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Home Buyers Survey in Perranporth

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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 Perranporth

    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 Perranporth

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

    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 Perranporth

HomeBuyer Report

Should we opt for a HomeBuyer Report, Full Structural Survey or Building Survey for a home in Perranporth and which would be cheaper?

The Full Structural Survey has been updated to a Building Survey but is essentially the same comprehensive survey.

If the Perranporth property is a flat, or is over 100 years old, or has been extended, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS advise a cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you intend to make major works, RICS recommend you carry out a Building Survey. This option is not as cheap as a HomeBuyer Report however it does give a more detailed analysis of the Perranporth property's condition and it includes information on defects and maintenance options .

For further advice why not get a Perranporth House Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Stone block wall damage

I am purchasing a Perranporth property and the seller has confirmed that it has been constructed with Slate. Which defects should we consider?

Britain's range of geology has encouraged the use of many varieties of stone, from Orton Scar Limestone to Swaledale Fossil Limestone. Issues including cracks affect many stone-walled Perranporth property. 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.

Regular courses of ashlar (cut stone) are often used as a finish to irregular stone walls. You can request advice on the specific steps to be taken when a problem is identified.

Common guidance may include cleaning loose fragments and dirt before repointing or applying any treatment or fixative, to slow decay.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Will my survey give a property valuation and an estimate of rebuild costs for insurance purposes and what does it include?

A Homebuyer Report on a Perranporth building will include an independent valuation and a reinstatement (rebuilding) cost estimate as part of the report. In order to determine the valuation the surveyor will take into account awareness of the Perranporth property market as well as other factors relating to the property e.g. square metres Your Perranporth surveyor will also consider construction type and will draw upon other assumptions e.g. it is connected to mains services.

A Building Survey does not include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Further Perranporth assumptions like service connections, are made in addition to any Perranporth environmental problems like flightpaths, which are also considered as part of the valuation.

Traditionally built property

My partner and I are buying a dovecot. What effect will the house's cruck frame have on repairs?

Older construction methods and materials can create issues for homeowners, and Perranporth property built with traditional methods can be difficult to maintain. It is often the case that expert knowledge is necessary, and it could also be necessary to find .

Construction materials, such as original bricks, . If you are uncertain, speak to your building surveyor for further advice.