14 November 2019
The normally-sedate Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has issued an unusually stark warning to government, telling it to “stop meddling” in the private rental sector.
15 September 2017
RICS warns new rules and tax changes will force out many landlords
08 December 2016
This week, the RICS called on the Government to introduce an online database of good and bad tenants, to replace the referencing service for which letting agents currently charge tenants.
05 October 2016
The Government must urgently deliver 1.8m new rental homes for UK families, the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors has said.
09 June 2016
House prices are expected to dip nationally over the coming months.
21 January 2016
Demand for property jumped after the Chancellor announced the 3% Stamp Duty surcharge for buyers of second homes, including buy-to-let investors.
16 October 2015
For a swan-song after nine years as an ombudsman, Christopher Hamer of the Property Ombudsman Scheme could hardly have asked for a better send-off than this week’s TPO Conference.
09 October 2015
Average rents have risen for 10 months in a row according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors – and there’s every sign that it will continue into 2016.
14 August 2015
An online post sparked widespread consternation yesterday that lenders might refuse to lend altogether on leasehold properties with less than 85 years to run.
13 August 2015
A lack of property for sale across almost the entire country is causing a ‘vicious cycle’, as the limited choice on offer to would-be vendors is preventing them from moving themselves, according to the latest RICS survey released this morning.