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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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Which Property Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Wallasey

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if you are buying a property made of standard building materials such as brick and tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Wallasey

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Wallasey) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Select this survey for non standard e.g. thatched homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Wallasey

    This is a professional valuation . This report is often chosen by cash buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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Home Buyers Survey Wallasey

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Wallasey and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

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

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Wallasey property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Wallasey House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a converted barn and the current owner has stated that it has been constructed with Wooton stone. What should we look in to?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Grey Catcastle Sandstone to Spynie Sandstone. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include algae. Regular stone describes cut stone, generally forming brick-like courses. These may require less maintenance than more irregularly built walls, but this is heavily dependent on the type of stone used. Both regular or irregular stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar, which may also require attention. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include repointing of loose or crumbling mortar.

The sheer breadth of varying stone materials can make it difficult for purchasers to correctly identify the particular stone used in the building of a home. Quarries in Wallasey should be able to supply local stone.

If you are sourcing a particular stone, get in touch with a local firm, such as Diamond Fires, Unit 3 Falcongate Ind Est, Old Gorsey La, Wallasey, CH44 4HD.

Damaged Render

What will your Wallasey Surveyor take into account on a stucco rendered regency house in Wallasey that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually just a form of render. Normally stucco is layered over red brick hardens to form an even finish. It is highly beautiful and was often found on Victorian and Regency properties. It is very similar to mortar (sand and cement). It may contain lime (to make it workable) in it in addition to a grid underneath to help prevent cracks. it can be problematic and Surveyors in Wallasey can highlight issues e.g. trapped water leading to the render failing

Another example of problems might be when the stucco has been taken down to ground level bypassing the DPC. Fixing problems can be difficult as craftsmen are becoming harder to find.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a structure in Wallasey. What will our property surveyor in Wallasey look for?

This often causes anxiety for purchasers who have had to shell out for major repairs in the past. Many residential properties will suffer difficulties with the roof, for example, mould. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from parapet walls to fascias. Your chartered surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

Upkeep can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange.

However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Wallasey and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same survey.

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

If you are planning to do any significant alterations, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Wallasey property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Wallasey House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Stone block wall damage

We are planning to buy a converted barn and the current owner has stated that it has been constructed with Wooton stone. What should we look in to?

Britain's geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Grey Catcastle Sandstone to Spynie Sandstone. Faults common to poorly maintained stone walls can include algae. Regular stone describes cut stone, generally forming brick-like courses. These may require less maintenance than more irregularly built walls, but this is heavily dependent on the type of stone used. Both regular or irregular stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar, which may also require attention. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include repointing of loose or crumbling mortar.



The sheer breadth of varying stone materials can make it difficult for purchasers to correctly identify the particular stone used in the building of a home. Quarries in Wallasey should be able to supply local stone.

If you are sourcing a particular stone, get in touch with a local firm, such as Diamond Fires, Unit 3 Falcongate Ind Est, Old Gorsey La, Wallasey, CH44 4HD.

Damaged Render

What will your Wallasey Surveyor take into account on a stucco rendered regency house in Wallasey that we intend to purchase.

Stucco is actually just a form of render. Normally stucco is layered over red brick hardens to form an even finish. It is highly beautiful and was often found on Victorian and Regency properties. It is very similar to mortar (sand and cement). It may contain lime (to make it workable) in it in addition to a grid underneath to help prevent cracks. it can be problematic and Surveyors in Wallasey can highlight issues e.g. trapped water leading to the render failing

Another example of problems might be when the stucco has been taken down to ground level bypassing the DPC. Fixing problems can be difficult as craftsmen are becoming harder to find.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a structure in Wallasey. What will our property surveyor in Wallasey look for?

This often causes anxiety for purchasers who have had to shell out for major repairs in the past. Many residential properties will suffer difficulties with the roof, for example, mould. All parts of the roof must be considered during the survey. This can include anything from parapet walls to fascias. Your chartered surveyors may then recommend that some faults need urgent attention.

Upkeep can be the cause of serious accidents, which is why modern contractors refuse to work without scaffolding. It may be advisable to source an estimate for any work prior to exchange.

However, buyers should endeavour to compare a number of quotes to find the best deal.

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