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Google-backed AI property search app launches in London

Artificial intelligence-powered property search app Jitty has gone live across central London as it accelerates its expansion across the UK. The app,...

11 April 2024

From: Breaking News

Regional agent unveils rebrand

A well-known Surrey estate agent has rebranded. Burns & Webber is rebranding to adopt its parent company’s name Curchods. The four Burns &...

03 April 2024

From: Breaking News

High mortgage rates close gap between buying and renting costs - Halifax

The gap between the costs of home ownership and renting has reached its smallest level since 2019, according to the latest...

27 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country honours top performers

Forget the Oscars, the biggest even in town last week was the Fine & Country International Annual Conference and Awards Gala. The...

13 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Propertymark boss: 'Focus on local rather than national house price reports'

Buyers and sellers should focus on their own local market rather than national house price indices, the chief executive of Properytmark...

07 March 2024

From: Breaking News

Rightmove calls for regional Stamp Duty thresholds

Rightmove has joined growing calls for Stamp Duty reform ahead of the Spring Budget next week. The property portal has outlined three...

28 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla: First-time buyer homes selling at 8% below local average

Properties favoured by first-time buyers are typically selling for an average of 8% or £20,300 below the local market average, Zoopla...

22 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Zoopla: New estate agency sale stock has hit a four-year high

New Year momentum in the property market has carried into February and new listings are at a four-year high, Zoopla claims. The...

16 February 2024

From: Breaking News

UK housing stock value dips for first time since 2012

The total value of all homes across the UK has dropped for the first time since 2012. Research by Savills shows the...

14 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Martin & Co franchisee adds fifth office

Martin & Co in South West London’s long-standing franchisee Michael van de Vyver has added a fifth branch to his growing...

13 February 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills boosts country house team

Savills has kicked off 2024 with two key external hires and an internal move into its country house team. James Toogood has joined...

30 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Estate agency businesses on the rise despite branch closures - research

Branches may be closing but the number of estate agency businesses has increased by 2% across the UK over the past...

25 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Savills recruits senior London agent for new region

Savills has recruited Cory Askew to head up its newly established South West London Parks region. Askew joins from Chestertons having worked throughout...

23 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Buying agent recruits former Strutt & Parker director

Specialist buying agency Recoco Property Search has appointed former director of Strutt & Parker’s country house department Andrew Cronan to strengthen...

11 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Regional agent hits 100-year milestone

Webbers Estate Agents is marking its 100th anniversary this year. The South West-based agent, an exclusive Guild of Property Professionals member in...

05 January 2024

From: Breaking News

Who have been the winners and losers in housing for 2023?

This year has seen an ongoing cost-of-living crisis, fluctuating mortgage rates, rising rents, and the threat of falling property prices. Although average...

23 December 2023

From: Features

Estate agency unveils green pledges

Agency brand Lodestone Property has made a series of green pledges in the run up to Christmas. The Bruton and Wells-based agency...

13 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Experts in Property names new chairman

South West estate agency network the Experts in Property has announced a change of chairmanship and appointed new directors to its...

12 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The happiest place to live in Great Britain

The borough of Richmond upon Thames in London has been crowned the happiest place to live in Great Britain, according to...

06 December 2023

From: Breaking News

Who have been the winners and losers for housing in 2023?

By Kevin Shaw, National Sales, Managing Director, Leaders Romans Group This year has seen an ongoing cost-of-living crisis, fluctuating mortgage rates, rising...

18 November 2023

From: Features

North East home sales least affected by market slowdown - claim

Homebuyer appetite has abruptly fallen across all regions this year, new data suggests. Property purchasing specialist the House Buyer Bureau measured transactions...

15 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Property Jobs Today - the movers, shakers and people in the news

Three major agency brands have unveiled high-profile appointments this week. If you want your jobs or appointments news to feature here, email...

01 November 2023

From: Breaking News

Off-market property platform adds new locations

Off-market property platform Invisible Homes has added three more boroughs to its tool. Originally launched in 2018 by former prime London estate...

18 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Savills bolsters its south west London residential sales business

Savills has expanded its residential sales teams in south west London with the appointment of two associate directors. Oliver Morley joins as...

12 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Help to Buy ‘ticking time bomb’ set to explode - warning

The “ticking time bomb” of Help to Buy repayments could be set to explode due to the cost of living crisis,...

06 October 2023

From: Breaking News

Percentage of asking price sales achieved drops

The average home seller across England and Wales has achieved 97.3% of asking price, a -2.4% drop versus the previous six...

28 September 2023

From: Breaking News

House price growth slows again as agents enter ‘busy autumn’

Annual house price growth has returned to its lowest level since the pandemic, Land Registry data shows. The latest figures from the...

21 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents Do Charity - heatwave helpers

Check out some of the latest charitable endeavours from agency and property brands this week. If you have a charitable event or...

08 September 2023

From: Breaking News

Belvoir boosts financial services brand with latest acquisition

Belvoir Group PLC has expanded its financial services network with the acquisition of MAB (South West) Ltd for £1m.   This follows...

30 August 2023

From: Breaking News

TwentyEA: Exchanged prices are still rising

Exchanged prices across the UK have grown at an average of 3.8% over the past year despite ‘gloomy headlines’, TwentyEA claims. New...

23 August 2023

From: Breaking News

Upmarket agency unveils new southern licensee partnership

Two well-known Fine & Country licensees have partnered to boost their presence in the South West of England. Jonathan Handford and Sean...

09 August 2023

From: Breaking News

The UK regions with the highest and lowest average first-time buyer deposits

The property market is unstable at the moment making it increasingly difficult for first-time buyers to get on the ladder. As a...

05 August 2023

From: Features

TwentyCi: Housing market remains ‘remarkably resilient’

The property market remains ‘resilient’ with more listings and homes going under, according to the latest TwentyCi data. It comes as figures...

31 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Cost of living crisis pushes demand for park homes - claim

A park home specialist provider claims demand for that niche property increased significantly in the second quarter of this year. The Quickmove...

20 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Property transactions down by half so far this year - claim

The number of property sales in England and Wales has dropped by more than 50% so far this year, research suggests. Analysis...

05 July 2023

From: Breaking News

Sellers head to auction houses to combat cooling market - claim

Increasing numbers of sellers are turning to auction rooms to combat the cooling housing market conditions, research suggests. Upfront information provider Moverly...

29 June 2023

From: Breaking News

New Data Reveals Regions Defying The House Price Drop

Our data shows vast regional differences in current house prices and many areas are defying the current overall national dip. The study...

28 June 2023

From: Features

iamproperty partner network grows to 6,000 agency branches

Proptech firm iamproperty has reported 40% growth in its partner agent network over the past 12 months. It now works with more...

08 June 2023

From: Breaking News

First Time Buyer Woe - prices and deposits soar despite market slowdown

The average first-time buyer in Britain has seen the cost of a home increase by £25 per day since interest rates...

31 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Ex-Savills boss launches agency focused on quality homes

Former head of country homes at Savills Lindsay Cuthill has launched his own agency brand called Blue Book. Cuthill, who worked for...

30 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Race for space is reversing – claim

The race for space is reversing as more employers are calling staff back into the office. Research by agency brand Jackson-Stops has...

04 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Over-65s’ housing wealth hits record high as generational property divide grows

The amount of housing wealth owned by the older generation has reached a record level, new figures show. The data, from agency...

02 May 2023

From: Breaking News

Only 41% of homes in England meet recommend energy rating

New 2023 research from Open Property Group found that just 41% of homes in England meet the recommended Energy Performance Certificate...

29 March 2023

From: Features

Revealed! The homes still on the market since 2009

Agents in some parts of the UK are still struggling to sell properties that they first listed more than a decade...

22 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Landlords using cash ‘to avoid failing stress tests’ on buy-to-let purchases

Higher mortgage rates have meant that new buy-to-let purchases are increasingly being funded by cash rather than a mortgage, new research...

13 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Agents wanted! Research reveals where new talent is most needed

The South East of England is currently most in need of an estate agency personnel boost, new research claims. The analysis, by...

01 March 2023

From: Breaking News

Halifax reveals pandemic's legacy on the property market

The average price for larger detached homes has grown at almost twice the rate than for smaller properties such as flats...

28 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Sales slide by 30% as buyer demand wanes - claim

Reduced homebuyer activity has led to a 30.5% drop in UK house sales, new research suggests. The data also shows that one...

17 February 2023

From: Breaking News

First-time buyers 'need 20% house price drop'

Half of first-time buyers say house prices would need to fall up to 20% for them to consider making a purchase,...

10 February 2023

From: Breaking News

North-south house price divide is narrowing - claim

The north-south house price divide may be narrowing, eXp UK claims. Research by the self-employed agency brand has found that while the...

02 February 2023

From: Breaking News

Cash is king! Debt-free buyers pay 6% below average UK prices

Cash buyers are securing properties 6% below the average UK house price. Research by national agent Jackson-Stops has revealed the regions where...

27 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Increase in quick-sale vendors hitting the market

The number of home sellers looking to sell their home quickly in the current market has increased by 12%, new research...

25 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Winkworth plans South West expansion

Winkworth has expanded further in the South West of England with a new office opening in the Bishopston area of Bristol. The...

09 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Zoopla records 42% ‘Boxing Day boost’

Agents put 11,613 new listings live on Zoopla during Boxing Day, the portal has revealed. That is a 42% increase compared with...

04 January 2023

From: Breaking News

Agency instructions end the year on the rise as demand slows

Agents are seeing more instructions as the year ends but fewer properties are selling, industry data shows. Figures from property data company...

21 December 2022

From: Breaking News

Premium agency brand elects new advisory council 

Fine & Country has elected new representatives to its National Advisory Council (NAC). The NAC is responsible for providing advice, suggestions and...

30 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Research identifies anti-money laundering hotspots

Northern Ireland has been named as a potential hotspot for money laundering. New data from anti-money laundering software provider SmartSearch has identified...

28 November 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Jobs Today - the movers, shakers and people in the news

There have been plenty of new jobs being started outside of Wesminster this month. Here are some of the latest moves that...

31 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Online agents 'slightly' increase market share

The market share of hybrid and online agents increased slightly during the third quarter of 2022 but firms are still struggling...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

Annual and monthly house price growth slowed in August - Land Registry

House price growth slowed both annually and monthly during August, new figures show, as commentators warn a property market slowdown is coming. The...

20 October 2022

From: Breaking News

House price growth slows to 17-month low

Annual house price growth slowed to single digits in September and was flat on a monthly basis, Nationwide figures show. The lender’s...

03 October 2022

From: Breaking News

House price growth returns to double digits – but for how long?

Annual house price growth returned to double digits in July, Land Registry data reveals. The figures will reignite the debate over the...

15 September 2022

From: Breaking News

‘Slow to sell properties’ command discounts of up to 17% - research

Properties that are slow to sell are typically commanding a discount of up to 17% off England’s average house price, research...

12 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Cash only! Research reveals price discounts for mortgage-free buyers

Sellers are willing to cut their asking price expectations by as much as £150,000 to attract a cash buyer for a...

05 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Savills calls for change in attitudes to downsizing

Downsizing could become more attractive to older homeowners as the cost of living crisis intensifies, Savills claims. It comes as analysis by...

01 September 2022

From: Breaking News

Estate agents ‘too busy’ to add images on property listings – claim

Hundreds of homes reaching portals for sale with no supporting photos, research suggests. Estate agent media provider Giraffe360 analysed current sales stock...

23 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Value of leasehold outstrips freehold, finds research

Despite all the controversy surrounding it in recent years, and various government attempts to address the leasehold scandal, new research from...

10 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Fine & Country opens new branch by the Thames

Another ‘prestigious’ London location has been added to the Fine & Country roster, with Teddington the latest to open a branch...

09 August 2022

From: Breaking News

On the up - cost of selling rises by as much as £1,000 due to pandemic boom

A property purchasing specialist has revealed how the UK’s home sellers are now paying £793 more in estate agent commission when...

04 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Relisted homes coming back up to £21,000 cheaper – claim

Homes that agents are putting back on the market after a fall-through are being relisted for as much as £21,000 cheaper,...

02 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Number of £1m-plus homes on the rise, says research

Despite the cost-of-living crisis causing many to tighten their belts and the beginnings of a slowdown of the property market, the...

02 August 2022

From: Breaking News

Online agents ‘struggling to break into higher value markets’

The market share of hybrid and online agents has increased slightly but they are still struggling to break into the higher...

21 July 2022

From: Breaking News

House price growth hits nine month high ‘but slowdown is coming’

The housing market continues to defy expectations after the latest Land Registry figures show annual price growth in May hit its...

21 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Agents urged to grasp ‘listings opportunities’ as UK values hit £10trillion

Agents have a “clear opportunity” to nudge high-value homeowners who are considering listing their properties for sale, Zoopla claims. It comes as...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Regional agency network expands geographical presence

Estate agency network the Experts in Property has expanded its geographical spread. The group of more than 65 independent estate agencies across...

20 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Buyer demand cools but 'remains above pre-pandemic levels'

More than a third of England’s regions have seen buyer demand fall over the previous quarter, research claims in the latest...

19 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Off-market property platform speeds-up UK expansion

Off-market property platform Invisible Homes has accelerated its expansion by moving into three London boroughs earlier than expected. Originally launched in 2018...

12 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Zoopla: 'Forced sales unlikely but price growth will slow'

The property market is unlikely to see forced sales but buyers are becoming more price sensitive, Zoopla warns. The property portal’s latest...

01 July 2022

From: Breaking News

Property Jobs Today - the movers, shakers and people in the news

There has been plenty of movement in the property jobs market this month. Here are some of the latest moves that took...

30 June 2022

From: Breaking News

One in 10 homes going under offer within a fortnight – claim

Stock shortages are seeing one in 10 homes get snapped up within 14 days of entering the market, GetAgent claims. The agent...

27 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Research uncovers areas where stock is 'running out' compared with demand

The remaining amount of agency stock still for sale remains at the same level as last year, TwentyCi claims. The property data...

20 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Industry data suggests more agency stock is coming to market

All regions of the UK have seen at least a 2% increase in property supply, TwentyCi claims. A June update from the...

15 June 2022

From: Breaking News

Industry data suggests spring supply boost but fewer sales agreed

Supply is slowly increasing but there are signs that buyers are now biding their time. Analysis by property data company TwentyCi shows...

17 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Hamptons boosts international offering with new acquisition 

Hamptons has created a new international department after its latest acquisition. The agent this week revealed it has acquired Venres, a specialist...

17 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Pandemic helps push up the number of half a million-pound hotspots

The number of areas where the average house sale price exceeded £500,000 has surpassed 15% of Great Britain for the first...

16 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed! The London boroughs with the most million-pound sales

London accounted for almost half of million-pound plus property sales over the past 12 months but the most active borough at...

11 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Revealed! Where agents sold homes above asking price last year

Agents helped vendors sell homes at 97.9% of asking price on average last year, research claims. Analysis of portal and Land Registry...

06 May 2022

From: Breaking News

ESTAS 2022 - award shortlists to be revealed from this Friday

The shortlists for this year’s much-coveted ESTAS awards will be revealed from the end of this week. The ESTAS Customer Service Awards,...

03 May 2022

From: Breaking News

Savills reaches 10 offices in south west London

Savills has opened its 10th office in south west London. It takes its London presence to 42 residential branches and 132 across the country...

28 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Off-market platform plans UK expansion

Off-market property platform Invisible Homes is planning to expand throughout London over the next year and to cover the whole of...

25 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Prime agency marks £50m of sales in first year

The creator of a local social network app acquired by US company Nextdoor is marking a year in prime estate agency...

14 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Leading agent signals the end for double digit house price growth

Knight Frank has issued a stark warning that house price growth is set to slow. House price indices from lenders such as...

13 April 2022

From: Breaking News

New analysis reveals the 'hottest' seller's markets

All regions of the UK remain in a seller’s market as the traditional spring selling season begins for agents. Housing market consultancy...

12 April 2022

From: Breaking News

Connells’ high end brand reports record trading year

John D Wood - which along with Hamptons is regarded as the prime end of the suite of agency brands now...

31 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Not-so-prime London - demand falls ahead of Ukraine uncertainty

Demand in prime areas of London has fallen in the first quarter of the year, says estate agency Benham and Reeves. The...

30 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Agency launches new Franchise and Consultant schemes

A three-branch agency in the south west has launched a franchise model which it says should appeal “to those wanting a...

29 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Inflation may overtake house price growth soon - warning

Rising inflation may soon overtake house price growth even in the most buoyant areas of the UK, a property market analysis...

17 March 2022

From: Breaking News

Is Your Agency Here? Industry award winners named

Some 86 Bronze, Silver, Gold and Special Awards have been presented to agents in the Guild off Property Professionals at its...

15 March 2022

From: Breaking News

House Price Crisis - affordability worsening across the UK

The Chartered Institute of Housing, set to unveil its latest annual housing review next month, has indicated that to no one’s...

22 February 2022

From: Breaking News

 Why Work? Typical home appreciates more than its owner earns

An average home appreciated more in 2021 than its owner will have earned, according to Savills. The agency says that with annual...

22 February 2022

From: Breaking News

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