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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 Ince in Makerfield

    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 Ince in Makerfield

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

    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 select a Full Structural Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or RICS Level 2 Survey for a home in Ince in Makerfield and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey is now called a RICS Level 3 Survey, however it is basically the same the same.

If the Ince in Makerfield property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), you should choose the cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you intend to make any alterations, RICS recommend you commission a RICS Level 3 Survey. This option is less cheap, but it does offer a more detailed analysis of the Ince in Makerfield property's state of repair as well as including an opinion on defects as well as maintenance options .

For more details you can get a Ince in Makerfield House Survey Quote on our website or call 0800 022 4428 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

Will a residential property with stone walls create more problems? What should we be particularly aware of?

From Purbeck Royal Bed Limestone to Red St.Bees Sandstone, there are many types of stone used in the construction of homes in this country. Problems which impact stone-built Ince in Makerfield buildings can vary greatly, with issues like efflorescence being quote common. Irregular stone walls are found throughout the county, and can require more care and attention that regular, brick-like stone walls due greater impact the weather can have on exposed mortar. Different stone types will also decay a different rates based on environmental conditions.

For example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. Property surveys should give some repair guidance, like monitoring of natural wear, watching for signs of sudden or severe change.

Ask your surveyor for clarification if you are in doubt as to likely maintenance, particularly if the house in question is listed or located in a conservation area.

RICS Level 3 Survey on houses

When investing in a poor condition Edwardian bungalow property in Ince in Makerfield, do I need to order a full structural survey?

Full Structural Surveys are now known as RICS Level 3 Survey. RICS would recommend that you commission the RICS Level 3 Survey in relation to the house you are considering. A RICS Level 2 Survey will suffice if buying a mid 20th century of later Ince in Makerfield house of typical construction materials and methods. There are some limitations exist with any survey as a RICS surveyor cannot (unless owners consent provided) open up the structure of the property of assess serviceability of a boiler.

Gas flame

Will the local surveyor look into the state of the gas installations?

A local surveyor will visually look at the accessible parts of the gas system. This means things like the mains gas installation at the home, as well as gas related fixtures for example - the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. If there are any fittings they will not however be undone. Gas is potentially unsafe and if there are any concerns about gas, call a gas safe engineer.

Gas Safe Register firms in Ince in Makerfield include ALR of 32 Swan Lane, Hindley Green, Wigan, Lancashire Tel. 07889 047142 and Zest Plumbing & Heating of 71 Lincoln Drive, Aspull, Wigan, Lancashire Tel. 01942833861.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when purchasing a maisonette proximate to a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes e.g. hazardous waste disposal. No one really wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Risks include methane gas generation. Potential health concerns for example cancer have been linked to landfill sites .

Ince in Makerfield RICS surveyors will flag up structural issues connected with the landfill. Your solicitor will carry out conveyancing searches of the British Geological databases in addition to Bolton Local Authority and address any concerns you may have .