Homebuyer Reports

An RICS Homebuyer Report provides extensive information whilst buying or selling a conventional house, flat or bungalow, built from common building materials and in reasonable condition:

  • Clear ‘traffic light’ ratings of the condition of different parts of the building, services, garage and outbuildings, showing problems that require varying degrees of attention
  • A summary of the risks to the condition of the building; and other matters including guarantees, planning and building control issues for your legal advisers.
  • The surveyor’s professional opinion on the ‘Market Value’ of the property
  • An insurance reinstatement figure for the property
  • A list of problems that the surveyor considers may affect the value of the property
  • Advice on repairs and ongoing maintenance
  • Issues that need to be investigated to prevent serious damage or dangerous conditions
  • Legal issues that need to be addressed before completing your conveyancing and information on location, local environment and the recorded energy efficiency (where available)