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Home Buyers Survey in Snaresbrook

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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 Snaresbrook

    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 Snaresbrook

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

    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 opt for a RICS Level 2 Survey, RICS Level 3 Survey or Full Structural Survey for a home in Snaresbrook and which is cheaper?

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

If the Snaresbrook property is a flat, or was built before 1900, or has been extended or modified, or is of non standard construction, then RICS recommend the cheaper RICS Level 2 Survey.

If you are thinking about whether to make significant alterations, RICS advise you book a RICS Level 3 Survey. This survey is not as cheap, however it will provide you with comprehensive details of the Snaresbrook property's general condition as well as information on defects , repairs as well as maintenance options .

For more detailed advice why not get a Snaresbrook Homebuyers Survey Quote on our site or call us 0800 022 4428 to speak to a member of our team.

Gas flame

Does a Snaresbrook surveyor go into detail on the serviceability of the gas flues?

Your chartered surveyor will locate and visually look at any easily accessible parts of the system. This will include the gas pipe route at the building, as well as gas affiliated installations for example - the condition of gas piping in loft spaces. External fittings won't be removed. The gas system will not be tested at all. Gas can be unsafe, if you have any worries about gas fittings, call a gas safe engineer.

Timber damage by insect larvae

We are concerned about vermin - What should we do?

Infestations can range from the mild and harmless, to the seriously harmful. Unfortunately, the impact to a house and its inhabitants can carry serious health risks and affect its value. An affected property may not always be easy to identify. As an example, woodworm, or larvae of the common furniture beetle, may be identified after finding neat small holes in wood, accompanied by piles of wood dust beneath. Treatment for insect infestation may include removal of infected furniture.RICS guidelines on the issue of infestations are something of a 'grey-area', so specific fears should be mentioned to your Snaresbrook surveyor.

Subsidence resulting from soft clay soil

A property we intend to buy is built on clay soil. Does the Property Survey cover this?

A common source of queries that surveyors face from home buyers is subsidence, particularly in areas where the soil is rich in clay. Specific issues include swelling of the soil. The composition of clay soil varies greatly, with some areas being more susceptible to clay soil subsidence than others, but the effects can be very similar. For example, minor wall cracks in the drawing room may be benign, or a clue prompting a more thorough investigation. A Snaresbrook surveyor will take into account and clay soil related concerns, and advise accordingly. If soil water levels must be kept stable, uniform spread of the moisture is also important. Your surveyor may be able to offer practical suggestions as to how this can be achieved.

External brick wall issue identified during property survey

We are buying in Snaresbrook and are looking for a home constructed with Dutch bond brick. What input does a surveyor in Snaresbrook give? Does the age of the property matter?

Brick-built converted property demonstrate several benefits, but they will also suffer from distinct issues. For instance, patchwork cracks caused by tie failure. This cracking may only be visible internally, and is accompanied by an irregular wall surface and should be taken very seriously. P R Bricklaying & Stonework may be able to give an estimate for any necessary upkeep. Contact them at 2 Hagg Hill, Emley, Huddersfield, HD8 9QT or 01924 849505.

Other aspects of a property which may feature decorative include diapering' (using contrast and varied colours of bricks to enliven a plain surface).

Consider the advice of both the surveyor and a builder or other specialist if potential structural defects arise during the survey.

House Prices

I am planning to buy a house in Snaresbrook. What factors will surveyor allow for in the process of a Home Survey ?

There are a great number of factors that can affect house prices ranging from national factors such as interest rates to the amount of accommodation it offers. .

The most reliable way for home buyers to get a formal home valuation is with a RICS Level 2 Survey (or Property Valuation Report) which includes a professional valuation as standard. A local surveyor will be officially part of the Valuer Registration Scheme (mandatory since 30 April 2011).

The RICS chartered surveyor will always visit the property as well as factoring in any other influences that can impact on property values.