Cedar House, Caen St, Braunton EX33 1AH

13th May 2021

Stamp Duty Holiday – deals at risk because of slow searches

Thousands of sales are at risk because slow searches by councils may prevent deals completing by the next stamp duty deadline. With just under eight weeks to go until the  June 30 deadline - beyond which the stamp duty holiday advantage reduces - a mortgage firm has identified the slowest councils. Mojo Mortgages has... Source: Estate Agent...

OnTheMarket data deal means free market appraisal guides for agents

OnTheMarket has signed an exclusive commercial partnership with property data specialist Sprift, to provide free market appraisal guides. These can be customised by agents to include their logo and contact details and will contain a range of data including title plans, plot sizes, available broadband performance and mobile coverage, flood risk... Source: Estate Agent...

New agency formed by ex-directors of legendary London firm

Two former directors of the prestigious Beauchamp Estates agency in central London have set up their own new company. They say their aim is to bring “a contemporary and modern approach to buying property in the capital, grounded in building strong personal relationships.”  London House has been set up by Richard Douglas,... Source: Estate Agent...

Sam Hunter – ‘does Homesearch pass the Ronseal test? Yes, we do’

In this week’s In Conversation Today, I speak to someone who has made an excellent impression on the property industry in the last few years with his honesty, wit, forward-thinking outlook and advocacy for good mental health in agency. Sam Hunter, chief operating officer at property data firm Homesearch, the company... Source: Estate Agent...

Future interest rate rise could crash the market, warns analyst

A relatively modest interest rate rise could trigger a crash in the housing market according to the housing analyst behind the Home website. Doug Shephard, director fo the site, says the current housing boom is at least partly built on high levels of borrowing and this risks financial calamity for many... Source: Estate Agent...

More PropTech partners for the ESTAS Forum & Awards

TM Group and sales progression solution mio have signed up as partners for the 2021 ESTAS Forum & Awards, sponsored by Coadjute. Event founder Simon Brown says: “The ESTAS Forum & Awards in October will be attended by agents, conveyancers and brokers with the theme of ‘Working Together Better’.  “We will be... Source: Estate Agent...

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