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Home Buyers Survey in Haxby

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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 Haxby

    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 Haxby

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

    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

Is it best to have a RICS Level 2 Survey, Full Structural Survey or RICS Level 3 Survey on a house in Haxby and which one would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed a RICS Level 3 Survey, however it is effectively the same level of survey.

If the Haxby property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is of non standard construction, RICS advise a cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you intend to do any major works, you should you select a RICS Level 3 Survey instead. The RICS Level 3 Survey is less cheap, however it does give exhaustive analysis of the Haxby property's condition along with more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get an instant Haxby Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 022 4428 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be fearful of when buying a building near to a rubbish dump

Sites used for landfill take many forms including industrial waste material disposal. Of course nobody would want to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Worries include structurally instability. Potential health problems such as congenital birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveys in Haxby will examine any structural issues connected with the site. Your lawyer will carry out environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database and York Local Authority and give you the results of the search .

RICS Level 2 Survey valuation

Can I get an independent and professional valuation and cost of rebuild estimate and how is it worked out

The RICS Level 2 Survey includes an independent valuation and a reinstatement cost estimate. To work out the property's value your chartered surveyor will refer to awareness of the Haxby property market and other things about the property e.g. desirability of the location. Surveyors also examine style of architecture and draw upon key assumptions like it is connected to mains services. Surveyors disregard things like furnishings, for example curtains. RICS valuations assume that there aren't any impossible to rectify legal problems like no laws are broken by use of property. Advice should be sought from your conveyancing solicitor.

Additional local area conjectures, such as stairway access to a flat or service connections, are made in addition to any environmental concerns like flightpaths, also being considered. A RICS Level 3 Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

House Prices

I am planning to buy a detached house in YO32. The vendor is asking £262, 812. What things does a Haxby qualified RICS surveyor allow for on a valuation ?

There are a great number of factors that can add to or subtract from the price of property from whether alterations have planning permission to the amount of accommodation it offers. As an indicator, one can try to weigh up prices against house values recorded in the same area for similar houses.

The average house price registered at the Land Registry between Jul and Oct 2012 was £242, 712, which is £20, 100 less than the amount you are intending to pay (£236, 798 was the blended house/flat average). The Old Schoolhouse, Church Lane, Strensall, York, York, York, YO32 5XU a detached home sold for £537, 500 .

The most reliable way to get an impartial house valuation is to commission a RICS Level 2 Survey which includes a Property Valuation Report as standard.

The RICS chartered surveyor should go to the house as well as factoring in the long list of factors that can affect house prices.

Gas flame

Will the RICS chartered surveyor go into detail on the state of the gas installations?

Your qualified surveyor will visually check the easily accessible parts of the system. The survey will include gas heaters (also LPG/oil/electric) as part of the Haxby survey, in addition to gas related gas installations in the house such as chimney breasts. External fittings or housings won't however be dislodged. Most people are aware that gas can be dangerous, if you have any concerns relating to gas installations, contact a gas safe engineer.

Haxby based gas engineers include S T K Plumbing & Heating of 2A Eastfield Avenue, Haxby, York, North Yorkshire Tel. 07784527160 and Michael Wilbourne of 114 Strensall Road, Earswick, York, North Yorkshire Tel. 01904767596.

The 1998 Gas Safety Regulations obligate landlords to carry out appliance and installation inspections every 12 months. Non compliance penalties include heavy fines .