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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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  • 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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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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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 Building Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Sandhurst

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice when buying a property built from conventional building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Sandhurst

    A Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Sandhurst) will also be carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this for non standard e.g. cellared houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Sandhurst

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

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Recent Home Surveys
in Sandhurst

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Fraser Mead, College Town, Sandhurst, Berkshire, GU47

  • Building Survey
    Alford Close, Sandhurst, Berkshire, GU47

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Sandhurst and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Sandhurst property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any works or an extension on the property, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Sandhurst property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Sandhurst Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our RICS surveyor investigate flood damage, or if other houses on the street have been affected?

Heavy rain, burst riverbanks and clogged drainage can cause water damage caused by flooding, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the survey report may recommend maintenance.Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the house or on adjacent sites. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the estate agent, but this information may not be accurate.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will bugs affect the purchase price of a Sandhurst property - How do we investigate further?

Sandhurst homes are not usually impacted by serious cases of pest problems, but buying without any professional advice on the issue is not recommended. Regrettably, pest problems can be very expensive to resolve and affect the health of residents. An affected building may not always be easy to identify.

For example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Treatment for pests may include chemical treatment and destruction of tainted materials.RICS guidelines on the issue of pest problems are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your chartered surveyor. Speak to a pest control specialist, such as PESTUK (Camberley & Fleet), Technology Business Centre, Kings Court, 91-93 High Street, Camberley, GU15 3RN on 0125 230 3956, to discuss remedies.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We found there are no cracks in the brickwork outside, but dining room floor dips noticeably when we last viewed the flat. Is this a urgent danger, and what solutions are to available to fix this?

Movement of a structure on a structural level is called subsidence. In general, homes are built with a variety of materials. These will contract at different rates.

It is not always obvious that subsidence is at work, as the things which a surveyor will look for could quite easily be as the result of several factors. In some cases, the presence of organic material, which then decomposes, can also undermine the foundations. This causes the subsoil to be compacted as its volume is reduced, by the sheer weight and pressure of the building above. Finding the cause of any subsidence is key.This is not always as costly as some buyers fear.Though tree roots are often the cause, removal of this plant life may make the problem worse, so professional advice should be sought. Underpinning could be the only option in some cases, unfortunately. Using large concrete pins, placed beneath current foundations and extending deep into the ground, underpinning is expensive, totalling £1000s, but it can be very effective. A surveyor will be able to recommend who to speak to about the best course of action, when it comes to tree removal.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Sandhurst and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Sandhurst property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any works or an extension on the property, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap however it will give you an in-depth analysis of the Sandhurst property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Sandhurst Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Would our RICS surveyor investigate flood damage, or if other houses on the street have been affected?

Heavy rain, burst riverbanks and clogged drainage can cause water damage caused by flooding, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable. In addition, the survey report may recommend maintenance.Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the house or on adjacent sites. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the estate agent, but this information may not be accurate.



Timber damage by insect larvae

Will bugs affect the purchase price of a Sandhurst property - How do we investigate further?

Sandhurst homes are not usually impacted by serious cases of pest problems, but buying without any professional advice on the issue is not recommended. Regrettably, pest problems can be very expensive to resolve and affect the health of residents. An affected building may not always be easy to identify.

For example, irritating cluster flies will hibernate in Autumn, but will return every year without treatment. Treatment for pests may include chemical treatment and destruction of tainted materials.RICS guidelines on the issue of pest problems are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your chartered surveyor. Speak to a pest control specialist, such as PESTUK (Camberley & Fleet), Technology Business Centre, Kings Court, 91-93 High Street, Camberley, GU15 3RN on 0125 230 3956, to discuss remedies.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We found there are no cracks in the brickwork outside, but dining room floor dips noticeably when we last viewed the flat. Is this a urgent danger, and what solutions are to available to fix this?

Movement of a structure on a structural level is called subsidence. In general, homes are built with a variety of materials. These will contract at different rates.

It is not always obvious that subsidence is at work, as the things which a surveyor will look for could quite easily be as the result of several factors. In some cases, the presence of organic material, which then decomposes, can also undermine the foundations. This causes the subsoil to be compacted as its volume is reduced, by the sheer weight and pressure of the building above. Finding the cause of any subsidence is key.This is not always as costly as some buyers fear.Though tree roots are often the cause, removal of this plant life may make the problem worse, so professional advice should be sought. Underpinning could be the only option in some cases, unfortunately. Using large concrete pins, placed beneath current foundations and extending deep into the ground, underpinning is expensive, totalling £1000s, but it can be very effective. A surveyor will be able to recommend who to speak to about the best course of action, when it comes to tree removal.

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