners from carrying



out necessary work. In extreme cases, this may be the reason for the sale, so buyers must be vigilant and employ the services of a qualified surveyor before the exchange of contracts. A quote for the work could be sought from a reliable roofing contractor in Redland.

Defective door frame

On a HomeBuyer Report carried out in Redland what might a green light rating mean for 'E6 - Outside doors' ?

The surveyor will confirm that all external doors work if keys are present, but they cannot otherwise be forced open. Broadly speaking, the type and condition of the property's windows are included in the report. A damaged door frame is one defect applicable to this section. Green, or condition rating 1, indicates that no repair is currently needed. Elements of Section E marked as condition rating 1 may however still require regular maintenance.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing a 16th Century barn conversion. Will the residence's age be a problem?

Many buyers plan to buy a home with character. For houses in Redland built before the 20th Century, age, however, can create difficulties for an owner. Properties showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be costly to upkeep. You should bear in mind that specialist knowledge may be needed. Traditional building materials may also need to be sourced. Speak to your building surveyor for more information.

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