Read the latest surveying industry news and keep up with developments within RICS.
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10 Jul 2017
In the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire, the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) has provided an update and advice on further testing as a next step to help landlords ensure safety of their buildings.
23 Jul 2018
When you are buying a home with a mortgage and therefore borrowing money, a lender’s valuation is usually required to establish that the price you are paying for the property represents the home’s ‘market value’.
06 Nov 2017
A formal Strategic Alliance (Alliance) has been agreed between the Australian Property Institute (API) and Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
08 Mar 2018
This year, on International Women's Day (8 March) we're asking property firms to make their female role models more visible, and break down any barriers that prevent them from progressing in to leadership positions.
Lewis Johnston, 09 Oct 2017
The big topic for discussion at this year’s RICS Housing Reception was the Government’s recent announcements on plans to regulate the Private Rented Sector (PRS).
09 Mar 2018
We have jointly produced a new residential mortgage Disclosure Form – alongside UK Finance, the Home Builders Federation and Homes for Scotland - for use during residential conveyancing. It aims to simplify the flow of information to all the key parties involved in the purchase of a mortgage, and improve transparency.
28 Feb 2018
Governing Council election result: Strategic seat for Land
John Hughes FRICS, 24 Jan 2018
Of the many charges levelled against political and business elites, perhaps the most damning is that they have abandoned the interests of society.
Alexander Aronsohn FRICS, 01 Feb 2018
We have updated our Property Measurement Professional Statement to incorporate the International Property Measurement Standards (IPMS): Residential Buildings.
21 Jun 2017
In the aftermath of the tragic events at Grenfell Tower, owners and managers of residential tower blocks need to urgently carry out fire safety checks to ensure that appropriate safety and response measures are in place.
Mark Walley, 24 Feb 2017
The slump in economic growth in Africa over the past five years has been a setback, but it should not cloud the bigger picture of a youthful continent that will supply the global workforce of the future and is well-equipped to create dynamic solutions to the fastest rate of urbanisation in the world. Roz Wrottesley reports from the 2017 RICS Africa Summit in Johannesburg.
09 Aug 2018
At the 2018 Labour and Conservative Party Conferences RICS, alongside other industry bodies, will be hosting fringe events focusing on housing, including affordability and supply, as well as the importance of diversity and an adequate and professional skills base to drive the sector forwards.
08 Aug 2018
New regulations to bring mandatory licensing to all multi-occupied properties where there are five or more people, forming two or more separate households.
07 Aug 2018
The deadline for regulated firms in the UK to transition away from Ombudsman Services: Property (OS:P) has now passed.
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