Buyers are starting to return to the UK housing market but have little choice of new properties, according to the September 2021 RICS Residential Market Survey. Results show a steadier trend in buyer demand in September, after a brief pull-back that followed the wave of activity around the Stamp Dut
The global professional body for chartered surveyors has outlined new diversity and inclusion rules that must be adhered to by its members.
The construction supply chain struggled to keep up with increasing new housing and infrastructure across the UK during the second quarter of the year, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
Current lockdown restrictions saw house sellers in Scotland holding off putting their homes up for sale, according to the February 2021 UK Residential Market Survey from RICS.
The Scottish housing market began 2021 on a weaker footing, despite the sector being allowed to remain open during the current lockdown, with Scottish surveyors reporting activity lower than in December, according to the January 2021 Residential Market Survey from RICS.
Workloads in Scottish construction fell at a reduced rate at the end of last year compared to the previous two quarters, assisted by a rise in public housing and infrastructure workloads, according to the RICS Construction and Infrastructure Monitor, Q4 2020.
House prices and home sales activity in Scotland continued to rise last month, according to the December Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). However, respondents anticipate the latest lockdown restrictions, related economic challenges and the end
The very strong demand witnessed in Scotland’s housing market since the summer started to ease back in November as the end of the year nears, according to the latest RICS Residential Market Survey. More respondents in Scotland saw the number of newly agreed sales fall last month than saw them
Demand remained strong in Scotland’s housing market last month, according to the October 2020 RICS Residential Market Survey.
Activity on the Scottish construction sector has fallen for another quarter as businesses grapple with the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, however, workloads have fallen at a reduced rate compared to the previous quarter and expectations for the year ahead have turned positive.
Scotland’s housing market activity remained strong in September, as buyer enquiries and newly agreed sales rose over the month, according to the latest RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) Residential Market Survey report.
Enquiries, instructions, prices and sales all continued to rise in Scotland during August, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey, as pent up demand and the stamp duty holiday continue to influence the market.
The Scottish housing market saw a rebound in interest and activity during July but surveyors remain cautious about the months ahead due to the uncertain economic outlook.
A new land classification of Amberfield would reduce costs for developers and enable SMEs and self/custom builders to generate homes at speed, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS). Amberfield is land that is ready to go, for example brownfield land that does not require w
As the global pandemic continues to take its toll, RICS has said the Scottish Government should enable more offices to be converted to housing as commetcial sector demand falls. The call comes as the Q2 2020 RICS Commercial Property Survey results predictably point to a further deterioration in cond