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13 Jun 2018
Ahead of his appearance as a panellist at the upcoming RICS Residential Property Conference, Killian Hurley, CEO of Mount Anvil, shares his views on the need for collaboration within industry to help meet the demand for housing supply.
01 Mar 2015
"When I was asked to be a part of regenerating Sheffield, they simply said: Do for Sheffield what you did for Manchester but without the bomb."
10 Apr 2018
Alex Holliday, Associate Building Surveyor, Bowman Riley is taking on the tough challenge of running 127 miles from Liverpool to Leeds along the canal side in support of RICS' Pledge150 campaign, and children’s charity, SELFA.
Tony Mulhall MRICS, 10 May 2018
Those involved with planning applications as decision makers or applicants will be aware of how central development viability appraisals have become in determining planning and affordable housing obligations.
Abdul Choudhury, 20 Apr 2018
Labour has just announced a new housing green paper, setting out its housing policy for discussion.
12 Mar 2018
10 RICS members helped raise a record amount to help fight homelessness and poverty, through swapping their warm beds for sleeping bags and sleeping rough.
Geoff White, 14 Mar 2018
Although the Chancellor made good on his promise that the 2018 Spring Statement would be a smaller affair focusing on economic performance and direction, he also made a mixture of old and new announcements that flagged up some interesting points for those in the built environment.
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.
08 Mar 2018
The indicators for future activity in the UK housing market remain subdued, according to the February 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
12 Nov 2015
House prices have risen across all parts of the UK for the third consecutive month whilst stocks continue to fall.
After the release of the latest UK Residential Market Survey, we take a closer look at the markets in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
Lewis Johnston, 11 Jan 2018
This week’s reshuffle again demonstrated the gap between the Government’s rhetoric on housing and the reality of policy-making.
Jeffrey Matsu, 22 Nov 2017
The Chancellor of the Exchequer entered today’s Budget beleaguered by doubt, and the performance he delivered did little to address structural concerns.
Sean Ellison, 31 Aug 2017
As I've written before, China has a debt problem; however, given the magnitude of the issue, concern does not appear to be widespread.
Lewis Johnston, 18 Jan 2018
Labour MP Karen Buck’s Private Member’s Bill on Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation and Liability for Housing Standards) has its second reading in the House of Commons on Friday 19 January, after Secretary of State, Sajid Javid last week committed to throwing the government’s support behind the legislation.
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