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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 HomeBuyers Survey should I pick for my property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Tywyn

    The Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are buying a property constructed from conventional materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Tywyn

    A Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Tywyn) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor but is more exhaustive. Select this for an unconventional property, for example stone wall or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Tywyn

    This is an impartial valuation . It is usually chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Tywyn property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Tywyn property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Tywyn Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A Tywyn builder commented that there could be powdery asbestos soffit boards situated in the ground floor flat. What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a potentially deadly material. Some types are found in the building materials such as sealant.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent tensile strength properties, it may be found in roof tiles.

All forms (including white) are carcinogenic and might lead to lung cancer or pleural disease if inhaled over sustained periods.

Should you find asbestos, you should be careful not to disturb the asbestos. Professional advice should be sought urgently. You should not endeavour to disturb it yourself. Surveyors will not test for asbestos on a survey. They will mention the risk of asbestos and should advise accordingly.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the home I am intending to buy I noticed that there was no RCD on the fuse board , will a Tywyn survey write anything on electrical system condition?

During a Tywyn Home Buyers Survey your surveyor will comment on the overall electrical system if it is suspected that the electrics are in an unsafe state. This should include a general check (i.e. no removal of fittings) of any revealed sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to concerns such as checking the nature of the electrical fittings in shower rooms or reporting on the state of a representative sample of light fittings. Inspecting the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey.

We recommend you always get local advice in Tywyn on electrical testing try Needham Phil , Cil Y Sarn, Llanegryn, Tywyn, LL36 9SB .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Fletton brick on this Tywyn house appears to have several cracks - what should we do? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick converted property indicate various issues and defects, including lack of a damp proof course and defective mortar. For instance, sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall and should be taken very seriously.

Examples of decorative or unusual usage of brick include the use of 'clicker' or misfired brick. .

The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

HomeBuyer Report

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

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same comprehensive survey.

If the Tywyn property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out significant alterations, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Tywyn property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Tywyn Home Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A Tywyn builder commented that there could be powdery asbestos soffit boards situated in the ground floor flat. What is asbestos?

Asbestos is a potentially deadly material. Some types are found in the building materials such as sealant.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent tensile strength properties, it may be found in roof tiles.

All forms (including white) are carcinogenic and might lead to lung cancer or pleural disease if inhaled over sustained periods.

Should you find asbestos, you should be careful not to disturb the asbestos. Professional advice should be sought urgently. You should not endeavour to disturb it yourself. Surveyors will not test for asbestos on a survey. They will mention the risk of asbestos and should advise accordingly.



Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the home I am intending to buy I noticed that there was no RCD on the fuse board , will a Tywyn survey write anything on electrical system condition?

During a Tywyn Home Buyers Survey your surveyor will comment on the overall electrical system if it is suspected that the electrics are in an unsafe state. This should include a general check (i.e. no removal of fittings) of any revealed sections of the wiring, fusebox etc. in addition to concerns such as checking the nature of the electrical fittings in shower rooms or reporting on the state of a representative sample of light fittings. Inspecting the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical wiring carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey.

We recommend you always get local advice in Tywyn on electrical testing try Needham Phil , Cil Y Sarn, Llanegryn, Tywyn, LL36 9SB .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The Fletton brick on this Tywyn house appears to have several cracks - what should we do? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick converted property indicate various issues and defects, including lack of a damp proof course and defective mortar. For instance, sulphate attack, caused by moisture interacting with sulphates in cement, and will destroy the structural integrity of the wall and should be taken very seriously.

Examples of decorative or unusual usage of brick include the use of 'clicker' or misfired brick. .

The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

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