High street agent warns fellow agents not to set a fixed fee

Thursday 10 September 2015  / Ruth Montia

A High Street estate agent has cautioned others within the industry against being tempted to go down the route of charging vendors a fixed fee.The Director of SaleBoards Estate Agents in Exeter, has cautioned other agents not to be tempted charging...


House price increase across the UK during 2015

 / Ruth Montia

LSL Property Services have released information indicating that the 10 regions across England and Wales have seen an average 4.1% increase in house prices over the last year.This increase means that the average property price in the UK is now around...


Warning for agents to be careful of changes made by lenders

Wednesday 09 September 2015  / Ruth Montia

The residential director for West Essex and East Hertfordshire based agent Mullucks Wells highlights “a relatively dramatic change” by some mortgage lenders.William Wells of Mullucks Wells says it applies to non-standard properties and especially...


New online agent claiming to save vendors thousands

 / Ruth Montia

Just599 is a new online estate agent that has launched charging a flat fee of £599 “to get your house up on those big property portals” such as Zoopla, Rightmove  and PrimeLocation. They claim to save vendors thousands of pounds by “getting rid...

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The longer you view, the less you pay?

Tuesday 08 September 2015  / Ruth Montia

Which? carried out a survey on 1,990 members of the public about their experiences of buying and selling property.The research suggested that older buyers are more likely to take their time viewing a property and that those who took time viewing were...

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Dramatic decline in London Sales

 / Ruth Montia

W A Ellis and Knight Frank are the two latest estate agency’s to highlight the dramatic decline in the sale of London’s most expensive homes. W A Ellis claim that over the past year there has been a 26% drop in sales of homes worth over £1m.Richard...