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26 Sep 2016
A new international measurement standard will offer more clarity and consistency to users of residential property services, whether they’re buying, selling, renting or investing.
14 Sep 2016
A new project will soon launch to examine the conduct of professional agents who act for landlords or tenants during rent reviews. The initiative follows expressions of concern from members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) during the passage of the Land Reform (Scotland) Bill earlier this year.
Kim Bailey, 14 Sep 2016
We are urging firms across England to check their newly proposed business rates - available from 30 September 2016 - with care and become familiar with the new Check Challenge Appeal system which will be introduced from 1 April 2017.
Brexit Minister, David Davis has been warned that the UK’s construction skills crisis could severely worsen, if the Government does not take steps to ensure access to a skilled workforce during its post-referendum negotiations.
Simon Rubinsohn, 08 Sep 2016
Confidence is starting to recover following the immediate reaction to the EU Referendum, as the UK residential market experiences a slight upturn in August, according to the latest UK Residential Market Survey.
17 Aug 2016
Demand for rural land has fallen sharply in the past six months and prices are expected to fall, according to the latest survey from RICS and the Royal Agricultural University.
12 Aug 2016
RICS has announced Gail Hunter as the new Regional Director in Scotland.
11 Aug 2016
RICS Residential Market Survey (Wales), July 2016
RICS and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey for Northern Ireland, July 2016
The latest results from the RICS Residential Market Survey show that house price growth continued to slow in the UK in July while key indicators covering price expectations, buyer enquiries, agreed sales and new instructions all remained firmly negative.
10 Aug 2016
Today Churchill Insurance release their latest research stating that over seven million homeowners did not have a survey before buying their property. Andrew Bulmer FRICS, RICS UK Residential Director responds.
28 Jul 2016
Responses to the RICS Construction Market Survey, Q2 2016 was collected after the 24 June, meaning all responses were gathered after the EU referendum outcome was known.
RICS and Tughans Northern Ireland Construction Market Survey, Q2 2016. Q2 sample was collected after 24 June meaning all responses were gathered after the referendum outcome was known.
Simon Rubinsohn, 28 Jul 2016
The pace of increase in workloads in the construction market continues to slow, according to our latest UK Construction Market Survey, extending a trend that goes back to the middle of last year.
Jeffrey Matsu, 21 Jul 2016
The UK commercial property market has seen a significant drop in confidence and investor demand following the Brexit vote, according to the Q2 2016 RICS UK Commercial Property Market Survey. Both the investment and occupier sides of the market have been affected by the change in sentiment and both rent and capital value expectations are now in negative territory.
14 Jul 2016
There has been a downshift in sentiment in the Northern Ireland housing market due to uncertainty fuelled by the EU referendum vote coupled with the impact of the higher stamp duty now in place on investment property purchases, according to the latest RICS and Ulster Bank Residential Market Survey.
Simon Rubinsohn, 14 Jul 2016
The RICS UK Residential Market Survey for June 2016 indicates uncertainty fuelled by the EU referendum has resulted in a marked drop in activity in the housing market.
12 Jul 2016
In observance of World FM Day 2016 held today (July 13), IFMA and RICS commend the 25 million facility management (FM) professionals around the world for the integral role they play in shaping our built environment.
Fiona Haggett FRICS, 11 Jul 2016
RICS has recently produced two documents that are directly targeted at valuers undertaking residential surveys and secured lending work.
07 Jul 2016
Standards bodies representing land professionals in more than 150 countries met at the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) in Rome recently to launch a major new initiative aimed at improving land reporting systems.
We have been contacted by members of the public about Bookasurveyor.com.
29 Jun 2016
RICS commends the International Valuation Standards Council (IVSC) and The Appraisal Foundation on the release of A Bridge from USPAP to IVS, a document harmonizing differences between their separate standards, the International Valuation Standards (IVSs) and Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice (USPAP), respectively.
28 Jun 2016
Building Inclusivity, a new report looking at all aspects of diversity and inclusion in the land, property and construction sector, and analysing how the property industry currently measures up, has been launched today at the RICS Diversity and Inclusion Conference in London.
27 Jun 2016
Amanda Clack FRICS is today being inaugurated as the RICS President for 2016-17.
Jeremy Blackburn, 24 Jun 2016
The result of the referendum draws a line under the campaigns of the last few months. The British people have decided that the UK should leave the EU. There now follows a vote in Parliament, and a detailed negotiation for the UK’s exit.
© RICS 2016
© RICS 2016