Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

20th June 2018

Why rent? It's now cheaper to buy than rent in every UK region

Potential first-time buyers in every area of the UK would have lower monthly outgoings if they bought a property rather than renting one, new research claims.  The research, by Santander, shows that homeowners could save £2,268 a year if they were able to purchase a property rather than rent.  The average monthly... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech Today: Can Viewber become an essential part of the agent toolbox?

What a big week for PropTech! With the very first MIPIM PropTech conference, taking place in Paris today and tomorrow, comes a milestone moment in recognition of technology’s sprawling presence at all property conferences around the world.  Now that we’ve arrived here, with an enormous dedicated technology event, hosted by one... Source: Estate Agent...

More gloom and doom: economists say market won't improve this year

The housing market “is clearly currently struggling to gain traction” and any real upturn ”will remain elusive over the coming months” according to top economists. The EY Item Club, a group of influential economists who regularly feed in their thinking to the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee, says house prices... Source: Estate Agent...

Right To Buy: top agency hints at need for 'fundamental review'

Savills has suggested that it may be time for a fundamental review of what’s left of the flagship policy of Margaret Thatcher’s governments of the 1980s - Right To Buy. RTB, under which many social housing tenants can buy the properties they live in at discounted prices, was introduced in 1980;... Source: Estate Agent...

Sequence auction house amends advert after watchdog intervenes

One of the country’s largest auction houses has had to amend an advertisement on its website after an intervention by the Advertising Standards Authority. Barnard Marcus Auctions is part of the Sequence group and is one of the largest residential property auctioneers in the UK, holding a monthly auction in London... Source: Estate Agent...

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