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  Mortgage Valuation
  Property Valuation
  Homebuyer Report
  Building Survey
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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 Property Survey should you choose?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Winslow

    The Homebuyer Report is the right choice if buying a property made of conventional materials i.e. brick and tile, in reasonable repair and build after 1900.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Winslow

    The RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Winslow) is also carried out by a RICS accredited surveyor and is more thorough. Select this survey for non standard e.g. thatched roof houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Winslow

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

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HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Winslow and of the 3, which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Winslow property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Winslow property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Winslow Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about when buying a house in the region a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including hazardous rubbish. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Worries include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Potential health concerns like congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors will find any structural issues connected with the site. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological databases and Aylesbury Vale Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a risk of flooding in Winslow, and can a Winslow house surveyor investigate indications of flooding, or whether flooding has affected other houses on the street?

Flooding in Winslow can cause severe damage to both contents and property, and home purchasers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a residence, such as via loose patio doors. Less expensive preventative measures include air brick covers. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

Shocking Electrics

When we saw the unmodernised property we intend to lease it appeared that there are doubts as to then safety of the electrical system - does a the surveyor report on the electrical system?

When conducting a Winslow Building Survey the surveyor should usually mention the overall electrical system if it is suspected that they are in a hazardous condition. This should include an overview or check of the accessible areas of the wiring and other potential areas for concern such as checking the type of any electrical fittings in bathrooms or reporting on the condition of a representative sample of light fittings and switch gear.

Confirming the existence of any evidence of any recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey.

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to choose a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a home in Winslow and of the 3, which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey and is essentially the same survey.

If the Winslow property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, you should go for a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you opt for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Winslow property's state of repair and it includes advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For further advice you can get an instant Winslow Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Landfill site near home

What should I be concerned about when buying a house in the region a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including hazardous rubbish. Understandably, no one would want to live near one (80% of people live within 1.5m of one!). Worries include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane. Potential health concerns like congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveyors will find any structural issues connected with the site. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological databases and Aylesbury Vale Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .



Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a risk of flooding in Winslow, and can a Winslow house surveyor investigate indications of flooding, or whether flooding has affected other houses on the street?

Flooding in Winslow can cause severe damage to both contents and property, and home purchasers cannot know that insurance against flooding will continue to be available. A surveyor has a number of options to assess whether a property is vulnerable.

Flooding can increase the likelihood of water entering a residence, such as via loose patio doors. Less expensive preventative measures include air brick covers. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

Shocking Electrics

When we saw the unmodernised property we intend to lease it appeared that there are doubts as to then safety of the electrical system - does a the surveyor report on the electrical system?

When conducting a Winslow Building Survey the surveyor should usually mention the overall electrical system if it is suspected that they are in a hazardous condition. This should include an overview or check of the accessible areas of the wiring and other potential areas for concern such as checking the type of any electrical fittings in bathrooms or reporting on the condition of a representative sample of light fittings and switch gear.

Confirming the existence of any evidence of any recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician will form part of the survey.

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