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Home Buyers Survey in Hatton

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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 Hatton

    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 Hatton

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

    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 Hatton

HomeBuyer Report

Should I select a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a home in Hatton and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Hatton property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been extended, or is built of unusual materials, RICS advise the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any works or an extension, RICS advise you book a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is not as cheap but it will give exhaustive analysis of the Hatton property's general condition along with information on defects , general repairs as well as maintenance options .

For further advice why not get an instant Hatton Home Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Timber damage by insect larvae

A resident warned us about insects in the area. What advice should we get?

Pests like carpet beetle larvae may sometimes seem a small, even irrelevant, matter when buying in Hatton. Regrettably, pests can impact a home's worth and carry serious health risks. An affected home may not always be easy to identify. As an example, skin irritation or spots of blood on bedsheets may indicate the presence of bed bugs. Treatment for an infestation may include chemical treatment. If you strongly suspect an issue with carpet beetle larvae, or any pest, speak to your RICS surveyor

Stone block wall damage

We are purchasing an 1870s Hatton property with stone walls. Which related issues should we consider, and what does the survey cover?

Locally quarried stone may be more susceptible to specific issues. Issues which impact the lifespan of stone-built elements are as diverse as the stone varieties themselves.

Regular stone walls are built with prepared or cut stone, called ashlar, and are often easier to maintain than irregular walls. Both regular or irregular stone can be mortared with lime-based mortar, though the advent of Portland cement made lime mortar. Stone walls require regular maintenance, such as use of traditional methods to maintain older walls.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Does a Building survey in Hatton include a valuation and cost of rebuild estimate (including the cost of reconstructing a retaining wall) and how is it calculated?

Hatton Homebuyer Reports a valuation and will also include a reinstatement cost estimate as part of the survey. To be able to determine the property's value your chartered surveyor will relate to area knowledge and other considerations relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location.

Surveyors also evaluate materials used and will make certain key assumptions, for example no damaging building techniques have been used. Surveyors disregard certain things like furnishings, for example curtains.

Additional local Hatton area assumptions like the access roads not being in private control, are made in addition to local environmental issues like pig farms, which will also be factored in. A Building survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Please call for information. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.