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OnTheMarket have given agents new joining options

Friday 10 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

There was a rumour that OnTheMarket could be changing their portal rule and it was yesterday stated that OnTheMarket will launch a ‘letter of intent’ for agents to sign which signifies a commitment for them to join the new portal once its overall...

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Is OnTheMarket threatening agents reputations?

Thursday 09 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

London agent Lee James Pendleton, founder director of south west London agency James Pendleton, expressed his concerns regarding online agent OnTheMarket. He claims the new portal harms estate agents’ reputations, is low profile compared to Rightmove...

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The budget announcement causes concern among agents

Wednesday 08 July 2015  / Ruth Montia

The Chancellor, George Osborne, has today announced a series of measures that will impact on the property industry.Mortgage interest relief for buy-to-let homebuyers to be restricted to basic rate of income taxAn increase in the inheritance...

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House shortage plans made by the government

 / Ruth Montia

The government has indicated it will publish an action plan this week to explain how it is going to implement policies to solve the country’s current housing shortage.Announced at the weekend the Department of Communities and Local Government assured...

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Heathrow Airport runway expansion

 / Ruth Montia

Knight Frank believes that the recommendations by the Airports Commission stating there should be an additional runway at Heathrow Airport, will be likely to cause concern for home owners within the area.Head of Knight Frank’s rural consultancy...

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Budget announcement is imminent!

 / Ruth Montia

Chancellor George Osborne is to make his summer budget announcement today and estate and letting agents in the property industry have been making their last-minute bid with him to support the housing shortage.Jeremy Blackburn, the head of policy at...