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Has the general election impacted Countrywide

Friday 31 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

The former Countrywide chief executive Harry Hill, has described his old company as “going backwards” following the publication of its figures. Hill commented on Twitter saying “Once upon a time Countrywide had about 10% of the UK home sales market....

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New guidelines for agents

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The Independent Network of Estate Agents is inviting agents and other property professionals to a briefing on how new trading standards guidance will affect the industry.The INEA will host the briefing as they are one of the bodies involved in the...

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Bad news for house hunters say the NAEA

Tuesday 28 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

The National Association of Estate Agents have recorded that the number of house hunters registered per agency branch in June 2015 was the highest recorded in 11 years.The latest monthly report produced by the NAEA shows 439 house hunters registered...

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National Crime Agency warning

Monday 27 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

The National Crime Agency have today warned estate agents that they must not hesitate to inform the authorities if they have any suspicion that a buyer is seeking to launder money by means of purchasing a property.The warning was given in an interview...

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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...