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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
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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 right for my potential property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in St Annes

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice when planning to purchase a home constructed from conventional building materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in St Annes

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in St Annes) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more thorough. Choose this option for non standard e.g. stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in St Annes

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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Recent Home Surveys
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    Albert Road, St Annes, FY8

  • Building Survey
    Oxford Road, Ansdell, Lytham St. Annes, Lancashire, FY8

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in St Annes and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the St Annes property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the St Annes property's general condition in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a St Annes Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When we saw the building we are meaning to buy it looked like there is old wiring - does a surveyor write anything on electrical defects?

When carrying out a St Annes Home Buyers Survey the home surveyor will typically comment on the state of the electrics if it appears that they are in a dangerous condition.

This should include a visual view of the open sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to things like the whereabouts of the meter or consumer unit. Verifying the location of the documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should usually be part of the survey. Reporting on any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring conducted by an electrician will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in St Annes .

The IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers) suggest a Periodic Inspection be completed every ten years (5 if letting).

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations I should look into if buying a home in St Annes near a conservation area ?

There are thousands of conservation areas throughout England and Wales that are designated and monitored by local councils. St Annes surveyors need to have knowledge of local issues and the effect may have with the property. Prices is typically higher which is down to them being largely unspoilt

Surveyors are expected advise if the home looks like it may be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a St Annes Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are conducted by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unconsented modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be reported but these are really more a concern for the lawyer. Cloney & Co are a local firm situated at 34-36 Orchard Road, Fylde, Lancashire, FY8 1PF might be happy to advise. Tel: 01253 712 116

Substandard guttering

For the St Annes HomeBuyer Report, what effect will a green light rating have on rainwater pipes and gutters?

A condition rating of 1 states that no repair work is needed. This rating does not, however, mean that no future maintenance is required. Regular upkeep may still be appropriate or even necessary. For a St Annes house, one issue is rusted guttering. External areas covered by E3 are inspected visually. Other related matters are found elsewhere in the HomeBuyer Report suspected issues relating to a combined heating and water system.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in St Annes and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey and is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the St Annes property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications, it would be better that you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the St Annes property's general condition in addition to advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a St Annes Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When we saw the building we are meaning to buy it looked like there is old wiring - does a surveyor write anything on electrical defects?

When carrying out a St Annes Home Buyers Survey the home surveyor will typically comment on the state of the electrics if it appears that they are in a dangerous condition.

This should include a visual view of the open sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to things like the whereabouts of the meter or consumer unit. Verifying the location of the documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should usually be part of the survey. Reporting on any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring conducted by an electrician will usually form part of the Homebuyer report in St Annes .



The IEE (Institute of Electrical Engineers) suggest a Periodic Inspection be completed every ten years (5 if letting).

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations I should look into if buying a home in St Annes near a conservation area ?

There are thousands of conservation areas throughout England and Wales that are designated and monitored by local councils. St Annes surveyors need to have knowledge of local issues and the effect may have with the property. Prices is typically higher which is down to them being largely unspoilt

Surveyors are expected advise if the home looks like it may be is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a St Annes Homebuyer Report will advise additional enquiries are conducted by the solicitor or conveyancer. Unconsented modifications that do not have Local Authority approval may be reported but these are really more a concern for the lawyer. Cloney & Co are a local firm situated at 34-36 Orchard Road, Fylde, Lancashire, FY8 1PF might be happy to advise. Tel: 01253 712 116

Substandard guttering

For the St Annes HomeBuyer Report, what effect will a green light rating have on rainwater pipes and gutters?

A condition rating of 1 states that no repair work is needed. This rating does not, however, mean that no future maintenance is required. Regular upkeep may still be appropriate or even necessary. For a St Annes house, one issue is rusted guttering. External areas covered by E3 are inspected visually. Other related matters are found elsewhere in the HomeBuyer Report suspected issues relating to a combined heating and water system.

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