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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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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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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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Which Home Survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Whiteley

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice when buying a home made of conventional materials such as brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Whiteley

    The Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Whiteley) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more detailed. Opt for this option for non standard e.g. stone wall or older buildings.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Whiteley

    This is an impartial valuation . It is typically chosen by cash buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. a dispute.

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Recent Home Surveys
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  • HomeBuyer Report
    Steinbeck Close, Whiteley, PO15

  • Property Valuation Report
    Roebuck Avenue, Fareham, Hampshire, PO15

Home Buyers Survey Whiteley

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HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Whiteley and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Whiteley property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out substantial modifications, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Whiteley property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get a Whiteley House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Asbestos roof tiles

The seller has mentioned there is a danger of asbestos cement being found in the building. Why would there be asbestos and can it be treated?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous material. Some types were commonly found in the building materials for example asbestos blocks.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent fire retarding properties, it may be found in asbestos packing in stud walls.

All forms are carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Contrary to common perception, inhaling a one fibre will not kill you.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered however, never to move asbestos. Professional advice must be taken ASAP. Professional removal of asbestos will probably be costly but must be completed by professionals. Whiteley Surveyors will not verify the presence of asbestos as part of the survey. Your Whiteley surveyor should report on possible asbestos risks and will suggest further investigation.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What suggestions can a Whiteley property surveyor make for houses constructed with English bond walls?

Brick-constructed flats in Whiteley feature several advantages over buildings using regular cut stone, but they can also suffer from various issues and defects. This could be anything from cracks to efflorescence. Your surveyor in Whiteley can investigate these as part of their report, with advice on the consequences were they to go untreated. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Joy C R A of 97 Wessex Est, Ringwood, BH24 1XD on 01425 476889.

Buyers in Whiteley should consider that a number of approaches and materials have been used across the country for centuries. This being the case, upkeep may not always be straightforward. Consider renegotiating the price of the Whiteley property, based on the results of your survey. Works to remedy even some superficial brick wall defects can be both expensive and disruptive.

Damaged Render

What sort of issues will a Whiteley Surveyor look for on a spar dash rendered (stucco) Victorian house in Whiteley.

Stucco is actually just a form of render. Typically stucco is layered over underlying red brick that dries to a smooth and attractive finish. The effect is highly appealing and is was often applied to Victorian and Georgian properties. The composition is similar to plaster in its nature. Sometimes it can contain lime (to make it workable) in it in addition to a plastic under mesh to help stop cracks. it can be prone to defect and Whiteley Home Buyers Suveys commonly detail potentially expensive to remedy problems which can include trapped water leading to damp problems which need attention.

Another example of problems associated with stucco could be when the render is taken down to ground level and short circuits the Damp Proof Course (DPC). Re-covering problems with stucco may be surprisingly expensive as the skills are becoming more difficult to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Should I opt for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Whiteley and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Whiteley property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out substantial modifications, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it does provide you with exhaustive analysis of the Whiteley property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not get a Whiteley House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Asbestos roof tiles

The seller has mentioned there is a danger of asbestos cement being found in the building. Why would there be asbestos and can it be treated?

Asbestos is a dangerous fibrous material. Some types were commonly found in the building materials for example asbestos blocks.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has excellent fire retarding properties, it may be found in asbestos packing in stud walls.

All forms are carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. Contrary to common perception, inhaling a one fibre will not kill you.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered however, never to move asbestos. Professional advice must be taken ASAP. Professional removal of asbestos will probably be costly but must be completed by professionals. Whiteley Surveyors will not verify the presence of asbestos as part of the survey. Your Whiteley surveyor should report on possible asbestos risks and will suggest further investigation.



External brick wall issue identified during property survey

What suggestions can a Whiteley property surveyor make for houses constructed with English bond walls?

Brick-constructed flats in Whiteley feature several advantages over buildings using regular cut stone, but they can also suffer from various issues and defects. This could be anything from cracks to efflorescence. Your surveyor in Whiteley can investigate these as part of their report, with advice on the consequences were they to go untreated. An issue often addressed by surveyors in the region is damp and water damage resulting from gaps in uneven brickwork. Contact several local builders for quotes, including Joy C R A of 97 Wessex Est, Ringwood, BH24 1XD on 01425 476889.

Buyers in Whiteley should consider that a number of approaches and materials have been used across the country for centuries. This being the case, upkeep may not always be straightforward. Consider renegotiating the price of the Whiteley property, based on the results of your survey. Works to remedy even some superficial brick wall defects can be both expensive and disruptive.

Damaged Render

What sort of issues will a Whiteley Surveyor look for on a spar dash rendered (stucco) Victorian house in Whiteley.

Stucco is actually just a form of render. Typically stucco is layered over underlying red brick that dries to a smooth and attractive finish. The effect is highly appealing and is was often applied to Victorian and Georgian properties. The composition is similar to plaster in its nature. Sometimes it can contain lime (to make it workable) in it in addition to a plastic under mesh to help stop cracks. it can be prone to defect and Whiteley Home Buyers Suveys commonly detail potentially expensive to remedy problems which can include trapped water leading to damp problems which need attention.

Another example of problems associated with stucco could be when the render is taken down to ground level and short circuits the Damp Proof Course (DPC). Re-covering problems with stucco may be surprisingly expensive as the skills are becoming more difficult to find.

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