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How long after valuation will bank get back
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Mumofwho · 05/10/2020 21:06

We are with NatWest and the valuation is booked for Friday. The valuers will visit the property. How soon after will we know what the valuer report says? How will we find out? Do we find out through our broker?

We just want to get on with things and nothing can move forward until this valuation is out of the way.

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HolA13 · 05/10/2020 22:30

Oo we are with NatWest too & our valuation is on Wednesday.. we’ve been advised by our broker we/they should hear within 5 days. I don’t think necessarily with the offer but just the outcome of the valuation..

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Mumofwho · 06/10/2020 11:52

5 working days? Do they count Saturday?

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pinklillie · 08/10/2020 18:11

We had a valuer come and do a valuation at our house this morning. They said they would report back to the bank this afternoon and that the buyer should have their offer by early next week.

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HolA13 · 08/10/2020 22:58

I wouldn’t expect they count Saturday no. Customer services may be working but I bet the underwriters & sign off managers aren’t! But I may be incorrect in that assumption ..

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Mumofwho · 08/10/2020 23:37

Were the valuers Legal & General?

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elfofftheshelf · 09/10/2020 11:28

We were told it would be 2 working days, but due to workload, it ended up taking 4 days (they don't count weekends) - we got the valuation yesterday pm.

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Mumofwho · 09/10/2020 13:08

What was the outcome? Did they come back with the same value as what you offered?

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Matt83 · 09/10/2020 13:33

We have the valuation booked in this coming Monday for our onward purchase. It's with Santander, really nervous about them down valuing it. Has anyone had a valuation done with Santander recently?

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Badgerooney · 09/10/2020 14:09

@Matt83 snap, we have our valuation booked for Monday with Santander, apparently Legal and General are carrying out the valuation. Not sure where we are in the process so far all I have been asked to supply is proof of equity. I was expecting to be asked to send bank statements so was surprised when the agent informed me that the valuation was booked

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Mumofwho · 09/10/2020 14:25

We are with NatWest and they are using Legal & General too. I don’t know how conservative L&G are with the valuations.

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Matt83 · 09/10/2020 14:30

I have just spoken to Santander and the turnaround is 2 working days from when they conduct the valuation. So hopefully should know by next Wednesday.
@Badgerooney fingers crossed yours goes well

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Badgerooney · 09/10/2020 14:43

@Matt83 thank you, that’s good to know. Fingers crossed yours goes well too

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ees2203 · 09/10/2020 14:48

My valuation was on Tuesday with Natwest using L&G and my broker had the valuation report by 1pm the following day.

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Matt83 · 09/10/2020 14:55

@ees2203 was it valued at the price you had agreed?

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Bells3032 · 09/10/2020 14:58

We are with Santander. We were told a week but came back the next day. But we were putting down a 50% deposit so think they felt fairly safe

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ees2203 · 09/10/2020 15:40

[quote Matt83]@ees2203 was it valued at the price you had agreed?[/quote]
No it came back at 4% less than the agreed price which we split with our seller. We have overpaid on the house but we don't mind as we plan to stay there for a long time.

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Matt83 · 09/10/2020 15:48

@ees2203 That's good to know. We have agreed a price £30k below asking so hopefully it won't get knock down. Fingers crossed because we don't have much wriggle room to make up the difference

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ees2203 · 09/10/2020 15:55

[quote Matt83]@ees2203 That's good to know. We have agreed a price £30k below asking so hopefully it won't get knock down. Fingers crossed because we don't have much wriggle room to make up the difference[/quote]
How much was the asking price?

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Matt83 · 09/10/2020 15:57

Asking price was £495k and we agreed to pay £465k. LTV is quite high and that is what is making me nervous about the valuation!!!

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elfofftheshelf · 09/10/2020 16:01

@Mumofwho

What was the outcome? Did they come back with the same value as what you offered?

Yes, same value as our offer (phew)
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ees2203 · 09/10/2020 16:06

Ours was guide price and we offered just over the guide price but valuation come back in the lower side of guide price range.

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Mumofwho · 09/10/2020 17:17

We will get the results by the end of next week I suppose.

Question: was it straightforward and quick to agree the final price with the vendor? I would hate a long drawn out process.

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ees2203 · 09/10/2020 17:47

@Mumofwho

We will get the results by the end of next week I suppose.

Question: was it straightforward and quick to agree the final price with the vendor? I would hate a long drawn out process.

Depends on variables e.g. if you have direct contact with vendor or have to go through EA. Mine was done via a messaging system on PB so we negotiated price in a few exchanges and agreed on new price.

However, if this is done via EA i would expect this to take longer
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Matt83 · 12/10/2020 17:17

Our valuation has come back fine today and we are getting our mortgage official mortgage offer in the next few days. Hope everyone else's is going well

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Badgerooney · 12/10/2020 18:00

@Matt83 so pleased for you, we haven’t heard yet but we are using London and country as our broker so that might add an extra step in the communication chain!

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