Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp is the latest big-brand organisation to move into online property, with plans to acquire the US website giant Move for $950 million.
Cluttons has recruited one of Britain’s top international agents, Joanna Leverett, to be its head of international residential markets where she will lead UK and global sales.
Average house prices in England increased by 1.2 per cent in the third quarter of 2014 and were up 12.8 per cent year-on-year according to the Nationwide - but the society emphasises that the rate of growth is slowing in most areas.
The UKIP candidate who was challenging Tory housing minister Brandon Lewis at next year’s general election is standing down to fight allegations of electoral fraud.
The National Association of Estate Agents is sticking to its guns insisting that first time buyers represent only 20 per cent of recorded sales.
A range of media reports suggest that Labour is in disarray over the mansion tax, with some senior figures within the party being critical of the proposal.
Agents’ Mutual has dismissed speculation that there is private equity involvement in the firm, after questions were raised about the ownership of the domain names for its new OnTheMarket website.
The Help To Buy equity loan scheme has generated 32,268 sales since its launch in April last year, latest government figures show.