Reasons to Hire Qualified Chartered Surveyors

A chartered surveyor assesses the condition and value of physical asset including house, construction or planning of new development. They even help companies at the design and execution stages of a construction project with suggestions to maximise the use of available land.

London Chartered surveyors also give advice on renovating a property, getting planning permission or on any kind of environmental issues.

Benefits of employing a chartered surveyor

  • You get a professional opinion on vital and expensive property investment
  • They are property experts and have experience of working with local authorities
  • They assess the condition of existing site or building and produce a report that includes the issues in details, potential solutions and cost

Categories of chartered surveyors

Chartered surveyor profession includes different categories.

  • Construction surveyors – They supervise and give advice on vast construction projects like housing estates and office blocks
  • Building surveyors – They advise on design considerations and construction of new buildings as well as renovation for existing buildings
  • Rural surveyors – They value rural properties like farm and farm machineries as well as advice landowners on how to deal with the local authorities
  • Environmental surveyors – They determine and scrutinize the effects of property on environment, for example giving advice to someone, who is constructing a building on contaminated soil.

What qualifications to look for

A degree course accredited by RICS is a must. In addition, select a surveyor with minimum 2 years practical experience prior taking APC exam to become fully qualified. All the London Chartered surveyors undergo rigorous training and qualify to add MRICS credentials in their titles.