This guidance note provides an overview of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) process and considers the potential role of members in the process.
This guidance note sets out practical guidance around the health and safety management of most types and configurations of residential properties.
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.
A form to be used with the RICS standard form of consultant's appointment and RICS Short form of consultant's appointment.
Intended to embody best practice, this guidance note is essential reading for members practising or working on any traditionally constructed building or structure.
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 ...
This Code, now in its third edition, has been approved by the Secretary of State and is effective from 1 June 2016. It applies only to residential leasehold properties in England but practitioners operating in other parts of the U...
Examines the general principles of retention, including areas such as law; reasons for introduction within a contract; levels of retention, and how amounts are deducted, certified or released.
This guidance note aims to assist valuers in their approach to valuing residential blocks (both singularly and in portfolios) intended to be let at market rent for a defined minimum period. It is also hoped that it will assist use...
The RICS Condition Report should be used for a conventional house, flat or bungalow built from common building materials and in reasonable condition.
The RICS Building Survey is the most comprehensive report of its kind and should be used for larger or older properties, or when planning major works.
Covering the stages of a project from inception to commencement on site, this note offers best practice guidance for property professionals involved in development management of construction projects.
A form to be used with the RICS Standard form of consultant's appointment, and RICS Short form of consultant's appointment.