Annual UK-wide house price inflation is still running at nine per cent but that figure is down 0.4 per cent and shows the market “has lost momentum” according to the Nationwide.
Countrywide has revealed that so far this year it has invested £43.2m in acquisitions to consolidate its position as the UK’s largest property services group.
The NAEA, which in recent months has been criticised for allegedly under-counting the proportion of first time buyers in the market, now says they account for 30 per cent of transactions.
Zoopla has launched a new feature which allows agents to display the professional associations and redress schemes they are affiliated with on various sections of the the Zoopla and PrimeLocation websites.
The days are getting shorter and the nights seem darker than ever, yet agents still find time to raise money for good causes.
Six estate agents in and around the constituency of campaigning Labour MP Stella Creasy have signed up to a so-called ‘Fight Against Double Charging’ - a name she gives to Sale By Informal Tender contracts.
The Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association says “exceptional circumstances” are impacting the housing market making it impossible to assess what conditions will be like in the long term following the Mortgage Market Review.
Move with Us says the average asking price of homes on sale across Britain rose by just 0.85 per cent with the Greater London market standing out as “subdued” after huge rises in the early part of the year.
The publicity given to online estate agency in Sarah Beeny’s Channel 4 show How To Sell Your Home has led to significant boosts in traffic.