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A RICS Level 2 survey and a RICS Level 3 survey are two distinct types of property surveys, each offering different levels of detail and analysis. A RICS Level 2 survey, also known as a HomeBuyer Report, provides a comprehensive overview of a property's condition, focusing on major defects and potential issues. It's suitable for relatively modern properties in good condition. This survey highlights urgent matters, such as structural concerns and dampness, aiding buyers in making informed decisions.
On the other hand, a RICS Level 3 survey, known as a Building Survey, offers a more extensive evaluation, suitable for older or complex properties. It provides an in-depth analysis of the property's structure, fabric, and potential defects, covering a wide range of aspects. This survey is particularly beneficial for properties requiring renovation, as it offers detailed insights into necessary repairs and maintenance. It can also include a summary of the repairs identified and cost to help you budget for the repairs or negotiate the purchase price.
In summary, the main difference between a RICS Level 2 and Level 3 survey lies in the depth of analysis. A Level 2 survey is suitable for newer properties with fewer issues, while a Level 3 survey is more comprehensive, suited for older or intricate properties that may need significant attention. Understanding these differences helps buyers choose the appropriate survey, ensuring a thorough assessment of a property's condition and guiding their purchasing decisions effectively.
We are happy to talk you through the options and which level of survey is best for you and the property you are considering buying.
Our experienced team can provide a detailed report of the condition of your new home. It highlights potential problems, inspecting the structure, and general state of every aspect of the building, so you can make an informed decision about one of the biggest purchases of your life. It's worth it, if you don't have money to throw away fixing problems such as Damp, Structural, roof issues etc after you buy it. You may even be able to use the survey report to negotiate the purchase price. Unsure of what level of survey you need Level 2 or Level 3
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See our Building Surveys, Damp and Timber and Structural Surveys. These surveys are approved by mortgage lenders and insurance companies. We can also help you once you've completed the purchase Project Manage the repairs and help you if you want to alter, convert or extend the property, with our Architectural Design service. We can also provide you with a new property valuation after the repairs and building work is completed.
Why wouldn't you instruct us to carry out your Home Buyer Level 2 or Building Survey Level 3 in the first instance having complete assurance that know matter what you've got the experts.
As RICS Registered Valuers, we carry out valuations in line with international global standards, 'Redbook' amongst others in order to value your house.
Valuations services across Cheshire, Liverpool, Lancashire and Manchester
Starting from £240 IncVAT
This option is suitable for home buyers and investors, who need a professional opinion at a manageable price. It is an assessment of the general condition of a property. It includes a detailed inspection of roofs, exposed surfaces, concealed chambers, and windows.
It can also add a Valuation.
Starting from £324 IncVAT (Terrace House under £150,000)
Our most comprehensive survey covers both visible and hidden defects, and can include and indication of repair costs, and photographs.
A Level 3 full building survey is suitable for residential properties in any state of repair, including unconventional properties that need major repair or renovation work. Refurbished properties should also have a Level 3 survey to check for common defects or non compliance.
It can also add a Valuation.
Starting from £648 IncVAT (Terrace House under £150,000)