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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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Valuation
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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Need a Property Survey ? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in St Anns

    A Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are buying a property built from conventional building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in St Anns

    The RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in St Anns) is also conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this when buying a non standard property such as wood frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in St Anns

    This is a professional valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in St Anns and of the 3, which one is the cheapest?

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

If the St Anns property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any works or an extension, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap but it will offer a thorough analysis of the St Anns property's general condition in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a St Anns House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour commented - saying there may be asbestos cement sheets in existence at the property. Is this a major concern and can it be easily dealt with?

Asbestos is a deleterious material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and are often found in the building materials such as asbestos blocks.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent fire retarding properties, it may be found in asbestos packing in stud walls. Technically all forms including white ( Chrysotile) are ultimately deadly and might lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods.

Should you find asbestos, you should be careful not to disturb asbestos and expert advice should be sought ASAP. Surveyors cannot confirm the existence asbestos on a St Anns home survey. Surveyors will note suspected asbestos and will recommend relevant tests.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The rat-trap bond walls on this St Anns house has deteriorated - what should we do? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick apartments in St Anns will indicate various issues and defects, such as inadequate damp-proofing. A serious concern is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely. Aquiven Brickworks should be able to assist with a maintenance quote. Contact them at 07742 628057 or Apollo Building/Wortley Moor Rd, Leeds, LS12 4NL.

Styles of brickwork can range from the relatively common, like Flemish bond, featuring alternating long and short faces of bricks, to the rare, such shiner bond describes bricks are laid horizontally as with more common bonds, but the with the wider face parallel to the wall. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

Building Surveys on houses

Is it worth paying more money for a full structural survey on thirties townhouse in St Anns?

The Building Survey is now the correct term for the Structural Survey following its reclassification some time ago by RICS. The HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough for a mid 20th century of later unmodified St Anns property of typical building materials. The Building Survey is the right type of survey for the property described. Around 3 days following a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the house, the chartered surveyors report will be forwarded to the purchaser giving any frequently critical insight about the construction materials used on the home. There will be certain limitations with any survey as a surveyor will not be able to, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, open up the fabric of the of the St Anns property e.g. undoing electrical fittings. This page for more info what is and is not included.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in St Anns and of the 3, which one is the cheapest?

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

If the St Anns property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any works or an extension, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap but it will offer a thorough analysis of the St Anns property's general condition in addition to advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get a St Anns House Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

The neighbour commented - saying there may be asbestos cement sheets in existence at the property. Is this a major concern and can it be easily dealt with?

Asbestos is a deleterious material. There are over 60 types, 6 of which were used in the UK and are often found in the building materials such as asbestos blocks.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent fire retarding properties, it may be found in asbestos packing in stud walls. Technically all forms including white ( Chrysotile) are ultimately deadly and might lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods.

Should you find asbestos, you should be careful not to disturb asbestos and expert advice should be sought ASAP. Surveyors cannot confirm the existence asbestos on a St Anns home survey. Surveyors will note suspected asbestos and will recommend relevant tests.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The rat-trap bond walls on this St Anns house has deteriorated - what should we do? Are brick walls hard to repair?

Brick apartments in St Anns will indicate various issues and defects, such as inadequate damp-proofing. A serious concern is frost damage, which over time will cause bricks and mortar to disintegrate entirely. Aquiven Brickworks should be able to assist with a maintenance quote. Contact them at 07742 628057 or Apollo Building/Wortley Moor Rd, Leeds, LS12 4NL.

Styles of brickwork can range from the relatively common, like Flemish bond, featuring alternating long and short faces of bricks, to the rare, such shiner bond describes bricks are laid horizontally as with more common bonds, but the with the wider face parallel to the wall. Contact a specialist for more information if this is of interest.

Building Surveys on houses

Is it worth paying more money for a full structural survey on thirties townhouse in St Anns?

The Building Survey is now the correct term for the Structural Survey following its reclassification some time ago by RICS. The HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough for a mid 20th century of later unmodified St Anns property of typical building materials. The Building Survey is the right type of survey for the property described. Around 3 days following a thorough inspection of the inside and outside of the house, the chartered surveyors report will be forwarded to the purchaser giving any frequently critical insight about the construction materials used on the home. There will be certain limitations with any survey as a surveyor will not be able to, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, open up the fabric of the of the St Anns property e.g. undoing electrical fittings. This page for more info what is and is not included.

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