The postcode TS2 in Middlesbrough is the most affordable place in the UK to buy a home, while SW7 in London is the least, new research has found.
Stamp duty reform lies at the heart of the submission by the National Association of Estate Agents ahead of next month’s Budget on November 22.
The vast majority of sellers surveyed by a consumer group say rapport with branch staff in a locally-based office is important when choosing an estate agency to instruct.Read the full post
A landlord has been prosecuted and fined for evicting a tenant illegally.Read the full post
Another stark reminder of the importance of using a professional letting agent - and taking the advice that you're given!Read the full post
The Advertising Standards Authority has banned online agency HouseSimple from claiming that High Street agents charge “1.5% to 4% (plus 20% VAT)” after upholding two complaints about a TV advertisement and website content.Read the full post
Property has been changing hands for centuries, but when did estate agents as we know them today – with their branches, boards, window displays, logos and armies of staff – start in earnest?Read the full post
Purplebricks’ share price this afternoon dropped to a recent low of 406.50p following a slating given to the company on BBC Radio 4 - a taster of what promises to be a substantial discussion about the firm’s performance on BBC One this evening.Read the full post
Without wishing to blow our own trumpet at this time, we did say at the start of the year that 2017 would be the year of leasehold change and reform, and given the cross-party support this issue has in Parliament, it’s been no surprise to see the government acting swiftly in this area post-election.