Personal Property / Arts and Antiques

The personal property / arts and antiques (PP/AA) market is diverse. At one end are the collections in museums and/or in other private/ public ownership, together with art and antiques owned by private individuals.


It is an area accessible to everyone regardless of wealth – many items, for example collectables, can be bought for very little money.

Professional advice is sought on a wide variety of personal property to include but not limited to fine art, collectibles, heritage assets, antiques and jewellery. RICS members operating in this market are specialised and experienced in a number of fields including the valuation, sale, purchase, management and conservation of PP/AA.

The pathway guide should be used in conjunction with the core assessment documentation which is available on the RICS website and comprises of:

  • Requirements and Competencies guide
  • Candidate guide for your RICS assessment e.g. APC, Academic, Senior Professional, Specialist
  • Counsellor guide.

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