Watch the latest weekly video roundup of news from Estate Agent Today and Letting Agent Today, featuring stories on David Cameron's proposals to extend the Right to Buy Scheme, a report from Connells that dispels portal lead duplication and an update on the ESTAs, as we get ready for the Oscars of the estate agency industry.
There was a whopping 42 per cent rise in referrals to The Property Ombudsman last year according to the annual report for 2014, released this morning.
The Independent Network of Estate Agents says it is worried that the so-called ‘pension freedom’ created by relaxations in over-55s accessing their pension pots may lead to poorly-advised or amateur pensioner investors losing their money.
House sales and buyer enquiries flat lined in March, while the number of properties coming onto the market fell for the second consecutive month, pushing prices rapidly upwards, according to the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.
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The Liberal Democrats have set out details of their version of the mansion tax - and presumably what they may want introduced if they are in a coalition with Labour or Conservatives after the May 7 general election.
Franchise giant Winkworth has reported a strong year with its franchised offices reporting an eight per cent rise in sales over 2013 and pre-tax profits rising by 13.9 per cent.
UKIP says it will incentivise the building of affordable properties and ensure one million homes are constructed by 2025 while rewriting national planning regulations and denying what it calls “non-British nationals” the right to participate in schemes like Help To Buy.
Veyo - the conveyancing portal which has still not launched - has been nominated in five categories of an international brand development and reputation management awards event.