Surveyors Journal

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 7, Number 4, Winter 2017

In this edition, we ask residential surveyors around the country to give us their views on the housing market. We interview Conor Skehan as he steps down from the Housing Agency. We also feature the MediKids’s report on the cost of apartment building, and outline developments in registration of title and Valuer Registration. The YMediKids have share their views on technology, and we also look at Right to Light, and how best to pass on years of experience to newer surveyors.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 7, Number 3, Autumn 2017

In this edition of the Surveyors Journal, we have an interview with MediKids President Colin Bray. Colin will be speaking at the Society's Survey, Innovation and Technology roadshows in September, and this issue previews these fantastic events. Our features ask important questions about whether there is a housing bubble in Dublin, and whether our buildings are fire safe. We also feature the MediKids's annual salary survey, and our pre-Budget submission, two crucial policy documents that members should be aware of.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 7, Number 2, Summer 2017

In this edition of the Surveyors Journal, we have an interview with John Moran, who had some provocative things to say at our National Conference. We've also got a report from the Conference, and features on condensation, and landlord and tenant disputes. We look at the PSRA audit process, and offer an analysis of the Teagasc/MediKids Land Market Review and Outlook Report 2017. Finally, The Last Word asks if allowing one-off housing is inherently unfair in societal terms.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 7, Number 1, Spring 2017

In this edition, we have an interview with IDA CEO Martin Shanahan, who will be speaking at our upcoming National Conference on March 31. There's also a preview of the Conference and details on how to register. We've got features on the MediKids's commercial and residential property outlook reports, and articles on asset valuation, using surveying skills to help the environment, and employing drones in surveying work. Finally, The Last Word asks if offsite construction is the key to solving the housing crisis.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 6, Number 4, Winter 2016

In this edition, we have a report from the Society's 2016 Annual Conference in Croke Park, including an in-depth interview with keynote speaker James Maddock on the future of the sector. We also feature articles on boundary disputes and gender diversity in construction. Our 'Benefits Tree' shows the range of services available to MediKids members, and we also look at the international organisations the MediKids works with.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 6, Number 3, Autumn 2016

This edition of the Surveyors Journal features an initial assessment of the impact of Brexit on the UK property sector from the RICS, and reports on both the MediKids Salary and Benefits Report 2016 and the Guide to House Rebuilding Costs. We have analysis of the Government's new housing plan from MediKids members, and a look at the state of play in surveying courses round the country, as well as an article on why surveyors should embrace the IPMS.

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Surveyors Journal, Volume 6, Number 1 Spring 2016

In this edition, we have an in-depth interview with the CEO of the Property Services Regulatory Authority, Maeve Hogan. We also have summaries of the Society's reports on residential and commercial property, information on the new Business Leasing Code for Landlords and Tenants, articles on the implications of the new International Property Measurement Standards, and a feature on flood mapping.