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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

The surveyor who produces your report will be local to you with local knowledge of the area.

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  • Can help you negotiate on the property price
  • Thorough and accurate report
  • Clear traffic-light ratings for all aspects of the property
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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

Surveyor Local only works with surveyors regulated by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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All Surveyor Local's surveyors are independent and not linked to any mortgage lenders.

Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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The content of survey reports will vary considerably due to factors including the age, type, location and condition of the property, and materials used in its construction.

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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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 Buyers Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Rochdale

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected if you are buying a home built from conventional materials such as tile & brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Rochdale

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Rochdale) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this option when buying a non standard , for example thatched roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Rochdale

    This is an impartial valuation . This is usually chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • Building Survey
    Edmund Street, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12

  • Building Survey
    David Street North, Rochdale, Greater Manchester, OL12

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Rochdale and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Rochdale property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations on the Rochdale property, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it will give a thorough analysis of the Rochdale property's general condition as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Rochdale Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Rochdale home survey include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing a garage) and how is it worked out

The Homebuyer Report contains an independent valuation and also a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. To fully consider an accurate value estimate your independent surveyor will factor in depth understanding of the Rochdale market and other things about the property for instance: style of architecture The surveyor will also consider construction methods and use other assumptions like the property is connected to mains services such as water.

A Building survey does not 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.

Further area conjectures like service connections, are made in addition to any environmental problems like flood plains, also being considered.

Stone block wall damage

Can homes constructed with stone create more problems for buyers? Are there specific potential issues to consider, and what will the survey reveal?

There are several of defects and issues associated with stone-built property. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include salt contamination of.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Different stone types will also decay a different rates based on environmental conditions.

For example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. A S Taylor & Co, Eagley Bank, Shawforth, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 8HE, which quarries Sandstone, for details. Call 01706 852288 for more information.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Rochdale. Is there any Flemish Diagonal bond advice we should be aware of?? What impact do Rochdale environmental conditions have?

Brick-constructed structures in Rochdale feature several advantages over buildings using regular cut stone, but they can also be affected by considerable issues, including lack of a damp proof course and vertical cracking. For instance, extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork and should be taken very seriously. Contact Stones for a repairs estimate at 0151-523 7460 or 105 Manorbier Crescent, Liverpool, L9 1HF.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include ornamental chimneys, particularly common in Tudor-period property. It may be appropriate to renegotiate the price of a property if a survey reveals even superficial brick wall problems.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Rochdale and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Rochdale property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations on the Rochdale property, you should you commission a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it will give a thorough analysis of the Rochdale property's general condition as well as including information on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Rochdale Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Rochdale home survey include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing a garage) and how is it worked out

The Homebuyer Report contains an independent valuation and also a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate. To fully consider an accurate value estimate your independent surveyor will factor in depth understanding of the Rochdale market and other things about the property for instance: style of architecture The surveyor will also consider construction methods and use other assumptions like the property is connected to mains services such as water.

A Building survey does not 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.

Further area conjectures like service connections, are made in addition to any environmental problems like flood plains, also being considered.



Stone block wall damage

Can homes constructed with stone create more problems for buyers? Are there specific potential issues to consider, and what will the survey reveal?

There are several of defects and issues associated with stone-built property. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include salt contamination of.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Different stone types will also decay a different rates based on environmental conditions.

For example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include.

Contact a local mine or quarry, e.g. A S Taylor & Co, Eagley Bank, Shawforth, Rochdale, Lancashire, OL12 8HE, which quarries Sandstone, for details. Call 01706 852288 for more information.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We want to put in an offer on a place in Rochdale. Is there any Flemish Diagonal bond advice we should be aware of?? What impact do Rochdale environmental conditions have?

Brick-constructed structures in Rochdale feature several advantages over buildings using regular cut stone, but they can also be affected by considerable issues, including lack of a damp proof course and vertical cracking. For instance, extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork and should be taken very seriously. Contact Stones for a repairs estimate at 0151-523 7460 or 105 Manorbier Crescent, Liverpool, L9 1HF.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include ornamental chimneys, particularly common in Tudor-period property. It may be appropriate to renegotiate the price of a property if a survey reveals even superficial brick wall problems.

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