Pre-purchase Home Surveys

Our independent surveys could save you thousands!

A house purchase is the single, most expensive investment most of us are likely to make in our lifetime.

Our range of surveys will help you identify any serious problems and advise you of the specific risks before you commit to spending significant sums of money.

It is important to remember that your Mortgage Lender’s Valuation Report is not a survey, it merely tells your Lender whether or not the property is reasonable security for your

VALUATION

Provides an opinion of the property value in relation to market at the time.

The report content is limited and should not be used to assess the property’s condition.

RICS CONDITION REPORT

Suitable only for conventional dwellings, built using common building materials.

Used where the property is considered to be in a reasonable condition.

RICS HOMEBUYER SURVEY AND VALUATION

Designed to keep costs to a minimum.

Used where the property is considered to be in a reasonable condition.

Major shortcomings within the property are highlighted.

This report will help you to:

Make a reasonable and informed judgement on whether to purchase property.

Assess if the asking price is reasonable in relation to property’s condition.

Understand from the outset, the repairs required to the property.

BUILDING REPORT

This survey provides a more thorough and detailed assessment of the property’s condition than a Homebuyer Survey & Valuation.

It is suitable for:

Listed buildings.

Properties over 50 years old.

Unusually constructed properties regardless of age.

Properties that are to be renovated.

Properties which have had extensive alterations.

SPECIFIC DEFECT REPORT

Concentrates on specific defects and disrepairs (ie cracks, subsidence etc.)

Identifies the cause, providing recommendations for an appropriate course of action.

To help you choose the right survey and to obtain a free quotation, contact us on 0161 330 0432.