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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.

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.

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Home Buyers Survey
in Totland

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  • RICS surveyors in Totland
From £225
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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 is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Totland

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be selected when purchasing a property made of standard materials i.e. brick & tile, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Totland

    The RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Totland) will also be conducted by a RICS chartered surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example architecturally unusual buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Totland

    This is an independent valuation . This report is chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Totland and which would be the cheapest?

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

If the Totland property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works on the Totland property, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Totland property's state of repair along with an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Totland Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a maisonette in Totland, does the Totland surveyor check for any water damage, or if the garden have been affected?

The Law Society estimate that 2.2m properties are at risk of floods, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. A flood risk alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the home or on adjacent sites. The

home surveyor will usually recommend that the home buyers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

Stone block wall damage

Can property in Totland partially constructed with stone generate lots of maintenance costs for residents? What should we be particularly aware of?

Britain's range of geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Brown Woodkirk Sandstone to Dukes Gritstone. Defects affecting stone-built buildings can vary, cracks being relatively common.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include fast replacement of any stones which have become loose.

Building Surveys on houses

Should I upgrade to full structural survey before acquiring a poor condition forties home in Totland?

Structural surveys are now known Building Surveys. Choose the RICS Building Survey if you are thinking of buying the house outlined. The HomeBuyer Report is all you really need for a post 1950s unmodified house assembled from conventional construction materials. There are certain survey no go areas come with any survey - your surveyor is not authorised (unless owners consent provided) open up the structure of the Totland house nor can he/she look into the internal condition of chimneys.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Totland and which would be the cheapest?

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

If the Totland property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any major works on the Totland property, RICS advise you choose a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Totland property's state of repair along with an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Totland Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are buying a maisonette in Totland, does the Totland surveyor check for any water damage, or if the garden have been affected?

The Law Society estimate that 2.2m properties are at risk of floods, and it is not clear that reasonably-priced flooding insurance will be available in years to come. A flood risk alert service, with regular updates, is operated by the Environment Agency, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures. Section J of the survey report contains details, where applicable, of flooding risks found within the boundaries of the home or on adjacent sites. The



home surveyor will usually recommend that the home buyers seek legal advice on any related information mentioned in the report.

Stone block wall damage

Can property in Totland partially constructed with stone generate lots of maintenance costs for residents? What should we be particularly aware of?

Britain's range of geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Brown Woodkirk Sandstone to Dukes Gritstone. Defects affecting stone-built buildings can vary, cracks being relatively common.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include fast replacement of any stones which have become loose.

Building Surveys on houses

Should I upgrade to full structural survey before acquiring a poor condition forties home in Totland?

Structural surveys are now known Building Surveys. Choose the RICS Building Survey if you are thinking of buying the house outlined. The HomeBuyer Report is all you really need for a post 1950s unmodified house assembled from conventional construction materials. There are certain survey no go areas come with any survey - your surveyor is not authorised (unless owners consent provided) open up the structure of the Totland house nor can he/she look into the internal condition of chimneys.

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