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Why use a RICS valuer?

Property valuations underpin nearly every financial decision we make; be it a home mortgage, investment, SIPP, commercial property acquisition, tax calculation, matrimonial settlement, or advice on a sale or purchase.

Any person or organisation that occupies, owns, develops, or buys and sells property in today’s market is almost bound to rely on a Valuer’s expertise and typically the requirement is that this is provided by an RICS Registered Valuer.  

The Valuer Registration Scheme (VRS) is the RICS quality assurance mechanism that monitors all registered RICS members who carry out Red Book valuations and ensures consistent standards. By appointing an RICS registered valuer, you can be confident that you are working with regulated and qualified professionals who:

  • adhere to the ‘Red Book’ valuation standards
  • are committed to openness and transparency
  • are experts in their field, delivering credible and high-quality reports.

The ‘Red Book’ is issued by RICS as part of its commitment to promote and support high standards in valuation delivery worldwide. The publication details mandatory practices for RICS members undertaking valuation services. It also offers a useful reference resource for valuation users and other stakeholders.

As a firm we have ‘Regulated by RICS’ status, a quality mark that offers clients confidence and security in a complex and rapidly changing market-place.

At Geering Chartered Surveyors our property valuation services are available across Devon and Cornwall, and the wider south-west. Our services include valuations for: Inheritance Tax/Probate, matrimonial matters, acquisition/disposal, residential lease extension, collective enfranchisement, Charities Act, expert witness, Capital Gains Tax, Red Book, Help to Buy, Shared Ownership and Staircasing, and others.

For more information on how our RICS Registered Valuer services can provide the property valuation advice you require please contact us.