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.
The below really highlights the importance of using a professional Estate Agent. With the regular changes in legislation, not knowing your obligations can prove costly...Read the full post
The government has revealed that it has received over 4,700 responses to its official consultation over the proposed ban on letting agents’ fees levied on tenants in England.Read the full post
When it comes to provoking anger in property professionals, taxation takes some beating. Press releases are still arriving berating the December 2014 reform on stamp duty and its effect on the top end of the market.Read the full post
Interesting article considering the recent hot weather!
The latest Rightmove figures show that the number of sales agreed by agents over the last month is up 7% when compared to 2016.Read the full post
The housing industry has responded with shock, joy, and jitters, after Theresa May’s snap general election went catastrophically wrong, leaving her with little choice but to seek the backing of the Democratic Unionist party to govern Britain after failing to secure a parliamentary majority.Read the full post
Barclays Bank has given an optimistic view of the housing market over the next five years, with a prediction that across the UK as a whole prices will rise by 6.1 per cent by the end of 2021 - and in some locations much larger increases.Read the full post