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Beyond 140

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Caroline Steer reports that Twitter is to change its character limit from 140 to 10,000. What could that change mean for your business?

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Products & Services

Conveyancing: size seems to matter

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A few decades ago the conveyancing industry comprised small firms but now large, often online-driven companies are eating up their market share, so what’s driving this change?

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Housing Market

What’s next for buy-to-let?

"After an exciting and long ride, buy-to-let is now under attack from higher taxes, posher, new student homes and build-to-rent. So what’s next for buy-to-let?"

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Products & Services

Outsourcing: it’s a whole new ballgame

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The property business is changing, staff costs are high, so how do you get the jobs done? Nigel Lewis asked three estate agents to reveal their secrets of success.

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Housing Market

How hot is your high street?

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Everyone talks about national or regional figures for sales and lettings, but what’s it really like on the ground near you? Nigel Lewis finds out in Streatham, South West London.

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Regulation & Law

…and nothing but the truth

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Be honest, professional and clear when marketing leasehold properties, says Roger Southam, of The Leasehold Advisory Service – transparency is vital.

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Regulation & Law

Spot the money launderer

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In the rush to hit sales targets it can be hard for agents to watch out for money laundering clients. But, says Nigel Lewis, HMRC is on the warpath to get all…

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Housing Market

Leaving the scene

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The number of accidental landlords soared during the recession but now they’re cashing out as house prices rise again. What, asks Nigel Lewis, does this mean for sales and letting agents?

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