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Dan Hughes, 19 Apr 2017
Residential surveying has experienced a rapid turnaround in the way that surveyors "at the coalface" are undertaking valuation instructions. This is the view of Ali Junkison of Landmark Valuation Services, who explains how the use of technology is changing from mobile technology to automated valuation models (AVMs).
Sean Ellison, 08 May 2017
Results from our Q1 Global Commercial Property Monitor indicate that the dispersion in sentiment across Asia Pacific markets increased in the first quarter. The majority of markets continue to respond to domestic supply and demand conditions, rather than a broad regional trend.
16 May 2017
Last year we had the novel idea of asking what the White House would be worth if it was ever sold on the open market. The idea was to figure out what an asset — with significant historical and political value — could be worth when we use the principles of asset valuation.
Laura Lindberg, 14 Jun 2017
This spring we were in the headlines of leading European media with regards to global standards on conflict of interest, valuation and property measurement.
Marcia Ferrari, 23 Jun 2016
Held in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico the event is geared towards the next generation of public-sector real estate professionals.
Ben Elder FRICS, 28 Jun 2017
The Red Book is recognised throughout the industry as the leading standard for valuation. Updating it to incorporate changes to the International Valuation Standards (IVS) ensures that it continues to reflect best practice, not just in the way a valuation is done, but also in the way professionals conduct themselves when undertaking this work.
Ben Elder FRICS, 26 Jun 2017
RICS Valuation — Global Standards 2017 has undergone an essential update.
Neil Shah, 19 Nov 2015
Please join me in welcoming Neil Axler, John Glynn and Ade Okuwoga to the RICS Americas board.
Zsolt Toth, 11 Apr 2017
We welcome the publication of the ECB’s guidance on non-performing loans (NPLs) which requires adherence to either the RICS Red Book or the European Valuation Standards (EVS).
21 Mar 2017
Other highlights include Thomson Reuters innovation expert, RICS President Amanda Clack – and the Cubs.
10 Jul 2017
Real estate and construction industry leaders convene in Havana to discuss the new opportunities in the region.
06 Apr 2017
The 'Valuation firms 2020: Convergence, integration or fragmentation?' workshop at our Summit of the Americas 2017 on May 2 asks a panel of industry leaders what the future of valuation companies will be; and with the recent addition of Cushman & Wakefield, the panel just became even more high-powered.
Neil Shah, 26 May 2015
The results of the Governing Council elections for 2015 have been announced.
12 Dec 2014
As 2014 comes to a close I wanted to send holiday greetings on behalf of the US Country Board to all our members and friends across the country.
23 Jan 2015
Dear Members,I hope that your New Year has started well.
John Hughes FRICS, 21 Apr 2016
I’m writing this article from our wonderful global headquarters building in London. Throughout the office I keep hearing great comments about the Summit of the Americas and the first World Built Environment Forum.
18 Aug 2015
A variety of arbitration mechanisms have become popular over the last few years in order to reduce costly litigation.
20 Oct 2015
One of the best initiatives that RICS has undertaken in recent years
The local organizing committee is delighted that Jamaica has once again been chosen as the host for the Caribbean's premier event for land professionals:
26 Apr 2016
I am looking forward to welcoming delegates to the 5th Annual Caribbean Valuation and Construction Conference from Wednesday, November 9 to Thursday, November 10, 2016 in Rodney Bay, Gros Islet, St Lucia.
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