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Building Survey

Building Survey

A structural survey of the property including, a description of visible defects and potential problems caused by hidden flaws.

You need an RICS Home Surveys Licence to produce an RICS Homebuyer, Condition Report or Building Survey.

Once you have your licence number, you will be able to produce RICS regulated reports using RICS WorkSmart, ProForms or from chosen organisations who are permitted to sell RICS templates.

Respected by buyers, sellers and property professionals, RICS home surveys are used on a range of homes, from brand new apartments to older houses. A licence helps you stay prepared and offer your customers the right survey for their needs

Building Survey

Take a look at the reports available, get a licence that includes one or more of them

What is it used for?

  • A structural survey of the property including, a description of visible defects and potential problems caused by hidden flaws.
  • Gives an outline of repair options and the likely consequences of inactivity, advice for your legal advisers and details of serious risks and dangerous conditions.
  • A building survey does not include a market valuation of the property.


  • Description of the RICS Building Survey and standard terms of engagement
  • What to do now information sheet
  • RICS Home Surveys information sheet
  • RICS Building Survey practice statement, (2nd edition)
  • Use of the free RICS Home Surveys marketing toolkit to help you promote the benefits of Home Surveys to your customers


  • To deliver the RICS Building Survey you must be a RICS member with the appropriate training and experience. For full details see the RICS Building Survey Practice notes, (1st edition)
  • Since the RICS BUILDING SURVEY REPORT has no valuation element, you do not need to be a member of the RICS Valuer Registration Scheme


  • Most detailed and comprehensive property survey that RICS offers ideal for larger or older properties or if you're planning major works.
  • The traffic light condition ratings system enables you to highlight your findings in a way that is easily understood by your clients
  • Clear report structure
  • Impartial assessment of a property from RICS
  • RICS Building Survey report adheres to all RICS standards and ensures that maintains the benchmark for best practice

Copyright Benefits

  • Right to deliver RICS Home Surveys branded reports
  • PDF marketing toolkit to help promote your services
  • Authority and awareness generated by RICS brand
  • Consumer-friendly, professionally designed report formats and supporting documents

Building Survey

1 user   - £183 + VAT Buy now

2 users - £337 + VAT Buy now

3 users - £486 + VAT Buy now

4 users - £621 + VAT Buy now

5 users - £742 + VAT buy now

6-10 users - £1,080 + VAT buy now

11-15 users - £1,553 + VAT buy now

16-20 users - £1,864 + VAT buy now

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