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Home Buyers Survey in Needham Market

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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 Needham Market

    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 Needham Market

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

    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 book a RICS Level 2 Survey, Full Structural Survey or RICS Level 3 Survey on a home in Needham Market and which is the cheapest?

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

If the Needham Market property is an apartment, or is 100 or more years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you intend to carry out any major works, RICS recommend you go for a RICS Level 3 Survey. The RICS Level 3 Survey is not as cheap, but it does offer exhaustive analysis of the Needham Market property's general condition and it includes an opinion on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain a Needham Market Survey Quote or call 0800 022 4428 to speak to a member of our team.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about when buying a flat near to a rubbish tip

Landfill Sites come in many shapes and sizes e.g. hazardous refuse disposal. No one wants to live near one (4/5 people live near one). Worries might include tars and other hazardous materials. Health problems for example congenital birth defects have been associated with landfill sites .

Needham Market RICS surveyors will find structural problems linked to the landfill. Your solicitor will commission environmental searches of the Environmental Agency data sets as well as Mid Suffolk Local Authority and inform you if the search uncovers a local landfill site .

House Prices

We are intend to be purchasing a detached property in Needham Market (IP14) for £215, 331. What considerations will a Needham Market surveyor take into account when calculating house prices in Needham Market ?

There are a huge number of issues which could have a bearing on the price of property e.g. the amount of ground rent or the status of the central heating. It may help to benchmark prices house prices achieved in Needham Market at the same time for similar properties.

This means house prices paid between Jul and Oct 2012 was £204, 131, which is £11, 200 less than the asking price. The house/flat average was £201, 399. 11, Water Lane, Debenham, Stowmarket, Mid Suffolk, Suffolk, IP14 6QB a detached property was purchased for £265, 000 .

The only way for home buyers to get an accurate home valued is with a RICS Level 2 Survey which includes a formal valuation as an inclusive part. Your RICS chartered surveyor will be part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 2011).

A professional RICS surveyor should visit the home as well as considering the large variety of area items that have a bearing on property values.

Asbestos roof tiles

The vendor has mentioned there may be signs of asbestos textured coatings situated in the building. What is asbestos?

Asbestos was not banned until the late 90's so houses built earlier than then may have traces of asbestos. Asbestos is a noxious substance. The 3 main types are Blue, Brown and White and they were commonly used in building materials for example soffit boards.

Asbestos was commonly used as it has good heat resistance qualities and it may be found in duct connectors. The main origins of asbestos were Canada. Technically all forms are ultimately hazardous and can lead to lung cancer following prolonged exposure. In fact breathing in a solitary fibre will not kill you.

Care should be taken if asbestos is discovered never to displace it. Professional advice should be sought ASAP. Professional removal of asbestos will likely be dear but must be completed by professionals. Surveyors cannot tell you whether there is asbestos on a survey. However they will report on possible asbestos during the survey and will inform you of the options.