Shelter's U-turn | American buyer invasion | Fee ban optimism 




Leading estate agency makes first ‘virtual’ sale as student investment market booms

BFHEE Group in Durham says a vendor for a five-bedroom house accepted an offer from a buyer yesterday who had only viewed the property via a 360-degree virtual tour.

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Watch this space…says expanding Sussex independent estate agency

Michael Jones & Co says more acquisitions may be on the way as it finalises transfer of competitor into its wider business.

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‘Scotland survived the tenant fees ban, so will English lettings agents’

Claim is made by rent guarantor scheme boss who says Scots landlords were happy to add extra costs to rent following its fees ban four years ago..

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Americans Trump other foreign buyers for London super prime property

The USA has shot up to second place in London’s international buyer rankings, spending an average £7.3m ($9.3m) during 2019 on a property, according to Knight Frank.

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Shelter removes renting report from website after being savaged by landlords

Charity's report had lavished praise on 'indefinite tenancies' and end to Section 21 evictions in Scotland but was yesterday heavily criticised by the RLA.

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