Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

3rd April 2017

Investors 'have full confidence in easyProperty' says company CEO

The chief executive of online easyProperty says the company’s investors “have full confidence” in the firm despite it announcing an operating loss of around £11m. Rob Ellice told Estate Agent Today over the weekend that he has spoken with the board of the firm and the investors in the agency and... Source: Estate Agent...

CMA releases details of ZPG/Expert Agent enforcement order

The Competitions and Markets Authority has released more details of its ‘calling-in’ of the acquisition of Expert Agent by Zoopla Property Group. The CMA issued an enforcement order last week urging there to be no further progress made on the acquisition of Expert Agent’s parent firm, Websky Ltd, by ZPG.  The announcement... Source: Estate Agent...

New leasehold scandal? Retirement villages face clampdown

A two year investigation by the Law Commission has ended with a claim that some owners of leasehold retirement properties, and their families and carers, are hit with “huge bills” hidden in “complicated formulas.” The Commission says that the charging of so-called “event fees” or “transfer fees” can, when levied...

Estate agents 'receive relatively few word-of-mouth recommendations'

People are more likely to give word-of-mouth recommendations for handyman services than recommend estate agents, according to a controversial poll. The survey of 1,000 adults discussed 20 services including plumbing, insurance brokerage, interior, electrical work and even pest control.  Just under 64 per cent of respondents said they had used an estate... Source: Estate Agent...

House prices dip for the first time in two years – Nationwide

Average house prices across the UK have fallen slightly according to the Nationwide, the first drop of any kind since June 2015. The average property price was £207,308, a monthly drop of 0.3 per cent, following a 0.6 per cent rise in February. However, the annual rate of house price inflation remains in... Source: Estate Agent...

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