The way most people search for a new home has changed radically since the rise of the internet, but most people in the UK still buy and sell through a high-street estate agent – how long will this remain the case? Can the low-fee ...
This 7th edition includes the following revisions and features: now a professional statement not a guidance note, Common Auction Conditions has been incorporated at the end of the professional statement and revised guidance on gui...
This is the second edition of the RICS guidance note Selling Personal Property at Auction.
How can the circular economy help address housing shortages and sustainability? This issue reflects on the question, and also casts its eye over telecommunications and tenancy.
I recently had reason to pass through the London Olympic Park, one of the inspiring green places mentioned in this issue of Property Journal by Kevin Joyce.
What can surveyors do to address the housing crisis? The first of our new-look issues examines the problem from a number of perspectives
These are exciting times at RICS, as we get into the swing of the organisation’s 150th birthday celebrations. But in this anniversary year, we also face the future.
With PropTech becoming more than just a buzzword, we look at the challenges of securing smart buildings against cyber threats, the lessons that the technology industry has for facilities management, and the future of residential p...
Including a glossary of relevant terms, this note offers guidance for valuers who are instructed to provide market value, or market rent, for properties used as data centres.
This guidance note is the result of a collaboration between RICS and IFMA. It sets out a coherent, consistent approach to planning the provision of FM. It also reflects the competences required to pursue the qualification credenti...
We explore rights of light and consider how insurance can help. We also examine ownership and airspace – a resource increasingly being exploited in crowded and mainly low-rise cities.
This guidance note explains the various steps that need to be considered if a green roof or wall is to be installed on a new building, or retrofitted onto an existing building.
Outlines best practice in the planning and deployment of the measures needed to deliver appropriate and effective security.
The last few months have epitomised that the only constant is change – and this issue has a lot to say on the topic.
This professional statement and guidance note discusses facility management procurement routes and processes open to organisations.
Provides guidance for property asset managers in the complex challenge of property asset management. It explains how to gain reduced operating costs, better quality accommodation, more productive staff and satisfied customers.
Risks as varied as fire, corruption and climate change are addressed in this issue, which looks at how built environment professionals can deal with each of these.
Doing the right thing is on the agenda this issue, from countering corruption and plastic waste to achieving gender balance.
Written specifically for use within the UK, this guidance assists valuers in the valuation of new-build properties.
This issue brings together all kinds of everything concerning sustainability in the built environment, from the changing face of buildings in India to tips for improving energy usage in commercial property.