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  Mortgage Valuation
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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 Building Survey? Which one should you opt for?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Wollaton

    A RICS Homebuyer Report should be chosen if buying a home constructed from standard building materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable repair and not over 100 years in age.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Wollaton

    A RICS Building Survey (previously called a Full Structural Survey in Wollaton) will also be carried out by a MRICS/FRICS qualified surveyor and is more comprehensive. Opt for this for unconventional , for example architecturally unusual houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Wollaton

    This is a professional valuation . It is typically chosen by cash purchasers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Wollaton and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Wollaton property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations on the Wollaton property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Wollaton property's condition as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Wollaton Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

There is a property in NG8 on for £86, 700. What things does the Wollaton chartered surveyor consider when calculating house prices in Wollaton ?

There are a great number of factors that can add to or subtract from the price of property such as the total square meterage of the home or the condition of shared common parts. It is useful to consider values achieved in the nearby area for similar flats. The mean flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £70, 000, which is £16, 700 less than the selling price. The house/flat average was £183, 333. 16, Capitol Court, Nottingham, City Of Nottingham, City Of Nottingham, NG8 1GX was purchased for £83, 000 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get a formal home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as part of the service.

Your RICS surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme. The scheme is intended to raise consumer confidence and improves standards.

A chartered surveyor should attend the property as well as considering the long list of items that can impact on the value of property.

Asbestos roof tiles

A Wollaton builder commented that there is a danger of blue asbestos Artex present in house. What is asbestos, is it hazardous and does the home survey inspect it?

Asbestos is a deleterious fibrous substance formed from metamorphic rocks. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White are often building materials for example home appliances.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has very good heat resistance properties, it may be found in cooker insulation.

All forms are ultimately pernicious and might lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure.

If discovered, one must be careful never to displace it. Professional advice should be sought ASAP. Surveyors cannot confirm the existence asbestos during the survey. However, surveyors will mention potential asbestos during the Wollaton survey and should offer advice.

Building Surveys on houses

Should I pay more for a full structural survey for fifties property ?

The Building Survey has taken over the Structural Survey following its reclassification some time ago by RICS. We would suggest that you carry out a RICS Building Survey in relation to the property you are considering. The HomeBuyer Report is all you really need for a non period unmodified Wollaton home of conventional building materials.

There are certain limitations exist with any survey because your surveyor is not authorised (unless safe to do so) open up the structure of the house nor can they survey where hatches are over 3m above ground.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a house in Wollaton and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Wollaton property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any alterations on the Wollaton property, RICS advise you select a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap however it does give you a more detailed analysis of the Wollaton property's condition as well as advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Wollaton Home Survey Quote or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

House Prices

There is a property in NG8 on for £86, 700. What things does the Wollaton chartered surveyor consider when calculating house prices in Wollaton ?

There are a great number of factors that can add to or subtract from the price of property such as the total square meterage of the home or the condition of shared common parts. It is useful to consider values achieved in the nearby area for similar flats. The mean flat price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £70, 000, which is £16, 700 less than the selling price. The house/flat average was £183, 333. 16, Capitol Court, Nottingham, City Of Nottingham, City Of Nottingham, NG8 1GX was purchased for £83, 000 .

The most accurate way for home buyers to get a formal home valuation is to commission a Homebuyer Report which includes a Property Valuation Report as part of the service.



Your RICS surveyor will be accredited under the Valuer Registration Scheme. The scheme is intended to raise consumer confidence and improves standards.

A chartered surveyor should attend the property as well as considering the long list of items that can impact on the value of property.

Asbestos roof tiles

A Wollaton builder commented that there is a danger of blue asbestos Artex present in house. What is asbestos, is it hazardous and does the home survey inspect it?

Asbestos is a deleterious fibrous substance formed from metamorphic rocks. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White are often building materials for example home appliances.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has very good heat resistance properties, it may be found in cooker insulation.

All forms are ultimately pernicious and might lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure.

If discovered, one must be careful never to displace it. Professional advice should be sought ASAP. Surveyors cannot confirm the existence asbestos during the survey. However, surveyors will mention potential asbestos during the Wollaton survey and should offer advice.

Building Surveys on houses

Should I pay more for a full structural survey for fifties property ?

The Building Survey has taken over the Structural Survey following its reclassification some time ago by RICS. We would suggest that you carry out a RICS Building Survey in relation to the property you are considering. The HomeBuyer Report is all you really need for a non period unmodified Wollaton home of conventional building materials.

There are certain limitations exist with any survey because your surveyor is not authorised (unless safe to do so) open up the structure of the house nor can they survey where hatches are over 3m above ground.

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