If you are buying your new home, you have probably heard of RICS from your housing association or solicitor or all the pages you visited on the internet. You might also want to ask who they are and why you should trust them. Worry no more! You will find out all the answers you need in this article..
Who are RICS?
RICS stands for the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors. It is a professional body that accredits professionals within the land, property, construction, and infrastructure sectors worldwide. RICS certified a wide range of professionals in several formats:
• MRICS for members
• FRICS for fellows
• AssocRICS for associates
• Professional with the designation MRICS or FRICS are also known as chartered surveyors.
Why should you trust RICS registered professionals?
All RICS members must demonstrate that they:
• Act with integrity:
• Always provide a high standard of service.
• Act in a way that promotes trust in the profession.
• Treat others with respect.
• Take responsibility.
RICS celebrates its 150th anniversary this year
To find out more:
RICS and our websites are full of useful information for home buyer. Here is a list of our favourites:
At White Horse Surveyors we work closely with RICS. All our surveyors are RICS chartered. Thank you for reading this blog post. Please leave us a comment on Twitter (@whsurveyors) or Facebook (@whitehorsesurveyors) as your opinion is important to us!