Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

2nd September 2020

Zoopla tells agents – we're free until January if you commit long-term

The battle between portals is hotting up again with Zoopla repeating its offer of free listings until January for agents committing long-term.  The portal also says it’s seen a two per cent year-on-year growth in agent members despite the lockdown. Zoopla’s combined agent branch numbers and new homes sites currently stand at 16,545,... Source: Estate Agent...

Furloughed mortgage and surveyor staff delay transactions – claim

A specialist property lender says transactions are being delayed by key staff being furloughed. Gareth Lewis, commercial director of property lender MT Finance, says: “Lenders still have staff furloughed or working from home, and it is taking them too long to process applications. This isn’t going to change for a while yet... Source: Estate Agent...

Good News: Negative equity threat “far lower” than after 2008 recession

There’s good news from the think-tank the Resolution Foundation, which says the threat of negative equity because of the Coronavirus crisis is far lower than after the global financial crash of 2008. A report released with the support of the Nuffield Foundation considers the risk of families falling into negative equity... Source: Estate Agent...

OnTheMarket’s financial advisers talk up company and new CEO

Two City consultancies instructed by OnTheMarket have talked up the company’s fortunes after the appointment of its new chief executive.  Shore Capital, which in June was named as the joint broker for OTM, says the appointment of former Foxtons director Jason Tebb as CEO of the portal is good news. In addition, it says... Source: Estate Agent...

Bank of Mum and Dad still vital to house sales, figures show

Recent speculation that the so-called Bank of Mum and Dad would be playing a reduced role in the housing market has been turned on its head by a new report. Research from Legal & General and the business consultancy Cebr shows some 23 per cent of housing transactions this year are... Source: Estate Agent...

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