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Home Buyers Survey in Lapworth

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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 Lapworth

    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 Lapworth

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

    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 Lapworth

HomeBuyer Report

Should we choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Lapworth and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey but is effectively the same survey.

If the Lapworth property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make any major works, RICS recommend you go for a Building Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it does give a thorough analysis of the Lapworth property's state of repair in addition to advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get a Lapworth Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Damage resulting from flooding

Will our Lapworth chartered surveyor check for flooding?

Overflowing rivers, rain and insufficient drainage can all result in extensive flooding. If you are planning to buy in a flood-affected area, a Home Buyers Survey will inform your decision. It is strongly recommended that a home is protected, before water damage ruins both the walls and floors, and contents. The Home Buyers Survey may also, where appropriate, advise on needed maintenance.Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. properly constructed drainage. Flooding issues will only be raised in Section J of a Home Buyers Survey if the residential surveyor observes or has reason to suspect that the home is at risk.

The Environment Agency have updated the status for the Riverside locations and roads between Leehamford and Meethe, including Brayford, Stags Head, Bray Bridge, Clapworthy, Meethe, the B3277 at Bray Bridge and the B3266 at Clapworthy, near Lapworth, at 06:55 on 24 Dec 2012.

*Accurate as of 04/01/2013

Stone block wall damage

Do stone-walled property cause issues for the owner? Are there specific potential issues to consider?

Stone walls often appear more robust than they are. Defects affecting stone-built buildings can vary, weathered stone being relatively common. Bear in mind that some defects will affect regular or irregularly cut stone equally, whereas others will not, and may require a local surveyors expertise to identify. Choice of stone will impact the lifespan of a structure, for example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. Upkeep advice often given in a survey includes careful removal of nearby trees and plants. Be careful not to pull these up by the roots, as they could already be intertwined with the wall's foundations, which will cause more damage. Stone walls can also be problematic for buyers interested in extending or altering their new home, as matching stone may be hard or costly to source.