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Home Buyers Survey in Chipstead

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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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Download sample RICS Level 2 Survey  RICS Level 2 Survey sample
Download sample RICS Level 3 Survey  RICS Level 3 Survey sample
Download sample Property Valuation  Property Valuation sample

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Do you need a Home Buyers Survey? Which survey is the right choice?

  • House suitable for a RICS Level 2 Survey

    RICS Level 2 Survey in Chipstead

    The RICS Level 2 Survey is the best choice if planning to purchase a home made of conventional materials i.e. brick & tile, in reasonable order and built in the last 100 years. Find out more

  • Property suitable for a RICS Level 3 Survey

    RICS Level 3 Survey in Chipstead

    The RICS Level 3 Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Chipstead) will also be carried out by a MRICS or FRICS accredited surveyor and is more exhaustive. Choose this for non standard property such as thatched or older homes. Find out more

  • Surveyor carrying out a Property Valuation

    Property Valuation Report in Chipstead

    This is an independent chartered surveyor valuation of the property. This is typically chosen by mortgage free buyers or someone requiring a formal valuation e.g. matrimonial dispute. Find out more


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RICS Level 2 Survey

Should I have a Full Structural Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or RICS Level 2 Survey on a house in Chipstead and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a RICS Level 3 Survey, however it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Chipstead property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), then RICS recommend the cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you are planning to do any major works on the property, you should you book a RICS Level 3 Survey. This option is not as cheap but it will give you a thorough analysis of the Chipstead property's condition as well as more detailed advice on defects and maintenance options .

For more information you can get a Chipstead Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 022 4428 to speak to a member of our team.

RICS Level 3 Survey on houses

Is it worth paying more money for a full structural survey when considering thirties property in Chipstead?

Full Structural Surveys do not exist now and the RICS Level 3 Survey has now superseded it. If planning to buy an altered house - such as an unloved house in Chipstead, this is the most suitable choice of home survey to get. A RICS Level 2 Survey is all you really need for a 60 year old or less unmodified Chipstead home assembled from typical construction materials. Two to three days after the surveyor has carried out a thorough visual inspection of the inside and outside of the main building a written report (pdf and written copy) will be sent to the prospective buyer going through any important advice concerning the condition of the house. There are certain limitations with a property survey to bear in mind as a surveyor will not be able to force or open up the fabric of the Chipstead property e.g. lifting up fitted carpets. See the survey differences article for a simple guide on what is and is not included.

Conservation area

Will there be any considerations we would need to look out for when buying a home in Chipstead in conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas throughout England and Wales that are designated and monitored by local authorities.

Your surveyor must have local knowledge of relevant local area factors and any bearing may have on the home. House prices are typically significantly higher which is down to them being in their original state.

Surveyors are expected advise you if the house might be within a conservation area and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of your Chipstead RICS Level 2 Survey will recommend additional due diligence and enquiries are carried out during the conveyancing process. Unsympathetic modifications to the building will also be advised, however these should be investigated by your lawyer. Walker & Walker are a local firm situated at 35 High Street, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN13 1JD and may be able to help. Tel: 01732 740905