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Rightmove is looking both ways over property values.

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A Surbiton estate agent has apologised for an email, apparently erroneously sent to a prospective tenant, describing her as “a tart” who may “bend over.“

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A London estate agent says he is worried at the prospect of a possible law change in the autumn removing the need for planning consent before letting out a residential property for less than 90 days.

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Newton Fallowell has merged with Hartleys to become the largest independent agency across the East Midlands with a combined network of 25 offices.

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The Guardian - a national newspaper perhaps best-known for spelling errors - has taken a swipe at agents’ details and language in a column giving seven tips to “how to talk like an estate agent”.

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The market may be slowing now but the number of first-time buyers in the first six months of the year reached their highest level since 2007. 

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The Property Redress Scheme, a firm currently acting as one of three approved redress bodies for the lettings sector, has been given the go-ahead to serve as an ombudsman-style scheme for sales agents as well.

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New MD for rebranded Humberts

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The remains of Humberts, which de-merged from high-profile Chestertons earlier this year and sold its lettings operation to Hamptons International just two weeks ago, finally relaunches tomorrow. 

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Zoopla’s near-£1 billion float and the high-end agents who have created OnTheMarket may be just poor relations compared to the wealth tapped by a hard-to-access online private house sales service called Posh. 

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Steve Smith, the entrepreneur who founded Poundland, says he now has 130 people ready to take local franchises of his online agency. 

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