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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.

  • RICS qualified surveyor
  • 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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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
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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Looking for a Building Survey? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in South Wimbledon

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a property constructed from standard building materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in South Wimbledon

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in South Wimbledon) will also be conducted by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more detailed. Opt for this for non standard property such as wychert or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in South Wimbledon

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in South Wimbledon and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the South Wimbledon property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you comprehensive details of the South Wimbledon property's general condition as well as information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant South Wimbledon Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls I should be aware of when planning to buy a flat in South Wimbledon in conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 of conservation areas throughout the country which are designated by local authorities. South Wimbledon surveyors need to have knowledge of relevant local factors and any bearing may have on the property. Prices will likely be inflated as a result of conservation areas being in their original state. However many of them are falling into have fallen into disrepair for example - the removal front garden walls

RICS surveyors will report if the planned purchase is/might be in a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of the Homebuyer Report will suggest suitable questions are conducted by your legal adviser. Unapproved developments to the property may also be reported in the South Wimbledon survey, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

House Prices

There is a house in SW19 priced at £739, 922. What factors will South Wimbledon RICS chartered surveyor take into account when calculating house prices in South Wimbledon ?

There is a vast array of things that can affect property values for example the homes proximity to contaminated land or defects in the lease. It often helps to put side by side the prices of house recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The average house price recorded at the Land Registry between July and October in 2012 was £719, 322, which is £20, 600 less than the amount you are intending to pay (£542, 026 was the blended house/flat average). 1F, Dora Road, London, Merton, Greater London, SW19 7EZ a detached property sold for £1, 300, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get a formal house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as part of the service. Your local surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

Timber damage by insect larvae

A neighbour warned us about bugs in the area. Do we need a RICS surveyor?

Homes in South Wimbledon are generally free of infestations, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. When purchasing a house, this matter should be borne in mind. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, for example, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Remedies can be disruptive to residents, and may require you to move out during the work in extreme cases. As awareness of less common problems grows, more surveys should identify these and advise on remedies.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in South Wimbledon and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the South Wimbledon property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, it would be better that you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give you comprehensive details of the South Wimbledon property's general condition as well as information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information get an instant South Wimbledon Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Will there be any potential pitfalls I should be aware of when planning to buy a flat in South Wimbledon in conservation area ?

There are 9, 300 of conservation areas throughout the country which are designated by local authorities. South Wimbledon surveyors need to have knowledge of relevant local factors and any bearing may have on the property. Prices will likely be inflated as a result of conservation areas being in their original state. However many of them are falling into have fallen into disrepair for example - the removal front garden walls

RICS surveyors will report if the planned purchase is/might be in a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers



of the Homebuyer Report will suggest suitable questions are conducted by your legal adviser. Unapproved developments to the property may also be reported in the South Wimbledon survey, however these should be concern for the solicitor.

House Prices

There is a house in SW19 priced at £739, 922. What factors will South Wimbledon RICS chartered surveyor take into account when calculating house prices in South Wimbledon ?

There is a vast array of things that can affect property values for example the homes proximity to contaminated land or defects in the lease. It often helps to put side by side the prices of house recorded in the same area for similar properties.

The average house price recorded at the Land Registry between July and October in 2012 was £719, 322, which is £20, 600 less than the amount you are intending to pay (£542, 026 was the blended house/flat average). 1F, Dora Road, London, Merton, Greater London, SW19 7EZ a detached property sold for £1, 300, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get a formal house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as part of the service. Your local surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme ( to not be is a breach of RICS rules).

Timber damage by insect larvae

A neighbour warned us about bugs in the area. Do we need a RICS surveyor?

Homes in South Wimbledon are generally free of infestations, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. When purchasing a house, this matter should be borne in mind. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, for example, cluster, or swarming flies, are often found in lofts and can be a serious, seasonal annoyance if not treated. Remedies can be disruptive to residents, and may require you to move out during the work in extreme cases. As awareness of less common problems grows, more surveys should identify these and advise on remedies.

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