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RICS

“A recent report by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), has shown that house prices remain firmly in an upward trend. Whilst this might not be such good news for movers and especially first-time-buyers, it could be good news for homeowners looking to remortgage.

The reason for this is Continue reading

RICS Market Survey

The April 2014 RICS Residential Market Survey released today shows that supply contracted in April yet demand continued to grow, hence pushing prices higher. Net price balance for England and Wales down slightly, but still strong at approximately 55%. Continue reading

RICS Market Survey

The RICS Market Survey for February 2014 shows a continued tightening of the market as demand strengthens even further. Sales to stock ratio has hit a high post the financial crisis Continue reading

RICS

The Royal Institute of Chartered Professionals November 2013 Residential Market Survey further confirms the recent upward trend in house prices and house sales Continue reading

RICS

The RICS Residential Market Survey for October 2013 highlights that the improvement in the housing market is becoming more widespread, with demand outstripping supply in all areas of the country. Continue reading

RICS

The RICS Residential Market Survey for June 2013 shows there is a growing imbalance between demand and availability in the markety. Continue reading

RICS

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors recently released its new “Residental Market Survey” for May 2013, and it believes its respondents and seen a “gathering momentum” in the housing market” Continue reading

self-build

For Generation Rent, the dream of home ownership may seem like a distant hope, especially when in the UK at the moment the average house costs over five times the average wage (up from three times in 1997, source). Government stats show that last year the shovels came out on over 100,000 new building projects, but for all those that did, there were plenty others that didn’t start at all. Continue reading

RICS House Price Balance

The Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) has seen the affect of the temporary stamp duty holiday coming to an end in March this year. The headline net price balance however did improve in May from -19 to -16. Continue reading

RICS UK Housing Market Survey

The RICS House Market Survey for September, released yesterday, shows a continuing disparity between the housing market in London and the rest of the country. The UK as a whole saw a headline net price balance staying the same in … Continue reading