Jennifer Welch, operations director for RICS North, said: "A chartered surveyor
can contribute significantly to the success of any business.
If you've got an enquiring mind, becoming a chartered surveyor
could be just the kind of career you're searching for.
However, the North-east bucked this trend with an increase from -75% of the region's chartered surveyors
expecting a fall to -33% in Q2.
When questioned about their future outlook, 40% more chartered surveyors
expect workload to fall than rise with a further 40% more expecting to employ less in the year ahead - compared to just 14% in the previous quarter.
Despite difficulty in securing mortgages and increased uncertainty about the prospects for the economy, 17% more chartered surveyors
in Wales reported a rise rather than a fall in new buyer enquires, down only 1% on the previous month.
It also revealed that more chartered surveyors
across the UK reported a rise rather than a fall in house prices, up from 17 per cent in April.
In the non-residential sector, 42 percent more Chartered Surveyors
expect prices to fall rather than rise - the lowest recorded level since H1 2003.
Overall, 43% more chartered surveyors
reported seeing a rise in the number of new landlord instructions than those who saw a fall, up from 30% during the previous quarter.
HOUSE prices are falling at an increasing pace, with a record number of chartered surveyors
reporting a drop in the cost of property last month.
He has spent much of his career working in and around Newcastle with companies such as Whittle Jones Chartered Surveyors
and Lamb & Edge.
with a head for heights are hoping to raise thousands for charity by going on a challenging trek to Peru's city in the sky, Machu Picchu.
CONSTRUCTION workloads in Wales have fallen dramatically, according to research from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors