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  Mortgage Valuation
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  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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Need a Property Survey ? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Thurmaston

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to buy a home made of standard building materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Thurmaston

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Thurmaston) will also be carried out by a RICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this for non standard e.g. architecturally unusual or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Thurmaston

    This is an independent valuation . This report is usually chosen by cash purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Thurmaston and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Thurmaston property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make significant alterations, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Thurmaston property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Thurmaston House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Can clay soil foundations create issues? I am buying a property in Thurmaston. What should we expect a Thurmaston House Survey to include, and will the Surveyor advise on upkeep?

Surveyors handle more questions relating to subsidence than any other topic, and clay soil is a major contributing factor to the problem, with subsidence being a common example. The water content of clay soils determines volume, pushing upward, or pulling downward as the weather changes. This may result in some minor visible defects.. Visible results may be anything from cracked plaster to a hard-to-open kitchen door.

Taking precautions, such as immediately acting to remove standing water around a property, as a result of heavy rainfall or flooding, can make long term maintenance easier, and keep repair costs manageable. The building foundations may need extra

support in some cases. A surveyor can confirm if this is necessary, as it can be a lengthy process.

House Prices

There is a potentially interesting investment property in LE4 in Thurmaston on with a local agent for £163, 383. What will the surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Thurmaston during a professional valuation ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect the price of property for example the existence of any restrictions over use of the property or whether there are any conservation area infringements. It often helps to weigh up prices against flat prices recorded in the same area for comparable properties. The mean flat price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £140, 983, which is £22, 400 less than the amount the vendor is asking for. The average factoring in houses and flats was £159, 688. 32, Warren View, Leicester, Leicester, Leicester, LE4 9WZ sold for £38, 000 .

An impartial way to get an accurate house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard. Your surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A RICS surveyor will visit the site in addition to considering the multiple influences that can affect property values.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when buying a home proximate to a rubbish dump

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste for example: industrial waste material disposal. Understandably, no one really wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Concerns might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example .

Homebuyer reports in Thurmaston will find any structural defects linked to the site. Your solicitor will carry out environmental searches of the Landmark databases as well as Leicester Local Authority and advise you .

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Thurmaston and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

If the Thurmaston property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make significant alterations, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a more detailed analysis of the Thurmaston property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Thurmaston House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

Can clay soil foundations create issues? I am buying a property in Thurmaston. What should we expect a Thurmaston House Survey to include, and will the Surveyor advise on upkeep?

Surveyors handle more questions relating to subsidence than any other topic, and clay soil is a major contributing factor to the problem, with subsidence being a common example. The water content of clay soils determines volume, pushing upward, or pulling downward as the weather changes. This may result in some minor visible defects.. Visible results may be anything from cracked plaster to a hard-to-open kitchen door.

Taking precautions, such as immediately acting to remove standing water around a property, as a result of heavy rainfall or flooding, can make long term maintenance easier, and keep repair costs manageable. The building foundations may need extra



support in some cases. A surveyor can confirm if this is necessary, as it can be a lengthy process.

House Prices

There is a potentially interesting investment property in LE4 in Thurmaston on with a local agent for £163, 383. What will the surveyor take into account when valuing house prices in Thurmaston during a professional valuation ?

There is a vast array of things that might affect the price of property for example the existence of any restrictions over use of the property or whether there are any conservation area infringements. It often helps to weigh up prices against flat prices recorded in the same area for comparable properties. The mean flat price paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £140, 983, which is £22, 400 less than the amount the vendor is asking for. The average factoring in houses and flats was £159, 688. 32, Warren View, Leicester, Leicester, Leicester, LE4 9WZ sold for £38, 000 .

An impartial way to get an accurate house valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as standard. Your surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

A RICS surveyor will visit the site in addition to considering the multiple influences that can affect property values.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when buying a home proximate to a rubbish dump

Landfill Sites are used for a variety of waste for example: industrial waste material disposal. Understandably, no one really wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Concerns might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example .

Homebuyer reports in Thurmaston will find any structural defects linked to the site. Your solicitor will carry out environmental searches of the Landmark databases as well as Leicester Local Authority and advise you .

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