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Home Buyers Survey in Allenton

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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 Allenton

    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 Allenton

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

    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 Allenton

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to book a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a property in Allenton and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a Building Survey but is effectively the same.

If the Allenton property is a flat, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any works or an extension, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey instead. This survey is less cheap but it will offer a thorough analysis of the Allenton property's state of repair as well as advice on structural defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Allenton Home Survey Quote online or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see a sixties house I am intending to purchase it appeared that there is an old fuse board - will a Allenton survey advise on the electrical system?

When preparing a Building Survey in Allenton your RICS surveyor should mention the state of the electrics if it looks like they are in a poor condition. Your surveyor is trained to provide detail on possible problems relating to things like reporting on the condition of any visible wiring a representative sample of switch gear.

Confirming the existence of any evidence of a test on the condition of the electrical connections carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will usually form part of the survey. Inspecting any documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations carried out by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the Homebuyer report in Allenton .

The IEE suggest that an electrical check should be carried out at least every 10 years (or every 5 if letting out).

Traditionally built property

What should we look out for when purchasing a house built in around 1770 in Allenton? What consequences will the home's wooden structure have on regular maintenance?

Some purchasers have looked at purchasing a house with personality, like a Tudor home. Older construction methods and materials, however, can be problematic, and Allenton property built with traditional methods can be difficult to repair. You should be aware that specialist expertise may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced, particularly in the case of Allenton listed buildings. If you plan to make alterations to a period structure, discuss options with your surveyor for more information.