March 2020
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Coronavirus outbreak could cost the buy to let sector £14.9bn in three short months
The latest research by Deposit Replacement Scheme, Ome, has found that the impact of the Coronavirus could cost buy to Read more.
House price gap between sellers and buyers reduces
Leading lettings and sales agent, Benham and Reeves, has released the latest of its very own quarterly house price index Read more.
Say No To Rightmove – the fight goes on says campaign leader
The key figure behind the Say No To Rightmove campaign says the fight for more realistic fees goes on – Read more.
Housing market could be ‘frozen’ to avoid Coronavirus crash
It’s been reported that the government is talking with banks and building societies about putting the housing market ‘on ice’ Read more.
Rightmove “taking appropriate measures” to shore up company
Rightmove has this morning told its shareholders it is “taking appropriate measures” to shore up the company. It gives no Read more.
Agents Beware: definitive government guidance on buying and selling
The government has at last issued extensive advice on home moving and the activities of estate agents during the continuing Coronavirus Read more.
Vendors can create video tours for agents to market – here’s how…
A video has been launched this morning explaining how agents can get their sellers and landlords to use iPhones to Read more.
Government tells agents to shut offices immediately
Propertymark has been told the agents should shut their offices immediately – they are not “essential businesses” under the new Read more.
Barclays refuses to offer buy-to-let borrowers a payment holiday
Landlords who have a buy-to-let mortgage with Barclays will not be offered a repayment holiday, despite government guidance to offer Read more.
Useful guidance and support for dealing with tenants during Covid-19 outbreak
A high number of buy-to-let landlords are concerned about the impact of the Coronavirus, but The Guild of Letting and Read more.
Coronavirus could cost BTL landlords almost £15bn in lost rental income
The devastating impact of the Coronavirus could cost buy-to-let landlords nearly £14.9bn should tenants be unable to pay rent during Read more.
Over 600 agents Say No To Rightmove – but will they stick by it?
Over 600 agents have now signed up to the Say No To Rightmove campaign including some of the biggest names Read more.
It doesn’t have to be like Spicerhaart – another agent’s approach…
While controversy swirls around the approach and motives of the sackings and branch closures at Spicerhaart, other agents are showing Read more.
House prices to drop 10% thanks to virus, warns OnTheMarket partner
A mortgage broker that’s just become a partner of OnTheMarket is warning that house prices are likely to fall 10 Read more.
Agencies set to benefit from massive emergency business schemes
The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a sweeping range of financial measures to try to minimise the impact of Read more.
Landlords switching from short-term lets to longer lets before lockdown
There has been a significant increase in the number of landlords and homeowners switching from short-term lets to longer rentals. Read more.
Top agency rocked by large number of senior figures quitting
Estate Agent Today understands that the Knight Frank agency has been hit by a large number of branch office heads Read more.
Countrywide share price dives over 50% after takeover collapse
Countrywide’s share price has dived over 50 per cent during the course of the day, following news of LSL pulling Read more.
6 Bedroom Detached House, The Promenade, Wellingborough
Beech View was built and designed by the current owners to exacting standards and is an imposing detached double fronted Read more.
Portals Say No! They reject agents’ plea for virus payment holiday
The three leading portals have rejected an appeal to give the industry a payment holiday to help firms through the Read more.
Investors in Purplebricks and Countrywide take fright over virus
Almost all quoted agencies and portals have suffered as a result of stock market investors being spooked by Coronavirus, with Read more.