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A national housing emergency

Wednesday 29 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

The government have announced a new All-Party Parliamentary Group for Housing and planning to address what its calling “the national housing emergency” and is to be serviced by the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.The All Party Parliamentary...

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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...