RICS Surveys & Valuations

RICS Surveys

There are a number of reasons why you may require a survey prior to purchasing a property, including:

Home Sweet Home or House of Horrors?

Home Sweet Home or House of Horrors?

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 To identify both minor and major defects that could affect the structural integrity and value of a house

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 To achieve peace of mind before committing to a purchase

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 To gain powerful and credible information from a qualified professional

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 To ensure that you are really getting what you are paying for

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 To potentially save money by negotiating a lower purchase price based on any issues raised by the surveyor

George & Company currently offer two types of RICS surveys,
the Condition Report and the Home Buyer Report.

RICS Condition Report Service

What does the Condition Report service cover?

- Describes the construction and condition of the property

- Identifies any problems that require attention or are serious

- Identify things that needs to be investigated further to prevent serious damage

- Tells you about problems that may be dangerous

- Shows up any potential issues and defects before a transaction occurs

RICS Home Buyer Report Service

What does the Home Buyer Report service cover?

- All aspects covered by the Condition Report service and in addition:-

- Helps you to decide whether you need extra advice before committing to a purchase

- Enables you to budget for any repairs or restoration

- Advises you on the amount of ongoing maintenance required in the future

- Provides a reinstatement cost to help you avoid over or under-insurance

- Provides a market valuation

RICS Valuations

There are several circumstances in which you may require a valuation undertaken by a RICS Registered Valuer, for example:

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 To identify both minor and major defects that could affect the structural integrity and value of a house

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 Equity Release Purposes

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48  Court Proceedings

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 Help to Buy Purposes

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 Sale Purposes

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 Matrimonial Purposes

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 Probate and Inheritance Tax Purposes

iconmonstr-checkbox-22-48 Development/Extension Purposes