Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

13th January 2021

Stamp Out The Duty – new campaign launched by newspaper

A national newspaper is today launching a campaign for the stamp duty holiday to be extended. The Daily Telegraph says its campaign - called Stamp Out The Duty - is inspired because it fears hundreds of thousands of buyers risk losing out on the current holiday as transactions slow because of... Source: Estate Agent...

Working From Home: Is the shift away from offices permanent?

A leading business consultancy says the level of working-from-home in the UK by 2025 will be five times that before the pandemic. Estate agents are currently advised to work from home where possible through the current national lockdowns across the UK; some agents have been working this way almost continuously since the... Source: Estate Agent...

Young agent with Covid says “I didn’t think I was going to make it”

An estate agent who caught Coronavirus and spent 10 days in hospital has said “I didn’t think I was going to make it.” Father-of-four Karl Gray, 34 and from Lordswood near Chatham in Kent, had been taking extra care since the start of the pandemic because he suffers from asthma. However, he... Source: Estate Agent...

Countrywide and Foxtons back new scheme to speed conveyancing

Countrywide and Foxtons have thrown their weight behind an idea to identify every single UK residential property with a unique number. The agencies, along with Savills and a string of agency trade bodies, have signed a letter to Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick highlighting the potential benefits of the Unique Property Reference... Source: Estate Agent...

PropTech Today: Five sessions from RE:Connect you need to watch

The ‘future of residential’ is a huge term to contend with but one that was addressed last week through our RE:Connect event and so I am going to talk about it today. I will be sharing five sessions that we saw all about this topic that are hopefully useful for you... Source: Estate Agent...

Business Interruption Insurance Scandal – Decision Day later this week

The Supreme Court will give its judgment on the long-running Business Interruption Insurance case on Friday. In November a Supreme Court appeal completed a four day hearing on the issue, which in turn had followed a High Court ruling back in September favouring policy-holders against insurers who claimed their BI policies did not... Source: Estate Agent...

Land Registry extends requisition deadline to up to 60 days

HM Land Registry is extending the time its customers have to respond to requests for information to up to 40 days - and then there will be an additional 20 days after a reminder is sent out. Requisitions are when formal requests are sent by the Registry to its customers for... Source: Estate Agent...

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