Our experienced team of Chartered Surveyors will be happy to discuss your specific requirements prior to inspecting the property so as to ensure that you have all the information you require to make an informed decision before committing to purchase. This includes the option of meeting our surveyor on site at the end of the inspection.
By arranging a survey through RMW Knight Chartered Surveyors, you will ensure a cost effective means of minimising any unexpected expenditure surprises which might otherwise only become evident after moving in. Our experienced team of Chartered Surveyors will be happy to discuss your specific requirements prior to inspecting the property and will also be happy to meet you on site at the end of the survey to discuss their findings prior to you receiving the report.
Why do I need a Survey?
Obtaining a survey will help limit the inevitable risks involved in purchasing a property. More specifically the survey will allow you to:-
We are able to offer two forms of survey, namely the RICS HomeBuyer Report, or if a more in depth report is required, the Building Survey. You should bear in mind that a Mortgage Valuation is not a survey report and is no substitute for either of the above.
The RICS HomeBuyer Report
The RICS HomeBuyer Report is an economically priced survey mid-range between a Mortgage Valuation and a Building Survey. The report includes:-
Extra services can be added to the survey by specific agreement with the surveyor.
Formerly called a Structural Survey, the Building Survey can be customised to suit your particular requirements and those of the property. The report is commonly used for large or older properties, properties which have been significantly altered or where major changes/ renovations are planned, and where a property is of non-traditional construction. The report is written in a traditional text format with a greater degree of detail and information provided compared to the HomeBuyer Report. The Building Survey includes:-
A Building Survey does not include a valuation or insurance reinstatement cost assessment but these can be provided as a separate service by negotiation.
We will be happy to provide further advice and details for the RICS HomeBuyer Report or the Building Survey.