A RICS ‘Homebuyers report ‘ provides you with concise information about the overall general condition of a domestic property. The survey should identify structural weakness and defects in the building fabric, the condition of internal elements, roof voids and finishes, whether there is any visible signs of damp or decay and the general condition of installed services. The surveyor will provide a summary opinion about the condition and location of the property, highlight issues that need immediate attention and identify matters that should be further investigated or addressed by legal advisor. before contract. There is a final ‘open market’ market valuation and advised insurance reinstatement cost. – As an intending buyer you will be left more informed about the property’s condition and value which should help you in making a final decision.
Homebuyers’ reports are designed by the ‘Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors’ and widely used by inspecting surveyors for reporting on most conventional residential properties in average condition. – They are not appropriate for commercial buildings, and not always suitable for unconventional construction or for properties in extreme poor condition, typically with clear structural defects, widespread decay or extensive dilapidation. – In these cases the client is better advised by a Building Survey which provides more detailed advice on defects and repairs.
NHA Surveyors provide fast and competitive Homebuyers’ Surveys for clients in Liverpool, Manchester, Southport and Wirral areas. –