Agents have been accused of doing 'not nearly enough' to report money laundering, according to a claim made by the government's anti-money laundering campaign.
The cost of moving has hit a record high but agents fees have remain unchanged in the past year. Thats the main take home from an annual study of transaction charges by home moving site reallymoving.com.
For a while now, the government has talked a lot about speeding up the house buying process to benefit both buyers and sellers.
There is traditionally a post Christmas boom in housing activity, hitting a peak in February and March as buyers and sellers seek to push deals over the line.
A new year is now upon us, and there are a number of reasons for letting agents to embrace 2019 with a sense of positivity and optimism.
The government recently announced a U-turn on its plans to cap tenant deposits at six weeks rent, with the amount tenants have to pay upfront to secure a home now set to be cut to five weeks for
One feature which has proved more and more popular in recent years is virtual tours which allow would-be tenants and buyers to experience a home without actually being there
As an estate agent, the fee you decide to charge vendors is extremely important.