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Shelter’s major new Fair Rent Homes report reveals the true scale of affordable housebuilding this country needs

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Shelter’s major new Fair Rent Homes report  reveals the true scale of affordable housebuilding this country needs, new figures show that a massive 44% of low earning renters are being forced to cut back on basics like food, clothes or toys for their children just to cover the cost of their rent. Today in a […]

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Scotland records highest annual property price growth across UK according to Your Move/Acadata HPI

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The latest Your Move/Acadata House Price Index Scotland for August 2017 released October 2017 headlines ‘Scotland leads UK house price growth.’ The report reveals that annual house price growth (August) in Scotland is highest in UK at 4.8%, more than double the growth rate in England and Wales. The average house price in Scotland is […]

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Foxtons reveals performance in line with expectations in latest qtr trading update

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Foxtons plc, London’s leading estate agency, yesterday 18th october 2017 issued its trading update for the quarter ended 30 September 2017. The update revealed that: The Group’s performance during the quarter was in line with the Board’s expectations with total revenue of £35.1m (2016: £37.5m), taking total revenue for the nine months ended 30 September […]

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Protecting consumers in the letting and managing agent market: call for evidence. Open Consultation.

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Open Consultation from the Department for Communities and Local Government part of the rented housing sector for England headline: ‘Protecting consumers in the letting and managing agent market: call for evidence.’ The consultation published on the Gov.UK website 18th October 2017 closes 11.45pm on 29th November 2017. In summary it reads: This call for evidence […]

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Shelter responds to the Universal Credit debate.

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Shelter responds to the Universal Credit debate. Polly Neate, CEO of Shelter, said: “Shelter’s advisers are hearing from more and more people whose lives are being turned upside down by the many flaws with Universal Credit. Not only are people forced to go without basics like food and electricity, but the delays mean they get […]

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ASA rules that that two TV advertisements for Purplebricks must not be broadcast again in their current form

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ASA ruling on Purplebricks Plc. 18th October 2017, the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) ruled that two TV advertisements for Purplebricks must not be broadcast  again in their current form,  Purplebricks were told to ensure that when making a comparison to other fee models in their ads, they made it clear that their flat fee was […]

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Average house prices in the UK have increased by 5.0% in the year to August 2017

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UK House Price Index summary for August 2017 from the Land Registry published 17th October 2017 reveals that UK House prices grew by 5% in the year to August 2017, experiencing a 0.5 percentage point increase from the previous month. The report highlights: Average house prices in the UK have increased by 5.0% in the […]

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ZPG signs a new long term marketing agreement with Connells Limited

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ZPG Plc has announced that it has signed a new long term marketing agreement with Connells Limited (“Connells”), the UK’s second largest estate agency group. As part of the new agreement, Connells, which operates almost 600 estate agency and lettings agent branches across the UK, will continue to advertise all of its property listings on […]

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Annual house price growth slowed in southern regions in September

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The latest LSL/Acadata England and Wales House Price Index report September 2017 released 16th October headlines ‘Growth in house prices slows yet remains positive in many areas.’ The report reveals annual house price growth slowed in September 2017, values reduced slightly (by 0.1%) over the month, annual growth continues to be positive at 1.3%. Transactions […]

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Rents rose in all regions across Great Britain (yr on yr) according to Countrywide

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The Countrywide PLC Monthly Lettings Index – September 2017 published today headlines ‘Rental sector grows as Landlords expand portfolios.’ Rents in Great Britain rose 1.6% year-on-year as rents in Greater London grew for the second consecutive month. Countrywide research reveals: Today fewer landlords and more rental properties means the size of the average landlord’s portfolio […]

 

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