Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

13th November 2020

Allow sales that have exchanged to have stamp duty holiday – call

A law firm wants the government to agree that properties that have exchanged but not yet completed can definitely benefit from the stamp duty holiday ending on March 31. Collyer Bristow says this - or a full-blown extension to the SDLT holiday - would ensure the current backlog of transactions can be dealt... Source: Estate Agent...

Free-to-list portal set to launch Artificial Intelligence marketing system

Residential People, one of many free-to-list platforms in the hectic portal marketplace, is set to launch which it calls its “AI omni-channel marketing system”. It’s called nurturingAI and has been two years in development.  Director Christopher May says it is targeting independent agents in particular, providing them with dedicated postcode areas and...

Capital Gains Tax hike is GOOD news for agents, insists top analyst

One of the industry’s leading commentators says an unintended consequence of a possible Capital Gains Tax increase could be a bonus for the market, not a problem. Earlier this week it was revealed that a report commissioned by Chancellor Rishi Sunak suggested that to recoup money spent on the Coronavirus crisis,... Source: Estate Agent...

Watchdog to probe merger of popular agency crowdfunding sites

The Competitions and Markets Authority is to probe the proposed merger of two crowdfunding sites used by numerous property industry companies. Crowdcube and Seedrs are already the two largest equity crowdfunding platforms in the UK and have been used by numerous agencies in the past. Just over two years the online agency... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity … on Children In Need day…

Hello and welcome to your regular Friday charity round-up from the industry - appropriately enough on the day of the latest BBC Children In Need fundraising. We all know it’s difficult for agents and suppliers currently to fundraise given the Coronavirus restrictions and how busy the market is. We know, too,... Source: Estate Agent...

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