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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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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
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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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Looking for a Building Survey? Which one is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in West Kensington

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice if planning to purchase a home constructed from conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable order and constructed after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in West Kensington

    The Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in West Kensington) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more exhaustive. Opt for this when buying a non standard e.g. mundic houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in West Kensington

    This is an independent valuation . It is often chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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Recent Home Surveys
in West Kensington

  • Building Survey
    Westwick Gardens, Hammersmith, London, W14

  • HomeBuyer Report
    Woodsford Square, Addison Road, London, W14

Home Buyers Survey West Kensington

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in West Kensington and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the West Kensington property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap but it does offer exhaustive analysis of the West Kensington property's general condition as well as an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a West Kensington Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Building Surveys on houses

Shall I conduct a full structural survey when looking into a abandoned forties house in West Kensington as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

They are often, and incorrectly, called a Structural Survey, this survey is no longer offered and this most technical survey has been re-titled by RICS(Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) and the right term is now the Building Survey. If contemplating the buying of an altered West Kensington home such as a property in poor condition

house - this is now the most suitable choice. It will give comprehensive and often serious insight concerning the property's state of repair in addition to any defects, following a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the house.

Deteriorated timber

On a West Kensington HomeBuyer Report what impact can a an red light rating have on 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

Problems impacting the roof are checked here. These are inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Both bargeboards, and general verge details, are reported on. Insulation problems is one example. Severe defects impacting the West Kensington house are indicated with a 'red' condition rating of 3. 'Red' defects may also need further investigation by a qualified specialist before a full assessment can be made.

Damaged Render

What problems will the RICS Surveyor look for on a smooth stucco regency house in West Kensington.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is a kind of render. Usually stucco render is applied to brick hardens to a smooth and attractive finish. The effect is highly beautiful and is found on Victorian buildings. Stucco is often prone to defect and Surveyors sometimes show any number of problems e.g. lateral pattern like cracking revealing the mortar joints underneath. Other issues might be when moisture below DPCs that results in detachment. Re-covering problems with stucco can be dear as craftsmen are getting more difficult to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in West Kensington and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the West Kensington property is a flat or maisonette, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey instead. This option is less cheap but it does offer exhaustive analysis of the West Kensington property's general condition as well as an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a West Kensington Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Building Surveys on houses

Shall I conduct a full structural survey when looking into a abandoned forties house in West Kensington as opposed to a HomeBuyer Report?

They are often, and incorrectly, called a Structural Survey, this survey is no longer offered and this most technical survey has been re-titled by RICS(Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors) and the right term is now the Building Survey. If contemplating the buying of an altered West Kensington home such as a property in poor condition



house - this is now the most suitable choice. It will give comprehensive and often serious insight concerning the property's state of repair in addition to any defects, following a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the house.

Deteriorated timber

On a West Kensington HomeBuyer Report what impact can a an red light rating have on 'E8 - Other joinery and finishes' ?

Problems impacting the roof are checked here. These are inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate. Both bargeboards, and general verge details, are reported on. Insulation problems is one example. Severe defects impacting the West Kensington house are indicated with a 'red' condition rating of 3. 'Red' defects may also need further investigation by a qualified specialist before a full assessment can be made.

Damaged Render

What problems will the RICS Surveyor look for on a smooth stucco regency house in West Kensington.

Stucco (sometimes called pargetting) is a kind of render. Usually stucco render is applied to brick hardens to a smooth and attractive finish. The effect is highly beautiful and is found on Victorian buildings. Stucco is often prone to defect and Surveyors sometimes show any number of problems e.g. lateral pattern like cracking revealing the mortar joints underneath. Other issues might be when moisture below DPCs that results in detachment. Re-covering problems with stucco can be dear as craftsmen are getting more difficult to find.

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