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RICS’s ISURV Worksmart is closing down – what’s the alternative?

By |2020-06-12T11:18:11+00:00June 12th, 2020|RICS HomeBuyer Reports|

The RICS announced via email to all users on the 9th of June that it will be closing down its longstanding Homebuyer and Building Survey report production software platform as of 31st January 2021. The alternative they are offering will be an improved version of the old school ProForms platform which has always been available [...]

Who are RICS and what do they do?

By |2020-05-04T15:19:41+00:00July 1st, 2019|RICS HomeBuyer Reports|

If you’re planning on buying a property in the United Kingdom, you’ll run across mention of ‘RICS’ sooner rather than later. As one of the UK’s top typing services specialising in property, Property Typing is uniquely placed in that we work closely with the men and women who form the body of RICS-qualified surveyors, and [...]

Standard Paragraphs in homebuyers and building surveys

By |2020-05-04T15:20:18+00:00November 10th, 2015|RICS HomeBuyer Reports|

These are a tricky one. I understand why surveyors use them – they speed up dictation and it stops them having to hear themselves repeat the same advice over and over again. But do they offer the client a detailed, relevant survey? I have clients that use them on varying scales ranging from one surveyor [...]