Buying lumber in a frame or an entire timber property can cause some problems in the current financial climate, despite the obvious environmental benefits of this type of property, especially when seeking funds to help with purchases.
Some lenders studying the properties of prefabricated timber frame wall are very interested in reading energy efficiency reports and expect potential buyers to commit to doing some work to improve their energy efficiency.
Regardless of whether the property is on their property – many plots of timber can be in a park or similar environment where the buyer owns the building, but the real estate property is not good news especially if the lease does not last long.
The things to be aware of when considering such properties are the condition of the windows moisture or natural timber worm infestation, signs and the surveyor will at least recommend that a special report be made on timber.
The valuation is based primarily on the value of the property itself since it can be assumed that the timber structure standing on it is of very little value, but the property has development potential, even when many purchases are made with the intention of that type. Complete restoration of property to more traditional construction.
Many timber properties can be found in stunning landscapes and in many cases, building a more traditional building can completely reduce the character of the property and its surroundings. There may be local conservation laws that prohibit the removal of timber structures.