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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.

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  • 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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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  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 should you select?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Storrington

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when purchasing a home made of standard materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Storrington

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Storrington) will also be carried out by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more thorough. Opt for this survey for non standard , for example thatched properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Storrington

    This is an independent valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Storrington and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Storrington property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out significant alterations on the Storrington property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Storrington property's state of repair and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Storrington Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing a 15th Century dovecot in Storrington. Will the property's age be an issue?

Many buyers in Storrington would be interested in owning a old, characterful home one day. For houses in Storrington built before the 20th Century, age, however, can sometimes be an issue. Storrington property built with traditional methods can be surprisingly expensive to upkeep. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Materials suitable for the work may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of , for example, a Grade II listed house. Contact your surveyor for further advice. Constructed in the 16th century, Parham House in Storrington is a good example of a Post Medieval house.

Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled Storrington property. What matters must we watch out for?

Stone walls are often ignored by home buyers due to their apparent strength and solidity. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves. Stone quarried in the area is common to local homes in Storrington, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future. For example, slate is far more water-resistant than many other stones. Maintenance tips include fast replacement of any stones which have become loose.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We are purchasing a property in Storrington and noticed wall cracks in the sitting room, could this be evidence of subsidence? What subsidence issues will the Home Buyers Survey investigate?

Subsidence is movement in a home's foundations. Fortunately, subsidence can be put right on a reasonable budget. A builder should return to a new home within a few months in order to repair settlement damage.

Superficial cracks not caused by subsidence can be repaired with filler and repainted. Inside the property, keep an eye out for fresh cracks in brick or plaster.

Restoration work cannot begin until the original source of the movement is found. Any further movement, or risk of movement, must be halted. In some more serious situations, underpinning may be necessary. Underpinning the foundations will usually stop the foundations from further movement. It is, however, a time-consuming and costly process. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. A surveyor will be able to recommend who to speak to about the best course of action, to remedy both the causes of the subsidence and the resulting damage to the property itself.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Storrington and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Storrington property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out significant alterations on the Storrington property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Storrington property's state of repair and it includes more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Storrington Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are purchasing a 15th Century dovecot in Storrington. Will the property's age be an issue?

Many buyers in Storrington would be interested in owning a old, characterful home one day. For houses in Storrington built before the 20th Century, age, however, can sometimes be an issue. Storrington property built with traditional methods can be surprisingly expensive to upkeep. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Materials suitable for the work may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of , for example, a Grade II listed house. Contact your surveyor for further advice. Constructed in the 16th century, Parham House in Storrington is a good example of a Post Medieval house.



Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled Storrington property. What matters must we watch out for?

Stone walls are often ignored by home buyers due to their apparent strength and solidity. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves. Stone quarried in the area is common to local homes in Storrington, but some do also feature cut stone brought from outside the county. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future. For example, slate is far more water-resistant than many other stones. Maintenance tips include fast replacement of any stones which have become loose.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We are purchasing a property in Storrington and noticed wall cracks in the sitting room, could this be evidence of subsidence? What subsidence issues will the Home Buyers Survey investigate?

Subsidence is movement in a home's foundations. Fortunately, subsidence can be put right on a reasonable budget. A builder should return to a new home within a few months in order to repair settlement damage.

Superficial cracks not caused by subsidence can be repaired with filler and repainted. Inside the property, keep an eye out for fresh cracks in brick or plaster.

Restoration work cannot begin until the original source of the movement is found. Any further movement, or risk of movement, must be halted. In some more serious situations, underpinning may be necessary. Underpinning the foundations will usually stop the foundations from further movement. It is, however, a time-consuming and costly process. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. A surveyor will be able to recommend who to speak to about the best course of action, to remedy both the causes of the subsidence and the resulting damage to the property itself.

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