The Court of Appeal has today dismissed Connell-owned estate agency Gascoigne Halman’s challenge to the original Competition Appeal Tribunal adjudication in July last year. That found that Agents’ Mutual, which since the court case has become a wholly-owned subsidiary of OnTheMarket plc, was entirely legal in its pursuit of a then strictly enforced ‘one other […]
A developer in London has revealed what is believed to be one of the first property sales in the UK to be directly traced back to a lead generated via social media picture sharing platform Instagram. Apt Living, which has sites under development in Brentwood and Kew Bridge in London, says it has received a […]
Almost a third of buyers know the exact street where they want to move, according to Zoopla research, with those in London, the north and the midlands most likely to target their property searches. Meanwhile, residents are increasingly using portals to check out the value of their own home. Rather than having a price, postcode […]
Join us for a celebration of Sheffield’s rich history and watch, as we showcase the work of key heritage groups from around the city in a weekend-long fair at the Millennium Gallery. Explore the fascinating historic reach of our city; from earthworks to hillforts, long lost castles to Tudor tombs and industrial hamlets to hospitals. […]
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Brian Murphy, Head of Lending for Mortgage Advice Bureau comments: “The monthly Rightmove House Price Index provides us with data drawn from estate agencies across the country at the point of marketing properties for sale, therefore gives us an excellent up-to-date snapshot of the UK housing market in terms of consumer sentiment and activity, rather […]
The number of house sales year-on-year during December increased by 3.6% to 102,300, latest figures from HMRC have revealed, but remain flat compared to the month before. HMRC’s seasonally-adjusted figure is still over a third below the market activity peak of 160,000 in October 2007 just before the credit crunch, and is part of an […]
In a sign of the times, crowdfunding platform Property Partner has unveiled plans to launch a fund that will take advantage of the slowing market by purchasing homes that aren’t selling. The intention is to sell the homes for profit, at full value, at the end of 18 months. The proptech firm will work with […]
A third of home movers or approximately 300,000 people every year turn solely to estate agents to recommend a conveyancing solicitor, it has been revealed. Conveyancing brokerage When You Move says its research shows that 32% of home buyers complete little or no research into which conveyancer to use when buying or selling a home, […]
Tickets for this year’s ARLA Propertymark Conference, happening just weeks before the introduction of the tenant fees ban, are now available at a reduced price between now and February 1. Taking place on Tuesday, April 2, at ExCeL London, Financial Times columnist and BBC broadcaster Tim Harford has been named as the keynote speaker. There […]
Today is a big day for the country, with a crucial vote due this evening in Parliament on Brexit. Looking at the agent that EYE uses daily to monitor the market generally, we can see that so far this year this south-east branch has not put one property under offer so far this year, and […]
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