Provides a clear, flexible framework for practitioners to develop their own services the public can trust, consistent with the quality standards expected from RICS members.
The rapid expansion of buy-to-let has created significant challenges for valuers in this market and the purpose of this guidance note is to provide sufficient background information and guidance to ensure consistency in the assess...
This cross-industry code is intended to promote best practice in the letting and management of private rented sector housing in England.
This professional statement applies to all RICS members involved with the sale, letting, leasing and management of real estate, whatever the form of tenure by which it is held or occupied.
With the increased focus on the need for ethical practice and transparency in the residential property market this RICS professional statement sets out clearly the responsibilities of residential property agents to ensure they are...
This professional statement applies to the management of both commercial and residential real estate.
Paragraph 5.8.1 of the information paper has been updated in light of industry developments since its original publication in 2012.
This guidance note provides assistance to RICS members on the application of the Red Book 2012 to valuations that have to be provided in compliance with US jurisdiction.
This guidance note sets out practical guidance around the health and safety management of most types and configurations of residential properties.
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 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...
This protocol sets out professional standards for the industry and, as a model for best practice, aims to improve protection for all parties to the valuation process.
IPMS for Residential Buildings has been drafted by the Independent Standards Setting Committee and establishes a consistent methodology for measuring residential buildings around the world.
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...
This information paper aims to help residential practitioners consider the implications of a Japanese Knotweed infestation on or near a dwelling, when undertaking valuations and surveys of residential property in the UK.