RICS HomeBuyers Cost, Survey & Example Report

Is your new property of interest the perfect family home or a building that’s hiding costly problems? Instead of leaving the future of your finances and family’s comfort to chance, let our chartered surveyors provide a RICS HomeBuyer Report, which highlights urgent problems in the property that could end up being your family home for years.

Qualified chartered surveyors frequently find construction issues, utility faults and potential legal disputes when surveying London homes, yet only one in five buyers obtain a RICS HomeBuyer Report before purchasing a property.

At Harding Chartered Surveyors, we can uncover the truth about your potential home’s condition to help you decide whether or not your property of interest is a safe investment. Obtain a free quote or call us to discuss your requirements with a chartered surveyor directly.

How much is a HomeBuyers Report for London areas cost?

A Homebuyers report for London properties varies depending on the size of the property, but the present starting price is £400. The Report details structural issues, such as subsidence and damp, in addition to other severe problems inside and outside of the property. You can also request an additional valuation to see if the home’s asking price reflects its value.  Nowadays, most homebuyers rely on a lender’s mortgage valuation to determine whether or not a property is suitable for their family and if its value is accurate. However, mortgage valuations are far from thorough, and they’re primarily purposed to satisfy the lender rather than the buyer.

RICS HomeBuyer Reports use a traffic light rating system to highlight the most serious property defects and safety issues.

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HomeBuyers Report Example

Click on the button below to download a HomeBuyers report example that we produce(also includes our valuation report).

 

The Benefits of Obtaining a RICS HomeBuyer Report for a London Property

A RICS HomeBuyer Report allows you to:

  • Gauge the Property’s Accurate Value
    If you choose to get a house valuation while having a property surveyed, you’ll know whether the asking price is fair.
  • Ensure the Property Is a Safe Place to Live
    Our RICS HomeBuyer Reports detail severe issues that could potentially put your family’s safety and comfort at risk.
  • Secure A Powerful Bargaining Chip
    By proving a home requires urgent repairs, you can reduce the asking price significantly, especially if you opt for a report with a valuation.
  • Identify Areas for Improvement
    If you decide to move into a problematic property, you’ll already know what work needs to be done thanks to having a RICS HomeBuyer Report.

Is a RICS HomeBuyer Report a Worthwhile Investment?

From as little as £400, you can obtain a RICS HomeBuyer Report while securing peace of mind about the future of your finances and the comfort and safety of your family. You may also end up shaving thousands of pounds off the property’s asking price.
The basic RICS HomeBuyer Report is just one of the building surveys we offer. Don’t forget to get a free quote to see which survey is right for you and how much will it cost, and don’t hesitate to contact our qualified London chartered surveyors on 020 3598 6730 with any questions.

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