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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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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  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 you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Thetford

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when buying a home built from conventional building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Thetford

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Thetford) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this survey for unconventional e.g. cellared homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Thetford

    This is a professional surveyor valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Thetford and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Thetford property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works on the Thetford property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give comprehensive details of the Thetford property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Thetford Home Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are buying a home with Slate walls. Are there any problems that need to be investigated, and what does the survey cover?

Purchasers in Thetford should be aware that stone walls can be much weaker than they appear. Defects such as delaminated render affect many stone-walled homes in Thetford.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Ashlar courses are often used to finish more irregular stone walls. This external aspect will usually be supported by a rubble or brick wall. This can give rise to maintenance issues if either element of the wall has been treated with a non-breathable material. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include replacing missing or badly worn stones.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

If you need more assistance, contact a Thetford expert. For example, Fireplace & Plaster Centre, Station Lane, Thetford, IP24 1ND may help.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Thetford home survey include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as professional fees e.g legal fees) and how is it calculated?

The Homebuyer Report includes a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and a reinstatement cost estimate as an integral part of the report. To work out the market value your surveyor will pair awareness of the Thetford property market and other things about the property e.g. state of repair Surveyors also examine construction methods and will use other assumptions e.g. no significant problems.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The surveyor also assumes that there aren't any major legal issues e.g. the tenure being as indicated (e.g commonhold). Such concerns will be clarified by your legal representative.

Further area conjectures, like services, are made in addition to environmental concerns like local mining issues, also being considered.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations we would be advised to look out for when purchasing a converted house in Thetford in Thetford conservation area, particularly with regards to house prices?

Thetford is in a conservation area and has been classified as at risk by English Heritage, with unknown vulnerability and deteriorating significantly. For further information visit their website or contact the Thetford conservation area administrator. There are over 9, 000 official conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local councils. Thetford is looked after by Forest of Dean District Council at Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8HG who can be contacted on 01594 810 000. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have knowledge of local considerations and the relation they have on the home. House prices will probably be inflated which is down to the areas retaining original features.

Surveyors will tell you whether the property looks like it may be classified as such and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are carried out during the legal process. Out of keeping changes to the building may be noted but these are really more a concern for your legal representative.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in Thetford and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Thetford property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works on the Thetford property, you should you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does give comprehensive details of the Thetford property's condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not get a Thetford Home Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are buying a home with Slate walls. Are there any problems that need to be investigated, and what does the survey cover?

Purchasers in Thetford should be aware that stone walls can be much weaker than they appear. Defects such as delaminated render affect many stone-walled homes in Thetford.

Stone walls are either regular (cut) or irregular in structure, each of which will provoke particular concerns. Ashlar courses are often used to finish more irregular stone walls. This external aspect will usually be supported by a rubble or brick wall. This can give rise to maintenance issues if either element of the wall has been treated with a non-breathable material. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include replacing missing or badly worn stones.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

If you need more assistance, contact a Thetford expert. For example, Fireplace & Plaster Centre, Station Lane, Thetford, IP24 1ND may help.



RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does the Thetford home survey include a valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes (including additional costs such as professional fees e.g legal fees) and how is it calculated?

The Homebuyer Report includes a RICS qualified surveyor valuation and a reinstatement cost estimate as an integral part of the report. To work out the market value your surveyor will pair awareness of the Thetford property market and other things about the property e.g. state of repair Surveyors also examine construction methods and will use other assumptions e.g. no significant problems.

A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The surveyor also assumes that there aren't any major legal issues e.g. the tenure being as indicated (e.g commonhold). Such concerns will be clarified by your legal representative.

Further area conjectures, like services, are made in addition to environmental concerns like local mining issues, also being considered.

Conservation area

Are there any considerations we would be advised to look out for when purchasing a converted house in Thetford in Thetford conservation area, particularly with regards to house prices?

Thetford is in a conservation area and has been classified as at risk by English Heritage, with unknown vulnerability and deteriorating significantly. For further information visit their website or contact the Thetford conservation area administrator. There are over 9, 000 official conservation areas in the UK which are overseen by local councils. Thetford is looked after by Forest of Dean District Council at Council Offices, High Street, Coleford, Gloucestershire, GL16 8HG who can be contacted on 01594 810 000. Your surveyor are required by RICS to have knowledge of local considerations and the relation they have on the home. House prices will probably be inflated which is down to the areas retaining original features.

Surveyors will tell you whether the property looks like it may be classified as such and Section I of the Homebuyer Report will advise further investigations are carried out during the legal process. Out of keeping changes to the building may be noted but these are really more a concern for your legal representative.

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