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08 Feb 2018
The UK housing market has started the new year off in a similar fashion to the closing stages of 2017, according to the January 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
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.
Gail Hunter, 23 Nov 2017
Firms recognised as 'Regulated by RICS' already guarantee compliance with new Code of Practice for letting agents.
Abdul Choudhury, 05 Jan 2018
New measures announced by the Government aim to tackle unfair and abusive practices within the leasehold system. RICS responded to the consultation and are broadly supportive of the government’s aims.
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.
06 Feb 2017
Jessica Austen discovered the world of surveying while at sixth form summer school. She has since completed a week's work experience at CBRE and secured a position with them as an apprentice surveyor. Jessica tells us more about the importance of outreach in schools in her own words.
25 Jan 2018
Industrial property is the clear outperformer in the UK Commercial market as retail continues to lag significantly, according to the Q4 2017 RICS UK Commercial Property Market Survey.
21 Jun 2017
As predicted, Brexit dominated the Queen’s Speech. With a week of debates to follow, the Conservative Government has until Thursday to convince Parliament that they are the party to take the UK forward.
13 Sep 2017
It is the responsibility of professionals in the estate and lettings sector to be advocates and leaders of professionalism to secure their future success and drive business. This was the key takeaway from the ‘Blue Book’ launch which sought to answer what does it mean to be a professional in the residential estate and lettings sector.
18 Jul 2017
On 7 July 2017, the first meeting of RICS Buildings Fire Safety Group was held. This RICS working group will address concerns and recommendations in response to the Grenfell Tower disaster, with RICS professionals coming together to set out the best possible strategy and counsel.
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