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Home Buyers Survey in Sutton in Ashfield

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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 Sutton in Ashfield

    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 Sutton in Ashfield

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

    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 Sutton in Ashfield

HomeBuyer Report

Is it best to go for a Full Structural Survey, Building Survey or HomeBuyer Report on a house in Sutton in Ashfield and which would be the cheapest?

The Full Structural Survey has a new name called a Building Survey, although it is basically the same the same comprehensive survey.

If the Sutton in Ashfield property is an apartment, or is an older property, or has been substantially modified, or is of non standard construction (i.e. not brick and tile), RICS recommend the cheaper HomeBuyer Report.

If you are thinking about whether to do any an extension on the property, you should you commission a Building Survey. The Building Survey is not as cheap, however it will give you exhaustive analysis of the Sutton in Ashfield property's general condition and it includes information on defects and maintenance options .

For more information why not obtain an instant Sutton in Ashfield Home Survey Quote or call us 0800 038 6667 to speak to one of our advisers.

Damage caused by high rainfall

What effect could heavy rain have on a Sutton in Ashfield home? We're concerned about replacement costs.

Climate change is regularly in the news. However the effect which rain has on Sutton in Ashfield property is rarely considered properly by house purchasers. For example, mildew or damp in the roof may indicate that the downspouts are under performing. This could then result in penetrating damp.

In most cases, these defects are quite easy to remedy, if not neglected, unless they are untreated or poorly maintained. The damage will steadily get harder to remedy, so do not be tempted to ignore the signs.

RICS Homebuyer Report valuation

Will my survey give a property valuation and reinstatement cost estimate (including costs for rebuilding a garage)

A Homebuyer Report in Sutton in Ashfield will include a professional valuation and a reinstatement cost as part of the survey. To fully consider the valuation the valuer will factor in experience of property in Sutton in Ashfield and other considerations relating to the property for instance: general condition Your Sutton in Ashfield surveyor will also consider style of architecture and draw upon other assumptions such as the building connected to mains services such as electricity. Surveyors will disregard certain things like sales incentives.

Additional local area assumptions, like connection to sewers, are made in addition to any local environmental problems like industrial buildings, also being considered.

A Building survey won't include a valuation as standard. A valuation can, however, be added for a nominal fee ; call for more info. Alternatively a Property Valuation Report (PVR) can be carried out.

Wall cracks caused by subsidence

A neighbour mentioned subsidence could be a problem impacting the home. What subsidence-related defects will my HomeBuyer Report consider?

Subsidence is movement in a building's foundations. Fortunately, subsidence can be rectified more easily than you might expect. Less common than subsidence, heave occurs when the ground is forced up rather than down.

New cracks wider than 3mm to the external brickwork, or cracks which were stable, but are showing signs of fresh movement, may indicate subsidence. On the inside, keep an eye out for sticking doors or windows. Identifying the cause of subsidence is the first step to its solution. Repairing leaking drains, water mains or broken downpipes which are the cause of the subsidence, should be all that is needed to stabilise the home, with no underpinning required. In some more serious situations, underpinning may be necessary. Underpinning is a lengthy process used to stabilise the foundations of a property, and is required in around a quarter of subsidence matters. Structural brickwork may need to be dismantled and rebuilt, or more cosmetic areas can effectively be repaired with resin filling in the cracks. This can also be time-consuming, and inconvenient. A surveyor will be able to tell you if there is subsidence in your home or not, and what is causing it.

Landfill site near home

What should we be worried about when buying a building in the region a refuse landfill site

Sites used for landfill come in many shapes and sizes e.g. domestic waste material disposal. Nobody wants to live near one (80% of people live near one). Concerns might include leaking underground tanks from petrol stations for example. Health problems such as birth defects have been linked to landfill sites .

Surveys in Sutton in Ashfield will consider any structural issues resulting from the site. Your conveyancer will commission conveyancing and environmental searches of the Environmental Agency database and Ashfield Local Authority and give you the results of the search .