Which survey should you choose? Here's a simple comparison guide.


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Which survey?

Survey comparison guide

We offer three survey reports for you to select from: RICS HomeBuyer Report, RICS Building Survey or RICS Condition Report.

Our product comparison guide below illustrates the main differences between each of the surveys and how they differ from a mortgage valuation.

Click here to download our Product Comparison Guide as a pdf.

  Valuation RICS Condition Report RICS HomeBuyer Report RICS Building Survey
Completed by a local qualified surveyor
Suitable for you - informs you of the condition of the property before purchase
Tells you the condition rating of a property
Helps you to identify possible problems that could help with price negotiations
Will help you avoid expensive repairs after completion
Suitable for any property
(*Only in certain circumstances)
Suitable for properties built from 1850 to the present day, and standard construction
An inspection
Clear traffic light ratings
Highlights parts needing urgent attention
Advice to your legal advisors
Professional advice from a surveyor e.g. ongoing repairs and maintenance
Market valuation
Building reinstatement costs for insurance purposes
(* Only in certain cases)
Comprehensive report on construction and defects
Ideal for sellers
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