- Purchase land and secure funding
- Ensuring compliance with the conditions of the tenancy
- Negotiate terms for landlords and tenants
- Manage relationships
- Understand the needs of the client
- Identify opportunities for development through research
- Advise on energy efficiency, environmental impact and sustainable construction
- Deal with planning applications and advise on property legislation and building regulations
- Determine the condition of existing buildings, identify and analyse defects, including proposals for repair
- Establish the client's requirements and undertake feasibility studies to ensure their proposals will work
- Prepare scheme designs with costings, programmes for completion of projects and specification of works
- Identify, analyse and develop responses to commercial risks
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RICS: Surveying Careers Guide
UCEM: Chartered Surveyor Degree Apprenticeship
RICS: Where will the world of surveying take you?
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