Potential buyers of Chestertons, the high end London agent which is for sale with an asking price of £50m, are likely to submit their offers later this week.
Agents of a certain age may remember the day when even humble branches sold properties in Spain as well as those in their own patches of the UK - the same thing may be about to happen again.
The volume of valuations rose in August, despite the holiday season, but even so the annual number is still falling according to Connells.
Zoopla is one of over 200 of the UK’s leading start-ups, entrepreneurs and investors to sign a petition called The Startup Manifesto, urging the next government to bring the country’s digital “policy into the 21st century”.
A so-far-unpublished survey by the Conveyancing Association reportedly claims that a quarter of its members had experienced a buyer losing a leasehold property purchase due to delays and high fees levied by managing agents.
Robin Paterson, the agent who reportedly made millions through Hamptons International, has teamed up with another property mogul to buy the British franchise of Sotheby’s.
An agent who considered abandoning the traditional agency model and setting up an online-only business says internet sales do not allow for two fundamental elements of the property business.
Asking prices have risen 0.9 per cent in the past month according to Rightmove, in the first September increase since 2011.
With four days to go before the Scottish referendum most agents operating both south and north of the border appear to be sitting on the fence over the independence issue - with one exception.