Your weekend roundup of top news

Estate agents face mandatory referral fee transparency rules following shock report

Half of estate agents are now plugged into pioneering blockchain network

House prices will rise 2% this year – but growth likely to stall in 2021

Rightmove challenger raises £5.4 million from high-profile investors

Industry panel pins blame on mortgage firms for super-slow sales progression

"Build build build" – Boris starts the planning revolution

Challenger portal promises ‘local dominance’ to agents after AI launch

Easier EPCs? Housing minister launches new ‘environmental MOT’ style service

Industry predicts: “What happens when the housing boom ends?”

Guest blog: Nathan Emerson "The right job for the right person"

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