The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has praised the Scottish Government for “taking the lead” in providing the reassurance needed to tackle the country’s chronic housing shortage and infrastructure deficit.
Published 21 December 2016
House sales in Scotland will continue a downward trend into 2017 due to a lack of stock while prices are expected to rise over the next three months, surveyors have suggested.
Published 8 December 2016
Scottish house prices have maintained their upward projection as the number of new properties on the market continued to fall, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) have said.
Published 10 November 2016
The Scottish construction sector is experiencing post-EU referendum stagnation as financial constraints and lack of investment continue to weigh on growth, according to a new survey.
Published 20 October 2016
The sustained shortage of stock on the market has caused house prices in Scotland to continue to rise with further increases expected, surveyors have said today.
Published 8 September 2016
Scottish house prices edged up only slightly during July with surveyors predicting homes to decrease in value in the near future.
Published 11 August 2016
A drop in private and public housebuilding has contributed to a slowdown in Scottish the construction sector as a whole, according to new research published today.
Published 28 July 2016
House prices across Scotland have continued to rise following a sustained dip in the supply of new properties coming on to the market, surveyors have reported today.
Published 14 July 2016
After winning most seats in the Scottish parliamentary election, but not a majority, the Scottish National Party (SNP) have decided to form a minority administration. Mike Basquill, UK residential associate director at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) estimates what the housing sector in Scotland can expect over the next year.
Published 7 June 2016
House prices continued to rise across Scotland last month as supply fell short of demand, according to a report.
Published 11 February 2016
House prices in Scotland will see an average increase of 4 per cent over the course of next year and 6 per cent across the UK, according to the RICS housing forecast for 2016.
Published 22 December 2015
Scotland’s construction industry is facing its greatest skills challenge as workloads continue to outpace availability of skilled professionals, a survey by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has revealed.
Published 22 October 2015
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has called on the Scottish Government to switch its housing policy from assisting demand to assisting supply if it is to effectively tackle the housing crisis.
Published 24 September 2015
RICS UK Residential Director Andrew Bulmer on some of the issues and views driving the debate about rent control in the UK's private rented sector.
Published 8 May 2015