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Home Buyers Survey in Peterston Super Ely

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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 Peterston Super Ely

    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 Peterston Super Ely

    The RICS Building Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Peterston Super Ely) 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 Peterston Super Ely

    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 Peterston Super Ely

HomeBuyer Report

Should I choose a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey on a home in Peterston Super Ely and which one would be the cheapest?

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

If the Peterston Super Ely property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been substantially modified, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. steel and glass), then RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to do any substantial modifications, RICS advise you carry out a Building Survey instead. This more detailed survey is less cheap but it does provide you with comprehensive details of the Peterston Super Ely property's condition as well as including information on defects as well as maintenance options .

If in doubt why not obtain an instant Peterston Super Ely House Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Asbestos roof tiles

A builder friend commented that there is a risk of asbestos flooring materials in existence at the apartment. What is asbestos, is it hazardous and does the home survey inspect it?

Asbestos is a carcinogenic fibrous structured mineral formed from metamorphic rocks. Chrysotile (White), Amosite (Brown) and Crocidolite (Blue) are often building materials including ceiling boards. Its use is widespread, for example - as it has a range of useful characteristic resistance to chemical damage qualities and it may be found in boilers. Technically all forms are carcinogenic and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. If found, care should be taken however, not to break asbestos. Professional advice must be taken ASAP.

Surveyors do not test for asbestos during the survey. Your surveyor will mention possible asbestos and should suggest further investigation.

Shocking Electrics

When I viewed a property I intend to purchase, it looked like there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit; will a Homebuyer Report in Peterston Super Ely report on the wiring and fusebox?

When performing a Homebuyer Report in Peterston Super Ely a surveyor will typically comment on the electrics if it looks like the electrics are in a hazardous state.

This will include a visual inspection of the unconcealed areas of the wiring on top of areas like ascertaining the category of the electrical fittings in bath or shower rooms or checking the condition of any visible wiring a representative sample of the range of light fittings and switch gear. Inspecting any documentation from the most recent PIR handled by a suitably qualified electrician on the property should usually form part of the Homebuyer report in Peterston Super Ely.

Traditionally built property

We are purchasing a 16th Century gatehouse in Peterston Super Ely. What consequences will the house's age have on maintenance?

Many purchasers would like to own a home with character. Use of traditional methods, however, can occasionally give buyers second thoughts. Properties showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be a chore to maintain. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary. Especially for Grade I listed property, Materials suitable for the work may be required. If you are uncertain, speak to the building surveyor for more detail.

Damage resulting from flooding

Is there a flood risk in Peterston Super Ely, and will the building survey consider any water damage?

Flooding has become a major issue, not least because last year was the second wettest on record, and home buyers and owners are understandably concerned. It is strongly recommended that a home is protected, before flooding occurs, and a property surveyor will advise on repairs or preventative measures.

Preventative measures can include costly but effective solutions e.g. lime-based plaster. The Environment Agency also publish details of previous flood warnings.

In the region of Peterston Super Ely, the River Ely at Peterston Super Ely status on 24 Dec 2012 (source: Environment Agency).

*Information correct 04/01/2013