The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) launched its refreshed consumer guide on flooding amid reports that extreme flooding could become more common in the UK due to the effects of climate change.
Activity in the Scottish housing market continues to weaken, with higher interest rates and a difficult macroeconomic outlook both taking their toll on buyer sentiment, according to the November 2022 RICS UK Residential Survey.
The Scottish housing market continues to weaken, with last month bringing another decrease in buyer demand and agreed sales, according to the October 2022 RICS Residential Market Survey. Prices though were still increasing according to respondents. Demand for residential property fell for the sixth
The Scottish housing market outlook remains challenging amid a September fall in market activity, according to the latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey. A concern highlighted by respondents is on the impact of new Scottish Government initiatives will have on the supply of rental properties, pote
Homebuyer enquires in Scotland fell again during August as wider economic challenges impacted further on market conditions, the RICS Residential Market Survey revealed today. The latest results show that house prices in Scotland continued to rise, albeit at a less firm rate, but enquires, sales and
New research from RICS and YouGov has revealed that consumers are now concerned about paying for the cost of living above upgrading their homes. Retrofitting has obvious benefits, such as being able to maintain a constant temperature in the home, as well as increasing the desirability of your proper
Demand for residential housing in Scotland continues to ease, but the lack of supply is still driving house prices up, according to the latest Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey. In July, a net balance of respondents reported a decrease in new buyer enquiries;
The winners of the RICS Awards 2022 in Scotland have been revealed and some of the most impressive recent building projects from the local area are on the list. Canonmills Garden in Edinburgh has won the residential project award, while Provost Skene's House in Aberdeen won the heritage award and Ca
New legislation announced in the Queen’s Speech yesterday will improve the lives of millions of renters by driving up standards in the private and socially rented sectors across England, according to the housing secretary at Westminster.
Construction market activity continues to rise in Scotland despite rising material costs and ongoing skill shortages but the sector doesn’t expect to make a profit this year, the Q1 2022 RICS UK Construction and Infrastructure Monitor has revealed.
New buyer enquiries in Scotland’s housing market are not yet translating into increased sales activity due to the lack of supply of properties to the market, according to the latest RICS Residential Market Survey. A net balance of 29% of respondents in Scotland said that there was an increase