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Scandal as agent labelled ‘repeat offender’ is again sent to jail after robbing another firm of thousands

Monday, October 16, 2017

A lettings manager who stole some £45,000 from tenants to fund his gambling addiction has been sentenced to a year and eight months in prison. Shockin...

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20% dip in transactions reported across England and Wales – with worst in London and south-east

Monday, October 16, 2017

There were 20% fewer transactions across England and Wales last month compared with September last year. LSL and Acadata put the total number of trans...

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MP launching new bid to make rental accommodation ‘fit for human habitation’

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Labour MP Karen Buck is planning to reintroduce her Homes (Fitness for Human Habitation) Bill in Parliament today. In the wake of the Grenfell Tower d...

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Duncan Smith demands that George Osborne’s war on landlords is called off

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Prominent Tory MP Iain Duncan Smith has said the Government should call off the fight against private landlords. The former Secretary of State for Wo...

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Today we announce ‘#FlorenceDay’: Please give what you can to help save agent’s small daughter

Friday, January 20, 2017

Today on Property Industry Eye is ‘#FlorenceDay’. We ask every reader who visits EYE today to donate a minimum of £5 to the crowdfunding effort to rai...

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Letting agents’ fee ban consultation gets icy reception from industry bodies

Friday, January 20, 2017

(Today on Property Industry Eye is ‘#Florence Day’.  We ask that every reader who visits EYE today donates a minimum of £5 to the crowdfunding effort ...

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Early supporter of OTM now owned by Connells is listing on three portals

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Rook Matthews Sayer, whose acquisition by Connells Group was announced on March 1, was yesterday listing on all three major portals – Rightmove, Zoopl...

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No evidence online estate agents are a good idea, says Kirstie

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

TV personality Kirstie Allsopp has sprung to the defence of full service estate agents. The co-presenter of Location, Location, Location said that she...

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Law Society pulls the plug on costly conveyancing portal

Tuesday, December 8, 2015

Veyo, the new conveyancing portal backed by the Law Society, has shut up shop just months after launching – and shortly after it was mentioned by the ...

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Spicerhaart boss Paul Smith asks questions over Purplebricks’ £240m valuation

Monday, December 7, 2015

The founder of Spicerhaart, Paul Smith, has challenged the Purplebricks valuation and its claim to be the fourth largest agent in the country. He says...

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105k homes sold in October says @HMRC up from 96K in Oct. last year. https://t.co/vjJprMKd7e

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