Foxtons has received a strong endorsement from Credit Suisse which has given the controversial London agency chain an “outperform” status - effectively a recommendation for future investment.
Franchise giant Century 21 is beefing-up its UK management team as part of its bid to expand its current 21-branch network in this country.
A book-keeper at a Mayfair agency has been jailed for four years after being found guilty of stealing no less than £2m to launch a property business in Africa.
Graham Norton is selling up and has used an innovative way of helping his agent publicise the property - by tweeting a link to the details to his 805,000 social media followers.
Four estate agencies have teamed up with a mothers’ organisation to provide a school catchment area property guide which could be a major influence on how parents look for new homes.
An ombudsman body handling property disputes says complaints have risen by a third in a year with growing concern about how little some agents know about consumer laws which apply to house sales.
The head of a group providing information for stock market investors says Rightmove and Zoopla have the potential to expand income from agents abandoning advertising in local and national newspapers.
A north of England estate agent says the government should urgently address what he calls the London housing market bubble, to reduce the price gap between homes in the south east and the rest of the country.