Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

4th April 2017

New agents group seeks 'pre-launch' members – and says it may float

The Charter for Independent Estate and Letting Agents has started its ‘pre-launch’ membership drive - and says it ultimately want to float on the stock market. Over the weekend the pre-launch membership became open “to every qualifying independent agent owner”; the group defines this as being company owners or LLP partners,... Source: Estate Agent...

Good news: easier to get mortgages now than any time since 2014

Mortgage brokers say they are encountering fewer difficulties sourcing products now than at any time for three years.  Research from the Intermediary Mortgage Lenders Association suggests almost a third of brokers reported that they encountered no problem sourcing a mortgage for any type of client in the second half of 2016... Source: Estate Agent...

Agency insists there's space for digital and traditional operators

A firm that offers online, hybrid and traditional estate and lettings agency services says the digital side of its business is “blooming” - but that there’s also strong demand for conventional sales and rental methods, too. West Midlands-based iLove Homes says that its business has grown significantly since opening an office... Source: Estate Agent...

'Corruption drives high-end London property market' – claim

A group campaigning for the reform of money laundering and other accountability laws claims that billions of pounds worth of investment - “much of it driven by overseas corruption” - is flowing into the high-end London property market. The group Transparency International has published a new report called Faulty Towers: Understanding... Source: Estate Agent...

Consumer group claims only 2% of new-build homes are snag-free

The results of a survey conducted by the Home Builders Federation has been attacked by consumer group, the HomeOwners Alliance. For over a decade the HBF has conducted a study into its members’ performance on a wide range of issues around the satisfaction of buyers with the quality of new homes. “Significant... Source: Estate Agent...

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