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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

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Valuation
Homebuyer
Report
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 Home Survey is right for my potential house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in South Tottenham

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if purchasing a home made of standard materials such as tile & brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in South Tottenham

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in South Tottenham) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Opt for this for unconventional e.g. thatched roof homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in South Tottenham

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation of the property. It is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in South Tottenham and which is cheaper?

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

If the South Tottenham property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations on the South Tottenham property, you should you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it will give you a more detailed analysis of the South Tottenham property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant South Tottenham House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are purchasing a home in South Tottenham, does the residential surveyor look for signs of water damage, or whether flooding has affected neighbouring property?

Heavy rain, burst riverbanks and clogged drainage can cause water damage caused by flooding, and the value of a house in an at-risk area may be impacted. It is strongly recommended that action is taken, before flooding begins, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures.

The GroundSure Flood Report is one of several risk screening reports designed to provide an overview of whether a residential property lies within an area of potential or previous flood risk. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the current owner, but this information may not be accurate.

Fortunately, no recent flood warnings were given for South Tottenham, according to the Environment Agency.

*Information accurate 04/01/2013

House Prices

There is a flat in N15 - South Tottenham on for £155, 844. What considerations will a surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in South Tottenham ?

There are many factors that can impact on house prices like whether there are any restrictive covenants or the local crime statistics. As an indicator, one can try to analyse flat values achieved in the nearby area for similar properties. The average flat price completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £150, 344, which is £5, 500 less than the asking price. The combined house/flat average was £218, 980. Yeats Court, 4, Flat 9, Tynemouth Road, London, Haringey, Greater London, N15 4UE was purchased for £146, 500 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part. Your chartered surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

Window frame

For a HomeBuyer Report on a South Tottenham property, what will 'E5 - Windows' cover?

The home buyer report is intended to be easy to read and understand. As buyers in South Tottenham are unlikely to be experts in local building techniques and materials themselves, the report is written with as little jargon as possible. Red, amber and green ratings give property purchasers indicate how concerning each aspect of the report is.

An example defect for this is stiff sash windows. Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in South Tottenham and which is cheaper?

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

If the South Tottenham property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations on the South Tottenham property, you should you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it will give you a more detailed analysis of the South Tottenham property's state of repair as well as including advice on structural defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more details you can get an instant South Tottenham House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are purchasing a home in South Tottenham, does the residential surveyor look for signs of water damage, or whether flooding has affected neighbouring property?

Heavy rain, burst riverbanks and clogged drainage can cause water damage caused by flooding, and the value of a house in an at-risk area may be impacted. It is strongly recommended that action is taken, before flooding begins, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures.

The GroundSure Flood Report is one of several risk screening reports designed to provide an overview of whether a residential property lies within an area of potential or previous flood risk. Oral enquiries can sometimes be made of the current owner, but this information may not be accurate.



Fortunately, no recent flood warnings were given for South Tottenham, according to the Environment Agency.

*Information accurate 04/01/2013

House Prices

There is a flat in N15 - South Tottenham on for £155, 844. What considerations will a surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in South Tottenham ?

There are many factors that can impact on house prices like whether there are any restrictive covenants or the local crime statistics. As an indicator, one can try to analyse flat values achieved in the nearby area for similar properties. The average flat price completed between Jul and Oct 2012 was £150, 344, which is £5, 500 less than the asking price. The combined house/flat average was £218, 980. Yeats Court, 4, Flat 9, Tynemouth Road, London, Haringey, Greater London, N15 4UE was purchased for £146, 500 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get a formal property valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part. Your chartered surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

Window frame

For a HomeBuyer Report on a South Tottenham property, what will 'E5 - Windows' cover?

The home buyer report is intended to be easy to read and understand. As buyers in South Tottenham are unlikely to be experts in local building techniques and materials themselves, the report is written with as little jargon as possible. Red, amber and green ratings give property purchasers indicate how concerning each aspect of the report is.

An example defect for this is stiff sash windows. Where practicable, all windows are to be opened and closed, but not forced open, and vulnerable areas closely examined. The surveyor should make notes and advise the client whether it is possible to operate the window transoms/openings satisfactorily.

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