Focuses on the daylight, sunlight and shading encountered in the design, planning and environmental impact assessment of developments.
Written as a starting point in the subject, this note provides guidance on the dangers of asbestos to health and business, protecting professional indemnity (PI) insurance, complying with legislation, and implementing an effective...
Providing guidance for RICS members who accept instructions for which the Party Wall etc. Act 1996 (the Act) may be relevant.
This guidance note provides an overview of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and considers the potential role of members in the process.
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This guidance note sets out practical guidance around the health and safety management of most types and configurations of residential properties.
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The RICS Condition Report should be used for a conventional house, flat or bungalow built from common building materials and in reasonable condition.
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Written to apply to England and Wales, though with relevance elsewhere, this note provides guidance for surveyors on conducting commercial and industrial property surveys.
This guidance mandates a whole life approach to reducing carbon emissions within the built environment.
Provides guidance for surveyors and other professionals likely to encounter cases of mundic in the south west of England.
Technical Due Diligence reports, which detail the physical condition of a property, are increasingly in demand throughout continental Europe, as financial institutions, investors and owner-occupiers look ever more closely at the r...
The material provides practical guidance to RICS members on the skills and approach required when instructed in connection with dilapidations matters in Scotland.
This guidance note seeks to advise members on the factors they should take into consideration when producing Schedules of Dilapidations, Quantified Demands, Responses, Scott Schedules and Diminution Valuations for reference to or ...
The physical extent of property ownership and rights of use are basic attributes of land and buildings and are capable of being evaluated by property professionals. Uncertainty of the extent of ownership and its associated rights ...