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.
Industry figures have broadly welcomed the latest consultations and proposed additional regulation for the lettings sector, announced by the government yesterday.Read the full post
A survey suggests no fewer than 88 per cent of tenants regard cost as the most important deciding factor when choosing a rental property.Read the full post
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