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Directory Overview

Our directory is intended as a supplement to our referral service, and provides an additional online presence for surveyors using our service. Surveyors using our Referral System are automatically entitled to a Silver level subscription.

Our referral service and the directory systems have deliberately been kept separate and independent from one another to provide the greatest flexibility for you - the information delivered to users through the referral system is necessarily limited, but the directory allows you to expand your company information, add your logo, and take advantage of the rating and review system.

Adding or Editing Your Directory Listing

To add your directory listing you will need to be logged into the directory, which is separate from your main account control panel.

To access the directory click on the Directory link from your main control panel page. This will take you to a login page. Clicking the link should automatically log you in unless a) you didn't click the "Link accounts" option when registering, or b) your main account username or password has been changed, in which case you will need to follow the reset instructions on screen.

When you log in, you will be directed onto a screen listing your existing entries which you can edit. If you do not have an entry, click on the "Add Entry" on the menu on the top bar to open the entry screen.

You can add as many entries as you wish for different categories, offices or services.

Directory Reviews Moderation

Our directory allows customers to rate and review companies.

We believe reviews are an important source of feedback to companies on their performance, good, bad, or indifferent, as well as being an important source of information to potential clients about what they might expect from a company.

However, we are also aware that reviews may be used by disgruntled clients, property sellers adversely affected by a report, or even unscrupulous competitors, to unfairly damage a company's reputation.

As a consequence, all reviews are moderated before publication. When a review is posted in our directory, notification is emailed to both us, and the primary user of your account, but it is held unpublished until approved by us.

In general, our policy would be to publish reviews that appear legitimate, whether good or bad.

We would normally publish any positive review (with a rating of three stars or above) automatically, however a negative review is viewed more critically against a number of criteria to determine its legitimacy:

  • general language used
  • credibility of the review scenario
  • whether the reviewer is likely to have used our site prior to instruction
  • whether the review asserts dishonest or illegal conduct
  • whether the reviewer indicates that some form of legal or dispute resolution procedure is being, or likely to be, pursued

In the case that the review fails either of the last two tests, the review will not be published and displayed on the site without the company's agreement and consent.

There are also situations where the review may be edited by us, usually to remove anything that might lead to an individual being personally identified without their consent.

It should also be noted that you have the right (and ability) to respond to any review posted on our site.

Adding 3rd Party Reviews to Your Directory Entry

If you wish to add reviews to your directory entry that you have gained through other sources, e.g. directly from your clients, Trustpilot, Reviews.co.uk, Google Local etc. we can do that for you.

IMPORTANT: we cannot accept reviews gathered through competitor sites, notably Really Moving

Send us your reviews at enquiries@localbuildingsurveyor.co.uk  and we will add them for you.

Please note:

  • Reviews must be genuine and from real clients
  • You must include the date the review was given
  • If from a source that allows a star rating (e.g. Trustpilot), please provide the source and star rating
  • If a review has no star rating it will be displayed with blank stars (i.e. no star rating) 
  • Reviews will be displayed as posted by a 'Verified Customer' - real names will not be used unless you a) provide it, and b) confirm that the client has confirmed in writing to you that their name may be used.

 

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What is the RICS?

RICS - London

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors is the organisation responsible for the training and regulation of Chartered Surveyors. To be listed on Local Building Surveyors, surveyors must be either a RICS Member (MRICS/FRICS) or a Firm Regulated by the RICS, so you can be assured that your survey will be carried out by a fully qualified regulated professional.

Find out more about the RICS

What Survey Do I Need?

What type of survey do I need?

If you are looking for something more than a simple property valuation (highly recommended if you are buying a new property), there are two common "standard" types of survey.  Check out the links below to find out more:

RICS HomeBuyer survey

Building Survey (Structural Survey)


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