Useful Links by James O'Doherty & Co Estate Agent

RICS was founded in London in 1868, and granted a Royal Charter by Queen Victoria in 1881. The Charter requires the Institution:

To maintain and promote the usefulness of the profession for the public advantage.

This commitment to act in the interests of society in everything we do continues to be our guiding principle.

With around 100,000 qualified members and over 50,000 students and trainees in some 140 countries, RICS provides the world's leading professional qualification in land, property, construction and the associated environmental issues.

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LPS are responsible for many property related services including:

  • Valuing all domestic and non-domestic properties in Northern Ireland.
  • Issuing rates bills.
  • Maintaining the Title Register.
  • Land Registry and Statutory Charges Register and the Registry of Deeds.
  • Supplying mapping information for Northern Ireland.
  • Providing records and data about place and location.
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