Home » Resources (page 10)

Resources

Brexit uncertainty fails to halt rent rises

The Negotiator
HomeLet map image

Population growth and limited supply continue to underpin the private rental sector, but rents rose at a slower pace during the first half of the year than in 2015, the HomeLet Rental…

Read More

Right of way

Katrine Sporte, The Property Ombudsman.
No Entry image

Access to properties can cause serious issues if the right of way is not documented, says Katrine Sporle, The Property Ombudsman.

Read More

Housing supply remains the problem

Kate Faulkner, Designs on Property

Kate’s view on individual indices Rightmove: Useful to measure average time to sell and sellers’ sentiment. Nationwide: Measures mortgaged property prices and affordability across the UK. Halifax: Measures mortgaged prices and produces…

Read More

Rent rise slowdown mirrors sales market

HomeLet Rental Index

Rents in almost every part of the UK are continuing to rise, new research from HomeLet reveals, but at a slower rate than in previous months – markedly slower than a year…

Read More

Performance fees

Katrine Sporle, The Property Ombudsman
Performer image

If an agent intends to charge a ‘performance fee’ it must be clear before he goes on stage, says Katrine Sporle, The Property Ombudsman.

Read More

The big buy-to-let bounce

Kate Faulkner, Designs on Property
Bouncy castle image

Designs on Property tracks and summarises the monthly property indices. Kate Faulkner says, “The Chancellor’s increase in Stamp Duty for buy-to-let properties caused a massive leap in activity.”

Read More

Does your staff training pack a punch?

The Negotiator
training image

Competition, the threat of tighter industry regulation and the emergence of online-only agents mean that training is now increasingly a frontline activity, reports Nigel Lewis.

Read More

Selling retirement property

Katrine Sporle, The Property Ombudsman
Retirement property image

Take great care when selling retirement property, to avoid accusations of neglect, says Katrine Sporle, The Property Ombudsman.

Read More