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Rightmove’s traffic grew 10 per cent in 2014 to 15.4 billion pages and its leads to agents grew 19 per cent to 42.8m according to its annual results out this morning.
Research by Estate Agent Today has revealed that many of the leading agents behind OnTheMarket are continuing to advertise properties on more than one other portal.
Nearly three quarters of houses in January were sold at less than asking price according to the National Association of Estate Agents.
First-time buyer deposits have climbed 15 per cent in a year to average almost £30,000 according to agency chains Your Move and Reeds Rains.
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The latest English Housing Survey, just released by the government, gives a startling insight into the housing market - including the revelation that for the first time the majority of owner occupiers own their homes outright, without a mortgage.
Data from Hometrack shows that Russians have been the big winners in the league table of foreign buyers who have snapped up homes in prime central London in recent years.
There was a 16 per cent drop in the value of mortgage loans for buying in London in the fourth quarter of 2014, compared to the previous three months.
Connells has announced pre-tax profits of £63.2m compared to £50.2m last year, allowing it to claim it is “the most profitable UK estate agency group.”