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Helen Orme
Helen Orme

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Top 10 Tips for Surviving Part-time Study

posted 14th of February 2017

Part-time study offers up a fantastic opportunity to pursue something new without sacrificing the old. Much like the SAVA School of Surveying, many institutions offering part-time study are sensitive to the issue of debt and aim to give enough flexibility for you to seek employment (or, indeed, to remain in employment) while you learn. Just three months ago, I completed my own part-time qualification after two years of hard work, but the level of freedom involved in part-time learning certainly took some getting used to.

What is a residential surveyor?

posted 6th of January 2017

Residential surveying is a well-respected profession with many rewards.  Using expert knowledge, typically, it is the role of a residential surveyor to assess the condition of a residential property and provide an impartial report to the client. This report will detail any defects or causes for concern e.g. the presence of Japanese knotweed in the garden, building movement, dampness, or woodworm. A valuation is not a survey! Residential surveyors provide a more detailed impression of a property’s condition to ensure a buyer’s ‘dream home’ is not a nightmare in disguise.

7 Reasons to Become a Surveyor

posted 25th of November 2016

The Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation provides you with everything you need to become a successful residential surveyor and valuer, but what is so attractive about a career in surveying? Find out with our 7 Reasons to Become a Residential Surveyor!

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