Home » Resources (page 15)

Resources

House prices and sales hold steady

The Negotiator
New home key image

Designs on Property tracks and summarises the monthly property indices. Kate Faulkner says, “It’s time for agents to be the ones that inform and educate on local property markets.”

Read More

UK rents continue to rise

HomeLet Rental Index
Rising rents image

Rents on new tenancies rose across most parts of the UK over the three months to February, led by gains in the capital, fresh figures show.

Read More

Patchy forecast for sales

Kate Faulkner
regional house price image

Report Headlines Rightmove: “Biggest September rise for 13 years to new record high benefits the property-rich.” Home.co.uk: “Average London house price up £60,000.” NAEA: “Supply of available housing dwindles to eleven year…

Read More

Average UK rents surge

HomeLet Rental Index
HomeLet map image

Rental prices rose further across nearly all regions of the UK, led by gains in the South West of England and Scotland, the latest findings from the HomeLet Rental Index show.  Overall…

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

Commission disputes

Christopher Hamer, The Property Ombudsman

Avoid commission disputes: remember that only one fee is payable,” says Christopher Hamer, The Property Ombudsman.

Read More

The Website Cup: Independent –v– Corporate

PROPERTYdrum

In the beautiful game that is estate agency, do you see your business as Preston North End or Manchester United? What are the advantages and disadvantages large agency groups have, versus a…

Read More

Home sale free-for-all!

Christopher Hamer, The Property Ombudsman

Changes to the rules on selling homes could mean that buyers have little protection when using online intermediaries.

Read More

Rental prices continue to rise at slower pace

HomeLet Rental Index

Private rental values continued to rise across the UK in October, albeit at a slower pace, led by gains in Scotland, the latest HomeLet rental index reveals. It was the second consecutive…

Read More

Great expectations

Christopher Hamer, The Property Ombudsman
calculator image

Suggesting a value to put on a property can be minefield, says Chris Hamer, The Property Ombudsmsan.

Read More