Alexander Lyons offers two types of survey at competitive prices which are specifically designed to help home buyers in their decision with regard to purchasing property prior to exchanging contracts.
It used to be called a Structural Survey and was often known by people in the industry as a Full Structural because of the comprehensive nature of the report. It examines all accessible parts of the property.
RICS Homebuyer Reports
A Homebuyer Report is a concise report, effectively a shortened Building Survey in a standard format set out by the RICS. It is most suitable for conventional properties built after 1900 that are in reasonable condition.
First, it’s important to say that a mortgage valuation is NOT a survey. Ask yourself a few simple questions and find out what sort of survey you need.
Valuations for Tax Purposes ( CGT, NRCGT & ATED)
Do you need help deciding which survey you need? By far the best way to find out is to contact us for a quote but you can also take a look at our quick guide on the Which Survey? page.