Countrywide Home Surveys

Level One Countrywide HomeFact® Report

Choose this report if you are looking to buy a property, but want to know if there are any obvious issues that can be identified via a visual inspection, plus information on broadband speed, local amenities, transport links and crime.

When to use a Countrywide HomeFact Report

Homefact is an interactive report which combines the expertise of a surveyor with other online information sources gathered about the property and its surrounding area. This includes information about a property’s interior and exterior construction, garden, grounds and any defects including problems that may require minor or serious work. This is compiled in a single, easy-to-understand report using a simple system of coloured symbols accompanied with written advice and detailed photographs, which is also available to read on a mobile phone or tablet.

The HomeFact report is also linked to experts from the Property Care Association who able to answer specific issues identified in the report including how much it will cost to fix.

Note that this product does not include advice on repairs or ongoing maintenance and it does not include a valuation.

What's Included in a Level One Countrywide HomeFact Report?

Aims to help you decide whether you need extra advice before committing to purchase.

Describes the construction and condition of the property on the date of the inspection.

Aims to identify any problems that need urgent attention or are serious.

Aims to identify things that need to be investigated further to prevent serious damage.

Aims to tell you about problems that may be dangerous.

Aims to show up potential issues and defects, before any transaction takes place.

General guidance is provided for major repairs.

General maintenance tips are provided.

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Countrywide Home Surveys is a trading name for Countrywide Surveyors Limited, registered in England and Wales under company no: 01954031.  Registered Office 2nd Floor Boundary House, 4 County Place, Chelmsford, United Kingdom, CM2 0RE.  VAT number 500 2481 05

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As an RICS regulated firm we have committed to cooperating with RICS in ensuring compliance with its standards. The firm’s nominated RICS Responsible Principal is Rebecca Freeman, Director of Field Operations, contact 01332 813096.

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