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Countrywide HomeFact® Report
✓ Describes the construction and condition of the property on the date of inspection.
✓ Suitable for a wider range of properties, regardless of age, up to and including 5 bedrooms.
✓ Highlight any defects that need urgent attention, or that are serious
✓ Highlight matters that need further investigation to prevent serious damage.
✓ Does not include a market valuation valuation
✓ Equivalent to RICS Home Survey- Level 1 and is an objective survey report on the condition of the property at an economic price. As a result, its scope of inspection and findings reported are less comprehensive than a RICS Home Survey Level 2 or 3.
RICS Home Survey Level 2
✓ The RICS Home Survey Level 2, previously known as the HomeBuyer Report
✓ Will highlight common defects and areas of concern.
✓ For modern, conventional properties made from traditional materials.
✓ For houses in good condition with no obvious defects or significant alterations.
✓ An easy-to-read report with clear traffic-light condition ratings of all accessible areas.
✓ An independent market valuation can be included.
RICS Home Survey Level 2 with Valuation
As the RICS Home Survey – Level 2 but includes:
✓ the surveyor’s professional opinion on the ‘market value’ of the property
✓ an insurance reinstatement figure for the property
✓ a list of problems that the surveyor considers may affect the value of the property.
RICS Home Survey Level 3
✓ The Level 3 RICS Survey, previously known as the Building Survey.
✓ It is detailed inspection and assessment of the property and more extensive than a Level 1 and 2.
✓ For old more complex buildings, listed properties, houses with obvious defects, and unconventional homes.
✓ Describes visible defects and highlights risk of potential or hidden defects.
✓ Outlines the likely scope of any appropriate remedial work and explain the likely consequences of non repair
✓ Can give an indication of likely costs on future and ongoing maintenance and repairs.
People and property are our passion. Getting a Home Survey doesn’t have to be complicated; we make it as straightforward as possible with a hassle free service to help you better understand the condition of a property so you can proceed with confidence.
We have a team of over 400 RICS chartered surveyors who work from their home postcodes giving us extensive Local Knowledge and Countrywide Coverage. In instances where we do not service your area, our extensive network of RICS qualified and regulated referral partners will be able to conduct the Survey on our behalf while adhering to our same high standards.
We use the latest technology to provide a thorough and outstanding customer journey. Our technology enables us to offer unique products not delivered by other Surveying companies, in compliance with best practice standards (*see our award winning Homefact product)
All our customers are supported by a dedicated concierge team who strive to give the best possible customer experience and are always delighted to answer any queries in regard to the home buying process.
Our customers have direct access to their Surveyor to discuss any areas of concern relating to the property being surveyed, before the inspection is completed and post survey, to discuss the findings in the condition report.
Our head office is based in Manchester where our friendly and professional team will guide you through the process, from the initial enquiry right through to the delivery of your report
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