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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...

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RICS Warning

Friday 14 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors warns that the imbalance of supply and demand in the housing market “will lead to even stronger price gains over the next 12 months”.Chief economist RICS Simon Rubinsohn “This trend could be brought...

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CML Figures

Wednesday 12 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

CML have issued figures that show lending to first time buyers bounced back in the second quarter of 2015 after a slow start to the year, although this level is no greater than in the same period in 2014. The amount of first time buyers has grown in numbers...

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HouseSimple analysis says Rightmove listings dropped in July

 / Ruth Montia

The online estate agent HouseSimple has claimed that the number of vendors listing homes on Rightmove plummeted by 13.2% across the whole of the UK in the month of July. In London this drop was even larger at around 15%.HouseSimple has analysed the...

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Land Registry claims over average house prices.

Tuesday 30 June 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Land Registry is claiming that the average price of homes across England and Wales remains below the pre-downturn peak recorded back in November of 2007.The annual price increase of 4.6% over the 12 months to May 2015, takes the average property...