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Fraud and cyber crime in the conveyancing process

The Society of Licensed Conveyancers (SLC) is delighted to announce that the dates and venues for the SLC Spring Road Shows for 2016 have now been confirmed. Tuesday April 26th – Cambridge…

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Land & New Homes

New £1.4billion vehicle for rented homes

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The investors behind residential schemes at the Olympic Park in Stratford and Elephant & Castle have merged the developments to create a £1.4bn vehicle for rented homes. Qatari Diar Real Estate Investment…

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Regulation & Law

Private landlords letting without contracts

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New research by Direct Line for Business reveals that one in ten private landlords has no formal tenancy agreement in place with their tenants. Even where contracts are in place, landlords may…

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Agencies & People

Sell your home for £1????

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The average estate agency fee for selling a London home now stands at almost £9,400, according to Portico London Estate Agents, as it launches #sell4apound. Every home-seller instructing Portico as sole agent…

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Agencies & People

Profits, profits, profits!

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Belvoir Lettings PLC announced its Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 2015. Group revenue was up 19% to £6.9m (2014: £5.9m); Growth in Management Service Fees (MSF) was 25% to…

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Housing Market

Property sales boost was no April Fool

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31st March was a busy day for My Home Move, completing a record number of property transactions. To help people complete their property transactions before the 1st April stamp duty changes came…

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Products & Services

Interest rates to remain unchanged

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The Bank of England Governor Mark Carney has indicated that interest rates are going to stay lower for longer than expected, with a rate rise now forecast for 2017 at the earliest.…

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Products & Services

Mortgage rates hit nine-year low

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Interest rates on mortgages have hit record lows, but borrowers are being hit with higher fees, as banks look to protect their profit margins, according to figures from Moneyfacts.co.uk. The average interest…

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BoE may curb credit growth

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The Bank of England may consider introducing measures to improve financial stability if household debt grows faster than the rest of the economy, says the bank policymaker in charge of financial stability.…

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