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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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All Surveyor Local's surveyors are independent and not linked to any mortgage lenders.

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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  Homebuyer Report
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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 building survey should I pick for my prospective home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Stalham

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when planning to purchase a home constructed from conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Stalham

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Stalham) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Select this for an unconventional property, for example box frame construction properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Stalham

    This is an impartial valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Stalham and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Stalham property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension on the Stalham property, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer exhaustive analysis of the Stalham property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get a Stalham Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend commented to say there is concern white asbestos cement at the property. What are the issues with asbestos?

Asbestos is a harmful fibrous material. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White may be in building materials for example boards around windows.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good tensile strength qualities and it may be found in boards around radiators.

All forms including Chrysotile are ultimately pernicious and may lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods.

If found, care should be taken not to disturb the asbestos and expert advice should be sought urgently.

Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos during the survey. Your Stalham surveyor should mention the risk of asbestos and should inform you of the options.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a home in Stalham , and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What should we do about roof repairs?

Stalham residences that are otherwise ideal can be hiding serious roof maintenance problems, such as wet rot. From parapet walls to fascias, all aspects of the roof will be taken into account. The house surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

The expense of thatching, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a Stalham roofing contractor can provide one.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a survey include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate

Stalham Homebuyer Reports an independent valuation and a reinstatement cost estimate as part of the report. To work out the correct valuation your chartered surveyor will refer to experience of property in Stalham and other factors relating to the property for instance: square metres. Your Stalham surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and make certain key assumptions like the property is connected to mains services such as water. Surveyors ignore certain things like furnishings.

Further Stalham conjectures like the property being insurable, are made in addition to environmental problems like flood plains, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Stalham and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Stalham property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out any works or an extension on the Stalham property, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it will offer exhaustive analysis of the Stalham property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get a Stalham Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend commented to say there is concern white asbestos cement at the property. What are the issues with asbestos?

Asbestos is a harmful fibrous material. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White may be in building materials for example boards around windows.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good tensile strength qualities and it may be found in boards around radiators.

All forms including Chrysotile are ultimately pernicious and may lead to lung cancer if inhaled over sustained periods.

If found, care should be taken not to disturb the asbestos and expert advice should be sought urgently.



Surveyors do not verify the presence of asbestos during the survey. Your Stalham surveyor should mention the risk of asbestos and should inform you of the options.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a home in Stalham , and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What should we do about roof repairs?

Stalham residences that are otherwise ideal can be hiding serious roof maintenance problems, such as wet rot. From parapet walls to fascias, all aspects of the roof will be taken into account. The house surveyors could suggest that some of the faults must be dealt with immediately.

The expense of thatching, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. If a estimate for roofing work is required, a Stalham roofing contractor can provide one.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a survey include a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate

Stalham Homebuyer Reports an independent valuation and a reinstatement cost estimate as part of the report. To work out the correct valuation your chartered surveyor will refer to experience of property in Stalham and other factors relating to the property for instance: square metres. Your Stalham surveyor will also consider certain fixtures and fittings and make certain key assumptions like the property is connected to mains services such as water. Surveyors ignore certain things like furnishings.

Further Stalham conjectures like the property being insurable, are made in addition to environmental problems like flood plains, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

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