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. It costs more than the Condition Report but includes:
- all of the features in the Condition Report;
- a list of problems that the surveyor considers may affect 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 purchase; and
- information on location, local environment and the recorded energy efficiency (where available).
Click here to read more about RICS Home Survey – Level 2 – Homebuyer Report.
Click here to read the RICS Building Survey Service leaflet.
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|Survey Level 3 RICS Building Survey service||Survey Level 2 RICS Homebuyer Report (Survey) service||Survey Level 1 RICS Condition Report service|
|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.||✔||✔|
|Aims to establish how the property is built, what materials are used and how these will perform in the future.||✔|
|Aims to describe visible defects, plus exposing potential problems posed by hidden defects.||✔|
|Aims to outline the repair options and give you a repair timeline, whilst explaining the consequences of not acting.||✔|
|Where practical and agreed, provides an estimate of costs for identified repairs.||✔|
|Provides specific comments on energy efficiency.||✔|