Category Archives: RICS Royal Institition of Chartered Surveyors

Fleurets, have they finally Lost the Plot? Barrel-Dregs

Fleurets, have they finally Lost the Plot? Another from the Archives, updated. A funny Old World, you have an image of a national company as being totally honest, correct, above reproach, then something happens and you wonder what actually goes on behind the façade. I have always owned freehouses and the odd bit of commercial property,… Read More »

Vagaries of Arbitration and the need for a switched-on Stocktaker and Surveyor (Barrel-dregs 264)

  The Vagaries of Arbitration, and the need for a switched-on Stocktaker and Surveyor acting for you.   Arbitration should be a logical resolution to any dispute, sadly with rental disputes it would appear not, from a recent case.  It is assumed that the Arbitrator is totally knowledgeable on all aspects of the subject in… Read More »

The implications of the Brooker Case on the misuse of Comparables in Rental Valuation

 The implications of the Brooker Case on the misuse of Comparables in Rental Valuation The Judge exposed the total inadequacy of the use and misuse of Comparables as a method of rental valuation. If anyone is having a rental revaluation, Comparables will doubtless come into the equation, because of the ease that convenient information of… Read More »

RICS integrity?

  RICS integrity? The alleged latest information on the latest decision by the TRVG (Trade Related Valuation Group) to not make any changes to their existing valuation policy, because they cannot see anything wrong with it, regardless of the Select Committees Findings raises interesting questions. Are they concerned about legal action being taken against them… Read More »

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Valuation?

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and Valuation? It would appear that the RICS are now looking into a number of activities and decisions made in respect of pub rental and valuation policies over the last few years. They have up and until now refused to accept that their Surveyors would not over rent or over… Read More »

Thoughts on the RICS Valuation of Licensed Premises

Thoughts on the RICS Valuation of Licensed Premises Please Note the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) failed to respond to this? We would appreciate your comments on the Web Site Dear Sirs, I have been asked by a the Editor of a National Publication to write an article on the present RICS Valuation system… Read More »