An overwhelming 91 per cent of the public have given their backing to the service of estate agents in a poll conducted by Agents Giving.
To the surprise of some, the National Association of Estate Agents says Labour’s proposals to scrap stamp duty for first time buyers spending under £300,000 could be “a real vote swinger” which would “only mean good things” for young purchasers.
An estate agency has been rescued out of administration and restructured after being hit by financial difficulties thanks to an expansion programme, according to Insider Media.
There's bad news for Britain’s politicians who are using house-building targets as policy objectives in the election - over two thirds of UK housebuilders believe many of the targets are simply undeliverable.
The Economist appears to have cut through the arguments over mansion tax - and its conclusion may upset those who think London is unfairly targeted by the measure.
In a dramatic intervention in the sales market, Labour says it will scrap stamp duty for first time buyer purchases of properties valued up to £300,000.
Vandals seeking to ‘reclaim Brixton’ have used a road sign to smash the windows of a Foxtons branch on the high street of the south London suburb, and have sprayed ‘Yuppies’ and ‘No Evictions’ on the walls of the office.
There is one common denominator amongst the majority of those who dominate the latest Sunday Times Rich List, regarded as the best research and therefore most definitive tally of wealth amongst individuals in Britain - the ownership of expensive homes.
The housing market across the UK is in a pre-election ‘squeeze’ with several indicators used by agents suggesting a significant slump in transactions.
A scam property fund has been wound up on the recommendation of the Financial Conduct Authority after glaiming to offer guaranteed returns of up to 51.47 per cent.