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Hidden fees

Adam Walker
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I renewed my car breakdown policy the other day. It should have been a straightforward matter but it was not. I have been with a major breakdown service for many years and…

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Looking back to the 1960s

John Dennis

June 1964, this lean, young, decidedly nervous young man walks into the dimly lit Old Town office of FA Larard & Sons, for an interview with Mr Jack Larard. I was confronted…

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Let’s get Britain building!

Stewart Baseley, Executive Chairman, Home Builders Federation

Housing is currently at the very top of the political agenda. All the main parties now acknowledge that we face an acute housing crisis and need to increase supply. Over the past…

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Adam Walker

The Negotiator
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For 35 years I have viewed the burden of increasing regulation from the agent’s perspective. I’ve just been forced to look at it from the perspective of the tenant, says Adam Walker.

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Adam Walker

The Negotiator
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The idea for this article came to me over a year ago. I bumped into someone at an awards ceremony whom I last saw in 2008 in rather unhappy circumstances. His business…

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From property to politics

Kevin Hollinrake MP, Founder of Hunters

A dramatic career change has propelled Kevin Hollinrake into the spotlight. The founder of Hunters reflects on the current state of the property market.

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Marketing is from Mars, PR is from Venus

Eric Dixon, Founding Director of Property Publicity

As an estate agent, marketing is in your DNA. You are good at understanding what makes people buy, sell, rent and let property. In fact, if you’re still in business, having survived…

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Taxing times

Adam Walker

Yet another article has appeared in the national press about the withdrawal of tax breaks for people who sell their business. It is the fifth article in four months and many business…

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