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Home Buyers Survey in East Barnet

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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 East Barnet

    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 East Barnet

    The RICS Level 3 Survey (often referred to as a Full Structural Survey in East Barnet) 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 East Barnet

    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 East Barnet

RICS Level 2 Survey

Should we have a Full Structural Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or RICS Level 2 Survey on a home in East Barnet and which one would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a RICS Level 3 Survey, although it is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the East Barnet property is an apartment, or was built before 1900, or has been structurally modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not made of bricks), you should choose a cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you intend to do any alterations, RICS recommend you opt for a RICS Level 3 Survey. This more detailed survey is less cheap, but it will give a thorough analysis of the East Barnet property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get a East Barnet Home Survey Quote via our website or call us 0800 022 4428 to speak to our survey team.

Shocking Electrics

When I saw the thirties house I am planning to move into, it looked like there could be corrosion of the wiring; will a East Barnet RICS Level 2 Survey advise on any faults with the electrics?

When carrying out a East Barnet Home Buyers Survey your RICS surveyor should usually remark on the electrics if it looks like the electrics are in an unsatisfactory condition. This should include a general check (i.e. no removal of fittings) of the superficial sections of the wiring or fusebox on top of areas like whether there is an off-peak /on-peak supply.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from the most recent PIR handled by an electrician on the building will be part of the survey.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from a test on the condition of the electrical connections handled by an electrician will form part of the survey.

The IEE advise an electrical system check is carried out at least every 10 years (5 if letting out).

Defective door frame

For the East Barnet RICS Level 2 Survey can you give some examples of an red light rating defects impacting 'E6 - Outside doors' ?

A fairly common example may be a door frame which has been installed back-to-front. The surveyor will confirm that all external doors work if keys are present, but they cannot otherwise be forced open. In general, the security offer by these doors will be reported on.

The format of the RICS Level 2 Survey is clear and easy to read, unlike some more complex survey reports. The report uses colour coded condition ratings to give home buyers in East Barnet a clear understanding of the severity of any defects or points of interest included in the report. Matters which require urgent action are highlighted with a 'red' or condition rating of 3. Defects marked in red may also need further inspection by an expert, where asbestos is suspected to have been used in the residence's construction.