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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.

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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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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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What building survey do I need for my potential home purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in West Barnes

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when buying a home constructed from standard building materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in West Barnes

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in West Barnes) is also carried out by a MRICS or FRICS surveyor but is more comprehensive. Opt for this when buying a non standard , for example mundic buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in West Barnes

    This is a professional valuation . This is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in West Barnes and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the West Barnes property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any an extension, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give a more detailed analysis of the West Barnes property's condition as well as information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant West Barnes Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect may wet weather have on our new West Barnes property?

Regular rainfall is common in West Barnes and across the country, but the impact rainfall can have on houses is rarely paid due attention by home buyers. If you have visited the residence in on a sunny day, problems are unlikely to be visible.

In most cases, issues with rainwater goods are usually easy to resolve, if caught early. Where this is untreated or poorly maintained, the damage becomes increasing costly to remedy.

Traditionally built property

What should we investigate when purchasing older property in West Barnes? What impact will the cladding have on repairs?

Some buyers in West Barnes would be interested in owning property with real personality. A building's age, however, can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers. West Barnes property constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be a drain to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Especially for a home in one of West Barnes's conservation areas, Traditional materials may be required. This may result in higher ongoing expenses. If you have doubts, speak to your West Barnes surveyor for further advice.

House Prices

There is a property in West Barnes. What different issues will your RICS surveyor consider when valuing house prices in West Barnes ?

There is a vast array of things that can affect house prices for instance the square footage or the size of the garden. .

The only way for home buyers to get an accurate house valued is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as a core component. Your surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a property in West Barnes and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same.

If the West Barnes property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any an extension, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give a more detailed analysis of the West Barnes property's condition as well as information on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant West Barnes Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Damage caused by high rainfall

How will we know what effect may wet weather have on our new West Barnes property?

Regular rainfall is common in West Barnes and across the country, but the impact rainfall can have on houses is rarely paid due attention by home buyers. If you have visited the residence in on a sunny day, problems are unlikely to be visible.



In most cases, issues with rainwater goods are usually easy to resolve, if caught early. Where this is untreated or poorly maintained, the damage becomes increasing costly to remedy.

Traditionally built property

What should we investigate when purchasing older property in West Barnes? What impact will the cladding have on repairs?

Some buyers in West Barnes would be interested in owning property with real personality. A building's age, however, can be a cause of concern for would-be buyers. West Barnes property constructed with traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be a drain to maintain. It is often the case that specialist expertise is necessary. Especially for a home in one of West Barnes's conservation areas, Traditional materials may be required. This may result in higher ongoing expenses. If you have doubts, speak to your West Barnes surveyor for further advice.

House Prices

There is a property in West Barnes. What different issues will your RICS surveyor consider when valuing house prices in West Barnes ?

There is a vast array of things that can affect house prices for instance the square footage or the size of the garden. .

The only way for home buyers to get an accurate house valued is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as a core component. Your surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme.

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