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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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On the next page, you will see quotes for a Building or HomeBuyer Survey, along with a Property Valuation.

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

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Valuation
Homebuyer
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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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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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Do you need a Building Survey? Which one should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Wells Next The Sea

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to buy a home built from standard materials i.e. tile and brick, in reasonable repair and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Wells Next The Sea

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Wells Next The Sea) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS chartered surveyor and is more thorough. Choose this for unconventional , for example stone wall properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Wells Next The Sea

    This is an independent valuation of the property. It is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Wells Next The Sea and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Wells Next The Sea property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out an extension, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap however it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Wells Next The Sea property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Wells Next The Sea House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The brick walls on this home in Wells Next The Sea is in poor condition - what should we do?

Brick-built Wells Next The Sea buildings do benefit from many advantages compared to other types of construction. Unfortunately, they also show signs of considerable issues, including erosion and badly applied render. Your house surveyor will mention these, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. One problem often found is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Taylor A M of 8 Linley Close, Bridgwater, TA6 4HL on 01278 450297.

For buyers interested in less common uses of brick, consider ornamental chimneys, particularly common in Tudor-period property, but it is strongly advised that professional advice be sought prior to attempting repairs.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is it advisable to consider downspouts? Could damaged downspouts lower the property value?

Both in Wells Next The Sea, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the effect which rain has on your home is usually overlooked by purchasers. One indication that drainage are worth a closer look is streaks of dirt down the outside of guttering.

Luckily, this is generally easy to resolve for a reasonable cost.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We spotted that there is a 10mm crack above the windows in the garage when we last viewed the flat. What subsidence information does the Wells Next The Sea house survey include?

Subsidence is defined as movement of the foundations of a structure, but some degree of movement will always occur. Newer homes, for example, will need to settle under the weight of the property.

Subsidence can result from several issues, some common throughout Wells Next The Sea. One such issue is that soil on ground which slopes downward is not as stable as that sitting flat. In very wet or flooded conditions, the soil layer could then become unsteady and begin to slide downward. In some cases, the presence of buried peat or other organic material, which then rots or breaks down, can also destabilise the structure. This causes the subsoil to be compacted as its volume is reduced, by the sheer weight and pressure of the building above.

Identifying the cause of subsidence is the first step to its solution. The removal of trees may make the problem worse, however, so professional advice should be sought. Existing trees must be well managed, and new trees should be planted at a safe distance from the exterior walls of the property. Willow trees, for example, are often the culprits of serious subsidence. Buyers are often surprised to learn that a willow tree should be planted no neared than 40m from a home. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. Unfortunately, even with professional help, a definite diagnosis can in rare cases take months. A Wells Next The Sea surveyor can offer some advice and guidance if this may be the case.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a property in Wells Next The Sea and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey but is essentially the same survey.

If the Wells Next The Sea property is a flat or maisonette, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to carry out an extension, RICS recommend you opt for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is less cheap however it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Wells Next The Sea property's state of repair and it includes an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Wells Next The Sea House Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

The brick walls on this home in Wells Next The Sea is in poor condition - what should we do?

Brick-built Wells Next The Sea buildings do benefit from many advantages compared to other types of construction. Unfortunately, they also show signs of considerable issues, including erosion and badly applied render. Your house surveyor will mention these, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. One problem often found is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Taylor A M of 8 Linley Close, Bridgwater, TA6 4HL on 01278 450297.

For buyers interested in less common uses of brick, consider ornamental chimneys, particularly common in Tudor-period property, but it is strongly advised that professional advice be sought prior to attempting repairs.



Damage caused by high rainfall

Is it advisable to consider downspouts? Could damaged downspouts lower the property value?

Both in Wells Next The Sea, and throughout the county, rain is so common that buyers rarely think about it. Unfortunately the effect which rain has on your home is usually overlooked by purchasers. One indication that drainage are worth a closer look is streaks of dirt down the outside of guttering.

Luckily, this is generally easy to resolve for a reasonable cost.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We spotted that there is a 10mm crack above the windows in the garage when we last viewed the flat. What subsidence information does the Wells Next The Sea house survey include?

Subsidence is defined as movement of the foundations of a structure, but some degree of movement will always occur. Newer homes, for example, will need to settle under the weight of the property.

Subsidence can result from several issues, some common throughout Wells Next The Sea. One such issue is that soil on ground which slopes downward is not as stable as that sitting flat. In very wet or flooded conditions, the soil layer could then become unsteady and begin to slide downward. In some cases, the presence of buried peat or other organic material, which then rots or breaks down, can also destabilise the structure. This causes the subsoil to be compacted as its volume is reduced, by the sheer weight and pressure of the building above.

Identifying the cause of subsidence is the first step to its solution. The removal of trees may make the problem worse, however, so professional advice should be sought. Existing trees must be well managed, and new trees should be planted at a safe distance from the exterior walls of the property. Willow trees, for example, are often the culprits of serious subsidence. Buyers are often surprised to learn that a willow tree should be planted no neared than 40m from a home. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. Unfortunately, even with professional help, a definite diagnosis can in rare cases take months. A Wells Next The Sea surveyor can offer some advice and guidance if this may be the case.

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