Category Archives: Standards

RICS Surveyors to use IPMS for Offices in 2016

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Did you know? RICS Chartered Surveyors can now apply International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS) in Luxembourg. The BACS (Belgium Luxembourg Association of Chartered Surveyors) code of measuring standards, currently widely used in Luxembourg, will be replaced by IPMS in January … Continue reading

The RICS Chartered Surveyors are Coming!

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Congratulations are due to Laurent Pedrini, our Manager – Corporate Real Estate Services, who has joined the swelling ranks of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Chartered Surveyors at RealCorp. When did you receive the qualification? I passed the RICS … Continue reading

Real Estate Due Diligence – Yes We Can!

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What is Due Diligence? Investing in real estate brings great rewards… partly because there are great risks. But you can protect your investments in advance. A Due Diligence assessment (known in the industry simply as a “Due Diligence”) is the … Continue reading

Agency Head Now an RICS Chartered Surveyor

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Congratulations to Tehdi-Edouard Babigeon! Our highly experienced Head of Letting and Sales has put another feather in his cap with his recent qualification as a Chartered Surveyor through the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). We asked Tehdi why he … Continue reading

Global measurement standard for Luxembourg?

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A recent article in The Real Deal about the proposed new global measurement standards for property* announced that New York City is not keen on the idea. Writer Hiten Samtani summarises the purpose of the initiative thus: The hope is … Continue reading

Valuing the new RICS Valuer Registration Scheme

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Given the volatility of markets in these turbulent times, investors in real estate and real estate funds naturally want to know that their advisors really are qualified to guide their choices and to manage their investments. Yet it is undeniable … Continue reading