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New RICS Home Standard launches on 1st March 2021

The long anticipated new RICS Home Survey Standard comes into effect on 1st March 2021.

The new RICS Home Survey Standard was published in November 2019. However, delays in implementation, exacerbated by Covid-19 and ongoing lockdowns, postponed its release until 1st March 2021 with a further transition period announced until 31st August 2021. Surveyors have until the end of the transition period to adopt the new guidelines, including adopting a new survey report based around levels (1-3) of service.

The full RICS statement and further information is available on the RICS website.

GoReport, a founding member of the RICS Tech Affiliate scheme, are a licenced provider of the RICS Home Survey standards through our market leading mobile digital data platform and Web Portal. The new GoReport standard templates have been approved by RICS and are being made available to our clients under their existing licence fee in a way to enable their adoption of the new standards at their pace and with minimal disruption during the transition period.

The GoReport solution enables our clients to harness the efficiency and consistency of utilising digital data collection whilst producing high quality report outputs for their customers. Our comprehensive ability to manage both standard and personalised phrases has been further enhanced to ensure our clients can migrate and review their phrase libraries as part of the transition to the new standards. Whether you are availing of the RICS Home Standard suite of templates or availing of our unrivalled bespoke survey capabilities, GoReport has the solution for you.

If you wish to discuss adopting digital data collection and automated reporting to RICS guidelines and availing of the benefits that hundreds of our clients experience today, please contact us at GoReport.

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