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Sample RICS Buildings Survey Report (Level 3)-compressed

Sample RICS Homebuyers Report (Level 2)

Sample RICS Valuation Report_Residential

Sample RICS Condition Report (Level 1)

Useful information about your RICS Building Survey Report (Level 3)

What you get

  • Full Level 3 RICS regulated Building Survey (Level 3) Report, the most comprehensive of the surveys available for residential properties
  • Includes a detailed evaluation of a property’s condition
  • The report will describe the condition of each element of the house
  • It will identify the property’s defects and their apparent cause
  • The urgency of repair will be highlighted, and we may also include an indication of the cost to the repair where possible.
  • Ongoing maintenance advice and maintenance options
  • The survey will inspect all visible and accessible parts of a building, including roofs, walls, floors, windows and doors, chimneys, cellars, garages and outbuildings.
  • This includes looking into cupboards and manholes, and an inspection of the services
  • You can request that certain areas are included to cover particular concerns that you may have about the property.
  • Recommendations for further investigations on the property will also be provided
  • Please note it does not, however, investigate enclosed or concealed parts of a building, such as sealed roof spaces.
  • A RICS Residential Valuation is not include but can be requested for an additional fee.

How this will help you with your home purchase?

  • Our Level 3 RICS regulated Building Survey (Level 3) Report could help you to re-negotiate the purchase price if there are problems
  • Will let you know in advance of potential future repair issues and their potential cost
  • Highlights property’s defects and their apparent cause which may affect the future value
  • Helps you decide on homes or buildings constructed in an unusual way, regardless of age
  • Helps you decide on buildings that you intend to renovate or change
  • Helps you understand about homes that have already been renovated or significantly altered

 

Useful information about your RICS HomeBuyer Survey (Level 2) Report (Level 2)

What you get

  • Full RICS regulated Home Buyer Report
  • Includes all the features of a basic RICS Condition Report (Level 1)
  • The Home Buyer Report also includes advice on defects that may affect the value of the property
  • Repairs that may be required
  • Ongoing maintenance advice
  • Plus insurance rebuild costs (also known as re-instatement costs)
  • Plus a free RICS Residential Valuation worth over £400

How this will help you with your home purchase?

  • Your Home Buyer Report could help you to re-negotiate the purchase price if there are problems
  • Will let you know in advance of potential future repair issues
  • Highlights issues such as damp that may need further investigation and we also check the roof space for you
  • Re-build price for insurance purposes so you can get a more accurate buildings insurance quote

 

 

Useful information about your RICS Valuation Report

What you get

  • A full RICS Residential Valuation Report
  • We include a re-build price (known as a reinstatement cost) for insurance purposes so you can get a more accurate buildings insurance quote
  • Our surveyors are RICS registered valuers and will provide highly accurate valuations suitable to your local area
  • We consider variables which many under-qualified industry professionals miss out, meaning our valuations are invaluable to our clients
  • A valuation from one of our chartered surveyors is much more comprehensive than what you may receive from a high street estate agent
  • Our surveyors are formally qualified in market valuation techniques and compile a report to justify their conclusions
  • In addition a report from ourselves will be completely impartial giving you the most accurate view possible
  • As we are a RICS regulated firm, you can be confident that our qualified professionals; adhere to the ‘Red Book’ valuation standards, are committed to openness and transparency, are experts in their field, delivering credible and high-quality reports.
How this will help you?
  • Our RICS Residential Valuation Report could help you to re-negotiate the purchase price of a property if it has been over or under-priced
  • As we are a RICS regulated firm, your valuation can be used for any official purpose you wish, such as;
  • If you are thinking of selling your property
  • Probate
  • Divorce settlement
  • Taxation purposes
  • Personal asset valuation
  • To satisfy a lending institution when securing a loan
  • Re-mortgaging purposes.

 

 

Useful information about your RICS Home Condition Report (Level 1) Report  (Level 1)

What you get

  • A full RICS Residential Valuation Report
  • It provides you with a professional account of the property’s condition on the date of inspection, helping you to be confident in the home that you are buying.
  • One of our RICS accredited surveyors will carry out an inspection of the property, including the visible interior and exterior, as well as permanent outbuildings and boundary structures.
  • You will then receive a report describing the property’s current condition and details about its construction.
  • If any serious concerns or problems are identified the report will highlight them in an easy-to-follow traffic light system so that you can address them appropriately with the buyer, or a specialist contractor.
  • The RICS Condition Report (Level 1) also covers the legal aspects of your property, and the paperwork will include relevant advice or comments for your solicitor before you exchange contracts if applicable.
  • In addition a report from ourselves will be completely impartial giving you the most accurate view possible
  • As we are a RICS regulated firm, you can be confident that our qualified professionals are committed to openness and transparency, are experts in their field and deliver high-quality reports.
  • Please note: An RICS Condition Report (Level 1) does not include a valuation, but your surveyor may be able to provide this as a separate extra service.

How this will help you with your home purchase?

  • Our RICS Level 1 Home Condition Report (Level 1) could help you to re-negotiate the purchase price of a property if there are any problems that require attention.
  • May highlight issues for your legal advisers to check

 

 

 

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