Homebuyer reports throughout Dorset & Hampshire: Poole, Bournemouth, Christchurch, Ringwood, Winchester, Southampton

Homebuyer reports for properties throughout Dorset & Hampshire

If in doubt as to which report you require feel free to contact me to discuss your requirements. I would be pleased to discuss this with you and can send samples of both a homebuyer report and full building survey completed by myself, via email, to aid the decision making process.

Reports are completed within 24hours often 12 hours of inspection including a talk through on the phone on the same day as the inspection. A further talk through at a later date in person is also included, if required .

Valuations are also available with the reports, along with comparable evidence, which can aid negotiations. The cost of the valuation will depend on the property, charged in addition to the fee scale below.

As soon as an instruction is received I will arrange access with the estate agent and confirm to you once booked in. On the day of the inspection I will also give you a ring to provide you with an initial verbal overview, whilst the report is prepared, always completed within 1 working day of the inspection and usually completed the same day as the inspection, providing the inspection took place in the morning. The report will then be emailed. Hard copies are included upon request. The service offered does not stop upon completion of the report.

I also include a talk through of the report, either over a coffee at an agreed mutually convenient location or over the phone once you have received the report and had time to digest its contents. I will continue to provide independent support through to purchase, as queries are often raised through solicitors searches that require further input from the surveyor.

I do not aim to be the cheapest but do aim to provide best value and in particular ensure independence as I have no affiliations or arrangements with estate agents. The Majority of my instructions are from client based referrals. Should you be tempted by cheaper quotations it is strongly recommended you obtain sample copies of their reports to ensure the detail provided is sufficient for your needs and comparable to other quotes.

It is also recommended you check that the person completing the inspection and write up of the report is a Chartered Surveyor (MRICS). This can be done by confirming their RICS membership number on www.rics.org/uk/find-a-member/   An increasing number of companies are using non Chartered and inexperienced staff to inspect properties. This will impact value for money.

Agreed Value 1000's

Homebuyer Report

Full Building Survey

0-220,000 £595 £950
221-550,000 £650.00 £1250.00
551-650,000 £695.00 £1500.00
651-750,000 £750.00 £1800.00
751+ POA POA

AK Property Consultants Ltd is not VAT registered so there is no VAT to pay on the above prices.

For retirement properties, listed buildings and non-standard constructions such as non-cavity constructions, cob, stone & thatch please phone for a quote. The above fee scale does not apply to multiple properties, bed & breakfasts, hotels, houses with separate annex’s or other commercial use properties. For these please phone for a quote.

If the property you are looking to purchase is a conventional property built post 1900, is not in need of extensive modernisation works and is generally in repair, then a homebuyer report will provide best value.

The homebuyer report is designed to provide a clear and concise overview of a properties condition, reinforced by a traffic light rating system. It will highlight any serious defects that require further investigation.

Photographs of defects are included with the report. Not all surveyors include photographs, however you will find they are very useful for any negotiations, that may be required.

Examples of Areas covered for the homebuyer report service include Poole, Bournemouth, Hamworthy, Wareham, Corfe Mullen, Highcliffe, Christchurch, Wimborne, Verwood, Blandford, Ferndown, Ringwood, The New Forest, New Milton, Southampton, Salisbury and Winchester.