SCSI Release Red C Poll Results on House Surveys

Pictured at the launch of the SCSI Consumer Guide to Residential Building Surveys are Pat McGovern and Kevin Hollingsworth of the SCSI Building Surveying Professional Group Committee.    Download the new SCSI Consumer Guide to Residential Building Surveys which highlights what Building Surveys cover and explains the different types of surveys available. A list of Building…

SCSI Attend ‘Higher Options’ Expo in the RDS

  The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland is taking a stand for the first time at the Higher Options Fair at the RDS, Dublin on Wednesday 18th, Thursday 19th and Friday 20th September. This Annual Fair is specifically aimed at second-level students considering their options for third level courses and career opportunities. Some 25,000 students…

Surveyors Journal Summer 2013

  Featuring the latest news across the construction, land and property sectors, the summer edition of the quarterly Surveyors Journal is now available to view or download on the SCSI website or by clicking here.   .

SCSI publishes Annual Property Report 2012

INCREASE IN FAMILY HOME PRICES IN DUBLIN BUT FURTHER DECLINES REGIONALLY IN 2012 ACTIVITY IMPROVES FOR PRIME COMMERCIAL SPACE BUT VALUES DECLINE OVERALL CONTINUED INCREASE IN LAND PRICES AND ACTIVITY LEVELS Wednesday: The average prices of family homes in Dublin stabilised and marginally increased in 2012 while there were further declines in house prices around…

Surveyors remind Tenants and Landlords on New Rental Accommodation Standards from February 1st

Today: The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland has reminded tenants and landlords about the new residential rental accommodation standards which effectively ban shared bathrooms and landlord-controlled heating systems from February 1st. The SCSI said the four year graced period pertaining to certain provisions in the Housing (Standards for Rented Houses) Regulations 2008, will elapse shortly…

Huge Employment Opportunities for 2013 CAO Applicants

Ahead of next Friday’s CAO submission deadline, our best piece of advice to all Leaving Certificate students is to ensure you fill out all 10 spaces provided for Level 8 courses on your form. However, you do not need to focus too much on order of preference at this stage, as the ‘Change of Mind’ facility means…

Surveyors Remind Home Sellers on New BER Regulations

Today: The Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland (SCSI) has reminded property owners that all properties for sale or to let must display a Building Energy Rating (BER) certificate on all advertising effective from January 9th. The SCSI said that new Building Energy Regulations, which are being implemented at a European level, will require the Building…

New employment survey highlights shortage of property graduates to fill existing roles as activity levels pick up

A new survey published by the Society of Chartered Surveyors Ireland has highlighted that there is currently a shortage of suitably qualified property graduates to fill available roles in the property sector The survey also found that a shortage of graduates with surveying qualifications in construction will materialize by the middle of next year. The…