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Home Buyers Survey in Bartley Green

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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 RICS Level 2 Survey

    RICS Level 2 Survey in Bartley Green

    The RICS Level 2 Survey 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 RICS Level 3 Survey

    RICS Level 3 Survey in Bartley Green

    The RICS Level 3 Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Bartley Green) 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 Bartley Green

    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 Bartley Green

RICS Level 2 Survey

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or RICS Level 2 Survey for a home in Bartley Green and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a RICS Level 3 Survey, although it is effectively the same survey.

If the Bartley Green property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you are thinking about whether to do any significant alterations, RICS advise you select a RICS Level 3 Survey. The RICS Level 3 Survey is not as cheap as a RICS Level 2 Survey but it does give you comprehensive details of the Bartley Green property's state of repair and it includes advice on defects and maintenance options .

If in doubt get a Bartley Green Survey Quote or call us 0800 022 4428 to speak to a member of our team.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

A property we intend to buy is built on clay soil. Does a RICS Level 2 Survey discuss soil composition the report, and will the Surveyor advise on upkeep?

A common source of queries that surveyors face from home buyers is subsidence, particularly in areas where the soil is rich in clay. Specific issues include soil movement. Buyers should be vigilant for signs of clay soil subsidence or heave. .

If present, expansive clay soil can put lateral pressure on a Bartley Green house's foundations, leading to bowing, cracks and severe structural damage. During the RICS Level 2 Survey or RICS Level 3 Survey, the effect that the soil make up could have on the house will be considered. In some more extreme cases, the building foundations may need extra support, but this can be costly.

Shocking Electrics

When I went to see the home I am interested to acquire I noticed that there are doubts as to then safety of the electrical system, will a Bartley Green survey write anything on the wiring and electrical system?

When conducting a Home Buyers Survey in Bartley Green your surveyor should usually report on the condition of the electrics if it looks like the electrics are in an unsafe condition. This will include a visual check of the unconcealed parts of the wiring in addition to areas e.g. checking any external installations like power in garages or any garden lighting. A check for the documents from a test on the condition of the electrical installations handled by an electrician should usually be part of the RICS Level 2 Survey in Bartley Green. .

Examining the documents from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by an electrician on the building will form part of the survey.

To get nearby guidance on electrical systems call A & A Electrical , 110 Umberslade Rd, Selly Oak, Birmingham, B29 7SD .