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Conflict of interest

Katrine Sporle
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"Agreements, valuations and a conflict of interest – be careful where you stand when you are caught in the middle", says Katrine Sporle, The Property Ombudsman.

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Incentivise investors to build!

Kate Faulkner
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Designs on Property tracks and summarises the monthly property indices. Kate Faulkner says, “Imagine if 10 per cent of landlords decided to build, with the help of local agents, surveyors and builders.…

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Housebuilders accused of ‘restricting supply’

The Negotiator
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Housebuilders are being blamed for the lack of housing supply after it was suggested that they are intentionally ‘holding back’ the construction of new homes to keep property prices artificially high in…

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New partnership to support housebuilding sector

The Negotiator
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With a backlog of almost half a million homes across England still waiting to be built despite receiving planning consent partly because of a construction skills shortage in the housebuilding industry, the…

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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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Government Spending Review

The Negotiator

George Osborne has today declared that he plans to “end the crisis of home ownership in our country.” Great news. To do this, The Chancellor is to double the housing budget to…

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£100m funding boost for house builders

The Negotiator

The Government has pledged to match the £50 million promised by Lloyds Banking Group in October to help increase the supply of needed new homes across the country, the Housing Minister Brandon…

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