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Home Buyers Survey in Newton Le Willows

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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 Le Willows

    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 Le Willows

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

    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 Buyers Survey in Newton Le Willows

RICS Level 2 Survey

Should I get a RICS Level 2 Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Newton Le Willows and which one is the cheapest?

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

If the Newton Le Willows property is a flat or maisonette, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended or modified, or is built of unusual materials, RICS recommend a cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you are thinking about whether to do any substantial modifications on the Newton Le Willows property, RICS recommend you select a RICS Level 3 Survey. This option is not as cheap, however it does offer comprehensive details of the Newton Le Willows property's general condition and it includes more detailed advice on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice you can get a Newton Le Willows Survey Quote online or call 0800 022 4428 to speak to a member of our team.

Stone block wall damage

I am buying a stone-walled cottage. What related issues should we be aware of? Does the surveyor give advice on this?

Stone walls are often ignored by home buyers due to their apparent strength and solidity. Buyers should also be aware that the potential severity of issues like erosion will vary with the particular type of stone. Irregular stone walls are not uncommon to property in Newton Le Willows, but dressed (cut) stone may also be used for elements such as the junctions of external walls. Different stone types will also decay a different rates based on environmental conditions. For example, slate is more damp resistant than many other forms of stone, as is granite. You can ask the surveyor carrying out the survey for specific advice, but common maintenance suggestions include using traditional techniques when making repairs to the fabric of older buildings.

Damage caused by high rainfall

Is wet weather an issue in Newton Le Willows? Will the surveyor report on this?

Rainfall is a fact of life in the UK, however, the impact rainfall can have on homes is not considered. If you have investigated the house you are buying in dry weather, issues may have been hidden, but you may wish to ask your surveyor for more detail. Fortunately, issues with rainwater goods are generally easy to remedy.

Shocking Electrics

When we viewed the thirties house we are hoping to purchase, the agent said that there is deterioration in the wiring and RCD unit - does a the Newton Le Willows surveyor advise on the electrical system condition?

When conducting a RICS Level 3 Survey in Newton Le Willows a RICS surveyor should report on the state of the electrics if it looks like they are in an unsafe state. A Home surveyor is required to report on issues like verifying the condition of a representative sample of light fittings. Inspecting any evidence of the most recent PIR carried out by a suitably qualified electrician should form part of the survey.

Confirming the existence of any documentation from the most recent Periodic Inspection Report conducted by a suitably qualified electrician will usually be part of the survey.

The IEE recommend that a check to confirm whether an electrical installation is in a satisfactory condition should be carried out every 10 years (5 if letting out). For Newton Le Willows help on all things electrical call G E Electrical Installations , 79 Cross Lane, Newton-Le-Willows, WA12 9QA .

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

I am looking for Flemish Diagonal bond upkeep suggestions - can a Newton Le Willows property surveyor assist?

Brick-walled houses in Newton Le Willows can suffer from a range of defects, ranging from horizontal cracking to moisture damage. For example, diagonal cracking caused by ground movement and may require immediate attention. Imperial Brickwork should be able to provide an estimate for repair work. Contact them at 217a Harefield Rd, Uxbridge, UB8 1PP or 01895 270649.

For example, common bond, which is made up of stretchers (long faced bricks) with headers (the short face of the brick) every 6 courses or rows.