Buying a property is a large investment and you want to ensure that it is a sound one. Having a residential property survey completed on your potential property purchase will ensure that you can make an informed decision before committing to making a purchase.
Tyser Greenwood Chartered Surveyors are trusted experts in residential surveying solutions. They offer a full range of residential surveying services, whether it’s a basic valuation, a more detailed building survey or specialist work such as a probate valuation or a leasehold extension.
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Tyser Greenwood Chartered Surveyors’ carefully structured Central Support Team are available to guide you through the entire property surveying process, ensuring you are kept informed at every stage and that commitments within Service Level Agreements are met. Internal audit procedures ensure Surveyors and the Client Services Team are delivering a professional and consistent service at all times.
Tyser Greenwood Chartered Surveyors’ Property Surveying Specialists are highly experienced individuals who have detailed local knowledge of the areas in which they operate. They are all experts in residential valuations and surveys but individually possess an additional specialist skill set, some of these include:
Tyser Greenwood Chartered Surveyors’ reputation is built on a long history of credibility and accountability. The team is RICS regulated, ISO9001 approved and will always act in your best interests. You can rest-assured that the information they provide is an honest, independent and detailed appraisal of the condition of your potential purchase.
It is important to choose a property survey based on the condition of the property itself, not the cost of the survey. Your Tyser Greenwood Chartered Surveyors' RICS regulated chartered surveyor will help you decide which level of survey is most suitable for your potential property purchase.
A valuation gives you an outline of the general condition of a property together with our assessment of value. A valuation is required if borrowing from a lender, refinancing or just looking for an expert written valuation. This is not a survey, but an assessment of the value security of the property for the benefit of the lender.
The RICS HomeBuyer Report is suitable for residential properties, including flats, apartments, houses or bungalows which appear to be in reasonable condition. It is not recommended for properties that may need extensive work, is listed or of unusual construction.
The RICS regulated HomeBuyer report is a surveying service carried out in a standard report format. It uses a ‘traffic light system’ to detail how urgent each matter is. To have a full understanding of the condition of your potential new property, having a survey carried out is highly recommended.
It is primarily designed for houses and flats built within the last 175 years to a traditional style. Having a HomeBuyer Report can assist a buyer with making an informed decision about buying a property and play a vital part in any negotiations that may be necessary.
The HomeBuyer Report focuses on major and urgent matters including:
A RICS Building Survey is a better option if you are considering purchasing a property that is listed, of unconventional construction, in need of renovation or major works. You will receive a detailed report to give you a good understanding of the condition of the property prior to committing to the purchase.
To have a full understanding of the condition of your potential new property, having a property building survey carried out is highly recommended. A RICS Building Survey is a more thorough report and provides detailed advice in relation to any issues. Unlike a HomeBuyer Report, a Building Survey does not include a valuation, however this can be provided for an additional fee.
Most importantly, a Building Survey will uncover any defects, diagnose the cause and if required include estimates and further recommendations to remedy any issues.
They are suitable for all types of residential property and specialise in:
A RICS HomeBuyer report will include details of:
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We also offer a number of other specialist property services through our wider team. Contact your local branch today for more information about the following: