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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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Valuation
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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 Property Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in South Croydon

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a property made of conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in South Croydon

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in South Croydon) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in South Croydon

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in South Croydon and which is cheaper?

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

If the South Croydon property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a thorough analysis of the South Croydon property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant South Croydon Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Will a qualified surveyor examine the safety of the gas heaters?

Your will locate and visually examine the easily accessible parts of the system. The survey will include the mains gas installation at the property, as well as gas connected fixtures for example - chimney breasts. Your South Croydon chartered surveyor will not remove fittings nor will the surveyor carry out any tests on the system. Of course, gas is potentially unsafe, should you have any concerns relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

Gas Safe firms in South Croydon include RBT's Plumbing and Heating of 175A Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey Tel. 07980866051 and Amberglow Heating & Gas Services Limited of 22, Lapwing Close, South Croydon, Surrey Tel. 07736827606.

The regulations stipulate that all landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply include heavy fines or imprisonment .

Conservation area

Are there any things I need to look out for when intending to buy a house in South Croydon in a conservation area?

There are 9, 300 of designated conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local councils.

A Building Surveyors must possess sufficient knowledge of local factors and any bearing they have with the building. The value of homes is typically greater due to conservation areas being in good order. However a growing number have fallen into shoddy condition e.g. unauthorised alterations to the fronts, roofs and chimneys of buildings

Property surveyors will tell you whether the property is possibly is so classified and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will suggest the proper questions are carried out as part of the legal process.

Unauthorised extensions to the building will also be advised, however these should be investigated by the solicitor.

English Heritage

I am intending to buy a property close to Croham Hurst Round Barrow , will this affect the property's value?

Croham Hurst Round Barrow is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local importance can add to the desirability of an area. Your surveyor will consider many local factors when carrying out the home buyers survey in South Croydon. Refer to the English Heritage website for more information on Croham Hurst Round Barrow.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in South Croydon and which is cheaper?

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

If the South Croydon property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any alterations, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will give a thorough analysis of the South Croydon property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant South Croydon Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Gas flame

Will a qualified surveyor examine the safety of the gas heaters?

Your will locate and visually examine the easily accessible parts of the system. The survey will include the mains gas installation at the property, as well as gas connected fixtures for example - chimney breasts. Your South Croydon chartered surveyor will not remove fittings nor will the surveyor carry out any tests on the system. Of course, gas is potentially unsafe, should you have any concerns relating to gas installations, call a gas engineer.

Gas Safe firms in South Croydon include RBT's Plumbing and Heating of 175A Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon, Surrey Tel. 07980866051 and Amberglow Heating & Gas Services Limited of 22, Lapwing Close, South Croydon, Surrey Tel. 07736827606.



The regulations stipulate that all landlords are legally required to carry out appliance and installation inspections every year and punishments for failure to comply include heavy fines or imprisonment .

Conservation area

Are there any things I need to look out for when intending to buy a house in South Croydon in a conservation area?

There are 9, 300 of designated conservation areas throughout the country that are designated and monitored by local councils.

A Building Surveyors must possess sufficient knowledge of local factors and any bearing they have with the building. The value of homes is typically greater due to conservation areas being in good order. However a growing number have fallen into shoddy condition e.g. unauthorised alterations to the fronts, roofs and chimneys of buildings

Property surveyors will tell you whether the property is possibly is so classified and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will suggest the proper questions are carried out as part of the legal process.

Unauthorised extensions to the building will also be advised, however these should be investigated by the solicitor.

English Heritage

I am intending to buy a property close to Croham Hurst Round Barrow , will this affect the property's value?

Croham Hurst Round Barrow is a scheduled monument considered to be of national importance. Monuments of local importance can add to the desirability of an area. Your surveyor will consider many local factors when carrying out the home buyers survey in South Croydon. Refer to the English Heritage website for more information on Croham Hurst Round Barrow.

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