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09 May 2018
Renting is not just a young person’s game. Ahead of his appearance as a panellist at the upcoming RICS Residential Property Conference, David Bond, Head of PRS & Build to Rent of PRSim provides an update on the changing face of renters.
21 Mar 2018
Bradley Parker stresses the importance of fire protection in a maintenance schedule.
Gary Strong FRICS, 30 May 2018
Ensuring fire safety can be problematic when dealing with flat entrance doors. Gary Strong offers advice on the regulatory regime.
14 May 2018
Not having a place to call home is one of the most stressful situations a person can find themselves in, and as stress is the theme for this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (14-20 May), we're urging the property industry to get behind our campaign to deliver more homes for young homeless people.
Abdul Choudhury, 20 Apr 2018
Labour has just announced a new housing green paper, setting out its housing policy for discussion.
12 Apr 2018
Studies have shown that millennials are expected to have an enormous impact on the housing market. Associate Dean and Director of the School of Real Estate, RICS School of Built Environment, Sunil Agarwal FRICS explains why it is critical for us to understand the way they think to ensure we don't alienate future home buyers.
23 Mar 2018
Mediation is growing rapidly in popularity as a dynamic and multi-faceted practice in many countries, which has been increasingly integrated into both new and existing legislation.
Abdul Choudhury, 11 Apr 2018
Government have put forwards strong measures to tackle poor space standards and overcrowding in the Private Rental Sector (PRS) with a potential fine of up to £30,000 for those who fail to comply.
Abdul Choudhury, 10 Apr 2018
The government has introduced new measures to professionalise the estate agent market, coupled with the same efforts in the managing and letting agents market.
Tamara Hooper, 22 May 2018
RICS welcomes any attempt to improve standards and consumer outcomes, however it must be done in a holistic way and not be implemented through piecemeal legislation.
Matthew Howell, 21 Jun 2017
This update, for the UK profession, provides a summary of our actions and UK government requirements in response to the Grenfell Tower fire.
10 May 2018
House prices at a national level dipped marginally in April, while they continue to fall in London and the South East in particular, according to the April 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
The momentum in the UK housing market continues to slow, as buyer demand falls for the twelfth consecutive month, according to the March 2018 RICS UK Residential Market Survey.
10 Apr 2018
The government's proposed new measures to professionalise the estate agent market (8 April 2018), and the managing and letting agents market (1 April 2018) announcement, are positive steps and in line with RICS' ethos.
After the release of the latest UK Residential Market Survey, we take a closer look at the markets in Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.
12 May 2018
Over 45 of Yorkshire and Humber’s most impressive and community beneficial property schemes battled it out for top honours at the annual RICS Awards, Yorkshire & Humber where Halifax’s transformed Piece Hall and state-of-the-art Central Library took the overall ‘Yorkshire & Humber Project of the Year’ title.
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.
14 Jun 2018
The May RICS UK Residential Market Survey has shown a few signs of life as houses start to come back on to the market, but overall activity has remained flat and is looking unlikely to gain any impetus in the near term.
Today marks an important milestone for the Energy Efficient Mortgages Initiative, with the official launch of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Pilot Scheme, on the occasion of the Energy Efficient Mortgages Events in Windsor, UK.
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.
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