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Home Buyers Survey in Canford Cliffs

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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 Canford Cliffs

    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 Canford Cliffs

    The RICS Level 3 Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in Canford Cliffs) 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 Canford Cliffs

    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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RICS Level 2 Survey

Should we get a Full Structural Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or RICS Level 2 Survey on a house in Canford Cliffs and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a RICS Level 3 Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Canford Cliffs property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), then RICS recommend the cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you intend to make any alterations, you should you go for a RICS Level 3 Survey. The RICS Level 3 Survey is less cheap, however it does give you a thorough analysis of the Canford Cliffs property's general condition and it includes information on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get an instant Canford Cliffs Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 022 4428 to speak to one of our advisers.

Overgrown flat roof with weeds

On a Canford Cliffs RICS Level 2 Survey can you give examples of Condition rating 2 defects affecting 'E2 - Roof coverings' ?

As part of Section E2, these elements are checked, if these parts of the property are easy to view or easy to access. Old, worn out roof elements, for example, is included in Section E.

Condition rating 2 suggests that the aspect of the house in question will need some work. This may not be urgent, however. RICS Level 2 Survey are transparent, detailed surveys of residential property, and avoid potentially unfamiliar technical language. Your property surveyor will mark each aspect of the property included in Section E with either a green, orange or red rating, to indicate how serious the issues which the surveyor has discovered actually are.

Landfill site near home

What should I be worried about if buying a property in the region a refuse tip

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes including hazardous waste material disposal. Of course nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Risks might include tars and other hazardous materials. Health concerns such as abdominal wall problems have been associated to landfill sites .

Canford Cliffs RICS surveyors will consider structural problems connected with the site. Your legal representative will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases in addition to Bournemouth Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .

RICS Level 3 Survey on houses

Are there any benefits to get a full structural survey rather than a RICS Level 2 Survey when considering a doer-upper home?

Albeit now often described as Structural Surveys by house buyers they have been reclassified as RICS Level 3 Survey Opt for a RICS Level 3 Survey for the house referred to. The RICS Level 2 Survey is detailed enough for a 60 year old or less Canford Cliffs property of normal building materials. There are a few limitations exist with a property survey because RICS chartered surveyor cannot, unless safe to do so and with consent from the owner, open up the structure of the building for example, or comment on the regulatory compliance of heating systems.