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Home Buyers Survey in Gosforth

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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 Gosforth

    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 Gosforth

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

    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 Gosforth

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Gosforth and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a Building Survey, however it is effectively the same survey.

If the Gosforth property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out any works or an extension, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will offer a thorough analysis of the Gosforth property's state of repair as well as an opinion on defects , general repairs and maintenance options .

For more details why not obtain a Gosforth House Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for Monk bond repair tips - can the surveyor assist?

Brick-built conversions do benefit from many advantages, but they will also be affected by distinct issues, including DPC failure and sulphate expansion. Your chartered surveyor should report on these, with solutions or likely results if they are not resolved. A defect requiring immediate attention is rapidly deteriorating cement mortar, caused by sulphate attack. This may require outright demolition of the wall, if discovered. Hester R B may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at Lands End/Landsend La, Twyford, Reading, RG10 0UE or 0118-934 5200.

Brick-build property have been used for centuries, leading to a good selection of methods and styles. .

The consequences of amateur repairs can either worsen the problem, or create entirely new defects in a brick wall. Professional advice can reduce the risk of this.

Roof defects identified during a survey

We're purchasing a home in Gosforth , and we are wary of potential roofing issues. What advice would the Gosforth surveyor give in their report?

This is a common concern for purchasers who have had to put up with weeks of scaffolding around their home while work is underway. Many properties could unfortunately be experiencing damage to the roof, including. Every element should be checked, e.g. sheeting. Factors like a poor asphalt covering are particularly troublesome for flat roofed property.

The expense of replacement of a failed dormer, or other major roof work, means that some owners put it off for as long as possible. This is a false economy, as such issues can lead to more severe general structural problems. A roofing contractor in Gosforth with good feedback can provide a quote. Contact Axa Roofing Co of 12 Cheswick Dr, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE3 5DT on 0191-284 5721 to request a quote.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are buying in Gosforth, and think we saw signs of vermin in the dining room. What can we do?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. Regrettably, vermin can be very expensive to resolve and put your health in danger. It is vital that buyers consider this oft-overlooked aspect when making an offer.

Signs may not be evident for weeks or months, dust mites make they habitation in furnishings and bedding, and are a common source of allergies. Remedies to pests can include removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of vermin are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your home surveyor.