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We work with RICS qualified surveyors around the country who offer high quality property surveys at a great price. Surveyor Local gives you piece of mind about your future property, and offers RICS HomeBuyer Reports, Building Surveys and Property Valuations.

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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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A Building or HomeBuyer Survey helps buyers make more informed decisions.

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Surveys can help buyers avoid costly repairs and negotiate a better purchase price.

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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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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 do I need for my intended house purchase ?

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Worplesdon

    The RICS Homebuyer Report is the right choice when planning to purchase a home constructed from standard building materials such as tile and brick, in reasonable order and less than 100 years old.

  • Property suitable for a Building Survey

    Building Survey in Worplesdon

    A RICS Building Survey (which used to be called a Full Structural Survey in Worplesdon) is also carried out by a MRICS/FRICS chartered surveyor but is more detailed. Choose this for unconventional e.g. stone houses.

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Worplesdon

    This is an impartial valuation . This is often chosen by mortgage free purchasers or someone needing a formal valuation e.g. for probate.

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HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Worplesdon and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Worplesdon property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any alterations, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Worplesdon property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Worplesdon Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The property I am purchasing is built on clay soil. What should we expect a Worplesdon Property Survey to include?

Clay soil is related to a handful of potentially severe defects. Subsidence is one obvious concern, but there are others, including severe changes in the water table level. The composition of clay soil varies greatly, with some areas being more susceptible to clay soil subsidence than others, but the effects can be very similar. Visible results may be anything from separation of the skirting board from the floor to sticking window frames. Fortunately, there are steps a home owner can take. Your surveyor should refer to maintenance options in their report, like monitoring the moisture content of the soil around the foundations, and taking steps to keep the level reasonably stable. Patches of wet soil can just as easily warp foundations,

so care must be taken to ensure the overall moisture level of the clay soil around the foundations stays consistent.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Worplesdon, what input does a property surveyor in Worplesdon give for homes constructed with Dutch bond brick? Is brick more susceptible to the weather?

Brick-walled Worplesdon homes can show signs of considerable issues. For example, patchwork cracks caused by tie failure. This cracking may only be visible internally, and is accompanied by an irregular wall surface and may require immediate attention. Contact Brickwork O J for a repairs estimate at 020 8398 3503 or 1 Fleece Rd, Long Ditton, Surbiton, KT6 5JP.

One example is Scottish bond or stretcher bond may be used in the construction of homes in Worplesdon.

If the Worplesdon surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a property in Worplesdon - What should we look into during the survey?

This is a common concern for Worplesdon buyers with a roofing 'horror story' from a previous home. Houses across Worplesdon can be hiding serious problems like missing tiles. From eaves to roof battens, every part of the roof will be taken into account. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by a slope of less than 12 to 15 degrees.

In the past, roof maintenance would be carried out with just ladders and 'crawler boards'. This practice is terribly unsafe, and contractors today will insist that scaffolding be used. Once the surveyor has delivered their report, consider arranging a quote from a Worplesdon roofing specialist for the job itself.

HomeBuyer Report

Should we go for a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey on a house in Worplesdon and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey, however it is basically the same the same level of survey.

If the Worplesdon property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to make any alterations, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap but it does give you an in-depth analysis of the Worplesdon property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not obtain an instant Worplesdon Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The property I am purchasing is built on clay soil. What should we expect a Worplesdon Property Survey to include?

Clay soil is related to a handful of potentially severe defects. Subsidence is one obvious concern, but there are others, including severe changes in the water table level. The composition of clay soil varies greatly, with some areas being more susceptible to clay soil subsidence than others, but the effects can be very similar. Visible results may be anything from separation of the skirting board from the floor to sticking window frames. Fortunately, there are steps a home owner can take. Your surveyor should refer to maintenance options in their report, like monitoring the moisture content of the soil around the foundations, and taking steps to keep the level reasonably stable. Patches of wet soil can just as easily warp foundations,



so care must be taken to ensure the overall moisture level of the clay soil around the foundations stays consistent.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

If we are purchasing in Worplesdon, what input does a property surveyor in Worplesdon give for homes constructed with Dutch bond brick? Is brick more susceptible to the weather?

Brick-walled Worplesdon homes can show signs of considerable issues. For example, patchwork cracks caused by tie failure. This cracking may only be visible internally, and is accompanied by an irregular wall surface and may require immediate attention. Contact Brickwork O J for a repairs estimate at 020 8398 3503 or 1 Fleece Rd, Long Ditton, Surbiton, KT6 5JP.

One example is Scottish bond or stretcher bond may be used in the construction of homes in Worplesdon.

If the Worplesdon surveyor does raise concerns about a brick wall defect or structural issue, it may be wise to speak to a builder before completion to assess the extent and cost of the work.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a property in Worplesdon - What should we look into during the survey?

This is a common concern for Worplesdon buyers with a roofing 'horror story' from a previous home. Houses across Worplesdon can be hiding serious problems like missing tiles. From eaves to roof battens, every part of the roof will be taken into account. Difficulties can often arise in the case of flat roofs, caused by a slope of less than 12 to 15 degrees.

In the past, roof maintenance would be carried out with just ladders and 'crawler boards'. This practice is terribly unsafe, and contractors today will insist that scaffolding be used. Once the surveyor has delivered their report, consider arranging a quote from a Worplesdon roofing specialist for the job itself.

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