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Home Buyers Survey in Eccleston

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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 Eccleston

    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 Eccleston

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

    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 Eccleston

HomeBuyer Report

Should we book a HomeBuyer Report, Building Survey or Full Structural Survey for a house in Eccleston and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Eccleston property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally modified, or is built of unusual materials, you should choose the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to carry out substantial modifications, you should you go for a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Eccleston property's condition in addition to an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more details why not get a Eccleston Survey Quote on our site or call 0800 038 6667 to speak to a member of our team.

Conservation area

Are there any factors I should check out when purchasing a converted flat in Eccleston inside a conservation area ?

There are around ten thousand of conservation areas in England and Wales which are overseen by the local authority. Surveyors in Eccleston need to possess relevant knowledge of relevant local considerations and any bearing they have with the building. Property Prices are typically higher because of them being in their original state.

RICS surveyors are expected advise you if the property is possibly is designated and the Section I Issues for your legal advisers of a Homebuyer Report will advise further enquiries are carried out as part of the legal process. Unsympathetic developments to the building may be advised, however these should be investigated by your legal representative.

Shocking Electrics

When I saw the period property I am meaning to purchase, the agent said that there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit, will a Eccleston Homebuyer Report write anything on the electrical system?

When performing a Eccleston Home Survey a RICS surveyor should usually make a note on the condition of the electrics if it appears that they are in a dangerous condition. A Chartered surveyor should also provide detail on issues like reporting on the condition of the fitted electrical appliances like storage heaters or verifying the condition of a sample of light fittings. Ascertaining the whereabouts of any documents from the most recent PIR conducted by an electrician should be part of the survey.

The IEE strongly advise an electrical system check be completed every ten years (5 if letting).

Gas flame

Does the RICS chartered surveyor check out the safety of the gas appliances?

A RICS surveyor will visually examine any easily accessible parts of the system. This means things like the location of the meter at the building, in addition to gas connected gas installations in the house, for instance fixed external ventilation hearths. A Eccleston chartered surveyor won't remove the fittings and will not conduct any tests on the functionality of the gas system. Needless to say, gas is potentially dangerous, should you have any concerns about gas, contact a gas safe engineer without delay.

Merseyside based local Gas Safe registered companies include Gas Wise Limited of 55, Pinfold Drive, Eccleston, St Helens Tel. 08700433651 and H & H Gas Engineering of 111, Chamberlain Street, St. Helens, Merseyside Tel. 07895 980243.

Landfill site near home

What should we be fearful of when buying a home in the region a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste including non-hazardous refuse. No one wants to live near one (4/5 people live under 2km away from one). Concerns might include methane gas generation. Potential health concerns for example congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Eccleston surveyors will consider any structural problems resulting from the landfill. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database as well as St Helens Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .