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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.

Surveyor Local has earned hundreds of five star reviews from happy clients.

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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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 should I choose for my potential property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in West Brompton

    A Homebuyer Report is the right choice when you are buying a property built from conventional building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in West Brompton

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in West Brompton) will also be conducted by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor but is more thorough. Select this when buying a non standard , for example mundic or older houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in West Brompton

    This is an independent valuation . This report is often chosen by cash purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in West Brompton and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the West Brompton property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it does give you comprehensive details of the West Brompton property's general condition as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant West Brompton House Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

There is a property close to good transport links in on with a local agent. What different issues will your RICS surveyor evaluate when valuing house prices in West Brompton ?

There is a vast array of things that can add to or subtract from the price of property for instance the history of the property (e.g does it have a murky past) or the status of the central heating. .

The most reliable way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part. A qualified surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in West Brompton, what warnings would a property surveyor in West Brompton give for a house with brick chimney?

Brick-constructed structures do benefit from many advantages. However, they can also be subject to a range of defects. These can include frost damage or sulphate expansion. For example, thermal movement, caused by more extreme temperature variation, and resulting in vertical cracks and may require immediate attention. Rawlings I T may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 17 Mayflower Rd, Droitwich, WR9 8PZ or 01905 770947.

For buyers with an eye for detail, less used styles of brick course include English garden wall bond is often a mix of Flemish and Monk bonds.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the unmodernised property we want to move into We noticed that there was no RCD on the fuse board ; will a surveyor go into detail on any faults with the electrics?

During a West Brompton Homebuyer Report your surveyor will usually report on the electrical system if it is apparent that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. A professional surveyor should also provide detail on things like whether there are miniature circuit breakers. Verifying the location of the documentation from the most recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the property should form part of the survey in West Brompton.

Confirming the existence of any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the survey in West Brompton .

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a property in West Brompton and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the West Brompton property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, it would be better that you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it does give you comprehensive details of the West Brompton property's general condition as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information you can get an instant West Brompton House Survey Quote online or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

House Prices

There is a property close to good transport links in on with a local agent. What different issues will your RICS surveyor evaluate when valuing house prices in West Brompton ?

There is a vast array of things that can add to or subtract from the price of property for instance the history of the property (e.g does it have a murky past) or the status of the central heating. .

The most reliable way for home buyers to get a formal house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as an inclusive part. A qualified surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in West Brompton, what warnings would a property surveyor in West Brompton give for a house with brick chimney?

Brick-constructed structures do benefit from many advantages. However, they can also be subject to a range of defects. These can include frost damage or sulphate expansion. For example, thermal movement, caused by more extreme temperature variation, and resulting in vertical cracks and may require immediate attention. Rawlings I T may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 17 Mayflower Rd, Droitwich, WR9 8PZ or 01905 770947.

For buyers with an eye for detail, less used styles of brick course include English garden wall bond is often a mix of Flemish and Monk bonds.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the unmodernised property we want to move into We noticed that there was no RCD on the fuse board ; will a surveyor go into detail on any faults with the electrics?

During a West Brompton Homebuyer Report your surveyor will usually report on the electrical system if it is apparent that the electrics are in an unsafe state of repair. A professional surveyor should also provide detail on things like whether there are miniature circuit breakers. Verifying the location of the documentation from the most recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the property should form part of the survey in West Brompton.

Confirming the existence of any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the survey in West Brompton .

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