RICS



Sales pick up as confidence in housing market translates into activity

Increased optimism from buyers has led to a pick-up in sales activity in the Scottish housing market, according to the January 2020 UK Residential Market Survey from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Published 13 February 2020

RICS: Expectations for office and industrial property sectors improve but no respite for retail

Expectations for Scottish commercial property during the year ahead have improved following last month’s election result, according to the Q4 2019 RICS Commercial Market Survey.

Published 30 January 2020

Housebuilding and infrastructure expected to drive Scottish construction growth

An uplift in housebuilding and infrastructure spending is expected to boost Scottish construction activity during 2020 after a quieter end to 2019 saw workloads flatten in Q4, according to surveyors.

Published 23 January 2020

RICS: Scottish housing market outlook strongest in 18 months

The short-term outlook for the Scottish housing market has improved markedly following the General Election result with price and sales expectations for the three months ahead increasing sharply, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Published 16 January 2020

RICS: Scottish housing market subdued but prices hold up

House prices in Scotland continued to hold up in November, despite ongoing uncertainty and a subdued picture regarding activity, according to the monthly Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.

Published 12 December 2019

Further deterioration in Scottish housing market as uncertainty bites

The Scottish housing market continued to be impacted by political uncertainty last month with activity falling further and price growth moderating again, according to the monthly Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.

Published 14 November 2019

RICS: Weak economic outlook constrains Scottish construction sector optimism

Optimism in Scotland’s construction sector has weakened for the year ahead however workloads are holding firmer than other UK regions, according to a new survey.

Published 7 November 2019

Scottish commercial property market perceived to be in 'downturn phase'

The Brexit impasse is contributing to perceptions that Scotland's commercial property market is in the downturn phase of the property cycle, according to a new survey.

Published 31 October 2019

DJ Alexander: Johnson's Brexit deal unlikely to stabilise UK house prices

Apropos by DJ Alexander has said that Boris Johnson’s EU deal is unlikely to stabilise UK house prices.

Published 18 October 2019

Scottish house prices continue to rise

House prices in Scotland continued to rise over the last three months, bucking the trend across other UK regions.

Published 11 October 2019

New buyer interest rises in Scotland for first time since January

A more stable trend is now emerging in the Scottish housing market, according to the latest results for the RICS UK Residential Market Survey. 

Published 11 July 2019