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Home Buyers Survey in Hendon

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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 Hendon

    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 Hendon

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

    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 Hendon

HomeBuyer Report

Should we get a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a house in Hendon and which one would be cheaper?

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

If the Hendon property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to make any major works on the Hendon property, it would be better that you book a Building Survey. This survey is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it will give a more detailed analysis of the Hendon property's condition and it includes advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt get an instant Hendon Home Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

House Prices

Is £618, 723 in the right area amount to be buying a property in NW4 for and what considerations will a Hendon RICS chartered surveyor evaluate in the process of a home buyers survey ?

There is a vast array of things that can impact on property values including local noise sources or whether the home is landlocked. It is useful to compare with values achieved in the area for similar properties.

This means house prices recorded at the Land Registry in the 3rd quarter of 2012 was £591, 623, which is £27, 100 less than the amount you are intending to pay. The house/flat average was £443, 478. 2, Corrigan Close, London, Barnet, Greater London, NW4 1TF a detached property was sold in the last 3 months for £1, 600, 000 .

In order for home buyers to get a professional house valuation is with a Homebuyer Report which includes a professional valuation as a core component. A qualified RICS surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme, which reinforces professional standards.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

We are purchasing a 1988-built property in Hendon and spotted that there is a 19mm crack above the windows in the bathroom. What can be done to remedy subsidence if subsidence is found during the home survey?

Subsidence refers to the movement of a home and its foundations. Home buyers can confuse subsidence with settlement. Settlement usually occurs in newly constructed homes, and is rarely a cause for concern. The property's weight can cause the ground beneath the foundations to compact. Heave is less common, and may result from the removal of a tree or shrub.

A relatively small number of issues are usually found to be the cause of movement to a property. Collapsed water pipes can cause subsidence by washing away or loosening subsoil. This is an example of groundwater subsidence. Organic material in the sub-soil can also create issues. Organic material such as peat is usually stable if kept moist by the water level, but if the soil dries out, this organic matter will decompose. This causes the volume of soil to reduce so that foundations can crush the subsoil.

Identifying what has caused the subsidence is a necessary first step. Removing or even pruning the tree(s) causing subsidence may be enough to halt any further movement. Underpinning could be the only option in some cases, unfortunately. A surveyor will be able to tell you if there is subsidence in your home or not, and what is causing it.