HousesOfParliament

Early Day Motion as a result of channel 4’s documentary

Thursday 16 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

Since the broadcast of ‘From Russia with cash’ made by channel 4, an MP has listed an Early Day Motion calling on the Land Registry to insist on greater transparency for overseas company purchases of property in London.The Social Democratic and...

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Official house price index

Wednesday 15 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

Last year, the Department of Communities and Local Government and the Office for National Statistics announced that they were wanting to have just one official house price index. This is because over the past five years there has been three produced by...

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Online vs. traditional agents

Tuesday 14 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

Channel 4’s  exposing documentary ‘From Russia With Cash’ caused discussion amongst many regarding money laundering and chief executive of online agency easyProperty, Rob Ellice has said the money laundering scandal exposed, would not happen with...

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OnTheMarket have given agents new joining options

Friday 10 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

There was a rumour that OnTheMarket could be changing their portal rule and it was yesterday stated that OnTheMarket will launch a ‘letter of intent’ for agents to sign which signifies a commitment for them to join the new portal once its overall...

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Is OnTheMarket threatening agents reputations?

Thursday 09 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

London agent Lee James Pendleton, founder director of south west London agency James Pendleton, expressed his concerns regarding online agent OnTheMarket. He claims the new portal harms estate agents’ reputations, is low profile compared to Rightmove...