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Housing Market

Housing demand soars to 11-year high

The UK housing market continues to be propped up by growing demand from buyers, which the National Association of Estate Agents (NAEA) says is now an 11-year high, fuelled by greater political…

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Products & Services

Agents receive a surge in calls

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With property prices rising, supported by record-low interest rates, falling unemployment levels and historically low mortgage borrowing rates, telephone answering service Moneypenny has reported a surge in calls answered by its dedicated…

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Agencies & People

Your chance to star in a new TV programme

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Attention all estate agents with dreams of TV stardom. Retail expert, Mary Portas is back with her Channel 4 series ‘Mary Portas: Secret Shopper’ She’s here to help put customer service back…

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Regulation & Law

Agent expelled by TPO

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After failing to comply with several elements of The Property Ombudsman’s (TPO) Code of Practice for residential letting agents and subsequently failing to pay an Ombudsman’s award made of £1,600 to the…

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Housing Market

One in three letting agents report rent increases

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A higher number of letting agents witnessed rents increase between May and June, newly released figures from the Association of Residential Letting Agents (ARLA) has shown. According to the data, 36 per…

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Housing Market

Residential property transactions hit 18-month high

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The volume of residential property transactions reached an 18 month high last month, the latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs has revealed, with 104,590 transactions recorded in June, up 3.2 per…

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