RICS Home Buyer Report - (survey level 2)

Why do you need a HomeBuyer Report?
  • It will help you make an informed decision on how to proceed.

  • Suitable for most traditionally constructed houses, bungalows or apartments which are of small to moderate size, and in reasonable order.

  • It will tell you about the condition of the property and any permanent outbuildings eg,garages

Why do you need a Home Buyer Report?
  • It will help you make an informed decision on how to proceed.
     

  • Suitable for most traditionally constructed houses, bungalows or apartments which are of small to moderate size, and in reasonable order.
     

  • It will tell you about the condition of the property and any permanent outbuildings eg,garages

RICS HOME BUYER REPORT

(level 2 survey)

Click below for sample Home Buyer Report
What do you get?
  • A thorough visual inspection of accessible parts of the property, inside and outside including garages and
    any permanent outbuildings (not sheds/greenhouses)

     

  • Concentrates mainly on urgent and significant matters that may affect the value of the property and will highlight the need for further investigation.
     

  • Covers major issues such as structural movement, subsidence, dampness and rot.
     

  • Lifting of drain covers where accessible and possible. (Please note: drains relating to flats and maisonettes are not inspected.
     

  • Inspection of any roof spaces where accessible and possible. (Please note: roof space in flats/maisonettes only inspected if access is in subject property).
     

  • Visual inspection of services (such as the electrical and heating installations etc.) but not tested.
     

  • An easy to read report using the RICS condition rating system (1, 2 & 3) to rate urgency of any repairs
     

  • Advice on any matters to be checked by your legal advisor such as guarantees or consents for any alterations or extensions
     

  • Advice about any hazards or risks to the property or people
     

  • The report contains a Buildings Insurance Reinstatement Valuation
     

  • Optional extra: A Market Valuation indicating our opinion of the property’s current value given its present condition, can be included on request at an additional cost.
     

  • Repair cost estimates are not included with this survey.

Need advice?
  • We will listen to any particular concerns you may have before we inspect the property
     

  • Once you have received your report, we are happy to advise and explain anything further that you are not sure of.
     

  • We will always be happy to speak with you to help put your mind at rest

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