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Home Buyers Survey in Openshaw

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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 Openshaw

    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 Openshaw

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

    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 I opt for a RICS Level 2 Survey, Full Structural Survey or RICS Level 3 Survey for a house in Openshaw and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has been renamed by RICS as a RICS Level 3 Survey and is basically the same the same.

If the Openshaw property is an apartment, or is over 100 years old, or has been structurally altered, or is built of unusual materials (e.g. thatch roof), RICS recommend a cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you intend to carry out substantial modifications, it would be better that you book a RICS Level 3 Survey. This survey is not as cheap however it will offer comprehensive details of the Openshaw property's state of repair along with advice on structural defects as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice get an instant Openshaw Homebuyers Survey Quote online or call us 0800 022 4428 to speak to our survey team.

Gas flame

Does the Openshaw surveyor give details on the state of repair of the gas flues?

A chartered surveyor will visually inspect any accessible parts of the gas system. This will mean gas related areas such as gas (and oil heaters) as part of the Openshaw survey, as well as gas connected fittings e.g. the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. Any gas fittings will not however be taken off. The gas system will not be tested. Of course, gas is potentially dangerous, if you have any concerns about gas, contact a gas safe engineer.

Landfill site near home

What should we be concerned about when purchasing a house next to a landfill site

Landfill Sites take many forms e.g. domestic waste material. Of course nobody ideally wants to live near one (80% of people live under 2km away from one). Worries include bacterial decomposition resulting in methane .

Openshaw RICS surveyors will note structural issues linked to the site. Your conveyancer will conduct conveyancing and environmental searches of the British Geological databases in addition to Manchester Local Authority and inform you of any issues and let you know if the searches fail .