Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

2nd October 2020

Agents MUST disclose referral fees, Trading Standards tells government

Customers must be told about third party referral fees when buying or selling a home says the National Trading Standards Estate and Letting Agency Team. In a report to government NTSELAT recommends mandatory disclosure to improve transparency and ensure consumers feel confident in the services they receive. At this stage it’s just... Source: Estate Agent...

Say No To Rightmove lead agency now listing on Zoopla

The agency leading the Say No To Rightmove campaign has returned all of its offices and brands to Zoopla. The Acorn Group, which also includes the John Payne and Langford Russell brands, was back on Zoopla this week alongside Acorn’s new homes division and its premium brand, Unique. This amounts to a... Source: Estate Agent...

Cladding scandal hurts entire housing market says top industry figure

Ed Mead has joined a growing chorus demanding government action on the cladding crisis. He is one of the industry’s leading figures from his decades in estate agency and more recent innovations in PropTech and outsourcing. As most people in the industry know, regulations introduced following the Grenfell Tower tragedy have created an... Source: Estate Agent...

Covid employment advice service set up by Propertymark

Propertymark has teamed up with an employment and health and safety specialist to establish a service for member agents with Coronavirus-related job queries. The tie up with the Ellis Whittam human resources company means Propertymark’s nationwide membership now has access to a 24/7 on-call legal advisory service, as well as online... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – despite lockdowns and downpours…

There’s no stopping our industry - whether it’s local lockdowns or early autumn storms, agents and suppliers continue doing great work for good causes. We know it’s increasingly difficult in the current circumstances but this is a reminder we’re here to help: please email us details on press@estateagenttoday.co.uk and we’ll do what...

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