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Buzzing builders and buyers

Kate Faulkner, Designs on Property
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REPORT HEADLINES Rightmove: “House prices close to all-time high – will ‘granlords’ drive them higher?” Home.co.uk: “Home prices take a spring leap.” NAEA: “A third of all house sales made to first…

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Election 2015 – property in politics

PROPERTYdrum

HOUSING PRICES RISE MORE UNDER TORIES… GENERALLY Home prices have increased twice as fast under a Conservative Government since 1970, at an average of 19 per cent per year compared to Labour’s…

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ADR: Changes ahead

Christopher Hamer, The Property Ombudsman

Directive 2013/11/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 21 May 2013 on alternative dispute resolution for consumer disputes and amending Regulation (EC) No 2006/2004 and Directive 2009/22/EC Alternative Dispute…

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Housing stock at an all time low

Kate Faulkner, Designs on Property

Designs on Property tracks and summarises the monthly property indices. Kate Faulkner says, “Too many agents are chasing too few properties… so who will survive the fall out?”

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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…

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The devil is in the detail

Christopher Hamer, The Property Ombudsman

The Complainant (the potential buyer) was initially shown around the property (a flat) by the Seller following the Agent failing to attend the appointment. Shortly after, she made an offer via the…

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Is your buyer made of money?

Christopher Hamer, the Property Ombudsman

Christopher Hamer, the Property Ombudsman, says agents need to verify a cash buyer’s status.

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