If you’re buying or selling a conventional or new home that’s built in a standard way, you may only need to commission a RICS Condition Report.
Our experienced and accredited surveyors can help. This is the simplest of the RICS accredited surveys, and it focuses exclusively on the current condition of the property rather than providing detailed advice or a valuation.
It’s presented in an easy-to-understand format, using ‘traffic light’ ratings for the condition of different parts of the building, services and outbuildings. It gives you a summary of the risks to the condition of the building, and notes on matters like guarantees, planning and building control issues.
When do I need a Condition Report?
If you’re selling your home, a RICS Condition Report will highlight the problems that might delay or cause price reductions, so you can tackle them in your own time. If you plan to stay in your current home, it can also help give you a ‘health check’ to prevent maintenance costs getting out of hand, and can also be used if you’re considering remortgaging. If you’re buying your next home, then you may want to carry out a more in-depth survey. In this case, we can help with RICS HomeBuyers Reports and RICS Building Surveys.