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  Mortgage Valuation
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  Homebuyer Report
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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 HomeBuyers Survey is the right choice for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Whitley Bay

    A RICS Homebuyer Report is the best choice if you are buying a home constructed from conventional materials i.e. tile and brick, not dilapidated and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Whitley Bay

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Whitley Bay) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS qualified surveyor but is more comprehensive. Choose this option for non standard , for example cellared properties.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Whitley Bay

    This is an independent valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free purchasers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Whitley Bay and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Whitley Bay property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will offer a thorough analysis of the Whitley Bay property's condition and it includes advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Whitley Bay Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are planning to buy a house in Whitley Bay, does the residential surveyor consider any water damage?

Burst dams, poor drainage and tidal activity can all result in extensive flooding damage, and the value of a Whitley Bay property in an at-risk area may be impacted. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the Whitley Bay property in question is in danger. In addition, the home survey may outline a strategy for flood-related upkeep. The home survey will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. Also included on Environment Agency's flood risk alert are details of local rivers and other bodies of water prone to flooding.

House Prices

I intend to purchase a property in Whitley Bay, NE26 for around £125, 253. What things does the surveyor consider when carrying out a survey ?

There is a vast array of things that can add to or subtract from house prices from view to whether there are any conservation area infringements. It may help to weigh up prices against values achieved in the nearby area for similar flats. The average flat price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £102, 653, which is £22, 600 less than the amount you are paying. The average factoring in houses and flats was £213, 025. 30, Second Floor Flat, Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, Tyne And Wear, NE26 2NF sold for £72, 500 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get a formal property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as an integral component.

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Whitley Bay Surveyor look for on a stucco rendered Victorian house in Whitley Bay.

Stucco is really just a kind of render. Usually it is applied to brick that sets to a smooth flat finish. The effect is highly grand in appearance and was often found on Victorian and Regency houses. Stucco is often prone to defect and Whitley Bay Homebuyer Reports sometimes detail any number of problems e.g. when movement of the underlying wall can lead to cracks

Another example of problems associated with stucco could result from the burden of heavy load such as cracking under stone slab roofs. Resolving Stucco problems can be difficult and costly as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we select a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Whitley Bay and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Whitley Bay property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any major works, RICS recommend you choose a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it will offer a thorough analysis of the Whitley Bay property's condition and it includes advice on structural defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For further advice why not obtain an instant Whitley Bay Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

We are planning to buy a house in Whitley Bay, does the residential surveyor consider any water damage?

Burst dams, poor drainage and tidal activity can all result in extensive flooding damage, and the value of a Whitley Bay property in an at-risk area may be impacted. Your RICS surveyor may use several methods to determine if the Whitley Bay property in question is in danger. In addition, the home survey may outline a strategy for flood-related upkeep. The home survey will also include details of any evidence of historical flooding, and may comment generally about the area's propensity to flood. Also included on Environment Agency's flood risk alert are details of local rivers and other bodies of water prone to flooding.



House Prices

I intend to purchase a property in Whitley Bay, NE26 for around £125, 253. What things does the surveyor consider when carrying out a survey ?

There is a vast array of things that can add to or subtract from house prices from view to whether there are any conservation area infringements. It may help to weigh up prices against values achieved in the nearby area for similar flats. The average flat price registered between Jul and Oct 2012 was £102, 653, which is £22, 600 less than the amount you are paying. The average factoring in houses and flats was £213, 025. 30, Second Floor Flat, Whitley Road, Whitley Bay, North Tyneside, Tyne And Wear, NE26 2NF sold for £72, 500 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get a formal property valuation is with a Homebuyer Report (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a Property Valuation Report (PVR) as an integral component.

Damaged Render

What kind of problems will the Whitley Bay Surveyor look for on a stucco rendered Victorian house in Whitley Bay.

Stucco is really just a kind of render. Usually it is applied to brick that sets to a smooth flat finish. The effect is highly grand in appearance and was often found on Victorian and Regency houses. Stucco is often prone to defect and Whitley Bay Homebuyer Reports sometimes detail any number of problems e.g. when movement of the underlying wall can lead to cracks

Another example of problems associated with stucco could result from the burden of heavy load such as cracking under stone slab roofs. Resolving Stucco problems can be difficult and costly as the skills are getting more difficult to find.

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