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Cheap PR stunt backfires on online agents

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A PR stunt in the form of a slow drive funeral procession through the streets of London, supposedly marking the death of the high street estate agency sector, backfired on the online…

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Housing Market

Osborne vows to build more new homes

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George Osborne used his party conference speech in Manchester this week to reaffirm the Conservative policy toward housing. The Chancellor George Osborne during his speech to Conservative Party conference in Manchester described…

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Marketing

Do you measure up?

Curiosity definitely did not kill the estate agent! Maybe you’ve just invested a fortune in a stunningly designed website and you’re convinced it’s generating valuations for you. Great! Or maybe you suspect…

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Regulation & Law

Trading Standards warning over silent killer

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The Trading Standards Service has issued a warning to consumers after independent tests on CO alarms found that eight out of 10 failed British Standards tests. The warning comes as new Smoke…

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Housing Market

Housing market is at ‘crisis point’

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The supply of residential properties for sale has slumped to its lowest level for 11 years, stoking fears that the growing housing shortage will continue to dive up home prices. Fresh data…

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Housing Market

Shadow Housing Minister vows to boost homeownership

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Labour’s new Shadow Minister for Housing and Planning, John Healey (right), has said that halting the decline in homeownership levels in this country is a major priority for the Labour party. Fresh…

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Housing Market

Lib Dems vow to build 20,000 affordable homes

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The Liberal Democrats has announced plans to develop 20,000 affordable homes in Wales by 2021 if the party is in Government after the 2016 assembly election. Lib Dem AM Peter Black (left)…

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