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Agencies & People

Agents announce major acquisitions

Carter Jonas has announced that it has agreed a deal to buy the New Square Holdings Group comprising two Cambridge based property companies, while Brown and Merry, which is part of the…

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Products & Services

OnTheMarket.com – countdown to launch

As more agents announce their support ahead of the great launch of OnTheMarket on Monday, it is clear that the decision making process has been complicated for many agents. The first decision…

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Housing Market

Annual home price growth falls – ONS

The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) reveal that residential property prices rose by 10.4 per cent to an average of £271,000 in the year to the end of…

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Housing Market

Housing market continues to cool

The residential property market continued to slow in December, as lower demand led to the slowest rate of property price growth since the start of 2014. The annual rate of growth slowed…

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Housing Market

Scottish rents soar

Scottish rents rose sharply in 2014 as the market continues to see a definite trend for rented property in Scotland, new figures show. With many people struggling to raise the necessary savings…

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Agencies & People

Hunters continues expansion

Hunters continued its rapid expansion in 2014, with no fewer than 37 new branch openings for the year. Hunters’ offices opened their doors across the country in counties including Greater London, West…

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Housing Market

Property shares nosedive

Share values across the property sector have dropped in recent days amid growing signs that the residential property market is slowing, especially in previously buoyant London and the South East. Countrywide, the…

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Regulation & Law

Stamp Duty Reform

Every buyer, seller and estate agent in the land would have liked to see Stamp Duty abolished but we all knew that wouldn’t happen. However, George Osborne, The Chancellor of the Exchequer,…

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