SAVA Scheme for Surveyors

The SAVA Scheme is a membership scheme for residential surveyors looking to produce the Home Condition Survey for their clients. The Home Condition Survey is a report for homebuyers who want an independent survey of a property before they buy to help protect their investment. For more information and to view our consumer website, please click here

View a sample of the Home Condition Survey:


Who Can Join the SAVA Scheme?

The scheme is open to residential Chartered Surveyors (Associate, Members and Fellows of RICS) and surveyors who hold either the Diploma in Home Inspection or the Diploma in Residential Surveying and Valuation. 

To find out more about training part-time to become a surveyor please visit our dedicated SAVA School of Surveying website

Benefits of Joining the SAVA Scheme

The SAVA Scheme builds upon SAVA’s reputation as a champion of residential property surveying standards. Our quality assurance procedures are thorough to guarantee consumer confidence in Home Condition Surveys. For details of pricing and how to apply please call 01908 442105.

  • Comprehensive Insurance

    We offer pay-per-click Professional Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance for all reports registered with the scheme so there is no need to carry your own cover for producing an

  • Easy to understand report 

    The HCS is a jargon-free, customer-friendly condition report. The HCS does not include a valuation. Click here or here to see example reports.

  • Intuitive software

    Easy-to-use report writing software available 24/7, supported by
    a library of free factsheets that you can add to the report to add value for your client.

  • On-demand technical support

    Access to a dedicated Technical Support team to answer your queries – whether they are
    about our software systems or about a HCS.

  • Technical Bulletins

    You will receive regular copies of our SAVA Technical Bulletins keeping you up-to-date on home condition reporting developments, associated issues and tips on using our software.
    Click here for a sample bulletin.

  • CPD support

    We run a number of day courses to help you stay up-to-date and meet your annual CPD requirement.
    Browse our training and CPD courses here.

  • Online storage

    You will be able to upload inspection records, photos and other information and store it in a secure area
    with full daily backups. This simplifies audit and complaint investigation procedures, and is in addition to
    your own record keeping requirements.

  • Monitoring and compliance support

    You will be supported throughout our monitoring and compliance checks, secure in the knowledge that
    your surveys are of the highest quality so people can act with confidence on the recommendations
    contained within them.

  • Marketing and branding support

    We can provide a range of marketing material at cost, logos for use on websites, stationery and other
    branded items. Please click here for a sample of the homebuyer brochure.

In addition, in the unlikely event that a complaint or claim is made against you and you cannot resolve it yourself, you can escalate the complaint to the SAVA support team who will handle the complaint and/or claim on your behalf. Homeowners can click here to view our complaints procedure. 

We can answer any queries you may have about membership - please call us on 01908 442105 or email

Click here to apply today

Contact us

Call: 01908 442240