RICS Valuation

A professional valuation of the property

Trusted by thousands of delighted customers

“This was a quick and painless experience when looking for a property valuation for a help to buy loan payback. From start to finish was only a few days and the report was completed within a day after the visit! Fantastic service, would highly recommend.”- AA North

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Your Valuation Report

An easy to read Valuation Report prepared by a qualified RICS surveyor and Registered Valuer. The property is inspected for valuation purposes only so will not contain detailed comments on condition or defects. A Valuation Report can be used for various purposes including: Help to Buy, Shared Ownership, Taxation, Probate and for a Private Sale.

Basic Inspection

Basic valuation inspection by Registered Valuer

Professional Valuation

Professional opinion of value

Sale Comparables

Recent comparable sales evidence is included

Help to Buy

Valuation Report prepared for use by Target HCA

Shared Ownership

Valuation Report prepared for your Housing Association

Taxation

Asset valuation for tax purposes

Probate

Valuation Report prepared for the Executor

Private Sale

A professional opinion of current market value

Professional Valuation Report

A qualified RICS Valuer’s report giving an expert professional opinion on the market value as at the date of valuation. This should not be confused with a typical high street Estate Agent’s free sales valuation.

You will need a formal report to be acceptable for probate and tax purposes which you will be able to rely upon.

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Compare RICS Surveys and Valuations

Let us help you decide

Survey TypeRICS ValuationRICS Level 2
(Homebuyer Survey)
RICS Level 3 (Building Survey)
Inspection by RICS qualified surveyor
Type of inspectionBasicStandardDetailed
Reinstatement costOptionalOptionalOptional
Market valuationOptional
Property sales comparables
Old and historic property
Large extensions or alterations
Planned extension or alterations
Property in poor condition
Non-standard construction
Condition ratings
Visible issues and defects reported
Problems requiring urgent attention
Areas requiring further investigation
Maintenance advice
Photos of defects
Energy efficiency ratings
Future impact of repairs and materials
Potential problems due to hidden defects
Repair options and timeline
Estimated cost of repairs
Optional Extra
Comments about energy improvements
PricingFrom £259From £469From £739

Frequently asked questions

What areas do you cover?

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We have over 70 surveyors and cover the majority of the UK. However, we do not currently cover Scotland and Northern Ireland.

Are your surveyors RICS qualified?

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Yes all of our surveyors are qualified members of the RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors).

What qualification will my surveyor have?

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All qualified RICS surveyors have the following designations after their names: AssocRICS, MRICS, or FRICS . You can check your surveyor’s qualification on the RICS website under “Is your surveyor qualified?”

Do you use trainee surveyors?

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No, we do not use trainee surveyors. All of our surveyors are fully experienced and fully qualified RICS members. Therefore you can be certain that your property will be both inspected by and reported upon by a fully qualified RICS surveyor.

Can I have a sample report sent to me?

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Yes we’re happy to supply a sample report. Please call our booking team on 0330 113 1133.

How quickly can I book the surveyor?

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We usually have appointments available within the next few days.

If I have had a cheaper quote will you match it?

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We offer a quality service provided by fully experienced and qualified surveyors. We keep our prices low by using technology to speed up the delivery of your report. Your own quote may not be from a firm which works this way, however we’d be happy to take a look and see what we can do.

When do I pay for the valuation?

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You can either pay for the valuation when you book it, or you can provisionally reserve the surveyor appointment and pay when we email you with details of how to pay. Payment is required prior to the appointment being fully confirmed. We accept all major credit and debit cards and you can also pay via PayPal.

Do you offer Help to Buy or Shared Ownership valuations?

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Yes we do. We are very experienced at providing these types of valuation and we are very familiar with the requirements that Target HCA and many Housing Associations need within the reports.

How long after the survey has been completed will I receive the report?

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We aim to get the report to you within 5 working days but you’ll see from our Trustpilot Reviews that we regularly deliver the report to our customers even quicker.

Can you get the report to me quicker than 5 working days?

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Many of our surveyors will deliver the report more quickly, depending on the size and construction of the property.

How will your surveyor identify themselves when arriving at the property?

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All our surveyors have a Houzecheck identification card and will introduce themselves upon arrival.

What COVID precautions do your surveyors take?

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Our surveyors are following current industry and RICS guidance. They will utilise face masks, sanitising hand gel and disposable gloves. We ask the property owner to open internal doors so that surveyors can move freely around the property and to open windows for air flow ventilation.

How do I know that you will provide a good service?

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To date, we have provided over 11,000 surveys and valuations to happy customers and pride ourselves on the quality of our service. Please feel free to check out our Trustpilot and Google Reviews.

How will the report be sent to me?

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The report will be sent to you via email.

What happens if I need to reschedule or cancel the appointment?

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We are very flexible and receptive to customer needs. We have an understanding Customer Services team which is happy to help you. If you need to reschedule to another date, we can arrange this for you free of charge prior to the inspection taking place. If you no longer need the appointment, as long as you give us 24-hours’ notice prior to the inspection taking place, we will arrange a full refund of the product fee paid.

What happens if I have a query after the report has been completed?

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We have a dedicated Customer Services team which will be happy to help you with any query you may have. Please call the team on 0208 936 9033 or email to: team@houzecheck.com.

What happens if I need to complain?

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We take complaints very seriously. Please put your complaint in writing to our Customer Services team, email: team@houzecheck.com which will acknowledge your complaint and investigate your concerns.