Today, we start a new life.
Work places are closed, all shops other than food stores are shut, people have been told to stay at home. Gatherings of more than two people are banned. Do not meet friends. Go out once a day for exercise. Travel is banne... read more �
When caring for patients with suspected or con rmed COVID-19,all healthcare workers need to – prior to any patient interaction – assess the infectious risk posed to themselves and wear the appropriate personal protective equi... read more �
What could happen to the property market and estate agency?
Anthony Codling, now heading up property firm Twindig, is forecasting a fall in transactions from 66,000 a month to 26,400.
Other analysts are forecasting greater falls, of 80% or more... read more �
Countrywide yesterday reported a £17m drop in revenues last year, and said that the tenant fees ban had cost it £12m.
It also said that the buyer of its commercial arm has failed to complete the £38m transaction.
Countrywide said ... read more �
A firm called UK Estate Agent has been expelled from the Property Redress Scheme after it failed to comply with seven decisions.
The firm, which owes almost £13,000 to consumers, failed to provide responses to complaints, said the PRS, despite... read more �
The international property event MIPIM has been postponed in light of the growing threat of the coronavirus outbreak.
The RICS had already pulled out, as had Knight Frank.
The event, organised by publishers Reed, had been scheduled to take place in... read more �
An agent complained on social media yesterday about the number of touting letters – 26 – that went to a client’s property in 24 days. All apparently came from just one firm.
Martin & Co Norwich copied in The Property Ombudsman,... read more �
New instructions have dwindled this month and are 13.5% below this time a year ago, Rightmove reported this morning. It blames political uncertainty for sellers’ reluctance.
Meanwhile new asking prices edged up just 0.6%– the lowest mont... read more �
Yopa made a pre-tax loss of over £30m, its latest accounts have reported.
Documentation filed at Companies House shows that in the 12 months to the end of 2018, Yopa made a loss of £30,365,369.
This compared with a loss of £18,332... read more �