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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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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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What property survey should I choose for my house purchase in Stone Cross?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Stone Cross

    A Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home constructed from standard building materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Stone Cross

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Stone Cross) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this option when buying a non standard property such as stone wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Stone Cross

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This report is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Stone Cross and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Stone Cross property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations on the Stone Cross property, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Stone Cross property's general condition and it includes information on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get an instant Stone Cross Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The person in the flat below mentioned that the had been issues with damp - What will our property surveyor look into during the survey?

Residential property in Stone Cross with no other major issues can be hiding serious damage to the roof, including. From decking to ridge flashing, the whole roof should be investigated, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

The expense of a complete replacement, 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 local contractor can provide one.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying in Stone Cross, and think we saw signs of an infestation in the hallway. How do we investigate further?

Pests like carpet beetle larvae may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Stone Cross. This concern should be taken seriously. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, woodworm, or larvae of the common furniture beetle, may be identified after finding neat small holes in wood, accompanied by piles of wood dust beneath. Remedies to insect infestation can include destruction of tainted materials.

House Prices

I intend to buy a property in Stone Cross (BN23). It is on the market for £111, 150. What things does a surveyor take into account on a Home Survey ?

There are many factors that can impact on property values from location of nearby transport links to overall area pricing. It often helps to look at flat prices achieved in Stone Cross at the same time for comparable properties. The average flat price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £93, 250, which is £17, 900 less than £111, 150 - the amount you buying for. The combined house/flat average was £197, 305. 80, Snowdon Close, Eastbourne, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 8HZ a leasehold maisonette sold for £97, 500 .

The most accurate way to get a formal home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component.

The surveyor will always visit the site in addition to factoring in the large variety of area issues that can affect property values.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a property in Stone Cross and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Stone Cross property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any significant alterations on the Stone Cross property, RICS recommend you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap, but it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Stone Cross property's general condition and it includes information on defects , repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get an instant Stone Cross Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Roof defects identified during a survey

The person in the flat below mentioned that the had been issues with damp - What will our property surveyor look into during the survey?

Residential property in Stone Cross with no other major issues can be hiding serious damage to the roof, including. From decking to ridge flashing, the whole roof should be investigated, and where the matter is serious, it should be rectified promptly.

The expense of a complete replacement, 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 local contractor can provide one.



Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying in Stone Cross, and think we saw signs of an infestation in the hallway. How do we investigate further?

Pests like carpet beetle larvae may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Stone Cross. This concern should be taken seriously. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked. As an example, woodworm, or larvae of the common furniture beetle, may be identified after finding neat small holes in wood, accompanied by piles of wood dust beneath. Remedies to insect infestation can include destruction of tainted materials.

House Prices

I intend to buy a property in Stone Cross (BN23). It is on the market for £111, 150. What things does a surveyor take into account on a Home Survey ?

There are many factors that can impact on property values from location of nearby transport links to overall area pricing. It often helps to look at flat prices achieved in Stone Cross at the same time for comparable properties. The average flat price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £93, 250, which is £17, 900 less than £111, 150 - the amount you buying for. The combined house/flat average was £197, 305. 80, Snowdon Close, Eastbourne, Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN23 8HZ a leasehold maisonette sold for £97, 500 .

The most accurate way to get a formal home valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as a core component.

The surveyor will always visit the site in addition to factoring in the large variety of area issues that can affect property values.

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