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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
  Mortgage
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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Looking for a Building Survey? Which of the 3 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Stapleton

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected when buying a property constructed from conventional building materials i.e. brick and tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Stapleton

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Stapleton) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more thorough. Opt for this for non standard property such as granite wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Stapleton

    This is an independent valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone 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 home in Stapleton and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Stapleton property is a flat, 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 do any major works, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, but it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Stapleton property's general condition along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Stapleton House Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Stapleton - What should we look into during the survey?

This is frequently addressed by RICS surveyors. Houses across Stapleton could unfortunately be experiencing roof maintenance problems. Any part of the roof or loft, such as parapet walls, ought to be checked. Your RICS surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Stapleton, but it is a health and safety necessity. A builder in Stapleton can provide an estimate.

Timber damage by insect larvae

Will pests affect the purchase price of a Stapleton home. Should we get a surveyor?

Any questions about pests affecting a Stapleton building may not be asked by the lawyer. Regrettably, pest problems can be very expensive to resolve and carry serious health risks. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Remedies to bug or other pest issues can include professional cleaning. Your chartered surveyor may report on signs of infestation.

Deteriorated timber

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Stapleton residential property what effect will a Condition rating 2 have on 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

They are visually inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate The condition of decorations to all joinery elements are reported on. Water penetration is an example of a Section E defect. RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, with a minimum of technical jargon. The report employs 'traffic light' ratings of red, amber and green how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are. A condition rating of two means that the element covered will need work at some point. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Stapleton and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Stapleton property is a flat, 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 do any major works, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, but it does provide you with a thorough analysis of the Stapleton property's general condition along with advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Stapleton House Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We are buying a loft-conversion in Stapleton - What should we look into during the survey?

This is frequently addressed by RICS surveyors. Houses across Stapleton could unfortunately be experiencing roof maintenance problems. Any part of the roof or loft, such as parapet walls, ought to be checked. Your RICS surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

It may be inconvenient to employ scaffolding to perform repairs, especially in the busy parts of Stapleton, but it is a health and safety necessity. A builder in Stapleton can provide an estimate.



Timber damage by insect larvae

Will pests affect the purchase price of a Stapleton home. Should we get a surveyor?

Any questions about pests affecting a Stapleton building may not be asked by the lawyer. Regrettably, pest problems can be very expensive to resolve and carry serious health risks. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Remedies to bug or other pest issues can include professional cleaning. Your chartered surveyor may report on signs of infestation.

Deteriorated timber

For a HomeBuyer Report on a Stapleton residential property what effect will a Condition rating 2 have on 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

They are visually inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate The condition of decorations to all joinery elements are reported on. Water penetration is an example of a Section E defect. RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, with a minimum of technical jargon. The report employs 'traffic light' ratings of red, amber and green how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are. A condition rating of two means that the element covered will need work at some point. The condition of this particular aspect of the property is unlikely to require urgent work, however.

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