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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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Marketing

ZPG add RICS to agents’ professional affiliations

Agents that list their properties on Zoopla and its sister portals, including PrimeLocation, can now showcase their professional associations and redress schemes that they are signed up to across the Zoopla Property…

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Agencies & People

American realtors – the same as us… but different

We Brits often look cynically at the way USA estate agents work. American Realtors go to great lengths to deliver extraordinary customer service, yet some of the initiatives employed might be regarded…

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