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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.

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  • 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.

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A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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Building
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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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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 Home Survey ? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Upton Upon Severn

    The Homebuyer Report should be selected when you are purchasing a home made of conventional materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Upton Upon Severn

    The Building Survey (once known as a Full Structural Survey in Upton Upon Severn) will also be carried out by a RICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Choose this for unconventional such as stone wall houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Upton Upon Severn

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . It is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Upton Upon Severn and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Upton Upon Severn property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does offer comprehensive details of the Upton Upon Severn property's condition and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Upton Upon Severn Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact may rain have on our new Upton Upon Severn home? Can damaged rainwater goods decrease our property's value?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the impact heavy rainfall can have on properties is not given enough thought by property buyers. As an example, spalling masonry strongly suggest that the gutters are blocked. This could then result in penetrating damp.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive. If poorly maintained, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about an infestation - Do we need a property surveyor?

Upton Upon Severn houses are not usually impacted by serious cases of pests, but buying without any professional advice on the issue is not recommended. When purchasing a home, this matter should be borne in mind. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. For example, small tunnels in wooded beams may indicate the presence of house longhorn beetles. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

Shocking Electrics

When I was shown the home I am meaning to buy, it looked like there were damaged electrical sockets; will the surveyor go into detail on any faults with the electrics?

When conducting a Upton Upon Severn Home Buyers Survey a qualified surveyor will comment on the electrics if it appears that the electrics are in a poor state of repair. Your surveyor will also report back on things like reporting on the condition of any fitted electrical appliances, for example storage heaters.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report handled by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the survey. A check for the evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by an electrician should form part of the survey in Upton Upon Severn .

The Institute of Electrical Engineers strongly advise an electrical system check should be carried out at least every 10 years (5 if letting out).

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in Upton Upon Severn and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, although it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Upton Upon Severn property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out any works or an extension, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap however it does offer comprehensive details of the Upton Upon Severn property's condition and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not get an instant Upton Upon Severn Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what impact may rain have on our new Upton Upon Severn home? Can damaged rainwater goods decrease our property's value?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the impact heavy rainfall can have on properties is not given enough thought by property buyers. As an example, spalling masonry strongly suggest that the gutters are blocked. This could then result in penetrating damp.

That is not to say that drainage problems should cause you to reconsider a purchase. They are usually a simple matter to fix, and is also relatively inexpensive. If poorly maintained, however, the damage will impact both the home's value, and the residents' enjoyment of the property.



Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about an infestation - Do we need a property surveyor?

Upton Upon Severn houses are not usually impacted by serious cases of pests, but buying without any professional advice on the issue is not recommended. When purchasing a home, this matter should be borne in mind. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months. For example, small tunnels in wooded beams may indicate the presence of house longhorn beetles. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take. If investigation does uncover a problem, consider speaking to the seller to ask that they deal with the issue prior to exchange.

Shocking Electrics

When I was shown the home I am meaning to buy, it looked like there were damaged electrical sockets; will the surveyor go into detail on any faults with the electrics?

When conducting a Upton Upon Severn Home Buyers Survey a qualified surveyor will comment on the electrics if it appears that the electrics are in a poor state of repair. Your surveyor will also report back on things like reporting on the condition of any fitted electrical appliances, for example storage heaters.

Verifying the existence of any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report handled by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the survey. A check for the evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by an electrician should form part of the survey in Upton Upon Severn .

The Institute of Electrical Engineers strongly advise an electrical system check should be carried out at least every 10 years (5 if letting out).

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