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the practice of measuring angles and distances on the ground so that they can be accurately plotted on a map

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North East estate agent and chartered surveyor Bradley Hall is celebrating further company expansion with the opening of its fifth residential office.
As a result, some 27% of chartered surveyors in the region expect house prices to rise over the coming three months.
The rise in supply, and continued demand, have kept prices and price expectations in the region positive, with 23 per cent more chartered surveyors enjoying a rise in the past three months.
With winter fast approaching, 9% more chartered surveyors in the region reported rises rather than falls in demand for shops.
The panel is overseen by a president and consists of eight judges and three chartered surveyors who are invited onto the panel to rule on valuation matters.
In the three months to May, chartered surveyors in Wales sold an average of 18 properties - the highest reading since June 2007.
The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS), which published the findings, said that 21 per cent of surveyors reported an increase in house prices, which is the highest proportion recorded since June 2010.
A balance of 36% more chartered surveyors reported prices falls rather than rises during November - the second-most significant drop in the UK, below Northern Ireland at 49%.
Halls is one of the oldest and most respected independent firms of chartered surveyors, valuers, estate agents and auctioneers with offices in Worcestershire and the south West Midlands, Shropshire, and mid-Wales.
He said: "To become a Chartered Surveyor you need two years post-graduate experience.
RICS training advisor for the North West, John Faulkner, said: "These new professionals have passed the most challenging of competency assessments to become chartered surveyors on top of achieving a tough academic award.
Paul Nathan, a director and Alastair Hockley, a graduate surveyor at Cluttons Bahrain, recently passed their Assessment of Professional Competence process, thus qualifying them as Members of Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS).
Activity in the local construction market fell further in the second quarter of the year, chartered surveyors said.
But the latest housing market report from the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) suggests that price rises eased in March.
It is hoped that it will attract to the ranks of the Chartered Surveyors a continuous flow of clean-run young Englishmen and Scotsmen who will represent the uprightness and ability of our technically educated classes.