The RICS Homebuyers report aims to give you professional advice to help you to:
The surveyor gives condition ratings to the main parts (or 'elements') of the main building, garage, and some outside elements. The condition ratings are described as follows.
Condition rating 1
No repair is currently needed. The property must be maintained in the normal way.
Condition rating 2
Defects that need repairing or replacing but are not considered to be either serious or urgent. The property must be maintained in the normal way.
Condition rating 3
Defects that are serious and/or need to be repaired, replaced or investigated urgently
NI Not inspected (Inaccessible areas that would normally be reported on are indicated)
The RICS HomeBuyer Report is provided by our Chartered Surveyors in Grantham, Lincoln and Stamford.
An official publication on The RICS HomeBuyer Report and the HomeBuyer service is available to download here:
Download: Description of the RICS HBR Service
Download: Specimen RICS HomeBuyer Report
The RICS Homebuyer Report is reproduced with the permission of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors which owns the copyright.