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Estate agent picked as one of Britain's most inspirational firms

Monday 2nd December 2013

An estate agent has been named as one of Britain’s 1,000 top firms by the London Stock Exchange...

Agents urged to get baking for homeless causes this Christmas

Monday 2nd December 2013

The Great British Property Christmas Cake Bake, an annual event organised by the Estate Agency Foundation, is set to raise funds for homeless charities through a series of seasonal themed coffee mornings throughout the UK...

Estate agent delivers baby in middle of traffic jam

Monday 2nd December 2013

Congratulations to estate agent Matt Lehan and his wife Lisa on the successful arrival of their second daughter, Jessie – born in their car...

It’s not too late to instruct Santa’s little helper!

Friday 29th November 2013

Christmas is all about a jovial atmosphere in the office, last minute dashes to the shops and maybe even a company party...

Land Registry releases house price data going back years

Friday 29th November 2013

The Land Registry has now made available all of its historic price paid data. Covering over 18m sales in England and Wales going back almost 18 years, it is free to download...

Annual house prices leap up as transactions rise

Friday 29th November 2013

House prices across the country are 6.5% up on a year ago, Nationwide reported this morning. The lender, reporting on house prices this month, puts the average at £174,566 – up 0...

Funding for Lending scrapped as housing bubble fears grow

Friday 29th November 2013

The Funding for Lending mortgage scheme is to be scrapped in a bid to prevent the housing market from overheating...

Traffic to property portals soars as Zoopla and Rightmove battle it out

Friday 29th November 2013

New independent data shows that traffic to Rightmove and Zoopla has surged by a total of 64% over the last 12 months, while traffic to other property websites has risen 35%...

Crossrail to stoke London prices by up to 27%, forecast

Friday 29th November 2013

Europe’s largest infrastructure project, Crossrail, will boost London prices. They are expected to rise by an average of 13%  – and by a lot more in some places – when the first lines become operational in 2018, according to property firm CBRE...

Labour would build homes on huge scale, says Balls

Friday 29th November 2013

Shadow chancellor Ed Balls has vowed that a Labour government will build new homes on a scale “not seen for decades”...

Estate agent raises much-needed funds for air ambulance

Friday 29th November 2013

When one of estate agent Mullucks Wells’ suppliers had a serious motorbike accident, Hertfordshire air ambulance flew to the rescue...

Hamlet Homes turned into a strong brand by the award winning Fairfield

Wednesday 27th November 2013

Hamlet Homes wanted to be different in order to utilize their central Reading location and teamed up with Fairfield Displays to create a display at the forefront of current trends...

Lack of housing supply sparks jitters over Bank of England's role

Wednesday 27th November 2013

House prices are now rising nationwide, the head of the Bank of England has said. Meanwhile, economists are divided as to whether – and how – an overheating housing market could be damped down...

Buyers are flooding into the market, says Sequence

Wednesday 27th November 2013

Buyers are “flooding” into the market, pushing up prices while supply falls far short, according to Sequence, part of Connells...

Help to Buy's new phase will boost sales, say agents

Wednesday 27th November 2013

The majority of estate agents (85%) believe that Help to Buy will boost property sales by up to 30% in their areas...

NAEA urges Chancellor to reform "unfair" Stamp Duty

Wednesday 27th November 2013

The National Association of Estate Agents has again called on the Chancellor to review Stamp Duty, saying it remains a huge barrier in the housing market...

Zoopla wins crown for best UK property website

Wednesday 27th November 2013

Zoopla has been named ‘Best Website’ and also voted ‘Most Popular Website’ in the Housing & Interior category at the Website of the Year Awards 2013...

Wales to launch own version of Help to Buy in New Year

Wednesday 27th November 2013

Wales is to launch its own version of Help to Buy in January. It will be only the shared mortgage equity scheme, and available only on new builds...

"Trust me, I'm an estate agent" – and all in good cause

Wednesday 27th November 2013

Sales progression firm Complete My Sale launched an unusual campaign last Friday, which caught the imagination of a number of agents...

Thatched cottage on Rightmove available for just £6,500

Wednesday 27th November 2013

At £6,500 it has to be one of the cheapest properties ever advertised on Rightmove. Newly re-thatched, reglazed and repainted, this freehold cottage is fully furnished, with beds, armchairs and a grandfather clock...



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