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The Additional Rate of Stamp Duty and it's Effect on the Housing Market

With effect from 1st April this year, the additional rate of Stamp Duty Land Tax (SDLT) came into force for purchases of residential property.  So the existing residential SDLT rate of 2% for the £125k – £250k band will be 5% for the purchase of an additional residential property and so on for the other existing rates. 461 more words

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Survey setting out

Setting out involves working out the location and extent of the building on site. Each site is different, so start by establishing the particular conditions. Use information from territorial authorities’ records combined with an on-site inspection. 88 more words

Construction Management

#LifeInUnilag: Check out the perfect wedding song! 'OMOLADE' by 1 of 1

Otufodunrin Oluwafemi, also known as 1 OF 1 is currently an undergrate in the University of Lagos studing 40 more words

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Building Information Modeling and its impact on the future role of the Quantity Surveyor.

The Fear

Throughout history there has been opposition to various forms of industrialisation, automation, computerisation and general new technology, where the people have had concerns they may ‘be replaced by robots’. 601 more words

Construction

Surveying New Ground in Africa

By: Dayo Fasasi

Professor Olubola Babalola, the first female professor of Quantity Surveying in Africa, sits down with Wazobia Global Times to talk about how she obtained such an honor. 444 more words

Wazobia Global Times

A Rising Issue?

There is nothing better than looking at a great skyline, Manhattan, Hong Kong or the Bund in Shanghai are simply majestic sights. Lit up at night, they are what represent our age, shining monuments to imagination and gritty ambition. 410 more words

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The Rise of the Graduate Quantity Surveyor

It was not that long ago that on completing my University Degree, I moved to the ‘Big City’. Job hunting was also considered to be a daunting experience, filled with rejection and frustration. 584 more words

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