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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...


OnTheMarket celebrates!

Friday 07 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

The new portal OnTheMarket, which has recently celebrated its six months since its launch, has achieved 5.2m visits in July. They have also attracted more than 2.4m unique visitors in July, which was an increase of 17% on the previous months figure.Ian...


Changes to Stamp Duty have affected asking prices

Thursday 06 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

The analysis of homes taken by Nationwide on sales six months after the scrapping of the new system on stamp duty has revealed a dramatic change to agents’ and vendors’ asking prices.The Nationwide Building Society study has shown much less clustering...


Money laundering needs to be taken more seriously

Monday 03 August 2015  / Ruth Montia

Money laundering has been a hot topic recently since the channel for documentary ‘From Russia with cash’ a few weeks ago. The Labour housing spokesperson on the London Assembly Tom Copley, has said that estate agents and Mayor Boris Johnson should...