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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.

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A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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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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  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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Which Property Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in St Pauls Cray

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are buying a property constructed from standard materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in St Pauls Cray

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in St Pauls Cray) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more thorough. Select this when buying a non standard , for example thatched properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in St Pauls Cray

    This is a professional valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in St Pauls Cray and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the St Pauls Cray property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any works or an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does offer a thorough analysis of the St Pauls Cray property's state of repair in addition to information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more information why not get a St Pauls Cray House Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact could wet weather have on a St Pauls Cray home? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

Regular rainfall is common in St Pauls Cray and across the country, but the impact rainfall can have on buildings is rarely paid due attention. For instance, mildew or damp in the roof will likely suggest that the rainwater goods are at risk. If you have doubts, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

In most cases, this is usually easy to resolve, if caught early. However, if the drains are untreated or poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.

Conservation area

Are there any factors I would be advised to be conscious of if buying a flat in St Pauls Cray inside a conservation area ?

There are thousands official conservation areas in the UK which are designated by local councils. St Pauls Cray surveyors must have relevant knowledge of relevant local issues and any relation they have on the home. Prices is typically enhanced which is down to conservation areas resisting change. However many areas have fallen into a state of neglect e.g. ugly satellite dishes

RICS surveyors are expected report if the house could be is so classified and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will suggest suitable questions are conducted by your legal representation. Unsympathetic changes to the building should be reported but these are really more a investigated by the solicitor.

Stone block wall damage

I am purchasing a home in St Pauls Cray and the seller has made us aware that it has been built with Forest of Dean stone. Are there specific matters to consider, and what does the survey cover?

Buyers of a listed building should consider that they may need to ensure any future repairs are 'sympathetic'. This is monitored by the local council. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include erosion.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example, exposure to the elements (especially in areas of higher pollution) will cause many limestones to rapidly degrade. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in St Pauls Cray and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the St Pauls Cray property is a flat or maisonette, or is an older property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any works or an extension, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does offer a thorough analysis of the St Pauls Cray property's state of repair in addition to information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more information why not get a St Pauls Cray House Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact could wet weather have on a St Pauls Cray home? Also, where there [var10], what should we do?

Regular rainfall is common in St Pauls Cray and across the country, but the impact rainfall can have on buildings is rarely paid due attention. For instance, mildew or damp in the roof will likely suggest that the rainwater goods are at risk. If you have doubts, consider asking the surveyor for more information.

In most cases, this is usually easy to resolve, if caught early. However, if the drains are untreated or poorly maintained, the resulting damage can lower the value of the property and become increasing harder to repair.



Conservation area

Are there any factors I would be advised to be conscious of if buying a flat in St Pauls Cray inside a conservation area ?

There are thousands official conservation areas in the UK which are designated by local councils. St Pauls Cray surveyors must have relevant knowledge of relevant local issues and any relation they have on the home. Prices is typically enhanced which is down to conservation areas resisting change. However many areas have fallen into a state of neglect e.g. ugly satellite dishes

RICS surveyors are expected report if the house could be is so classified and Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Homebuyer Report will suggest suitable questions are conducted by your legal representation. Unsympathetic changes to the building should be reported but these are really more a investigated by the solicitor.

Stone block wall damage

I am purchasing a home in St Pauls Cray and the seller has made us aware that it has been built with Forest of Dean stone. Are there specific matters to consider, and what does the survey cover?

Buyers of a listed building should consider that they may need to ensure any future repairs are 'sympathetic'. This is monitored by the local council. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include erosion.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example, exposure to the elements (especially in areas of higher pollution) will cause many limestones to rapidly degrade. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

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