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Home Buyers Survey in Newton Ferrers

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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 Newton Ferrers

    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 Newton Ferrers

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

    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 go for a Full Structural Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or RICS Level 2 Survey on a house in Newton Ferrers and which is the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a RICS Level 3 Survey and is essentially the same level of survey.

If the Newton Ferrers property is a flat, or is a period property, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. timber frame), RICS advise the cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you are planning to do any major works, RICS advise you book a RICS Level 3 Survey. The RICS Level 3 Survey is not as cheap, but it does provide you with an in-depth analysis of the Newton Ferrers property's condition as well as advice on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice get a Newton Ferrers Homebuyers Survey Quote or call us 0800 022 4428 to speak to one of our advisers.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We need Sussex bond guidelines for upkeep, can a Newton Ferrers surveyor help? What impact do Newton Ferrers environmental conditions have?

Brick residential property show signs of distinct issues. The house surveyor will cover these in his report, with advice on the consequences were they to go untreated. A defect requiring immediate attention is extensive damp where water has been drawn in through or between poorly fitted brickwork. F & R Brickwork should be able to assist with a maintenance quote. Contact them at 020 8641 1921 or 16 Prince Of Wales Rd, Sutton, SM1 3PA.

Styles of brickwork can range from the relatively common, like common bond, which is made up of stretchers (long faced bricks) with headers (the short face of the brick) every 6 courses or rows, to the rare, such sailor bond is a decorative bond featuring vertically oriented bricks with their widest faces parallel to the wall. Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

House Prices

I intend to buy a detached property in Newton Ferrers, PL8, being marketed for £594, 464. What things does the Newton Ferrers RICS surveyor evaluate when carrying out a valuation ?

Any number of issues that might affect house prices ranging from whether alterations have planning permission to whether there are any conservation area infringements. It may help to put side by side house values achieved in the area for similar properties.

The average house price recorded between Jul and Oct 2012 was £580, 764, which is £13, 700 less than the amount being asked. The Haven, Bridgend, Noss Mayo, Plymouth, South Hams, Devon, PL8 1DX a detached property was sold in the last 3 months for £835, 000 .

The only way for home buyers to get a formal property valuation is to get a RICS Level 2 Survey which includes a formal valuation as part of the service.

A professional local surveyor should actually visit the home as well as allowing for any other things that have a bearing on house prices.

Stone block wall damage

We are buying a property with Forest of Dean stone walls. Which major defects should we consider? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Stone walls are often ignored by home buyers due to their apparent strength and solidity. Defects affecting stone-built houses in Newton Ferrers can vary, deteriorating bedding being relatively 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. Buyers should consider that stone can have a great effect on the long-term viability of a property or extension, resulting in higher repair costs in future.

For example, limestones such as Bath stone or Kentish Rag will deteriorate when exposed to the elements. Advice for better upkeep will vary according to the needs of individual property, such as using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings. Purchasers renovating houses in Newton Ferrers should be aware that stone matching services are available, which may be necessary for listed buildings. To source stone quarried in Newton Ferrers, you can contact local suppliers.