Data from Rightmove suggests a sharp increase in the number of chain-free properties on the market because sellers are increasingly willing to rent before their… Read More »Chain-free properties boom as sellers rent ahead of next move
The stamp duty holiday frenzy has reduced the gap between asking and sale prices according to new research. Before the start of the holiday last… Read More »Asking price/Sold price gap narrows thanks to stamp duty holiday
Another house price index shows a super-charged housing market with prices rising 7.5 per cent in the year to January according to the Office for… Read More »Turbo-charged housing market – prices still rising 7.5% a year
A quarter of agents say they intend to recruit new staff in the next 12 months, following on from the surge in business thanks to… Read More »Quarter of agents set to recruit within the next year
An estate agency has apologised unreservedly for “most regrettable” comments made by two members of staff who described a vendor’s property as “disgusting.” The Daily… Read More »Agents caught on camera – they call vendor’s house “disgusting”
Agents in England are told that sellers should market their homes by March 23 – only 18 days from now – if they want to be… Read More »Stamp Duty deadline – here’s the last date to market a property in time
Labour says Chancellor Rishi Sunak “will give away half a billion pounds to second homeowners and landlords through the stamp duty holiday extension.” Thangam Debbonaire, the… Read More »Labour attacks stamp duty break as “a half billion pounds giveaway”
Rarely do Budgets produce positive sentiments from the agency industry but Chancellor Rishi Sunak appears to have won widespread support for most measures. Agents almost without… Read More »Stamp Duty: new cliff edge or cause for delight?