RICS Home Survey Level 2 with Valuation
As the RICS Home Survey – Level 2, the focus is on assessing the general condition of the main elements of a property. This intermediate level of service includes a more extensive visual inspection of the building, its services and grounds, but still without tests. It also provides the surveyor’s professional opinion on the ‘market value’ of the property, an insurance reinstatement figure for the property, plus details a list of problems that the surveyor considers may affect the value of the property.
When to use a RICS Home Survey Level 2 with Valuation
Choose this report if you need more extensive information whilst buying or selling a conventional house, flat or bungalow, built from common building materials and in reasonable condition, plus also the surveyor’s professional opinion on the ‘market value’ of the property and an insurance reinstatement figure.
What's Included in a RICS Home Survey Level 2 with Valuation?
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.
Aims to help you decide whether you need extra advice before committing to purchase.
Aims to enable you to budget for any repairs or restoration.
Aims to advise you on the amount of ongoing maintenance required in the future.
Provides a reinstatement cost to help you avoid under or over-insurance.
Provides a market valuation.
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