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Home Buyer Report- What is it?

27 April 2016 3345 Views
Home Buyer Report- What is it?

It's a high quality RICS approved report, carried out by one of our RICS accredited local surveyors. The RICS HomeBuyer Survey is an informative, reliable and cost effective report, providing clear and concise advice regarding any serious problems or specific risks a property may have.

Why do I need this Survey?

Buying a new home can be one of the most stressful experiences you will have. At Miller Metcalfe we believe you should know exactly what you’re buying. The RICS HomeBuyer Survey allows you to make an informed decision regarding any problems or risks the property may have which should be addressed before you commit to buying a residential property.

Our reports detail advice on any issues the property may have which could affect its value; it also contains a market valuation of the property and insurance reinstatement cost. If you are interested in buying a conventional property, built in the last 80 years, the RICS HomeBuyers Survey is the ideal survey to give you peace of mind about the condition of the property.

What does the Home Buyer Report include?

  • A survey written for you in plain English without any surveyor jargon.

  • A thorough visual inspection of the interior and exterior of the property.

  • A valuation of the property to determine its market value (not suitable for mortgage purposes)

  • Issues that need to be investigated to prevent serious damage or dangerous conditions and may affect the value of the property.

  • Advice on repairs and ongoing maintenance with a clear traffic light system to help you know which repairs to tackle first.

  • An insurance reinstatement figure for the property.

  • An overview of the condition of the services based on a visual inspection.

  • Legal issues that need to be addressed before completing your conveyancing and information on location, local environment and the recorded energy efficiency.

  • A highly informative report on the construction of the property or defects identified.


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