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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 Home Buyers Survey? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Whimple

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a property made of conventional building materials such as tile and brick, not dilapidated and built in the last 100 years.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Whimple

    A RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Whimple) is also conducted by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Select this when buying a non standard , for example stone wall homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Whimple

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation . This is often chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Whimple and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Whimple property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension on the property, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Whimple property's general condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Whimple Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

I am worried about an infestation in the property we plan to buy. Should we get a chartered surveyor?

Scare stories about building infestations are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as termites as minor annoyances.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can impact a home's worth. Evidence may not be easy to find, for example, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Treatment for vermin may include insecticides.RICS

guidelines on the issue of infestations are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your RICS surveyor.

Building Surveys on maisonettes

Should we upgrade to full structural survey prior to acquiring a shabby, sixties warehouse maisonette close to Whimple?

Building Survey is now the correct term for the Structural Survey following its reclassification a while ago by RICS. RICS would recommend that you select the Building Survey for the property mentioned. The HomeBuyer Report is enough if investigating a non period unmodified Whimple home built out of typical building materials. Be aware that one or two limitations exist with any survey as a qualified RICS surveyor wont be able to open up the fabric of the maisonette of survey where hatches are over 3m above ground.

Stone block wall damage

We are buying a home with York stone walls. Which related issues should we consider, and what will the survey reveal?

External wall maintenance is essential to the health of properties. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Irregular stone often has a more rustic appearance, but the mortar used may be susceptible to a higher rate of decay. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include replacing missing or badly worn stones.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a property in Whimple and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Whimple property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, you should go for the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to carry out an extension on the property, RICS recommend you select a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap but it does offer a thorough analysis of the Whimple property's general condition as well as including more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Whimple Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

I am worried about an infestation in the property we plan to buy. Should we get a chartered surveyor?

Scare stories about building infestations are plentiful, it is tempting to treat signs of pests such as termites as minor annoyances.

Unfortunately, the threat posed by these to property is very real, and can impact a home's worth. Evidence may not be easy to find, for example, often introduced to a home via luggage after a trip abroad, bed bugs can be extremely hard to remove. Treatment for vermin may include insecticides.RICS



guidelines on the issue of infestations are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your RICS surveyor.

Building Surveys on maisonettes

Should we upgrade to full structural survey prior to acquiring a shabby, sixties warehouse maisonette close to Whimple?

Building Survey is now the correct term for the Structural Survey following its reclassification a while ago by RICS. RICS would recommend that you select the Building Survey for the property mentioned. The HomeBuyer Report is enough if investigating a non period unmodified Whimple home built out of typical building materials. Be aware that one or two limitations exist with any survey as a qualified RICS surveyor wont be able to open up the fabric of the maisonette of survey where hatches are over 3m above ground.

Stone block wall damage

We are buying a home with York stone walls. Which related issues should we consider, and what will the survey reveal?

External wall maintenance is essential to the health of properties. The problems which can plague poorly maintained stone vary considerably. Irregular stone often has a more rustic appearance, but the mortar used may be susceptible to a higher rate of decay. Guidelines for better stone wall upkeep include replacing missing or badly worn stones.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

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