Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

17th March 2017

Public prejudice against online house sales is waning, insists agency

An online estate agency which says it could be the next Purplebricks says prejudice against internet property transactions is waning  “With Neil Woodford listing Purplebricks on the AIM market, Connells acquiring Hatched.co.uk, Savills investing in Yopa.co.uk, and Charles Dunstone / Roger Taylor having just invested £13m in HouseSimple, the on-line sector... Source: Estate...

Clients of agency and mortgage firm asked to come forward

Former clients of a Scottish estate and letting agency and mortgage company are being asked by a corporate insolvency firm to come forward. The company is SJM Mortgages & Estate Agents in Kirkcaldy - problems with its lettings side have been publicised in previous stories on Letting Agent Today. Concerns about the... Source: Estate Agent...

Mortgage market 'almost at pre-credit crunch best' claims broker

The number and range of mortgages being offered in the UK has almost returned to its pre-credit crunch level. That’s the view of Matt Cassar, the managing director of the Finance Advice Centre, who says the market continues to defy pessimists concerned about the economy and Brexit. Last year more first-time buyers... Source: Estate Agent...

Higher house prices mean fewer burglaries, insurance firm claims

New analysis shows what appears to be the correlation between rising house prices and falling burglary rates across the country.  The research, by Churchill Home Insurance, claims to show a direct correlation between property values and crime levels, with the counties experiencing the sharpest rise in property prices also likely to... Source: Estate Agent...

Agents Do Charity – the 'no U-turns here' edition …

It’s been a week dominated by an embarrassing U-turn in political circles. But when it comes to fund-raising, agents aren’t for turning... Here are more exploits by selfless agents and other property colleagues. To publicise your good works, or those of someone you work with, just email us at press@estateagenttoday.co.uk and... Source: Estate Agent...

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