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Housing market gloom continues: RICS

The housing market will continue to be subdued in the near- and medium-term according to the March RICS residential market survey. The report shows that new buyer enquires sentiment was at -27 per cent, which is an improvement on the -40 per cent seen last month, but still a negative result for the eighth month. […]

London landlords exiting market fastest: Arla

The number of landlords selling their properties in the capital last month was 125 per cent higher than the national average, according to data collected by Arla Propertymark. London recorded the largest number of landlords listing their properties in February across all regions, with agents reporting nine buy-to-lets being put on the market per branch, […]

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Housing stock concerns raised: HOA

Concern regarding the quality of UK housing stock is on the rise, according to data collected by HomeOwners Alliance. The insight comes from a YouGov survey, on behalf of the group, which polled 2,000 UK adults. The figures show that 63 per cent of UK adults believe the lack of quality in housing stock is […]

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Mortgage Mole: February 2019

Intrepid Mole, digging up the stories behind the news Good golly, Ms Hollie! Have you ever seen such a cuddly, wuddly relationship as that between mortgage industry don David Whittaker and Hollie the office dog? First revealed in Mortgage Strategy’s September issue, said hound has become something of a social media hit, starring in more […]

Landbay appoints new head of networks and clubs

Landbay has promoted Joela Jenvey (pictured) to head of networks and clubs. Jenvey has over 20 years’ experience in the mortgage industry. She joined Landbay in 2017, having previously held the position of regional account manager. The responsibilities of her new role will focus on leading the strategic development of networks and clubs. In addition, […]