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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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Need a Home Buyers Survey? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Roath Park

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen if planning to purchase a home built from standard building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Roath Park

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Roath Park) is also carried out by a RICS surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this when buying a non standard property such as timber frame houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Roath Park

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Roath Park and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Roath Park property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations on the Roath Park property, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Roath Park property's condition as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Roath Park Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Building Surveys on houses

Are there any benefits to order the full structural survey as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report when considering a extended end of terrace property?

Full Structural Surveys are no longer carried out by surveyors and the new technical survey classified as the Building Survey, is now offered by surveyors. The HomeBuyer Report is enough for a post fifties unmodified Roath Park property of normal construction materials. The Building Survey is the most appropriate survey for the property described.

Typically a couple of days after an exhaustive inspection of the inside and outside of the house, a non prescribed format of report will be posted and emailed to the prospective purchaser summarising in depth and far-reaching information in relation to the construction materials used on the house.

There are one or two limitations are integral with any survey as a qualified surveyor is not authorised (unless owners consent provided) force or open up the fabric of the property of comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.

Roof defects identified during a survey

Another resident of the building said that dry rot had been a concern, and we expect to budget something for roof maintenance. What advice would the building surveyor give in their report?

Roath Park property that are otherwise ideal could feature roof maintenance problems, such as cracked and loose slates or tiles. All aspects of the roof should be reviewed, from the concrete tiles to the tie beams. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of badly installed felting.

The expense of felting a flat roof, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. A quote (or several) for any necessary work should be acquired as soon as possible.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Will my survey give a property valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding permanent outbuildings) and what does it include?

The Homebuyer Report includes a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and a cost of reinstatement as part of the survey. To properly appraise the valuation your RICS valuer will use local Roath Park market factors and other factors relating to the property e.g. number of bedrooms Surveyors also evaluate construction type and will use key assumptions e.g. there being no significant defects.

A Building survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The surveyor also assumes that there are no expensive legal issues for example no problematic restrictions. Such concerns will be clarified by your solicitor.

Additional local area conjectures, such as there being no disputes between occupiers or services, are made in addition to Roath Park environmental issues like nearby railway tracks, which will also be factored in.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Roath Park and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Roath Park property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out alterations on the Roath Park property, it would be better that you commission a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will provide you with a more detailed analysis of the Roath Park property's condition as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain a Roath Park Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Building Surveys on houses

Are there any benefits to order the full structural survey as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report when considering a extended end of terrace property?

Full Structural Surveys are no longer carried out by surveyors and the new technical survey classified as the Building Survey, is now offered by surveyors. The HomeBuyer Report is enough for a post fifties unmodified Roath Park property of normal construction materials. The Building Survey is the most appropriate survey for the property described.

Typically a couple of days after an exhaustive inspection of the inside and outside of the house, a non prescribed format of report will be posted and emailed to the prospective purchaser summarising in depth and far-reaching information in relation to the construction materials used on the house.

There are one or two limitations are integral with any survey as a qualified surveyor is not authorised (unless owners consent provided) force or open up the fabric of the property of comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.



Roof defects identified during a survey

Another resident of the building said that dry rot had been a concern, and we expect to budget something for roof maintenance. What advice would the building surveyor give in their report?

Roath Park property that are otherwise ideal could feature roof maintenance problems, such as cracked and loose slates or tiles. All aspects of the roof should be reviewed, from the concrete tiles to the tie beams. Flat roofs are also known for the trouble they can cause, often the result of badly installed felting.

The expense of felting a flat roof, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. A quote (or several) for any necessary work should be acquired as soon as possible.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Will my survey give a property valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as rebuilding permanent outbuildings) and what does it include?

The Homebuyer Report includes a (registered valuer) surveyor valuation and a cost of reinstatement as part of the survey. To properly appraise the valuation your RICS valuer will use local Roath Park market factors and other factors relating to the property e.g. number of bedrooms Surveyors also evaluate construction type and will use key assumptions e.g. there being no significant defects.

A Building survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The surveyor also assumes that there are no expensive legal issues for example no problematic restrictions. Such concerns will be clarified by your solicitor.

Additional local area conjectures, such as there being no disputes between occupiers or services, are made in addition to Roath Park environmental issues like nearby railway tracks, which will also be factored in.

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