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Home Buyers Survey in Frizington

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

  • House suitable for a HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Frizington

    The Homebuyer Report 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 Building Survey

    Building Survey in Frizington

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Frizington) 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 Frizington

    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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Home Buyers Survey in Frizington

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to have a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Frizington and which is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same.

If the Frizington property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any alterations, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. This survey is less cheap, but it will give you a thorough analysis of the Frizington property's condition along with information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more information get an instant Frizington Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

The home I am purchasing is built on clay soil. Does a House Survey discuss soil composition the report, and what defects will be reported on?

Subsidence is often the result of unseen, subterranean causes, including clay soil. Specific problems include movement of clay soil layers resulting from changes in their water content, capable of irreparably damaging a home if untreated. In Frizington's relatively mild climate, the variations in volume which clay soil experiences will be barely noticeable, but extended dry or wet spells may well impact the soil's stability and affecting the property itself. .

If present, expansive clay soil can put lateral pressure on a Frizington house's foundations, forcing them inward.

Taking precautions, such as monitoring the moisture content of the soil around the foundations, and taking steps to keep the level reasonably stable, can make long term maintenance easier, and keep repair costs manageable. Isolated patches of dry 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.

Building Surveys on houses

When investing in a substantially modified period end of terrace home - do I need to get a full structural survey?

Full Structural Surveys are now dubbed Building Surveys. A HomeBuyer Report is all you really need if buying a 60 year old or less unmodified Frizington house of normal construction materials. The Building Survey is definitely the most advisable choice for the house mentioned. Two to three days after an exhaustive survey of the accessible areas of the house, a formal written report will be sent to the buyer providing any significant insight on the standard of construction and repair of the house.

You should be aware of several restrictions are integral with any residential survey because a qualified RICS surveyor will not be able to open up the structure of the house nor can he/she advise whether drainage meets appropriate regulations. Certain external buildings will also be looked at.