Get a free instant quote for a property survey in Streatham Vale

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
Survey Quote in 60 Seconds

Please be assured that your data will only be provided to the surveyor and we will not pass your data on to third parties.

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.

Surveyor Local has earned hundreds of five star reviews from happy clients.

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.

HomeBuyer Report sample

Home Buyers Survey
in Streatham Vale

  • Next day bookings available
  • Fast turnaround of report
  • RICS surveyors in Streatham Vale
From £225
inc. VAT
 

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.

Click preferred survey type to begin download.

Download sample HomeBuyer Report HomeBuyer Report sample

Download sample Building Survey Building Survey sample

Download sample Property Valuation Property Valuation sample

Survey reports can be large files containing many photos of a property. On slower connections these files may take a short while to download.

Compare Streatham Vale Property Surveys

X

  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
  Tick Tick Tick
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
    Tick  Tick
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
  Tick Tick Tick
Show traffic light ratings
which give you a green/amber/red condition of your property in an easy-to-understand format
    Tick  
Prepare you
for potential costly repairs after you move in
    Tick Tick
Completed by a RICS Surveyor
Surveyor Local’s national panel of surveyors are fully qualified and highly experienced chartered surveyors
Tick Tick Tick Tick
Independent valuation
gives you a professional valuation of the property, helping prevent you from paying too much for the property
  Tick Tick  
Exhaustive report
a more indepth survey on construction, issues and defects
      Tick
Appropriate for all properties
a suitable survey, irrespective of age, construction type, condition and level of modification
      Tick
Highlights urgent issues
Reports on any defects needing urgent attention
    Tick Tick
Ongoing maintenance
Professional recommendations on repairs and maintenance
    Tick Tick
Building reinstatement costs
Included for insurance purposes
    Tick  
Appropriate for standard property types
Suitable for properties built later than1900 of standard construction (brick and tile)
    Tick  
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
      Tick
Advice for your solicitor
Observations that may impact the legal title investigation conducted by your solicitor.
    Tick Tick
    Get Property Valuation Quote Get HomeBuyer Survey Quote Get Building Survey Quote
 

Do you need a Home Survey ? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Streatham Vale

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if purchasing a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Streatham Vale

    A RICS Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Streatham Vale) will also be conducted by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this survey for non standard e.g. timber frame properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Streatham Vale

    This is an independent valuation . It is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

Reviews

Streatham Vale Surveyors

"Surveyor Local were fast, affordable and thorough. I couldn't fault them in any way."

Streatham Vale Surveyors

Home Surveys in Streatham Vale

RICS Chartered Surveyors with coverage in Streatham Vale and throughout every county of England and Wales.

Home Buyers Survey Streatham Vale

Error message

  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 683 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 683 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 685 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 685 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 685 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 685 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 689 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 689 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 689 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 689 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined offset: 6 in navtax_main() (line 690 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Trying to get property of non-object in navtax_main() (line 690 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: outputDisabled in navtax_main() (line 694 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/navtax/navtax.module).
  • Strict warning: Only variables should be passed by reference in native_block_view() (line 494 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/native/native.module).
  • Notice: Undefined variable: block in internal_analytics_block_view() (line 115 of /home/surveyorlocalco/public_html/sites/all/modules/custom/internal_analytics/internal_analytics.module).
HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Streatham Vale and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Streatham Vale property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, you should you choose a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap however it does give comprehensive details of the Streatham Vale property's condition and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a Streatham Vale Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a cottage. What impact will the thatched roof have on regular maintenance?

The age of a structure can create difficulties for an owner. Buildings showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be surprisingly expensive to repair. 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 listed buildings. This may result in higher ongoing expenses. If you have doubts, speak to your building surveyor for more information.

External walls

For the Streatham Vale HomeBuyer Report what does 'E4 - Main walls' refer to?

A fairly common example may be movement of non-structural brick walls. Foundations and possible defects within the walls will not be investigated. The damp proof course is also covered under Section E4.

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, and avoid potentially unfamiliar technical language. A 'traffic light' system of colour coding is used to confirm the severity of any defects or points of interest included in the report.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

I'm confused - which surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing a garage) and how does the surveyor work it out?

A Homebuyer Report on a Streatham Vale property will contain an independent valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as standard. When calculating an accurate value estimate your chartered surveyor will combine local property market knowledge and other things relating to the property e.g. general condition Your Streatham Vale surveyor will also consider construction methods and will use other assumptions e.g. there being no serious defects. Surveyors will disregard things like furnishings. It will be assumed that there are no compromising legal problems e.g. no problematic restrictions. Advice should be sought from your solicitor or licensed conveyancer..

Additional local Streatham Vale area assumptions, like water and drainage connectivity, are made in addition to any environmental concerns like brine mining activity, also being considered.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Streatham Vale and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is effectively the same survey.

If the Streatham Vale property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, you should you choose a Building Survey instead. This option is not as cheap however it does give comprehensive details of the Streatham Vale property's condition and it includes an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details get a Streatham Vale Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a cottage. What impact will the thatched roof have on regular maintenance?

The age of a structure can create difficulties for an owner. Buildings showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be surprisingly expensive to repair. 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 listed buildings. This may result in higher ongoing expenses. If you have doubts, speak to your building surveyor for more information.



External walls

For the Streatham Vale HomeBuyer Report what does 'E4 - Main walls' refer to?

A fairly common example may be movement of non-structural brick walls. Foundations and possible defects within the walls will not be investigated. The damp proof course is also covered under Section E4.

RICS HomeBuyer Reports are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, and avoid potentially unfamiliar technical language. A 'traffic light' system of colour coding is used to confirm the severity of any defects or points of interest included in the report.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

I'm confused - which surveys include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as reconstructing a garage) and how does the surveyor work it out?

A Homebuyer Report on a Streatham Vale property will contain an independent valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as standard. When calculating an accurate value estimate your chartered surveyor will combine local property market knowledge and other things relating to the property e.g. general condition Your Streatham Vale surveyor will also consider construction methods and will use other assumptions e.g. there being no serious defects. Surveyors will disregard things like furnishings. It will be assumed that there are no compromising legal problems e.g. no problematic restrictions. Advice should be sought from your solicitor or licensed conveyancer..

Additional local Streatham Vale area assumptions, like water and drainage connectivity, are made in addition to any environmental concerns like brine mining activity, also being considered.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Get an instant
home survey quote online

Get a quote