Saturday, April 10, 2021
FOUR Wokingham-based estate agents have been found guilty of operating a price-fixing cartel for almost seven years. As first reported by John Wakefield in wokinghampaper.co.uk, on Tuesday, December 17, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that three of the firms will be fined more than £600,000 for illegally fixing the minimum commission rates they charged their customers. Earlier this year,...
Newly released data from Goodlord has revealed a mixed picture across the UK during October. Some regions are enjoying lower void periods and stable rents, with others a little slower to stabilise. However, overall it seems to be a return to a more consistent period following a summer boom and a variable September. Void periods The UK average for void periods remained...
Richard Donnell, research and insight director at Zoopla, said: “In the wake of the election result, much has been made of the likely impact on the housing market and wider economy. “The election result provides an element...
As first reported in Estate Agent Today, Foxtons is reported to have closed four more branches across London, backing up widespread industry speculation that the agency is retrenching further in the capital.
The accommodation-booking service Airbnb does not need an estate agent's licence to operate in France, Europe's top court has ruled. The French tourism association had complained that Airbnb did not comply with French property laws. It means...

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Dexters Snaps Up Mayfair Agent

£100m property agency’s partnership to boost operations and market share Mayfair estate agency Wetherell and London’s chartered surveyor and estate agent Dexters...

Foxton Closes More Branches

As first reported in Estate Agent Today, Foxtons is reported to have closed four more branches across London, backing...

ZOOPLA: House Prices Set To Rise Nationwide in 2010

Richard Donnell, research and insight director at Zoopla, said: “In the wake of the election result, much has been made of the...