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.
House prices in England and Wales fell by 0.2 per cent in September according to the Land Registry - the biggest monthly fall in almost a year.
The Department for Communities and Local Governments says there has been a huge 60 per cent leap in the number of social housing units sold off and so effectively joining the private stock.
Remember we thought that toxic mix of the independence referendum, mixed messages on stamp duty reform and the cutting back of Help To Buy might hurt the Scottish market - well, if it is to happen at all, it isn’t happening yet.
Estate agents opening new offices in London, against a backdrop of sharply lower turnover and uncertainty over the general election and property taxes, are like lemmings, according to one of Britain’s leading buying agencies.
A campaign to stop a Foxtons branch opening in West Hampstead in London - extensively reported on Estate Agent Today - has failed.
Independent agency group Hunters has refreshed its brand appearance - although its new logo is not markedly different to its old one.