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Airbnb makes a step closer to lettings market

The US-based home sharing website Airbnb, which enables its users to search through a database of over a million homes worldwide and 25,000 in the UK, has this week launched a professional…

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Housing Market

First-time buyers still better off than tenants

First-time buyers are £742 a year better off than those who rent, according to a new study by Halifax. The annual figures from the Halifax are based on the average monthly buying…

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Print & Publishing

Attention-grabbing marketing According to the Property Academy’s Home Moving Trends Survey, 2013, nine out of ten potential vendors read the printed materials given to them by prospective estate agents, illustrating just how…

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Regulation & Law

New money laundering watchdog launched

The government has announced that a new watchdog is to be launched early next year to oversee the UK’s Anti Money Laundering (AML) regulations, which are due to become law this June. Called…

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Agencies & People

CIELA kicks off with an assault on Purplebricks

CIELA

Embryonic industry organisation The Charter for Independent Estate and Letting Agents (CIELA) has asked the hybrid agency Purplebricks to withdraw its current TV advertising campaign and stop making comparison fee claims. The…

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Products & Services

Rightmove sends out portal juggling reminder

Rightmove has sent out a reminder to agents reiterating the 14-week rule it introduced in December last year to combat portal juggling by sales agents. The email (see right) reveals a little…

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Regulation & Law

Brighton to pilot smaller To Let boards

Brighton and Hove letting agents who use To Let boards to advertise properties within the city may soon have to reduce the size of their signs and only mount them flush on…

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