Well-known London agent Ed Mead has offered a journalist the chance to be an estate agent for a few days - just to see how difficult the job actually is.
A judge has sharply criticised the police for investigating a family feud in which a dispute between a mother and daughter began when one left their joint business and set up a rival estate agency.
In a break from tradition, the developers of Battersea Power Station are creating their own internal sales and lettings agency instead of relying on existing external agents.
A dead agent's girlfriend found guilty of using a forged will to stop his estranged wife inheriting his £3m estate has had her conviction overturned by the Court of Appeal.
Nick Leeming, chairman of Jackson-Stops & Staff, says that contrary to some media speculation about a nationwide surge in the housing market, most of the country’s prices are still below their pre-downturn 2007 peak.
Estate Agent Today understands that easyProperty, which begins its online lettings service in the autumn, will now not launch its sales operation until the spring.
Telephone answering specialist Moneypenny says there was a 14 per cent increase in calls in the second quarter of the year compared to the first quarter, with Monday the peak day for handling telephone contact to agents.
The organisation locked in a war of words with the Land Registry over local land charges is calling on Business Secretary Vince Cable to reverse a government decision to centralise the handling of searches.
A raft of reports show that those who dismissed talk of housing bubbles earlier this year were just about dead right - the market is slowing, significantly.