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Home Buyers Survey in Hawkhurst

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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 Hawkhurst

    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 Hawkhurst

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

    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 I choose a RICS Level 2 Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Hawkhurst and which one is cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a RICS Level 3 Survey, however it is effectively the same survey.

If the Hawkhurst property is a flat or maisonette, or is a period property, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, RICS recommend the cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you are planning to carry out an extension, RICS advise you commission a RICS Level 3 Survey. The RICS Level 3 Survey is not as cheap but it does give a thorough analysis of the Hawkhurst property's general condition as well as more detailed advice on defects as well as maintenance options .

For further advice you can get a Hawkhurst Homebuyers Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 022 4428 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of when buying a maisonette next to Tubslake on Water Lane and landfill sites generally

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes for example: non-hazardous waste. A huge number of sites affect many thousands of people in England and Wales including Hawkhurst. Risks might include chemicals like dioxins. Health problems such as abdominal wall problems have been associated to landfill sites .

Surveyors in Hawkhurst will flag up structural issues linked to the site. Your conveyancing solicitor will conduct environmental searches of the Environmental Agency databases and Tunbridge Wells Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Damaged Render

What will the Surveyor take into account on a stucco rendered Victorian house in Hawkhurst that I wish to buy.

Stucco is actually a form of render. Typically stucco is applied to underlying red brick hardens to form a smooth stone like surface. Stucco is highly appealing and is was often applied to Victorian buildings. It can contain lime (to make it workable) in it in addition to a grid underneath to help stop cracks. it can be problematic and Hawkhurst Home Buyers Suveys can show any number of problems which might include trapped moisture resulting in problems with damp requiring costly repairs. Other issues might involve sulphate attack from sulphates derived from wet underlying brickwork. Fixing problems with stucco can be expensive as craftsmen are getting rarer.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What impact does wet weather have on a home?

The impact of climate change is widely reported, yet the effect which wet weather has on your property is usually overlooked by purchasers. Signs that downspouts are at risk include spalling masonry. This could then result in lasting damage to the fabric of a home.

Fortunately, guttering issues are generally easy to resolve for a reasonable cost, unless they are not cleared out regularly. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.