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Tuesday 09 July 2013
Around 21 per cent more Chartered Surveyors reported prices rose rather than fell in June, according to the RICS, which would make it the strongest month for house prices since January 2010.
Wednesday 12 June 2013
Housing charity discovers agencies were charging renters more than £350 on average to set up a tenancy, on top of deposits and up-front rent
Saturday 08 June 2013
If the way to stay young is to keep repeating your mistakes then the London investment community will surely be blessed with perpetual youth if it buys into the flotation of Foxtons.
Monday 03 June 2013
"Ending corporate welfare will save taxpayers' money"
Tuesday 28 May 2013
Nearly 460,000 families and more than 100,000 pensioners are living in potentially dangerous or seriously sub-standard rented homes, Labour said last night.
Saturday 18 May 2013
Rents are rising throughout England and Wales for the first time since November 2011, according to LSL Property Services.
Friday 17 May 2013
Maintenance workers, call-centre staff and housing officers are being sent on courses after growing problems among victims of austerity reforms
Thursday 16 May 2013
Eurostar has appointed its first female chairman, with Clare Hollingsworth set to take over from the incumbent Richard Brown in June. Ms Hollingsworth was chief executive of the private hospital group Spire Healthcare, and managing director of Caledonian Airways.
Saturday 27 April 2013
A change in government regulations may tempt more people away from using estate agents
Cable in new bid to save vanishing British pubs by clamping down on companies that exploit freelance 'tied' publicans
Monday 22 April 2013
Code of conduct plan to help landlords fight harsh terms imposed by property giants
Monday 25 March 2013
Concerns are mounting over the commercial strength of what will be Europe’s biggest logistics park, a major selling point of the £1.5bn London Gateway superport being built 25 miles from the capital.
Friday 22 March 2013
Annoyed by hidden charges? I am. When I buy flights or tickets to concerts or football matches I expect to pay the advertised rate. But you never do. There’s always an “admin fee”, “booking charge” or even “credit card surcharge” added on top. It’s sneaky and misleading.
Thursday 21 March 2013
Countrywide got off to a lively start on the London Stock Exchange yesterday as shares in Britain's biggest estate agent raced up 13 per cent to 397p, valuing the business at £848m. The shares had already been priced at the top of the range at 350p and experts said the high first-day premium bodes well for the £1.3bn flotation of Esure at the end of this week. The insurer is expected to be priced at the top of a 275p to 310p range today in time for trading to start tomorrow.
Monday 18 March 2013
Average rent for a tenant in Greater London now accounts for 40% of income
Friday 15 March 2013
The estate agent Savills' 25,000 staff worldwide are set to share more than £100m in bonuses this year after the property consultant's profits jumped.
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