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Countrywide further expands lettings business

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Countrywide Residential Lettings, part of the UK’s largest estate agency and property services Group, has acquired four successful lettings businesses over the past three months. The recent acquisitions include Property Links in…

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Housing Market

Pensioner property wealth hits record high

Retired homeowners in the UK now collectively own property worth £861 billion with their total property wealth increasing by more than £33 billion in the past six months, the equivalent of around…

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Housing Market

First-time buyers return to the market

Almost a third of all residential property sales in February were made to first time buyers, suggesting that market conditions are improving for first-time buyers, according to a new report. The findings,…

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Products & Services

OTM growth ‘concerns’ Zoopla, says Ian Springett

OnTheMarket (OTM) Chief Executive Ian Springett (left) insists that web traffic to the OTM website has proved “buoyant” in March, despite accusations to the contrary, thanks largely to a multi-million pound advertising…

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Housing Market

Housing is a top issue for voters

One of the most closely contested General Elections for decades is now formally under way, with the NHS, economy, immigration, welfare and jobs all high on the political agenda. But housing is…

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Agencies & People

Odds shorten on estate agent winning seat in May

Bookmakers have slashed the odds on Kevin Hollinrake, Managing Director and Co-Founder of Hunters Property Group, being elected MP for Thirsk & Malton after his nearest rival, and existing MP for the…

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