Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

7th March 2017

Agent fined by CMA says responsible partner 'acted alone'

One of the four estate agents fined by the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) for price-fixing has spoken about the details of its sanction. Charles Clark, chairman of Greenslade Taylor Hunt, said his firm's involvement in the collusion was down to the 'misguided' actions of one of its partners. He told Burnham-on-Sea.com... Source: Estate Agent...

Trade body explains Purplebricks complaint as war of words continues

Fledgling trade body The Charter for Independent Estate and Letting Agents (CIELA) has described Purplebricks as the 'biggest enemy currently facing independent agents'. The organisation has taken to its blog to explain why it has written a complaint letter to the high-profile hybrid agency. The CIELA writes that it can think of... Source: Estate Agent...

PCL sales market finished 2016 on a high as lettings struggles

The Prime Central London (PCL) property market finished 2016 on a high with transactions increasing by 36% between Q3 and Q4, according to JLL. The agency reports that while average prices continued to drop, the 0.1% fall was a vast improvement on the 1.1% and 0.9% declines recorded in Q1 and... Source: Estate Agent...

Conveyancers publish consumer guide to lease administration fees

The Conveyancing Association (CA) has this week published a consumer guide on leasehold property.  The document, released yesterday, has a specific focus on the fees and charges that may be payable to a lease administrator. 'Leaseholder Guide to Lease Administration Fees' has been created to help consumers who already own, are looking... Source: Estate Agent...

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