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New trade group wants agents to display 'seal of integrity'

The fledgling trade body CIELA says it is going to institute a kitemark-style service for all estate agents to be able to display a “seal of integrity” to attract clients. The Charter for Independent Estate and Letting Agents – which Estate Agent Today revealed this week is almost certainly back on… Source: Estate Agent News

Mortgage lending up but figures reveal housing market 'plateau'

Gross mortgage lending reached £22.1 billion in June – that’s nine per cent higher than in May and three per cent higher than in June last year, but some agents say the figure is not quite as promising as it might appear. The new figures – from the new trade body,… Source: Estate Agent News

Agency franchise group reveals newest local property experts

Franchise estate and lettings group HomeXperts has announced the latest areas where it has recruited local property experts. They are Berkshire, Essex, Kent and the West Midlands. Earlier this year the agency advertised for new franchisees, seeking “determined self-starters” operating locally but receiving centralised training and support. “Our top earning franchisees have earned over £25,000… Source: Estate Agent […]

NIMBYs tell government: We won't be bribed over new homes

The government has published the findings of research which suggest that very few local opponents to new homes will be bought off by being given money. The project – called Attitudinal Research on Financial Payments to Reduce Opposition to New Homes – was commissioned by the Department of Communities and Local… Source: Estate Agent News

Agents Do Charity – as the summer holidays start…

It’s been an undeniably tough year for agents so far and no one can say the industry doesn’t deserve a summer break. Yet it is testimony to the good heart that agency has that there’s still time for some agents to do great work for charity, and we’re here every week… Source: Estate Agent News

Exclusive: Independent agents' group CIELA 'likely' to launch after all

The on-off-on saga of the fledgling trade group for independent agents has taken another twist. The founder of the organisation suggests that a recent flurry of interest means it may well, after all, launch as scheduled in the autumn. Software businessman Charlie Wright, who founded the Charter for Independent Estate and Letting… Source: Estate Agent […]

Purplebricks lands another developer deal to sell new-builds

Purplebricks has landed a deal to sell new-build homes, an activity previously done usually directly by developers or traditional high street estate agents. The deal – which Purplebricks says is not its first in the sector – is to market a Manchester development, with “plenty in the pipeline” from the same builder. The… Source: Estate Agent […]

Online agencies seen as threat to 'quick sale' buying firms

A third of ‘quick sale’ companies – those that buy homes in bulk at discounted prices – say the rise of online estate agencies represents a threat to their sector. In a report produced by the National Association of Property Buyers, an umbrella body which has 19 quick sale firms on… Source: Estate Agent News

Brexit uncertainty hitting transactions and prices, warns PwC

PwC says the drop in the number of property transactions is the economic indicator where the uncertainty over Brexit is most obviously demonstrated. The business consultancy forecasts a slowdown in growth with house price inflation likely to be 3.7 per cent this year, down from 7.0 per cent in 2016. Even so,… Source: Estate Agent […]

Councils demand immediate fast-track review of building regulations

Local councils say there must be an immediate and fast-moving review of building regulations in the light of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. Lord Porter, chairman of the Local Government Association, says that the industry and the public cannot wait for the result of the public inquiry or coroner’s report before this… Source: Estate Agent News