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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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Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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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 Home Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Todmorden

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice when purchasing a property constructed from conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Todmorden

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Todmorden) is also carried out by a RICS chartered surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard property such as stone wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Todmorden

    This is an impartial valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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    Crossley Street, Todmorden, West Yorkshire, OL14

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    Knowl Lodge, Lumbutts Road, Todmorden, West Yorkshire, OL14

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Todmorden and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Todmorden property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations on the property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it does give you comprehensive details of the Todmorden property's condition as well as an opinion on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Todmorden Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

I want to purchase a detached house in OL14. The vendor is asking £136, 880. What will a Todmorden qualified surveyor consider on a home buyers survey ?

There is a vast array of things which could affect house prices from state (of neglect) of exterior to the number of bedrooms in the property. You can try to benchmark prices the prices of house achieved in the area for comparable properties.

The average house price recorded between July and October in 2012 was £135, 980, which is £900 less than the asking price (£132, 133 was the blended house/flat average). Mellings Farm, Sourhall Road, Todmorden, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, OL14 7HZ a detached home sold for £175, 000 .

The most reliable way to get an independent house valued is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) by default.

A professional surveyor should make a site visit to the property as well as factoring in all other area issues that have a bearing on the value of property.

Substandard guttering

In the HomeBuyer Report what are common Condition rating 3 defects for 'E3 - Rainwater pipes and gutters' ?

One example issue could be too few roof drains. The rainwater goods are inspected by eye. Buyers should be aware that although drainage is reported on in this section, other aspects of the water system are referred to elsewhere any defects in a combined system. Red, or condition rating three, indicates particularly concerning issues. These can include dangers such as the suspected presence of asbestos, or extensive structural damage. Some areas may be marked as 'Not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed.

Timber damage by insect larvae

A local warned us about insects affecting some homes. Do we need a RICS surveyor?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. Evidence may not be easy to find. For example, cockroaches hide during the day, in light-fittings, beneath cracks in floor tiles or behind appliances. You may not spot them until moving in. Remedies to pest problems can include use of insecticides. Your surveyor may report on signs of infestation, especially if you have raised your concerns beforehand. Speak to a pest control specialist, such as Kwickill Pest Control Ltd, 3 Bridge Street, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 5AQ on 0170 681 4100, to discuss remedies.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Todmorden and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Todmorden property is an apartment, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any significant alterations on the property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This option is less cheap, however it does give you comprehensive details of the Todmorden property's condition as well as an opinion on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Todmorden Homebuyers Survey Quote via our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

I want to purchase a detached house in OL14. The vendor is asking £136, 880. What will a Todmorden qualified surveyor consider on a home buyers survey ?

There is a vast array of things which could affect house prices from state (of neglect) of exterior to the number of bedrooms in the property. You can try to benchmark prices the prices of house achieved in the area for comparable properties.

The average house price recorded between July and October in 2012 was £135, 980, which is £900 less than the asking price (£132, 133 was the blended house/flat average). Mellings Farm, Sourhall Road, Todmorden, Calderdale, West Yorkshire, OL14 7HZ a detached home sold for £175, 000 .



The most reliable way to get an independent house valued is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) by default.

A professional surveyor should make a site visit to the property as well as factoring in all other area issues that have a bearing on the value of property.

Substandard guttering

In the HomeBuyer Report what are common Condition rating 3 defects for 'E3 - Rainwater pipes and gutters' ?

One example issue could be too few roof drains. The rainwater goods are inspected by eye. Buyers should be aware that although drainage is reported on in this section, other aspects of the water system are referred to elsewhere any defects in a combined system. Red, or condition rating three, indicates particularly concerning issues. These can include dangers such as the suspected presence of asbestos, or extensive structural damage. Some areas may be marked as 'Not inspected'. Where the surveyor is unable to gain access to some areas, e.g. the roof of a block of flats, these aspects of the report will not be completed.

Timber damage by insect larvae

A local warned us about insects affecting some homes. Do we need a RICS surveyor?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. Evidence may not be easy to find. For example, cockroaches hide during the day, in light-fittings, beneath cracks in floor tiles or behind appliances. You may not spot them until moving in. Remedies to pest problems can include use of insecticides. Your surveyor may report on signs of infestation, especially if you have raised your concerns beforehand. Speak to a pest control specialist, such as Kwickill Pest Control Ltd, 3 Bridge Street, Todmorden, Lancashire, OL14 5AQ on 0170 681 4100, to discuss remedies.

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