There is, I am sure, a more measured and professional way of saying this, but the stark fact of the matter is that the residential housing market in Scotland has gone nuts.
In a property-owning democracy – to which, despite the ups and downs of the past few decades, most people in the UK still aspire – anything which allows young people to achieve the dream of their own space has to be unreservedly welcomed.
Surveyors reflect the market they are not expected to make the market.
If the UK goes to the polls, the clamour for a second referendum in Scotland will only become louder
Outcomes of this momentous period in our history may be positive, or negative, or neutral.
Our profession rightly holds itself accountable to the highest standards and prides itself on the rock-solid worth of an unsullied reputation.
The imperative for surveyors in the immediate aftermath is not to over-react.