Home Condition Survey Information
The HCS is a report designed specifically for the home buyer. It provides a plain English, jargon-free report of a property with the main aim of advising on any aspects that require urgent attention, any serious faults or areas of costly ongoing maintenance.
The report uses a numerical condition rating system – 1 (green) signifies no repair, 2 (amber) indicates a repair is needed, but not immediately, and 3 (red) confirms an immediate repair or further investigation is required. Surveyors must be SAVA members and will cover issues including:
- Major problems with a property
- Areas of possible concern that require further investigation
- Help buyers plan for future expenditure
- Assess structural movement, damp, rot and woodworm
- Report on heating and electrical services, drains, alterations and environmental issues
Getting A HCS is a great step in protecting your investment, don’t rely on the surveys undertaken by the bank. These are designed to make sure the bank could get back the money it is lending to you and is in no way a confirmation of worthiness of the purchase or its condition. Getting a Professional Independent Survey is one way to do this and Home Heroes Could help with a Home Condition Survey or a Home Buyers Report or Full Building Survey (Level 3)
Home Heroes Limited are a Construction Consultancy based in Canterbury, Kent Specialising as Party Wall Surveyors, Building Surveyors Canterbury and Historic Building Consultants you can contact us by filling in the contact form, emailing [email protected] or calling 01227 806334
We cover Canterbury, Margate, Ramsgate, Whitstable, Herne Bay, Folkestone, Dover, Deal, Ash, Sandwich, Faversham, Sittingbourne and Other Kent Locations for all Our Party Wall, Building Surveys, Home Buyer Reports.