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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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Which Home Survey is right for my intended property purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Wide Open

    The RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen when planning to purchase 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 Wide Open

    The Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Wide Open) will also be conducted by a MRICS/FRICS surveyor and is more exhaustive. Select this when buying a non standard , for example stone or older homes.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Wide Open

    This is an independent valuation . This is usually chosen by mortgage free buyers or anyone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Wide Open and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Wide Open property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, but it does give a thorough analysis of the Wide Open property's general condition along with more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Wide Open Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the benefits to get the full structural survey in Wide Open rather than a HomeBuyer Report?

Structural Surveys don't actually exist now and the Building Survey has now superseded it. If you are looking into purchasing a modified home like a tatty house, it is the best home survey to get. The HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough if investigating a mid 20th century of later unmodified house assembled from conventional building materials. After an exhaustive survey of the accessible parts a written report (digital and written copy) will be sent to the purchaser detailing in depth and far-reaching information about the construction materials used on the house. There will be several provisos with the survey because a chartered surveyor wont be able to force or open up the fabric of the Wide Open house for example removing secured panels. This page for a simple guide on home buyers surveys in Wide Open.

Deteriorated timber

On the HomeBuyer Report, what are common Condition Rating 1 defects for joinery and finishes?

The format of the RICS HomeBuyer Report is clear and easy to read, unlike less prescriptive surveys. These may offer more complex detail, but they are also less useful for buyers deciding whether or not to purchase a house or flat. A 'traffic light' system of colour coding is used to confirm to what extent any problems or notable points may negatively impact the property. A 'green' condition rating of 1 confirms that no repairs are required. Nevertheless, the surveyor may still recommend that regular upkeep is carried out.

Problems impacting the roof are checked here. These are inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate The condition of decorations to all joinery elements will be investigated. A missing stucco drip screed, for example, is included in Section E.

House Prices

I am going to acquire a detached house in Wide Open (NE13), being marketed for £218, 317. What things does a Wide Open RICS chartered surveyor take into account when carrying out a valuation ?

Any number of issues that can impact on the price of property ranging from noise from flight paths to overall area pricing. It often helps to weigh up prices against house values achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties.

The means house prices recorded between July and October in 2012 was £193, 117, which is £25, 200 less than the price you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £189, 637. 17, Redford Place, Burradon, Cramlington, North Tyneside, Tyne And Wear, NE23 7LG a detached property sold for £140, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Wide Open and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Wide Open property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, then RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension, it would be better that you go for a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap, but it does give a thorough analysis of the Wide Open property's general condition along with more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Wide Open Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Building Surveys on houses

What are the benefits to get the full structural survey in Wide Open rather than a HomeBuyer Report?

Structural Surveys don't actually exist now and the Building Survey has now superseded it. If you are looking into purchasing a modified home like a tatty house, it is the best home survey to get. The HomeBuyer Report is detailed enough if investigating a mid 20th century of later unmodified house assembled from conventional building materials. After an exhaustive survey of the accessible parts a written report (digital and written copy) will be sent to the purchaser detailing in depth and far-reaching information about the construction materials used on the house. There will be several provisos with the survey because a chartered surveyor wont be able to force or open up the fabric of the Wide Open house for example removing secured panels. This page for a simple guide on home buyers surveys in Wide Open.



Deteriorated timber

On the HomeBuyer Report, what are common Condition Rating 1 defects for joinery and finishes?

The format of the RICS HomeBuyer Report is clear and easy to read, unlike less prescriptive surveys. These may offer more complex detail, but they are also less useful for buyers deciding whether or not to purchase a house or flat. A 'traffic light' system of colour coding is used to confirm to what extent any problems or notable points may negatively impact the property. A 'green' condition rating of 1 confirms that no repairs are required. Nevertheless, the surveyor may still recommend that regular upkeep is carried out.

Problems impacting the roof are checked here. These are inspected with the aid of binoculars where appropriate The condition of decorations to all joinery elements will be investigated. A missing stucco drip screed, for example, is included in Section E.

House Prices

I am going to acquire a detached house in Wide Open (NE13), being marketed for £218, 317. What things does a Wide Open RICS chartered surveyor take into account when carrying out a valuation ?

Any number of issues that can impact on the price of property ranging from noise from flight paths to overall area pricing. It often helps to weigh up prices against house values achieved in the nearby area for comparable properties.

The means house prices recorded between July and October in 2012 was £193, 117, which is £25, 200 less than the price you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £189, 637. 17, Redford Place, Burradon, Cramlington, North Tyneside, Tyne And Wear, NE23 7LG a detached property sold for £140, 000 .

The most accurate way for you to get an accurate home valuation is to get a Homebuyer Report which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part.

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