Winter 2013 Archive

Food for thought

Our President Micheál O’Connor’s reflections on the Medium-Term Economic Strategy Consultative Forum in Dublin Castle are worth a read.

Emerging trends in the property market

CONOR O’DONOVAN takes us through the results of research recently commissioned by the Society.

What now for mortgages?

The Society recently staged a seminar on the residential mortgage market. PAUL O’GRADY reports.

Feedback from the coalface

Valuer Registration is the regulatory initiative that monitors compliance with the RICS Valuation Standards (the Red Book). GRAHAM STOCKEY has the latest update.

A day in the life…

When the alarm goes off at 6.00am, Chartered Building Surveyor Andrew Ramsey’s biggest challenge is to get out without waking wife Jessica or nine-month-old daughter Robyn. It’s a home challenge to start a day of work challenges. A healthy breakfast is consumed before Andrew makes the 35-minute