RICS Condition Report In London
The RICS Condition Report is the most basic of our property surveys. It is sometimes referred to as a Level One survey. It provides a professional and objective report on the condition of the property at an economic price. It is less comprehensive than survey level two and survey level three. It covers the defects, urgent problems or potential dangers of a property and helps you to make the most well-informed decision about your purchase of property in London.
Is A RICS Condition Report Right For Me?
We recommend the RICS Condition Report if:
- The property appears to be in reasonable condition
- It’s 10 years old or less
- It’s built in a common style with conventional materials
- It hasn’t already been altered significantly
- You aren’t planning on making major alterations to the property
- You feel fairly confident in its condition
If you aren’t sure if the RICS Condition Report is right for you, visit our RICS Property Survey Comparison here.
Why Do I Need A RICS Condition Report?
The RICS Condition Report gives you the peace of mind you need to make an informed decision about the property. It assesses its condition and any future issues that may arise, letting you make an impartial purchasing decision.
A number of standard-setting and consumer organisations (including Which? and The Council of Mortgage Lenders) recommend getting an independent home survey before committing to purchasing a property.
What Does A RICS Condition Report Give Me?
The RICS Condition Report is based on a visual inspection of all the main elements of the property and is a cost-effective option for more experienced home buyers or property investors who have a good idea of what to look for and already understand the costs involved with property maintenance.
The RICS Condition Report will highlight any defects, urgent problems or potential dangers with a property. You can use the RICS Condition Report, compiled by our Chartered Surveyors, to negotiate the price of the property, or simply to give yourself peace of mind that the property has no immediate and obvious problems.
You can find a RICS Condition Report Sample here.
What Does A RICS Condition Report Cost?
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Why Choose Barnes & Barnes For Your RICS Condition Report?
At every stage of the process, you’ll deal with a friendly and efficient team, who understand the pressures of buying a house. The RICS Condition Report will give you the information you need to make an informed decision about buying a new home, and we aim to make this part of the buying process straightforward and stress-free.
Report of the surveys was clear and thorough. The report was delivered on time as well.
Thorough, efficient, and extremely helpful. I would highly recommend Barnes and Barnes, the process was effortless.
If you have any doubts get a professional eye involved. Important issues were highlighted which could have been quite costly. Very detailed report containing pictures. Great service.
Grant highlighted that there are serious issues with a property that we were not aware of, we did not proceed. We learnt later on that had we proceeded with the transaction, it would have a huge financial impact on us.
Great service and quality, very informed response. With reporting. Prompt at carrying out the survey. Good response times when calling or emailing.
Grant Barnes did an excellent job on our level three building survey. He was on time, very thorough, and provided excellent follow up. Would highly recommend.
Very happy with the overall quality and value of our Homebuyers Report from Barnes and Barnes, with a timely follow-up call with our surveyor also much appreciated. Friendly approach from all staff, and our surveyor answered our questions in detail with helpful explanations of technical terms where needed in the call. Would highly recommend.
Really thrilled with the service from Barnes and Barnes, I had a full structural survey and they were super prompt, thorough and helpful with a follow up call.
Extremely thorough, very responsive and super helpful. We are in the process of buying a victorian house and Grant’s level 3 survey is a must to get a comprehensive view of what we’re getting into. Well worth it.
Very efficient and helpful over the phone. I strongly recommend as they take the time to talk you through the process, especially if you are a new home buyer like myself. Thank you for all your help!!
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