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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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Mortgage News

Saturday 25 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Mortgage Advice Bureau has said that the average salary of buyers seeking a mortgage has fallen to a near-four year low in June.Last year, the average main salary of mortgage applicants peaked at £41,106 following the introduction of the Mortgage...

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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...

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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...