The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is the regulatory body based in London that governs 120,000 members worldwide who advise on all aspects of property development, investment, and management.
Although it’s a British Institution you will find the most prominent and successful property advisory businesses across the world, New York, Madrid, and Tokyo are firms of Chartered Surveyors.
To become one you have to do a specialist degree and then undertake a period of practical training and further examinations.
To remain one you have to continuously update and refresh your training and knowledge in a programme of continuous professional development.
More importantly you have to follow strict rules of ethical behaviour.
Chartered Surveyors must act in their clients best interests or they are thrown out of the profession and publicly named.
Eco Vida Homes is a company of Chartered Surveyors and as such is regulated ethically by the RICS in London
Eco Vida Homes is also a team of architects and project managers innovating in Marbella and the Costa del Sol.
Everything we design is energy efficient. We are very client focussed. We are fiercely independent. Many letters from grateful clients tell us we are getting it right.