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Valuation
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Homebuyer
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Building
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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 Property Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Rhondda Cynon Taff

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are buying a home built from conventional building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Rhondda Cynon Taff

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Rhondda Cynon Taff) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Select this when buying a non standard e.g. stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Rhondda Cynon Taff

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Rhondda Cynon Taff and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Rhondda Cynon Taff property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, but it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Rhondda Cynon Taff property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Rhondda Cynon Taff Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems we need to check on if intending to buy a property in Rhondda Cynon Taff in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas throughout the country which are designated by local councils.

Home Buyers Surveys in Rhondda Cynon Taff are required by RICS to have local knowledge of local area issues and any connection may have on the property and its value. Prices is usually significantly higher owing to them retaining original features. However many of them are falling into have been neglected and are in a state of neglect e.g. the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Property surveyors will report if the property looks like it may be is designated and Section I of your Rhondda Cynon Taff Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are raised by your

legal adviser. Out of keeping changes to the building will also be advised, however these should be concern for your legal adviser.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the house I expect to acquire, it appeared that there is an unsafe electrical system - will a Rhondda Cynon Taff Homebuyer Report write anything on the electrical system?

When preparing a Rhondda Cynon Taff Homebuyer Report the surveyor should usually make a note on the state of the electrics if it appears that the electrics are in a dangerous state of repair. Your surveyor should also things like where to find the consumer unit. A check for the documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by an electrician will be part of the survey. Reporting on any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report handled by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Rhondda Cynon Taff .

The IEE advocate that a periodic test is carried out every 10 years (5 if letting). To get Rhondda Cynon Taff advice on all things electrical call Stay-Light Electrical , 12 Ynyslyn Rd, Pontypridd, CF37 5AS .

Gas flame

Does the local surveyor inspect the condition of the gas heaters?

Your chartered surveyor will locate and visually look at any accessible parts of the gas system. This will include whether the mains is connected where relevant, as well as gas related fixtures, for instance chimney linings. Any fittings will not however be taken off. The system won't be tested in any way. Gas can be deadly, if you have any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Wales based local firms include A Tibbott of Rosebank, Red Rose Hill, Pentre, Mid Glamorgan Tel. 07923473068 and Robert Williams of 16, Churchfield Row, Pentre, Mid Glamorgan Tel. 07805 902583.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Rhondda Cynon Taff and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Rhondda Cynon Taff property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, but it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Rhondda Cynon Taff property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Rhondda Cynon Taff Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Conservation area

Will there be any problems we need to check on if intending to buy a property in Rhondda Cynon Taff in the vicinity of conservation area ?

There are over 9, 000 of designated conservation areas throughout the country which are designated by local councils.

Home Buyers Surveys in Rhondda Cynon Taff are required by RICS to have local knowledge of local area issues and any connection may have on the property and its value. Prices is usually significantly higher owing to them retaining original features. However many of them are falling into have been neglected and are in a state of neglect e.g. the excessive amount of traffic management signs

Property surveyors will report if the property looks like it may be is designated and Section I of your Rhondda Cynon Taff Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are raised by your



legal adviser. Out of keeping changes to the building will also be advised, however these should be concern for your legal adviser.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the house I expect to acquire, it appeared that there is an unsafe electrical system - will a Rhondda Cynon Taff Homebuyer Report write anything on the electrical system?

When preparing a Rhondda Cynon Taff Homebuyer Report the surveyor should usually make a note on the state of the electrics if it appears that the electrics are in a dangerous state of repair. Your surveyor should also things like where to find the consumer unit. A check for the documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by an electrician will be part of the survey. Reporting on any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report handled by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Rhondda Cynon Taff .

The IEE advocate that a periodic test is carried out every 10 years (5 if letting). To get Rhondda Cynon Taff advice on all things electrical call Stay-Light Electrical , 12 Ynyslyn Rd, Pontypridd, CF37 5AS .

Gas flame

Does the local surveyor inspect the condition of the gas heaters?

Your chartered surveyor will locate and visually look at any accessible parts of the gas system. This will include whether the mains is connected where relevant, as well as gas related fixtures, for instance chimney linings. Any fittings will not however be taken off. The system won't be tested in any way. Gas can be deadly, if you have any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Wales based local firms include A Tibbott of Rosebank, Red Rose Hill, Pentre, Mid Glamorgan Tel. 07923473068 and Robert Williams of 16, Churchfield Row, Pentre, Mid Glamorgan Tel. 07805 902583.

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