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Home Buyers Survey in Llantwit Major

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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 HomeBuyer Report

    Homebuyer Report in Llantwit Major

    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 Llantwit Major

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

    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 Surveys in Llantwit Major

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Home Buyers Survey in Llantwit Major

HomeBuyer Report

Should I get a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report for a house in Llantwit Major and which one is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has changed its name to a Building Survey but is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Llantwit Major property is a flat, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction, you should choose a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS recommend you book a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap however it will give exhaustive analysis of the Llantwit Major property's condition as well as including an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get an instant Llantwit Major House Survey Quote on our website or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Landfill site near home

What should we be aware of when buying a house in the region a rubbish tip

Sites used for landfill are used for a variety of waste for example: commercial refuse disposal. No one would want to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Concerns might include chemicals like dioxins. Potential health problems like congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Homebuyer reports in Llantwit Major will note any structural issues linked to the site. Your conveyancer will carry out environmental searches of the British Geological data sets as well as Vale of Glamorgan Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about insects. What should we do?

Llantwit Major property are generally free of pests, but it is inadvisable to risk buying without more information if you have suspicions. When purchasing a property, this matter should be borne in mind. It may not be obvious that a property is suffering a severe pest problem, as evidence can be overlooked, a moth infestation may not be found for months after purchase, and even if treated, may never be fully eradicated. Remedies can take time, so if you opt to proceed with the purchase, check with a specialist how long treatment will take. If you believe moths, or any pest, may be present, request that your RICS surveyor pay close attention during the survey.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

As well as reporting on condition, will I get a valuation and reinstatement cost estimate

A Homebuyer Report will contain an impartial valuation and a reinstatement cost as part of the report. To estimate an accurate value estimate your independent surveyor will take into account knowledge of Llantwit Major as well as other factors relating to the property e.g. desirability of the location. Your Llantwit Major surveyor will also consider style of architecture and will draw upon other assumptions, for example the ground is not land filled.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. However we can add a valuation for a small additional fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out. The surveyor also assumes that there is an absence of any significant legal problems for example the tenure being as indicated (e.g share of freehold). Advice should be sought from your solicitor or licensed conveyancer..

Further area assumptions like the access roads not being in private control, are made as well as any significant Llantwit Major environmental problems like busy roads, which will also be factored in.

Traditionally built property

I am buying a 15th Century farmhouse. What impact will the construction have on upkeep?

Many buyers in Llantwit Major would be interested in owning a unique or characterful property. For traditionally-built Llantwit Major property, age, however, can sometimes be an issue. Properties showcasing traditional or "vernacular" techniques can be a chore to maintain. You should bear in mind that expert knowledge may be needed. Traditional materials may also need to be sourced. This can make asking the seller for more detail about their current maintenance regime a good idea. If you have doubts, speak to your Llantwit Major surveyor for further advice.