An MP is to stage a special all-party parliamentary debate on the future of stamp duty on homes and the way in which, she says, it distorts the housing market.
The millionaire leader of Hunters franchise agency, Kevin Hollinrake, has been selected to stand as the Conservative candidate in the safe seat of Thirsk and Malton.
Lawyers acting for at least one British agency using drones to make aerial films of high-value homes on sale are studying advice issued to US realtors after growing concern about the ‘eye in the sky’ technology.
A leading financial online and print publication says alarm bells should ring about the start of the London market because the share price for Foxtons have fallen to a one-year low.
Only 65 per cent of the 22m households in England are now owner-occupied; 18 per cent are privately rented and 17 per cent live in housing association or council flats or houses.
The first-ever all-online property auction - where a contract is emailed and digitally signed by sellers and buyers, so the entire procedure happens via email and the internet - is now likely to be held in the autumn.
Newcastle-based agency Heywoods is trying a new twist to make its signs stand out from the forest of For Sale and To Let boards on the streets - with the help of local artists.
For the first time in two years there has been a sustained dent in the confidence of home owners that the value of their property is rising.