Stan Dickens was one of the very few people talking about the possibility of a fall in house prices in Spain in 2006. The article commenced: "Very few people in Spain are prepared to acknowledge that the possibility exist that house prices could fall despite the increasing evidence. Stan Dickens, Chairman of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors in Spain, proves to be very emphatic on the risk and highlighted the period of negative equity that took place in the UK at the end of the 1990's. .... In his judgement, Spain is at risk of suffering the same fate following a 100% price increase since 1998.
Stan Dickens (FRICS) is a UK qualified Chartered Surveyor who has practiced in Spain and Portugal since 1989.