A property survey should be a priority for you to protect your investment.
A mortgage valuation is not a survey as it belongs to the lender. Instructing your own RICS survey will highlight potential problems for you and your legal advisors, providing confidence in your purchase.
Bespoke 'Target compliant' Reports. If you bought your home using the 'Help to Buy' Scheme you will require an RICS Regulated Valuation if you choose to pay off the loan, remortgage, or when selling the property. The valuation is to determine the current market valuation to establish the amount of the loan to be repaid. .
The most common survey type which includes an inspection of the property, highlighting repairs utilising a clear traffic light system. Also includes: speak to the surveyor, before and after the inspection, professional advice from a surveyor concerning repairs and maintenance, and a market valuation and reinstatement cost (where required).
As per RICS Home Survey Level 2 but also includes comprehensive report on construction and defects and professional advice from a surveyor concerning ongoing repairs and maintenance. Excludes valuation and re-instatement costs.
A specific report on Valuation only. There are many reasons why you might need an independent valuation of a property, such as right to buy, staircasing, matrimonial and probate matters.