Choose this report if you’re buying or selling a conventional house, flat or bungalow built from common building materials and in reasonable condition. It focuses purely on the condition of the property by setting out the following:
- clear ‘traffic light’ ratings of the condition of different parts of the building, services, garage and outbuildings, showing problems that may require varying degrees of attention;
- a summary of the risks to the condition of the building; and
- advice on replacement parts guarantees, planning and control matters for your legal advisers.
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Click here to read more about RICS Home Survey – Level 1 – Condition Report.
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|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.||✔|